Season 3 Finale- Ask Us Anything



It’s our final episode of 2018, cue the sobs! We’re wrapping up season three by answering YOUR questions, ask us anything style. In this extra-long episode, we’re talking about everything from how motherhood has shaped our faith to what snacks we indulge in when no one is watching. We also share how we chose our kids’ names, how we maintain friendships in this season of life, our favorite feel-good movies, and April spills the details on the book she just finished writing (that’s H-O-S-S, if any literary agents are listening). Plus, you’ll hear the one thing we all agree we wish we had done more of before having kids. We hope you enjoy this last chat of 2018 as much as we enjoyed recording it. From all of us at Coffee + Crumbs, we wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Show Notes

Thank you to our episode sponsors: 

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Mentioned in this episode:

Find Coffee + Crumbs on Instagram. And find Ashlee, April, and Indiana on Instagram, too.

April and Ashlee had a girlfriends babymoon in Palm Springs!

April’s first essay on Coffee + Crumbs: Bad Math

We all love Voxer!

Did you know? Outside of Coffee + Crumbs, Ashlee is a photographer, Indiana is planning a podcast for children, and April just completed her first book (fantasy fiction) and is looking for a literary agent.

There were so many questions about writing! Exhale, the creative community of Coffee + Crumbs, is where you need to be.

One day we’d like to have a Coffee + Crumbs app and do a live show. Your Patreon support helps us dream big.

Forbes article: Is The Podcast Club The New Book Club?

Recommended by April: Tim Keller’s The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God

Snack attack: Gross! Microwaved pork rinds are a thing that Indiana loves. Ashlee is into Nutella and pretzel sticks (but has not yet devoured them in the parking lot of a grocery store). Help? Indiana can’t easily find blue box Toblerone.

We admire how Callie writes about her children. She’s always the butt of the joke, instead of her kids.

The Mayes Team is a family of six living in a school bus (i.e. Indiana’s dream life): “If I could live anywhere, I’d live everywhere.”

Our newsletter is awesome. Yes, we’re biased, but also it’s a fact. Sign up to get it here.

It’s true: Indiana worked for Friday Night Lights for two years.

Stay tuned: our podcast newsletter subscribers (sign up below) will be automatically entered to win some of the goodies we’ve been stockpiling. It’s our way of saying thank you for allowing us to be a part of your week each week.

Related essays:

The Relief of a Mustard Yellow Cardigan by Ashlee Gadd <—— favorite season of motherhood is right now

I Don’t Know How You Do This Every Day by Ashlee Gadd <—- first year with two kids was really hard

For This Child I Have Puked by April Hoss <—- hardest season of motherhood

Zee Elephant in the Room by April Hoss <—- hardest season of motherhood

Previous episodes mentioned:

This Is How We Don’t | Growing Your Family, Part 2 | Season 3 Premiere

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings.

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