3 Ways to Save Money on Your Electronics

3 Tips to Save Money on Your Electronics @AdriansCrazyLife The Smarter Way to Buy a Smart Phone

You know that I am always looking for new ways to help you guys save money.  And I love my electronic gadgets just as much as the next person.  We covered a lot of that in my article Six Tips to Tame Your Social Media Addiction that was the featured blogger tip over the The SITS Girls last week. I do love my gadgets, but I am not necessarily a … [Continue reading]

4th of July Roundup

4th of July Roundup

I'm about to do my very first holiday round up post.  I rarely do much for the more minor holidays in life.  Not sure if I'm just too busy, or if it just wasn't a "thing" in our family, but Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, 4th of July don't really … [Continue reading]

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Do ANYTHING

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Do ANYTHING @AdriansCrazyLif These are some very simple tips I've picked up over the years to motivate myself.

I think the hardest part of making any kind of lifestyle change is motivating yourself to stick with it. It doesn't matter if you are trying to lose weight, clean up your house, be a better parent, employee, or whatever, motivation definitely seems … [Continue reading]

Adorable Dresses from ModCloth

Adorable Dresses from ModCloth @AdriansCrazyLife This is called their Cupcake Truck dress - 7 colors, sizes up to 3X.

I've been doing some research to find you the cutest items from ModCloth.  I've found one that I think is a surefire winner!  I love polka dots and plaids and I think this Cupcake Truck dress is adorable.  It's convertible.  You can wear it strapless … [Continue reading]

Get Fireworks for LESS in Provo, UT

Get Fireworks for LESS in Provo, UT

At our house, we LOVE fireworks.  I'm mean seriously LOVE them.  With three boys, fireworks are something we have done with them every year.  Last year at this time, we had our N. Irish boy staying with us for the Ulster Project and we got him hooked … [Continue reading]

Storage Solutions for Dummies

Storage Solutions for Dummies

I was over on Pinterest looking in the storage category to get some ideas for this post. Based on that, I've decided the following: These people have a lot of time on their hands and not really all that much stuff. They are much more creative … [Continue reading]

5 Unique Ways to Save Money on Fiverr.com

5 Unique Ways to Save MONEY with Fiverr.com @AdriansCrazyLif I share tips on how I both sell AND buy services on Fiverr.com. It's an amazing site

Once in a while you run across a goldmine of an idea and you want to immediately share it with the world!  That's how I feel about Fiverr.com. I ran across Fiverr.com last Fall when I found an article about it and how people were making lots of … [Continue reading]

Mom, Can I Have a Puppy?

Mom Can I Have a Puppy? @AdriansCrazyLif Straight talk about kids and pet responsibilities

If there were ever words that could strike fear into the heart of a parent, these are the words "Mom Can I Have a Puppy?"  Don't get me wrong - I LOVE animals of all kinds and we've pretty much always had anywhere from one to numerous pets at any … [Continue reading]

Raising Financially Responsible Teens

Raising Financially Responsible Teens Quote: Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.

This is a sensitive subject for every family and I think every family handles money slightly differently with their teens. But on the other hand, I think it is something we all need to get a handle on if you are raising teens. The decisions you … [Continue reading]

Giveaway – Cuisinart Ice-Cream Maker

Giveaway - Cruisinart Ice-Cream Maker giveaway for Father's Day

One of our favorite things to do in the summer time is to make homemade ice cream.  My husband has a great recipe that he uses every time we have a party or other occasion and we have one of those old fashioned oak bucket jobbies with the very loud … [Continue reading]

Blogger Resources – My Pinterest Group Boards

Blogger Resources - My Pinterest Group Boards - AdriansCrazyLife These are my group boards - they are open to all legitimate bloggers and have some great resources.

Pinterest is probably my favorite social media outlet.  On days when I have time (rare!) I can browse around there and pin pretty pictures for hours.  But as a busy blogger, I tend to use it as more of a tool to promote my blog.  Like many bloggers, … [Continue reading]

Simple Trick to Eliminate Library Fines

Simple Trick to Avoid Library Fines @AdriansCrazyLif This is a quick and easy tip to reduce or eliminate those pesky library fines.

  I LOVE books.  I mean, I really LOVE books.  Before I discovered the interwebs and all the temptations therein, I used to read probably 3 or more books per week.  These days, I don't read as much, but I still squeeze it in as often as I … [Continue reading]

50 Slow Cooker Recipes from the Six Sisters

Six Sisters 50 Tried and True Crockpot Recipes 50% off @AdriansCrazyLife This is a great collection of proven recipes from one of the most popular cooking blogs in the US and some dang sweet girls.

Remember these cute girls?  I went on a cruise with them in January and then I went to their conference in February. Now, they've got me COOKING!  Yes, me!  Actually cooking.  That's quite a joke around our family that I can do just about … [Continue reading]

My Son the Almost-Eagle Scout

My Son the Almost-Eagle Scout #AdriansCrazyLife My son is just finishing up his Eagle project. Yay!

If you've been reading this blog for very long, you'll know that we are a big Scouting family.  My middle son was a Scout for a while, my youngest son is thisclose to becoming an Eagle Scout, and my husband and I are part-time adult leaders in our … [Continue reading]

When Your Spouse is a Packrat

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        One thing I hear from a lot of my readers is that they have a messy house, but it isn't their fault.  They are fairly neat and organized themselves, but they have the misfortune to live with someone who is a … [Continue reading]