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Sew Taco

145 EpisodesProduced by Gerald & Elena FloresWebsite

This is the power team (husband and wife) who run the popular and successful brands (Taco Gear® & Sew Bonita). We talk about the stories, fun times and challenges that come with running an online brand and anything else that crosses our mind.

145 Episodes | 2018 - 2021

The Final Episode - S8 E13

April 30th, 2021


This is it. The final Sew Taco Podcast episode. We can't thank you guys enough for all your listens and all the support. It's really amazing and overwhelming. We have our final tips, stories and advice to give you guys …

Drugged and Dallas - S8 E12

April 23rd, 2021


In the second to last episode of Sew Taco, we talk about how Elena drugged Gerald (accidentally) and a super fun trip we took (for friends and food) to Dallas, Texas! 

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Our Final Episodes (ever) - S8 E11

April 16th, 2021


Hey everyone! There's a lot to say in this Sew Taco Podcast. It's true, the podcast is coming to an end. Hear all about it in this episode. 

Like our …

Elena's New Adventure - S8 E10

April 9th, 2021


In this Sew Taco Podcast episode, we learn about Elena's new adventure. It's something she's been wanting to do for a while AND we catch up on the new neighbor and our beer outing. Enjoy!


The Neighbor - S8 E9

April 2nd, 2021


Hey Sew Taco podcast listeners! In this episode we share the story of how Gerald met our new neighbor, a lesson Elena learned, another lesson Gerald learned and so much more. Enjoy!


She Said What?! - S8 E8

March 26th, 2021


Hey Sew Taco podcast listeners! If you know us, you know our episodes are all over the place, but that's what you love about us. We talk about a break Elena has been on, a crazy story that may or may not upset Elena AND …

The Good, The Bad - S8 E7

March 19th, 2021


Hey everyone! This Sew Taco podcast episode talks about everything from bad reviews to dumb comments on social media business posts and so much more in between. Check it out!


Onto The Next One - S8 E6

March 12th, 2021


This Sew Taco Podcast Episode talks about a guest spot we did on Hecho Podcast, the success of our last online Loca for Local, plans for the next in person one and some tips we gave to a fellow business owner. Enjoy! 

Elena Can't Stop Laughing - S8 E5

March 5th, 2021


Yes, there's a point in this Sew Taco podcast where Elena can't stop laughing, but we also cover our nomination for best podcast with The Locals List, Texas lifting the mask mandate, Loca for Local and Sponsorship no's …

Vaccination Funk - S8 E4

February 26th, 2021


This Sew Taco Podcast episode gives some important updates about , and AND we run off on a lot of other topics for some reason. Enjoy!


We Survived - S8 E3

February 19th, 2021


Let's get right to it - Texas froze and was not prepared or built for it. Hear how we survived and what we went through AND what we witnessed with so many others in this Sew Taco Podcast episode. 


A Crazy Customer & Starting a Podcast in 2021 - S8 E2

February 12th, 2021


Episode 2 in this new Sew Taco podcast season kicks off with a crazy customer who emailed Gerald. We also talk about starting a podcast in 2021 and …


February 5th, 2021


HEY EVERYONE! We are officially back. Welcome to Season 8! We have a lot to catch up on in this Sew Taco episode. Take a listen and hear what's been going on, AND we talk about our plans for 2021. Did we mention the …

Chasing Camilla - S7 E31

January 29th, 2021


Welcome to the bonus episodes of the Sew Taco podcast! We are sharing with  you a handful of pre-recorded episodes/nuggets we made to give us a …

Little King Goods - S7 E30

January 22nd, 2021


Welcome to the bonus episodes of the Sew Taco podcast! We are sharing with  you a handful of pre-recorded episodes/nuggets we made to give us a …

Feliz Modern - S7 E29

January 15th, 2021


Welcome to the bonus episodes of the Sew Taco podcast! We are sharing with  you a handful of pre-recorded episodes/nuggets we made to give us a …

Wero - S7 E28

January 8th, 2021


Welcome to the bonus episodes of the Sew Taco podcast! We are sharing with  you a handful of pre-recorded episodes/nuggets we made to give us a …

