Digital Organizing

Rescue Old VHS Tapes with iMemories

C’mon, ‘fess up.  You’ve got a big ol’ stack of old VHS tapes lying around somewhere, haven’t you?  Or 8mm tapes, Super 8 tapes, even those old reel to reel tapes.  Or you’ve got a BIG stack of paper photos or negatives that you’ve been meaning to do something with.  Am I right???  Don’t feel […] Read more…

Professional organizer Seana Turner is joining us to talk about Spring cleaning for our digital devices.

Do Your Devices Need a Good Spring Cleaning?

Today we are talking about doing a Spring clean on your digital devices.  This is another guest post from my friend Seana Turner of the Seana Method.  Seana is a Professional Organizer – she’s actually the President of the Connecticut Chapter of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) and she’s going to help us with this […] Read more…

How to Conquer your Email Overload

I’ve written before about my struggles with Email hoarding and digital organization in general.  There are very few areas of my life where I need professional help, but Email overload is one of them!  Thankfully, I have finally found a solution that works for me.  I think everyone struggles with Email overload these days.  I’m […] Read more…

True Confessions of an Email HOARDER

OK, I have a confession to make.  When it comes to Email, I am a true hoarder.  I’m pretty good about physical clutter, but I live and die by my computer.  When it comes to Email or digital files, I never like to get rid of ANYTHING.  That is classic hoarding behavior, but because it’s […] 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.

Organizing Photos in 4 Easy Steps

  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 Blow Away Your Paper Clutter FOREVER

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 you don’t […] 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…

Six Tips to Tame Your Social Media Addiction

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 […] Read more…

Life Hack – Manage Your Shopping Emails

Shopping Emails are like little golden tickets for your favorite stores.  Do you know when you buy stuff these days, they no longer ask for your phone number.  Instead, they’ve started asking for your Email address.  Gotta love marketing.  If they can’t get to you one way, they’ll find another.   However, keep in mind that […] Read more…