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Welcome to Being an Adult is Hard


Tips, tricks and hacks to make life easier and reduce stress.


Responsibility sucks but sh*t needs to be done and bills have to be paid and the dog puked on the carpet and the kid had another meltdown and we have appointments today and people are hungry and the house needs to be cleaned and the car broke down and the basement is flooding and OMG is it ever going to stop?

Hi, I’m Kim and I know the annoyance and exasperation you feel while struggling to juggle the multiple responsibilities of life. After all, I have over 30 years of experience being a somewhat successful adult.

I hope you make Being an Adult is Hard your first stop for tips, tricks, inspiration, motivation and practical advice to help deal with the stress and overwhelm and make it a little easier for you to get through this thing called life.


Blog Posts

Boho or Hygge style bed

Quick and Budget Friendly Bedroom Refresh Ideas

You know that feeling when you walk into a hotel room and everything looks so crisp and fresh? You can have a cheap bedroom refresh and get that same vibe at home just by updating your bedding. Seriously, it's like giving your bedroom a mini-makeover without breaking the bank. Add ...
Dirty greasy kitchen cabinets

How to Clean Grease Off of Kitchen Cabinets

We moved into this house over 5 years ago. I can reasonably assume that since then I have cooked at least one meal every other day. This means that I have cooked around 1,000 meals since then and I have never cleaned those greasy kitchen cabinets! What? Lucky for me, ...
Dirty greasy wall stains from dog in corner of room

How to Remove Oil Stains on Walls from Pets (the Easy Way)

We have a 100 lb mostly black dog named Cooper. He's a Bernese Mountain Dog/Beagle mix and his favorite place to sleep is in a corner of the bedroom, where he’s protected on 3 sides. Whether it's from his dirty fur or greasy skin oils, or a combination of both, ...
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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide (& Spring Cleaning Checklist)

Give Your Home a Makeover With These Best Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks! Spring is a season of renewal, and I get a bit of spring fever when the weather changes from the chill of winter to the energizing warmth of spring. After being shut up all winter to stay ...
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Got Condensation on the Inside of Windows? How to Get Rid of It

Condensation on the inside of windows is a common issue that happens in many homes, especially during the colder months. When excess humidity in the warm air comes into contact with the colder surface of the window glass, it causes water droplets to form. It not only ruins the view, ...