BarbacoApparel - S7 E27

January 1st, 2021


Welcome to the bonus episodes of the Sew Taco podcast! We are sharing with  you a handful of pre-recorded episodes/nuggets we made to give us a …

Chisme Email - S7 E26

December 25th, 2020


Welcome to the bonus episodes of the Sew Taco podcast! We are sharing with  you a handful of pre-recorded episodes/nuggets we made to give us a …

Part 2 - Our First Recording Ever - S7 E25

December 18th, 2020


Welcome to the bonus episodes of the Sew Taco podcast! We are sharing with  you a handful of pre-recorded episodes/nuggets we made to give us a …

Part 1 - Our First Recording Ever - S7 E24

December 11th, 2020


Welcome to the bonus episodes of the Sew Taco podcast! We are sharing with  you a handful of pre-recorded episodes/nuggets we made to give us a …

$15.6K in the rain! - S7 E23

December 4th, 2020


This sew taco podcast episode is packed with a ton of stuff, from thanksgiving, to loca for local in the rain, Elena's sisters visit and so much more (including us not having kids). Enjoy!


Someone Spills the Tea on Elena - S7 E22

November 27th, 2020


Hey everyone! This Sew Taco Podcast episode has a very special guest spilling all the Tea on Elena. You have to listen to find out who it is. Enjoy!


Guest - Gilbert Cantu / Designer, Artist, Bonsai Master - S7 E21

November 20th, 2020


Hey listeners! We have the awesome Gilbert Cantu on this Sew Taco Podcast episode! Gilbert is such a creative force and a huge inspiration This podcast barely touches the surface on everything he does, but it's a start. …

NYCTO - S7 E20

November 13th, 2020


Hey guys! This Sew Taco podcast episode is packed with all kinds of stuff (completely relevant to the theme of Sew Taco). We cover little old ladies …

Guest - Tejal Parekh, MSW / Bright Doll Face - S7 E19

November 6th, 2020


Such a great episode (they all are), but this one with Hype Coach Tejal Parekh, MSW is amazing. In this Sew Taco episode we talk about the importance of self care, breaking generational pressures and so much more. It's …

Guest - Cristina Martinez / Very That - S7 E18

October 30th, 2020


Guys! We've got Cristina Martinez with VERY THAT on this episode. Cristina is the powerhouse/chingona behind the brand Very That. Listen to our conversation with her where she gives a ton of advice and some great …

It's Cause You Know Why? - S7 E17

October 23rd, 2020


This Sew Taco Podcast episode features some celebrations, but not before we rant about something we've mentioned before (people who want to "collab" …

Do You Know Us? - S7 E16

October 16th, 2020


Hey listeners! In this Sew Taco episode we roll over how busy we are the rest of the year and why. The rest of the episode (most of it) goes over …

How Many Friends Do You Need? - S7 E15

October 9th, 2020


Hey everyone! In this Sew Taco podcast episode we talk about why we're reducing our friends on social media and how crazy social media can be in general. We also talk about something Gerald has wanted to do (and finally …

Celebrating Elena! - S7 E14

October 2nd, 2020


This Sew Taco Podcast episode is dedicated to Elena - The Bend Magazine's 2020 HER Honoree

(From Gerald) "I am BEYOND proud of my beautiful and …

Guest - Mark Champion / The Ninth Inning Tx - S7 E13

September 25th, 2020


We have another guest! Mark Champion with The Ninth Inning Tx - a baseball lifestyle brand. Listen to this Sew Taco Podcast episode as we chat with Mark about starting his brand and the huge leaps he took with it, AND …

What's a Bad Situation? - S7 E12

September 18th, 2020


Hey everyone! In this Sew Taco podcast episode we talk about the thing we miss most right now (traveling) and our way favorite way to travel. The second half of this podcast talks about a bad situation we came across …

Are You a Side Hustler? - S7 E11

September 11th, 2020


We came across a great article that had really great points about whether or not you are a side hustler. In this Sew Taco podcast we talk about some of those key identifiers and more!


