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 friend Jyl over at MomItForward started a discussion on Facebook yesterday and it got me thinking.  Our … [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]

My Weekend at the Build Your Blog Conference

Build Your Blog Conference Recap

Last week, I attended my second Build Your Blog Conference.  If you count the bloggers cruise I went on with the Six Sisters a few weeks ago, this was my TENTH blog conference - can you say conference junkie?   I don't care though.  Blog … [Continue reading]

Thrifty and Reusable Birthday Banners


The night after I did a review post for Banner Buzz, I got to thinking about their banners and I came up with some pretty cool ideas.  I mean at $6.99 (regularly $9.79) plus shipping these durn things cost less than a PIZZA for a custom-made 3' X 2' … [Continue reading]

Re-FASHION-ing My Closet


As I mentioned in my last two posts about my cruise (My Cruise with the Six Sisters) and (How to Enjoy a Cruise without Going Broke or Getting FAT), last week, I went on a cruise with a famous fashion stylist - Alicia Richmond from Chic on a … [Continue reading]

Product Review – Banners from Banner Buzz

Banner Buzz Logo

I occasionally order banners for various activities related to Scouts or church, so I am always on the lookout for good sources of high-quality banners.  So, when I was approaced recently by Banner Buzz to review their products, I jumped at the … [Continue reading]

Enjoy a Cruise Without Going Broke or Getting FAT


I just finished my fourth cruise last week, so I feel like I am now a somewhat experienced cruiser, although not as experienced as some folks.   If I were speaking to a first time cruiser, I do have a number of tips I would be able to share with … [Continue reading]

My Blogger’s Cruise with the Six Sisters


I went on a great trip last week.  A cruise to Mexico - it was a special blogger's cruise.  I've always wanted to go on one.  I have been on cruises a couple of times before, but I've always wanted to go with a big group of girlfriends, so I decided … [Continue reading]

Lots of Thrifty Weight Loss Ideas

Lots of Thrifty Weight Loss Ideas

Every New Year's Eve, what is the absolute number one resolution?  Hands down, it is always to lose weight.  It's like the Holy Grail of resolutions!  Because of that, the diet and exercise industry is one of the richest in the world.  People spend … [Continue reading]

7 Steps to a Permanently Clean Kitchen


Here is a great article by Jeff over at Pop over to their website for some of the great tools he mentions here.   I am going to share a secret with you: The longer you spend thinking about cleaning your kitchen, the less time you … [Continue reading]