Six Tips to Tame Your Social Media Addiction

Part of the “Crazy” in Adrian’s Crazy Life is my interest in all things social media-related.  Well, maybe “interest” isn’t really a strong enough word, although I don’t think I’m quite as media-addicted as some of my friends are.   I think the reason for this is because I have some techniques that help me keep […]

My Blog is Making the WordPress Switch

I have been thinking about this for literally years and I’m finally to move from Blogger to self-hosted WordPress.  I’m actually pretty tech-savvy, but I’m smart enough to know when I am over my head, so I’ve hired a company called Blogelina to handle the transition.  Fingers crossed that it will all go very smoothly. […]

3 Ways to Create Authentic Communication

I was listening to a speaker at a blogger event I was doing at the Utah Food Bank tonight.  He said something about authentic communication that resonated with me.  He said “Everything Communicates” and then he went on to explain exactly what that meant.  His name is Spencer Taggart and he is a social media […]

Animal Jam Blogger Event at the Aquarium

I LOVE being a Blogger!  I’ve been dying to go and see our new Loveland Aquarium that just opened a couple of months ago, so I was certainly pleased when I received an invitation from Mom It Forward to bring my family to an Animal Jam blogger event at the Aquarium. This event was sponsored […]

What to Pack for a Blog Conference

I am a blog conference junkie veteran. I am heading out to the Build Your Blog Conference #BYB’14 in downtown Salt Lake this weekend.   This will be my 9th blog conference over the last five years – yes there probably is a 12 step program for that, but I don’t want it.  Blog conferences […]

The SITS Girls and Me

Today is my SITS day.  If you don’t know what that means, you should definitely go find out.  I have been with the SITS girls since 2009 and I am a BIG fan.  If you are popping over from the SITS girls site – welcome, welcome!       I am on their site at […]

Spending Time with my Peeps at EVO

Last weekend was our annual EVO conference up at Park City.  If you don’t know what EVO is, it is the EVO-lution of Women in Social Media conference and it is an awesome one!  It’s my favorite activity of the year – these are totally my people.  The classes, the sponsors, the charities, the parties, […]

Hanging with the SITS Girls

If you’ve read my blog for any amount of time, I’m sure you’ve heard me mention the SITS girls.  They run one of the largest sites in the blogging world, and I’m one of their biggest fans.  They not only offer tons of blogging tips and other ideas, but they choose a featured blogger every […]

Blogger Girls Wanna Have Some MORE Fun!

I’ve been having such a good time with my blogger friends this holiday season. First we had this marvelous Halloween party over at Jordan Valley Hospital.  We all came in costume and we got to check out their wonderful new doctor’s lounge.  I guess I must have been having a really good time visiting with […]

EVO Conference 2011 is a Blazing Success

If you’ve been around my blog at all, you know that going to go to Blog Conferences is my favorite thing ever.  I have to say that the EVO Conference is the best of the best.   The have awesome speakers, fabulous accommodations, luxurious parties, the biggest and best sponsors, and a ton of top notch […]

Welcome SITS girls!

I am doing the happy dance today!  Why? Because it’s my long-awaited SITS feature day!  If you don’t know who the SITS Girls are, you might want to go and find out because they are some of my favorite people!  If you’d like to view the SITS post, here is a link to it – […]

How to Trick Facebook into Behaving Itself!

OK, I have just about HAD it with Facebook!  It is STEALING my friends updates from me.  I am not kidding!  I found out today that I missed a wedding, a new baby, pictures of my nephew in the hospital with a broken arm, and about two dozen other posts from all my friends and […]

Our Post EVO10 Get Together

As if the days of EVO wasn’t enough bloggy togetherness, a whole group of us got together for a Girl’s Night Out days later. Kim, one of my good friends from Bloggy Boot Camp was in town, but couldn’t make it to EVO10, so a mob of us decided to trek out to Highland and […]

EVO10 Conference in Gorgeous Park City

I have to say, the EVO Conference was just amazing! Talk about a class act. I don’t think there was a hitch throughout the whole weekend (other than the ones I managed to create myself!). Everything ran just like clockwork, the speakers were amazing, the entertainment was fun and fabulous, the sponsors were generous, the […]

My Weekend at the Casual Blogger’s Conference

I spent the weekend at the Casual Blogger’s Conference. Had an amazing time, attended some great sessions, met some amazing women bloggers (and even a couple of guys). These conferences are the best way I know to learn the craft and technical side of blogging as well as a wonderful way to connect with a […]