Unapologetically You - S7 E10

September 4th, 2020


We dive into live theater, creativity and why  you should be unapologetically you in this Sew Taco podcast episode. Here are some links we mention:

How many website visitors do you need? - S7 E9

August 28th, 2020


This Sew Taco podcast episode goes into what it really takes to run a website and get some sales. In addition to our own, we use a real world example of a company that tried to start from the ground up. We also do an …

I Busted Elena + Organizing & Delegating - S7 E8

August 21st, 2020


In this Sew Taco podcast episode Elena talks about the importance of her getting organized and Gerald talks about how filming The Taco Chair is …

Making $20,706 in 36 Hours - S7 E7

August 14th, 2020


Our Loca for Local market turned curbside event was a HUGE success. You read that right, we made $20,706 in 36 hours for all 18 vendors. The event went so smooth for being a first time event. Listen to us talk about …

The Website BLEW UP - S7 E6

August 7th, 2020


If you've been listening to our Sew Taco podcast episodes you know we've been prepping Loca for Local's Curbside Market (something totally …

What's in our DMs? - S7 E5

July 31st, 2020


This Sew Taco podcast episode starts off with a chat about whether or not expensive gear or equipment makes you better at whatever that equipment is designed for. THEN we jump into a quick fire list of the type of stuff …

Guest - Mike Henneberger / Emmy Winning Producer & Music Journalist - S7 E4

July 24th, 2020


In this Sew Taco podcast episode we chat with Emmy Award Winning producer and music journalist - Mike Henneberger! Mike has credits with Comedy …

Our Next Event & Dropping Pizza - S7 E3

July 17th, 2020


How about that last episode?! We're still appreciating having Jeff Sheldon from Ugmonk on our previous Sew Taco Podcast episode. In this episode we reveal some of the details for the next Loca for Local! The second half …

Guest - Jeff Sheldon / Ugmonk - S7 E2

July 10th, 2020


Season 7 continues with a bang and we are proud to have Jeff Sheldon from Ugmonk as a guest on this Sew Taco podcast episode. Gerald has been a fan of Ugmonk for many years. This is one of the most motivational episodes …

Major Changes & Respect - S7 E1

July 3rd, 2020


Welcome to the first Sew Taco podcast episode of Season 7! Things have been happening since Covid-19 that have made us re-think our whole business. …

Our 100th Episode LIVE- S6 E26

June 26th, 2020


Guys! This is our 100th episode! We couldn't do this without your constant support. Check out this Sew Taco episode as we go LIVE on both our side …

Elena’s Celebrity Surprise- S6 E25

June 19th, 2020


Guys! Our 100th episode of Sew Taco is next week! We'll be doing a live recording on our instagram accounts @tacogear and @sewbonita. You can jump in …

The Truth About Starting a Podcast - S6 E24

June 12th, 2020


This entire episode (outside of the Peloton talk) goes over some of what think is the most important points on whether or not you should start a …

Our Struggle & 100th Episode Plans - S6 E23

June 5th, 2020


The second half of this Sew Taco podcast is where we talk about our plans for our upcoming 100th episode and how YOU can get involved. We also chat …

New Instagram Feature & Some Games - S6 E22

May 29th, 2020


In this Sew Taco episode we briefly cover a new feature coming from Instagram and how you might be able to use it. With everything going on right …

Milestones & Giveaways! - S6 E21

May 22nd, 2020


So much we covered in this Sew Taco episode! Our 100th episode is approaching, Elena's got a new toy (not plants, well some), and we talk about how …

Shady Comments - S6 E20

May 15th, 2020


Hey everyone! This episode covers what we do when someone clearly wants to copy one of our designs. It's a HUGE topic that could really be spread …

Shop Tips & Who is this girl? - S6 E19

May 8th, 2020


Elena has taken a deep dive into the world of PLANTS. It's been an interesting journey so far. Hear all about it. Gerald also attended a zoom seminar …

Guest - Brittany Mouttet / Leading Ladies Corpus Christi Podcast - S6 E18

May 1st, 2020


We have the founder and amazing force behind the podcast "Leading Ladies Corpus Christi" - Brittany Mouttet. Her podcast is such great and the value each guest brings is so awesome. Listen to Brittany as she talks all …

A whole birthDAY and Likes vs Sales - S6 E17

April 24th, 2020


Gerald's birthday was this week and you'll hear all about what we did or didn't do AND the new streaming app we tried. We also talk about a much-needed "likes vs sales" topic that many creators need to hear. Check it …

