How to Get Your Family to HELP With Housework

How to Get Your Family to HELP with Housework @AdriansCrazyLif It can be easier than you think if you just are clear about what you want.

If you are like most people, you live with one or more other people. The problem with this is that no two people have the same level of cleanliness. Invariably, one person is going to end up being the "cleaner" one and one will be the "messy" one. And somehow you have to come to grips with that. Housework varies from the #1 to #3 cause of stress … [Continue reading]

The Biggest Financial Mistake Women Make

The Biggest Financial MISTAKE Women Make @AdriansCrazyLif Did you know that 60% of all older women end up living in poverty? This is why.

I’m going to clue you in on the biggest mistake many women make in their financial lives. They depend on other people – typically their husbands or partners, but sometimes their parents also, to keep them financially safe.  We can't help it - we are … [Continue reading]

Home Organization – Say Goodbye to Your Excuses

Say Goodbye to Your Excuses

If you have a messy and disorganized house that is out-of-control, what are excuses do you use?  Let's face it, we are all masters of excuses, and there are a dozens of different excuses for not tackling your household problems.  But for every excuse … [Continue reading]

Get Ready for ComicCon and Halloween at BuyCostumes

Get Ready for ComicCon and Halloween with BuyCostumes

The Force Awakens at BuyCostumes!  ComicCon is the biggest thing to ever hit the Salt Lake Valley and it is coming your way next month.  Time to start planning out those costumes and accessories.  And right on it's heels comes what?  Halloween, of … [Continue reading]

Organizing the Disorganized or ADHD Child

Organizing ADHD kids

I know that most kids are going back to school during this time period, so I wanted to be sure you got the info in time to you help you get your kids off to a good start. To me, the advantage of being an older Mom is that this isn’t my first rodeo. … [Continue reading]

Does a Clean House Equal Money in the Bank?

Does a Clean House Equal Money in the Bank? @AdriansCrazyLif Do people with lovely houses earn more money, and people with messy houses earn less? Just a theory, but it's interesting.

The other day, I was over at the lovely home of one of my "cleanie" friends and it's really got me thinking. This lady had a gorgeous house that was beautiful and apparently effortlessly clean. I was in several different rooms during my visit and all … [Continue reading]

Make Your Own Custom-Designed Photo Gifts

Create Your Own Photo Gifts @AdriansCrazyLif You can make the most wonderful photo gifts at Shutterfly and TinyPrints

There is nothing I love so much as photos of my family and many of my most favorite gifts I've given are from Shutterfly.  I've done personalized photo mugs several times - with my son's wedding photos, with a photo of four generations of my family, … [Continue reading]

Ten Simple Household Life Hacks

Ten Simple Household Life Hacks @AdriansCrazyLif A few very simple ideas to make your daily life just a bit easier.

We all love quick and easy tips to help us manage our lives in a much easier manner, right?  Here are ten quick and easy household life hacks that will help you on a daily basis. One of my friends came up with a great idea this week. When … [Continue reading]

Announcing Modcloth’s New Label

Citrus Dress from ModCloth

Our friends over at ModCloth, have created the online shop's first-ever namesake label, inspired by you! To create this line of versatile tops, bottoms, cardigans, coats, and of course, beautiful dresses (all in a full range of sizes), the folks at … [Continue reading]

Blogger Night at K1 Speed

Blogger Night at K1 Speed @AdriansCrazyLif We had a boatload of fun at this indoor racetrack

I'll tell you, sometimes being a blogger is SO much fun!  I get to do all sorts of fun stuff with my family around town.  Tonight it was a visit to K1 Speed, a local indoor racetrack with my husband and my youngest son.  This place is fabulous! … [Continue reading]

Insane Waffle Iron Recipes

OK, I don't often post items about cooking, but I have long been amazed at some of the uses people come up with to use their waffle iron and/or panini presses to make all sorts of amazing foods you would never have thought of using them for. Once … [Continue reading]

7 Secrets to Prevent Identity Theft

7 Secrets to Avoid Identity Theft @AdriansCrazyLif Identity theft is almost epidemic these days. Here are a few tips to help you not fall victim to it.

Here is some good common sense advice that was passed onto me years ago by an attorney I know.   With all of the security breaches we've been having lately, this is some excellent advice to do whatever you can to prevent identity theft and to limit … [Continue reading]

Women helping Women with Kiva.org

Women Helping Women through Kiva.org @AdriansCrazyLif Such a simple way to help women in disadvantaged countries.

I've been reading a book this week.  It's called Half the Sky and it's about the empowerment of women.  Actually, about 80% of the book is about the pretty horrible suffering women endure in the various corners of the world.  But the rest of it is … [Continue reading]

Magic Formula to Get Kids to Clean Their Rooms

Magic Formula to get Your Kids to Clean Their Rooms @AdriansCrazyLif You've got to try this with your kids. 30 minute no-yelling clean-up.

Just a quick one today.  I don't know about you, but getting kids to clean their rooms is one of the most stressful and annoying things I ever have to do as a parent (although teaching my teen to drive is definitely in the top ten!). Sometimes it … [Continue reading]

Shop ModCloth’s New Store in San Francisco

We've always thought of ModCloth as an online store, but guess what?  They are testing out a new brick and mortar location in San Francisco. **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking … [Continue reading]