Is Pet Insurance a Smart Buy?

Is Pet Insurance a Good Buy? #AdriansCrazyLife Should you purchase pet insurance for your pet's medical bills? Maybe yes, maybe no.

As the owner of four cats and a dog, I have paid out my share of vet bills.  Maybe even more than my share.  Last year, our St. Bernard Joe got out of the yard, got hit by a car, and ended up with a broken leg that cost us about $800. It really ticked me off because that was the only time he has ever been out of our yard when he wasn't on a … [Continue reading]

Scout Sunday Service

Scout Sunday #AdriansCrazyLife Ways that our Scout Troop performs service to our sponsoring organization. Scout Sunday is just part of it.

I don't always share stuff like this on my blog, but I thought this one was pretty cool.  This post was featured on the state-wide Scouting website - recently.  I met the coordinator of it at the recent Build Your Blog conference … [Continue reading]

Funtopia was FUN!

Funtopia is FUN #AdriansCrazyLife I attended a blogger event at the Funtopia location in Lehi. This place is ridiculously fun and active for kids and teens as well.

Last weekend, we had the opportunity to attend a fun blogger event.  Some friends of mine from Todays Mama set up an opportunity for some local bloggers to try out the fun at our local Funtopia location in Lehi.  Funtopia is owned by Momentum … [Continue reading]

From Worry to Wealthy Book Review

Worry to Wealthy - #AdriansCrazyLife A woman's guide to financial success without the worry.

Chellie Campbell is one of my secret weapons when it comes to earning more money.  I've been getting her newsletter for about five years now and I always come away with new ideas. Her concept is that there are three basic money types - sharks, … [Continue reading]

ModCloth Live Event in LA


If you are one of my readers in the LA area, there is a great event coming your way April 9th to the 11th.  ModCloth clothing line is hosting their first live event.  If you aren't familiar with ModCloth, they offer a great line of unique, vintage … [Continue reading]

7 Tips to Make Gmail WORK for You

7 Tips to Make Gmail Work For You #AdriansCrazyLife I get a TON of Emails, so I have learned to be extremely organized about managing them and trying to keep my inbox under control.

I don't know about you, but I get a LOT of email. I am the Email Queen and I do just about everything I possibly can via Email!  So, between work and my personal account, I probably get a couple of hundred Emails every single day.  Keeping your … [Continue reading]

My Blogger Meet ‘n Greet

It's a Blogger Meet 'n Greet at Come on in and introduce yourself and your blog.

Welcome to the newest resource in my little blog universe!  This is my Bloggers "Meet and Greet" page.  The internet is such a huge place and I am working on some new resources specifically for bloggers to get to know and help each other.  This … [Continue reading]

How Does Clutter Affect Your Children?

How Clutter Affects Your Children #AdriansCrazyLife Do you realize that the clutter in your home may be having a negative effect on your children as adults. Here are some ideas to help!

When we tend to think about our clutter issues, we mostly think in terms of how it affects us or our spouse.  We don't often think about how it might be affecting our children.  However, their home environment definitely has a clear affect on our … [Continue reading]

Ideas that Could STOP Bullying

Ideas to Stop Bullying #AdriansCrazyLife My son was severely bullied. I think some of these ideas could have helped. Maybe they will help your child.

I'm glad that bullying is getting a lot of attention in the news lately. I'm hoping that all this publicity will do some good for once, and maybe we'll come up with some useful solutions to the problem. I've got a few ideas on the subject.   My … [Continue reading]

Hubby’s Bday at Boondocks

Hub's Bday at Boondocks - Boondocks Fun Center is not just for little kids and families. It can be fun for the older kids too.

People think that places like Boondocks are just for little kids or young families, but it's actually a lot of fun for people of all ages.  The 24 teens from my Ulster Project (see previous Ulster Project post here) go there every summer as part of … [Continue reading]

Easy and Fun April Fool’s Pranks

Easy and Fun April Fool's Pranks

I am SO immature!  I just LOVE April Fool's day and I always play harmless little jokes on my family and friends.  The big day is coming up soon, so I thought I'd share some of my little pranks with you. To me, the perfect April Fool's joke is … [Continue reading]

Fabulous Wedding Outfits by ModCloth

Gorgeous With Only a Wink Dress in Ruby from

You might know that my son got married last summer.  It was a lovely wedding, but it's made me a lot more interested in weddings and wedding fashions.  You know, it's like when you buy a certain brand of car and notice everyone else is driving the … [Continue reading]

Teach Your Bank to Yell at You

Teach Your Bank to YELL at You #AdriansCrazyLife A clever life hack to get your spending under control.

  Overspending is one of the things that can really mess up a debt management plan.  I know it trips me up again and again.  Here's a clever idea that might help.   What if you were really serious about getting your spending under control? … [Continue reading]

How to Save Hundreds on Your Power Bill


I used to be the leader of the local Green Team at my company. We have designated teams like this at our major locations around the company to come up with ways to help the company be more socially responsible through recycling and other "Green" … [Continue reading]

Canvas Prints for Digital Scrapbooking or Photography


Canvas prints are a very inexpensive and popular art form these days.  Especially if you are a digital scrapbooker or photographer, this is a great way to get your work out of your albums and onto your walls.   I have been a digital scrapbooker for … [Continue reading]