Random phone calls we recorded! - S6 E16

April 17th, 2020


Okay, so in the second half of this Sew Taco podcast we ended up calling two people we knew. One of them was a good friend and one of them was one of our parents. Find out who on this episode. Vote for us on the Locals …

This is completely normal. - S6 E15

April 10th, 2020


Hey Sew Taco listeners! There's so much to be thankful for right now and so much to celebrate. But is it the right time to celebrate? For us, we …

Guest - Designer / Savannah Garza - S6 E14

April 3rd, 2020


Hi everyone! We hope you're staying safe! This 

The Bend Magazine Cover (by Savannah!)

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Hard Creative Times - S6 E13

March 27th, 2020


Hey everyone! Thank you so much for listening, especially during these tough times. This whole thing continues to affect us but we're seeing some …

How this has affected us and what we're doing about it - S6 E12

March 20th, 2020


These are extremely difficult times for so many right now. In this Sew Taco episode we talk about how the recent virus has affected our community, …

Visitors, New Side Hustles & How We Met - S6 E11

March 13th, 2020


This is another Sew Taco episode packed with a ton of stuff. Our hearts were warmed by the visitors we had at our last Loca for Local. Hear all about them and who they were (Wisconsin, Arizona, Houston). Gerald also …

We WON & it's crunch time - S6 E10

March 6th, 2020


SO MUCH happened and is still happening. In this Sew Taco Podcast episode, we talk about getting ready for two major events happening this month. One in just a couple of days, the awards we both recently won, what we …

This Blew our Minds - S6 E9

February 28th, 2020


49 States & over 800 Cities! That's all of YOU and where you're listening from. We just took a look at our listener data and those are the numbers that were revealed to us. We talk about how that makes us feel and a …

Changing Things Up! - S6 E8

February 21st, 2020


Hello Sew Taco Listeners! In this podcast episode we talk about what it's like to get on a call with us, all the crazy things happening next month and how you can change things up if you're feeling a little stuck. We …

The Power of Saying No - S6 E7

February 14th, 2020


As always, something came across our daily routine that gave us a perfect topic to talk about. The first half of this Sew Taco podcast talks about an abrupt message Elena received and how she reacted. The second half is …

How We Get Sponsors (and a BIG announcement) - S6 E6

February 7th, 2020


Hey everyone! There's a lot packed into this episode. Elena talks about a talk she just presented at AND releases details for her next BIG event happening March 19th. We finish it off by talking about how we get …

We met other podcasters AND launched a new brand! - S6 E5

January 31st, 2020


This Sew Taco episode covers an awesome meetup we had with other podcasters, AND talks all about the brand new apparel brand Gerald just launched. Hear all about the new brand and what it took to get started from the …

An Award Followed by a Cease & Desist - S6 E4

January 24th, 2020


In this Sew Taco podcast episode, we talk about an award we're getting, what Elena's been nominated for and other great things. THEN we talk about a cease and desist letter that Gerald received and what he did about it. …

Guest - Spurs Designer / Garret Huls - S6 E3

January 17th, 2020


We've got a guest on this Sew Taco episode! He's a good friend and an incredibly talented designer. Check out our conversation with Garrett Huls! We …

Making Connections - S6 E2

January 10th, 2020


Keeping the momentum going in 2020 with this episode inspired by the awesome week we are having. A lot can happen when you take the time to meet up with people. That's what we chat about in this Sew Taco episode AND we …

Take Out The Trash - S6 E1

January 3rd, 2020


Happy New Year listeners! We go straight into it in this episode which was inspired by something Elena saw earlier today. What's all that toxic mess on your social feeds? Take out the trash. 

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Let's Celebrate! - S5 E15

December 27th, 2019


This year like the past has been so amazing for us. Listen to us talk about what we're most proud of and what we look forward to next year! Thank you ALL for listening each and every week. You really are what keep us …

California Love - S5 E14

December 20th, 2019


We had such a good time in California! The people we met, the food we ate, the inspiration we were left with, it was all amazing. Hear all about our trip and everything we experienced on this Sew Taco episode. 

