Organizing Tips

Conquer Your ADD to Get Your Chores Done

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 […] Read more…

The SHAME of A Messy House

I think there is one common thread among women and that is the fear and embarrassment 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 worse if it happens in front of […] 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 very clean house 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 […] Read more…

10 Household Cleaning Hacks

10 Simple Household Life Hacks

Here are 10 household life hacks that are quick and easy. I just love simple household life hacks that make things easier in day to day life.  Check them out and see how much these little tweaks can help you out around the house!   10 Household Life Hacks You Should Try   One of […] Read more…

10 Cleaning Products for LAZY People

  Anyone who knows me knows that I HATE housework.  There’s so many other things I’d rather be doing.  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 […] Read more…

6 Tips to Defeat Housework Burnout

I think one of the big problems in keeping up on daily housework is the sheer never-endingness of it. You clean something and a day or two later, you have to clean it again. And again. The sheer repetition of it just grinds you down after a while.  That’s what we call housework burnout. And […] Read more…

Storage Solutions for your Home

Most Epic Storage Solutions for Your Home

I was over on Pinterest looking at storage solutions 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 and possibly OCD than I am. They have a large […] Read more…

What to do when your husband is a packrat

When Your Husband is a Packrat

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 collector, a packrat or maybe even someone with mild hoarding tendencies.  This can cause […] Read more…

Are you Running a Homeless Shelter for Clutter? #AdriansCrazyLife Part of the reason clutter gets out of control so quickly is that we don't designate a "home" for certain items. Then they just drift around the house and attract more clutter. Not a good plan.

Are You Running a Homeless Shelter for Clutter?

Remember Mom and that old saying – A place for every thing and every thing in it’s place…  That is definitely a saying from a bygone era, but it was darn good advice! [bctt tweet=”Remember Mom and that old saying – A place for every thing and every thing in it’s place…”] Part of the […] Read more…

7 Tips to Make Gmail Work For You #AdriansCrazyLife I get a TON of Emails, so I have learned to be extremely organized about managing them and trying to keep my inbox under control.

7 Tips to Make Gmail WORK for You

I don’t know about you, but I get a LOT of email. I am the Email Queen and I do just about everything I possibly can via Email!  So, between work and my personal account, I probably get a couple of hundred Emails every single day.  Keeping your sanity under those conditions takes some careful […] Read more…

Closet Tips from a Professional Stylist

Closet Organizing Tips from a Professional Stylist

In 2015, I went on a Caribbean Cruise to Cozumel with a bunch of blogger friends of mine.  What an AMAZING trip!  The trip organizers were The Six Sisters from SixSistersStuff – you may have read some of their many cookbooks, and a well-known local fashion consultant Alicia Richmond from Chic on a Shoestring who […] Read more…

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