Organizing Tips

A few very simple tips to help you keep your clutter under control.

Secrets to Easy Daily Clutter Maintenance

Clutter is one of the one of the biggest challenges in keeping your home looking nice.  It can get out of control SO quickly and then you’re up to your neck in dishes, mail, shoes, newspapers, backpacks, etc.   If you can just get this one very simple clutter habit until control, you would be […] Read more…

Perfectionism has a price. Are you willing to pay it? Is your family?

Perfectionism Rears its UGLY Head

  I hear from a lot of women that they feel they are a “Perfectionist” and it’s said in smug sort of way that indicates they feel it to be an absolutely superior virtue. I’ve heard all the variations of it, my towels have to be folded a certain way, or only *I* can load […] Read more…

Are you making these cleaning MISTAKES? We all have lots of STUFF to do, so why waste time cleaning ineffectively?

Are You Making these Cleaning Mistakes?

Let’s face it – cleaning is one of those things you can’t avoid.  Like death and taxes.  We all have to clean up the house at some point.  But it’s just smart to do your cleaning as quickly and efficiently as you can, so you can get onto more fun stuff – like watching Dancing […] Read more…

Organizational Expert shares his very special tips on thanksgiving cleanup.

Peter Walsh on Thanksgiving Cleanup

I was watching TV on my lunch hour the other day and I happened to catch Peter Walsh on Rachael Ray.  So, I jotted down a few notes thinking you might enjoy some of the great tips he was sharing.  Peter is awesome – I use his books as a reference for my organizing tips. […] Read more…

Magazines can be an enormous source of clutter plus a waste of money. What if you just eliminated all of them.

How to Eliminate Magazine Clutter

America has a huge love affair with magazines.  There are thousands of magazines created every month for everything from knitting to golf and every other hobby or interest imaginable.  Most people have at least 5 to 7 magazine subscriptions every month. Makes me crazy because it’s such a waste. Probably millions of pages of print, […] Read more…

Get those photos out of shoeboxes and out of your phone and put them to USE. Easy steps to salvage and utilize them.

4 Easy Steps to Organizing Your Photos

  Is it just my imagination, or do we take about a zillion more photos than our parents used to take?  I guess it’s because we carry a camera around in our pocket every day, plus we so much more visual than we used to be.  But managing all those thousands of photos can be […] Read more…

How to Eliminate 90% of Your Paper Clutter - @AdriansCrazyLif Some simple tips to cut waaaay back on the amount of paper you need to keep in your house.

How to Eliminate 90% of Your Paper Clutter

I think one of the biggest clutter challenges my readers ask about is PAPER. It’s like a faucet that never shuts off. Every day when the mailman comes – more paper. The kids come home from school – more paper. And don’t get me started on the newspapers, and the magazines, and the coupons. If […] Read more…

Overcome Your ADD'ness with your Chores @AdriansCrazyLif Some easy techniques to get MORE done, even if you are ADD, like me!

Overcome Your ADD-ness In Your Chores

OK, I have to ‘fess up, like many of you, I am seriously ADD.  At times, my mind has the attention span of a Cocker Spaniel Puppy – (Squirrel!).  A lot of it is my own fault.  I am always doing at least 2 or 4 (or 9!) things at once, and my mind is […] Read more…

Eliminate the SHAME of a Messy House @AdriansCrazyLif Maybe we need to rethink our thinking about who is a "bad housekeeper"

The SHAME of A Messy House

I think there is one common thread among women and that is the fear and embarrasment of being “caught” with a messy house.  I’m not sure if we pick this up from our mothers or from TV or where, but I think it’s a universal feeling, and it’s particularly bad if it’s in front of […] Read more…

Say Goodbye to Your Excuses

Home Organization – 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 you come up with, someone else has had that same excuse […] Read more…

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.

Does a Clean House Equal Money in the Bank?

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 of them were gorgeously decorated and looking wonderful even […] Read more…

Ten Simple Household Life Hacks

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 you’re feeling low on motivation for […] Read more…

10 Cleaning Products for Lazy People @AdriansCrazyLif These are some fabulous products that will help you keep your home much cleaner with minimal effort.

10 Cleaning Products for LAZY People

Anyone who knows me knows that housework is not my favorite activity.  I mean, I do enough to get by, but you will never find me scrubbing light switch covers with a toothbrush.  So, I am always up for any kind of cleaning products I can find that will save me some cleaning time.  I […] Read more…

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