Become a …

Taking Breaks - S5 E13

December 13th, 2019


What's up Sew Taco listeners!? We recorded this episode late at night after hanging out with family. It's a perfect time to talk about taking breaks. Listen to us chat about why we take them, how we take then, and why …

Food Fight - S5 E12

December 6th, 2019


Hey everyone! With the holidays coming up and everyone working on their Thanksgiving plans, we decided to upload this weeks episode a couple of days …

Thankful for Small Business - S5 E11

November 27th, 2019


Hey everyone! With the holidays coming up and everyone working on their Thanksgiving plans, we decided to upload this weeks episode a couple of days …

Innovate or Die - S5 E10

November 22nd, 2019


Hey everyone! In this Sew Taco Podcast episode we go over a few more things on the whole Instagram like removal drama. We also talk about one of our …

Instagram's Not Dead - S5 E9

November 15th, 2019


You've probably heard that instagram is removing the ability to view "Likes" on a post. That sounds like a HUGE deal, but what does that mean? We talk about all that in this Sew Taco episode. Believe it our not, …

Working with Designers - S5 E8

November 8th, 2019


Gerald asked some of his fellow designers for some tips and topics to talk about when it comes to clients working with designers. This Sew Taco episodes goes over the do's and don'ts on working with graphic designers. …

(Fixed) Milestones & Scary Movies - S5 E7

November 1st, 2019


In this Sew Taco episode, we talk about why it's important to celebrate milestones and what they mean. Elena just hit record high follower count on …

Guest - Hector Flores - Las Cafeteras S5 E6

October 25th, 2019


We can't say enough about how much fun we had on this Sew Taco episode with Hector Flores from Las Cafeteras. Not to mention how much fun we had with him and the band, before the podcast, after and the next day. 

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Evolving our Brands - S5 E5

October 18th, 2019


In this Sew Taco Episode we talk about some of the ways we've evolved our brands with new opportunities, we touch on Instragram possibly removing …

We Survived ACL! - S5 E4

October 11th, 2019


ACL weekend 1 is in the books and so is our 5th ACL in a row. How did Elena do? Well, we'll talk all about it in this episode. This is a huge music festival that we love. Later in the episode we circle back to that …

We're in Control - S5 E3

October 4th, 2019


What's up Sew Taco Fam! In this episode we talk about how much control you actually have over your environment, situations, and just your overall …

Bad Business Opportunities? - S5 E2

September 27th, 2019


Hey Sew Taco listeners! In this episode,  we talk about a business opportunity one of us got with a huge brand and how it made us think about which business opportunities are good and which ones are bad. We're literally …

Fear of Failure - S5 E1

September 20th, 2019


We're kicking off Season 5 with a topic we all know about and hardly ever talk about. This all happened after Gerald finally had something in his hands that he was working towards for years. It took that long because of …

Guest - Season Finale (WOW) - S4 E17

September 13th, 2019


Hey everyone! We've had an incredible time during this season - "The Season of Guests". In this season finale we talk about some of our favorite moments and what to expect next season which picks right up next week, so …

Guest - Tina Lain (Gold Dust) - S4 E16

September 6th, 2019


In this episode of Sew Taco, we sit down with Tina Lain, the badass behind Gold Dust Cosmetic Tattooing. Tina talks all about how she started, the …

Guest - Edward Gonzales (Personal Trainer) - S4 E15

August 30th, 2019


It's been great having guests with so many different backgrounds. This one is an important one as it benefits your overall wellbeing, which then makes you more productive, happy, creative, etc. Fitness doesn't mean …

Guest - Daniel Benavides (CC Comic Con ) - S4 E14

August 23rd, 2019


This Sew Taco episode features someone we have had the opportunity to know and befriend over the last year (maybe 2). Daniel Benavides is one of the founders/owners of Corpus Christi Comic Con. It's the first Comic Con …

Guest - Vianney Rodriguez (Award Winning Food Blogger ) - S4 E13

August 16th, 2019


This episode of Sew Taco features the one and only Vianney Rodriguez with and we had such a good time. Vianney is an award winning food blogger that has worked with some of the biggest brands around. …

