Guest Post – Letter to a College-Bound Daughter

Guest Post - Letter to a College Bound Daughter #AdriansCrazyLife #BritishMumUSA This is a guest post from my friend Ray to her college bound daughter. Very moving!

Adrian contacted me this past week and asked if I would be interested in "Guest Blogging" on her wonderful, informative Blog.  Yes, yes I would, and I am so honored to be here.  After much thought, and just seeing my oldest daughter graduate and walk the stage I thought it would be appropriate to share this letter that I wrote to our daughter as … [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]

Why I Can NOT Be Trusted at COSTCO

Why I can NOT be Trusted at Costco #AdriansCrazyLife Big box stores are my Kryptonite when it comes to shopping and this time I really went OVERBOARD. #ShoppingFail

I am just about the only woman I know who does not have a membership at Costco or Sam's or any other of the big box stores.  It's hard sometimes when I hear my friends singing the praises of the latest tasty item they've found there, or I see what … [Continue reading]

Fun in the Sun with ModCloth

Bathing Beauty Plus-Sized Swimsuit from ModCloth #AdriansCrazyLife Gorgeous sapphire velvet suit designed by the iconic Esther Williams for ModCloth

I can't believe it is almost June already!  It's been pretty cold and rainy in our part of the country, but summer swim season will be here before we know it.  When you are a plus-sized woman, finding a flattering swimsuit is like the Holy Grail.  … [Continue reading]

Are You Running a Homeless Shelter for Clutter?

Are you Running a Homeless Shelter for Clutter? #AdriansCrazyLife Part of the reason clutter gets out of control so quickly is that we don't designate a "home" for certain items. Then they just drift around the house and attract more clutter. Not a good plan.

Remember Mom and that old saying - A place for every thing and every thing in it's place...  That is definitely a saying from a bygone era, but it was darn good advice! Part of the problem of clutter is about items that aren't getting put away … [Continue reading]

Guest Posting on the Utah Scouts Blog

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For the last several months, I've had a bit of a side gig going on.  As you may or may not know, I'm one of the Adult Leaders in my son's large Scout Troop - I'm not THE Leader (thank heavens!), but I'm definitely part of the crowd of adult leaders … [Continue reading]

Give Your NAUGHTY Credit Card a TIME OUT

Put your Naughty Credit Card in a Time Out. #AdriansCrazyLife Have you been hitting the cards a bit too hard lately? Me too. That's why I'm giving mine a time-out!

I found a post on one of my social media sites that really got me thinking. This lady was declaring a 90-day spending moratorium because she realized she had created some real debt issues for her family.  It wasn't the fact that she was sharing this … [Continue reading]

Summer Styles from ModCloth


Looking for awesome summer style? You're getting warmer... warmer... hot! When it comes to summer essentials like tees, tanks, sundresses, and shorts, ModCloth has you covered. Never before has ModCloth added THIS many summer styles to New Arrivals … [Continue reading]

Headshots and Business Cards, Oh My!

Headshots and Business Cards - Oh My. #AdriansCrazyLife I think EVERYONE should have some headshots done! It's just a great way to present yourself in a professional manner.

Have you ever had professional headshots done by an photographer?  How 'bout business cards - do you have some?  You should - especially if you are a blogger.  But even if you aren't a blogger, I think it's a very smart thing to do.  It's just a … [Continue reading]

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Guest Post: How to NAIL Your “About Me” Page

How to NAIL Your About Me Page #AdriansCrazyLife How to optimize your About Me page to give your blog widespread exposure

Guest post from Janice Wald, Reflections My friend Adrian expressed interest in my blog post  How to Write A Killer “About” Page that Will Attract New Followers so I offered to write about the experience of writing it, quite an ironic one, for her … [Continue reading]

Local Business Review – The Laundry Lounge

Local Business Review - the Laundry Lounge

Occasionally, I do my part to help out local businesses.  I think it's a great thing to help out small businesses, because I think you have a more honest and personal experience with them, then you do at your local Wal-Mart or Target or something, … [Continue reading]

Get Your Teen to Clean

Get Your Teen to Clean #AdriansCrazyLife - Simple technique to get your teen to do their chores.

One of the toughest parenting tasks is to get your kids to do their chores.  Let's face it; for most kids, chores are just not on their radar.  A ten year old just doesn't see taking out the trash as a priority.  And it gets even harder with … [Continue reading]

7 Tips to Make Your House SELF CLEANING

7 Tips to Make Your House Self-Cleaning #AdriansCrazyLife 7 Tips to REDUCE your household chores.

I don't know about you, but I HATE cleaning!  Any time there is the slightest chance that I could do LESS of it, I am all over it! So, I've been doing a little research on the topic and I've discovered not one, but SEVEN different ways you can … [Continue reading]

Organize Your Bill Paying System

Organize Your Bill Paying System #AdriansCrazyLife How to get your bill paying under control.

I'm writing this on my bill paying day, so it got me thinking. Paying bills is an important part of our financial lives, maybe one of the most important parts, so I'm wondering what is your bill paying strategy? - Do you pay your bills right when … [Continue reading]