"The Cheech" Reactions - S4 E12

August 13th, 2019


We're keeping the guest coming with this special bonus episode of Sew Taco. After screening Cheech Marin's new film "The Cheech" we pulled in a …

Guest - Cheech Marin & Crew - S4 E11

August 9th, 2019


We interviewed Cheech Marin! You guys, never would we have thought this podcast journey would lead us to an interview like this. If you do not know …

The Locals List (Part 2) - S4 E10

August 6th, 2019


This is a continuation of our previous episode! There were so many people we interviewed and we wanted to add more to a second episode. So here it is! The show notes below are from the previous episode but tell you …

The Locals List (Part 1) - S4 E09

August 2nd, 2019


We did a LIVE PODCAST! This episode is a little different. As we've mentioned in some previous episodes, we won Best Podcast in a big local publication - The Bend Magazine. Every year they ask the public to vote for …

Guest - Alissa Peña (Salsa Queen) - S4 E08

July 26th, 2019


We sound like a broken record, but we had a blast on this episode of Sew Taco with the "Spicy" Alissa Peña with Jalapeña Salsa as our guest. We love …

Guest - Marcos Flores (Superfan) - S4 E07

July 19th, 2019


One of our best friends sat down with us in this episode of Sew Taco. His name is Marcos Flores and he is known as the one and only Señor Cheesehead - A Green Bay Packer Superfan. Check him out on Instagram

Guest - Cindy Saenz (Tattoo Artist) - S4 E06

July 12th, 2019


Elena and I have been getting tattooed by one artist recently. Her name is Cindy Saenz AND she is a guest on this episode of Sew Taco. We sit own with Cindy and talk about everything in her world of Tattooing. Cindy …

Guest - Nikki Riojas (Entrepreneur) - S4 E05

July 5th, 2019


We sat down with Nikki Riojas in this Sew Taco Episode and covered A TON. There's so much to be said about Nikki and all she's accomplished, but it's …

Guest - Sonny James (Designer) - S4 E04

June 28th, 2019


Gerald first met this guest when they introduced themselves at Gerald's day job. Gerald had no idea he was about to meet one of the most driven and talented designers he'd ever get to call a friend. Meet Sonny Martinez. …

Guest - Korbin Boomer Matthews (Creative) - S4 E03

June 21st, 2019


Ladies and gentlemen, meet Boomer (Korbin Boomer Matthews)! Boomer is our 3rd guest in Season 4 of our Sew Taco podcast. One of the things we love about this podcast is how each one of our guest this season is bringing …

Guest - Javi Luna (Comedian) - S4 E02

June 14th, 2019


This episode of Sew Taco features the one and only Javi Luna. Javi is one of our favorite comedians who lives right here in Corpus Christi. He’s had the opportunity to tour with some pretty big names and is a prime …

Guest - Nick Perez (Fashion Designer) - S4 E01

June 7th, 2019


It's our kickoff episode for Season 4 - The Season of Guests! We're so happy to bring you our first guest of this season - Nick Perez (fashion designer) with the incredibly amazing brand Nico. In this episode, we talk …

YOU ARE THE BOSS (Season Finale) - S3 E17

May 31st, 2019


It's the finale of Season 3, BUT not to worry, we'll be right on schedule next week kicking off Season 4 without missing a beat. Season 4 is the …

Why You Worried? - S3 E16

May 24th, 2019


We got a 3 day weekend coming up ya'll! In this Sew Taco episode we chat about how we're taking full advantage and what we have on our plates. We …

They Don't Know You - S3 E15

May 17th, 2019


Hey Sew Taco listeners! We have brand new way to send us messages thanks to Anchor. You can click the link below and send us a voice message that we …

Marked for Life - S3 E14

May 10th, 2019


It's National Small Business Week! Now more than ever you should be supporting small businesses in your area or even online. Small business plays a …

Birthday Shenanigans and a Hard Lesson - S3 E13

May 3rd, 2019


This Sew Taco episode is packed with milestones we celebrated, Elena being featured, the amazing time we had in Houston for Gerald's birthday, the food we ate, the fun we had, and we end it all with a side hustle lesson …

Stealing Designs - S3 E12

April 26th, 2019


Hot topic alert (no not the store). In this episode we talk about stealing designs. Earlier this week a fellow creative had one stolen from her. Hear …

Still Staying Motivated & More - S3 E11

April 19th, 2019


We covered a ton in this episode. Here's a quick rundown:  First off we were nominated for BEST PODCAST with a local publication and would LOVE for …

Our Second Guest! Therese Martinez - S3 E10

April 12th, 2019


We have another guest! In this episode we talk to the owner and creative behind Posh and Posie Paperie - Therese Martinez. Therese has done an incredible job of growing her business and a prime example of how to hustle …

It Gets Real - S3 E09

April 5th, 2019


Things got all too real for us this last few of days. We'll tell you all about it in this Sew Taco episode. We also talk about a great dinner coming up from our friend at Sweet Life, a new release we have with artist …

Selena & Things You Shouldn’t Say - S3 E08

March 29th, 2019


Selena, Things you don’t say, a trip to Dallas, a tip for instagram & facebook - These are some of the things we talk about in this Sew Taco Podcast episode. The topic of Selena Quintanilla is a special once since …

Our SXSW Weekend Behind The Scenes - S3 E07

March 22nd, 2019


Sew Taco went to Austin for SXSW with full blown Film Badges. We screened 4 films, did some shopping, ate some tacos, saw some ridiculous things and …

Elena is PUMPED / How to Find Designers - S3 E06

March 14th, 2019


Guys, Elena is so pumped and for great reason. Her Loca for Local event was a huge success and we're ready for the next one. Hear us talk all about …

Best $12 Ever - S3 E05

March 8th, 2019


We burned through a ton of stuff in this episode but specifically revolving around something you can buy for $12 that gives you that edge but often …

Our First Guest! - Mayra Zamora - S3 E04

March 1st, 2019


We are super excited to announce our very first Sew Taco guest. This guest is one of our dear friends and an incredible artist. We have many of her pieces in our own home. Tonight, Elena made some dinner, we had some …

Leaders & BBQ - S3 E03

February 22nd, 2019


This episode of Sew Taco was recorded on one of our busiest nights in a while! Find out all that went down before we sat down to record and the crazy busy weekend we have coming up. Elena had an awesome speaking …

Locked Out - S3 E02

February 15th, 2019


We recorded this Sew Taco Podcast episode on Valentine's Day Evening! Find out how Elena got locked out of the house and why I couldn't answer her …

Keep Going! - S3 E01

February 8th, 2019


 It's here! The very first episode of Season 3. We're trying out some new things that we'll talk about in this episode. We also cover a topic that Elena has been struggling with a little all while telling YOU what you …

Know Your Worth - S2 E18

February 1st, 2019


Something happened at one of our jobs today that kicked off this rant we ended up in BUT it all has to do with knowing your worth. YOU are worth so much more than you give yourself credit for. This podcast covers some …

Ebay is LIFE - S2 E17

January 25th, 2019


On this podcast episode we officially announce the launch of Season 3 for this podcast. We also talk about why all of Gerald's Taco Gear camera equipment smells like tacos, why Elena almost wasted a 2.5 hour drive for …


January 18th, 2019


Hitting the road, packing, a new kind of email, a chiclet for a tooth, dork dads and our thoughts on FRYE FESTIVAL! All that just happened on this quick episode of Sew Taco. 

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Welcome to Sew Taco - "Two Side Hustles and a Microphone"

January 11th, 2019


This is a candid podcast about side hustle life from two people who are not only married but BOTH have side hustles / brands. Listen in every week while we talk about anything and everything related to running our …

Bottle Service & Collabs - S2 E15

January 11th, 2019


In this Sew Taco Podcast episode we talk about a funny story that happened at Americas Adult Playground. We also talk about something awesome you can …

2 Stars and a Chipped Tooth - S2 E14

January 3rd, 2019


Happy New Year! In this episode of Sew Taco, Elena has some great advice to share on something we all know but need to be reminded of. This advice / conversation was actually unplanned BUT something happened to us today …

Someone Called Me An Asshole - S2 E13

December 28th, 2018


As promised, here's a bonus episode for season 2. We'll be releasing these every week until Season 3 begins (late January). In this episode, Gerald talks about the time (recently) when a grown ass man called him an …

We kicked 2018's ass - S2 E12

December 21st, 2018


In this episode we talk about the crazy thing Gerald had to do the day we recorded this. We each also talk about some memorable moments from this year as well as a few tips for evaluating your 2018 side hustle and what …

Tattoos and a Tip - S2 E11

December 14th, 2018


In this episode of Sew Taco w/Sew Bonita and Taco Gear we talk about some recent ink we got which is both sewing and taco related. We also go over a listeners question talking about how to get more sales in your store. …

5 Second Rule - S2 E10

December 7th, 2018


Elena is back! In this episode Elena catches us up about what's going on with Sew Bonita this coming weekend AND we decide to play 5 Second Rule. You …

A HUGE Success - S2 E9

November 30th, 2018


We did it BIG and it was a HUGE Success. In this episode of Sew Taco, find out what happened at Elena's latest Loca for Local Popup she organized and more. Sew Bonita and Taco Gear had a great Black Friday sale thanks …

New Orleans and Popups - S2 E8

November 23rd, 2018


We failed. We were suppose to record this episode while we were in New Orleans but we had no time! So, here we are. In this episode we talk about things to consider when doing a popup and how Elena is now running a …

Gerald was a Magician - S2 E7

November 16th, 2018


Yes, Gerald was a magician for a good while. Elena interviews Gerald in this episode of Sew Taco. A lot of the skills learned to perform and just hustle with magic in general can definitely be applied to any side …

Elena gets scared - S2 E6

November 9th, 2018


We start out with Elena getting scared from a new show on Netflix, then we jump into preparing our online stores for the holidays and Elena goes deep …

Don't go crazy - S2 E5

November 2nd, 2018


First, in this episode, Elena tells me now to look at her cleavage, then we talk about some things to avoid so you don't go crazy with your side hustle. Some awesome things also happened to us recently.
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Facebook owes you nothing - S2 E4

October 26th, 2018


Social media. It's a heavy topic. How do you handle it with a side hustle? What should you do, post, etc. We talk about all that in this episode and …

Espresso Funk - S2 E3

October 18th, 2018


My goodness we were busy. We talk all about the crazy busy weeks/months w've been having along with the funk one of us got in AND our espresso machine exploding (all in one episode, whoa).


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It's the little things - S2 E2

October 12th, 2018


The little things, tips, tricks and how we create inventory (or lack there of) is what we talk about in this episode. Actually, that's just some of the things we cover. Oh, and Elena barely discovers that I named her …

Who's at the door? - S2 E1

October 5th, 2018


We're back! In this episode we kick off Season 2 with some of our thoughts on what doing our first podcast was like, addressing some things from season 1, AND we also had a lot more fun.


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Staying Motivated - S1 E7

July 18th, 2018


THIS is not the end. It is the end of Season 1, but you won't have to wait that long before we release Season 2 (it's already in the works). In this episode we talk about how we stay motivated. Everything from taking a …

Work and Side Hustle Balance - S1 E6

July 11th, 2018


Working a full time job and running a side hustle isn't easy. In this episode of Sew Taco, we talk about how we balance both our full time jobs with …

Dealing with Negativity - S1 E5

July 5th, 2018


It's not always sunshine and rainbows (or glittery sewing machines and tasty tacos). We talk about some brutal truths in this episode. Don't worry, this isn't a bitch fest. We're just letting you know some of the …

Comida - S1 E4

June 28th, 2018


Comida (food)! In this episode, we talk about how we use food in our brands. Both our brands embrace the food of our culture. You'll hear all about …

Being Married to a Side Hustler - S1 E3

June 21st, 2018


Hey everyone! In this third episode, we talk about exactly what it's like to be married to a fellow side hustler. We're both incredibly busy, but we support each other, work with each other and have fun with each other. …

What They Don't Tell You - S1 E2

June 13th, 2018


In this episode we talk about all the things they don't tell you when you're starting a brand. We'll talk about some experiences we went through and things that you really don't prepare for, mostly because they just …

Starting our Brands - S1 E1

May 28th, 2018


Finally! Here is the very first episode of our new podcast. We're a husband a wife team who each have our own side hustles (@tacogear & @sewboita). This episode is all about sharing our experience in how we got …

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