The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

Hey, I’m moving!

The other day I emailed one of my blogging peers who was relatively new on the scene to ask how in the world she had her own domain on the … Continue reading

April 14, 2011 · 1 Comment

Free at last…

My sister-from-another-mister Megan over at Declutter Daily is doing her own special version of “Wordless Wednesday” today. She’s always up to something good, so I thought I’d get on the … Continue reading

April 13, 2011 · 9 Comments

…and that’s how we’re coping with a bully.

Four things: 1.) Thank you for not reporting me to D-FACS yesterday for my blatant child neglect and endangerment in the public ladies’ room. A mom’s gotta do what a … Continue reading

April 1, 2011 · 19 Comments

Springtime fresh?

Ahhhh, spring is in the air. Do you smell something gross? It’s not my dog this time, I swear. Get a little closer. Now take a big whiff. Oh yes. … Continue reading

March 21, 2011 · 9 Comments

Happy Birthday, Bucket Head!

Four years ago today, my third and final child was born. Bucket Head, you are the greatest surprise party of my life. When you were born, your little face was … Continue reading

March 14, 2011 · 10 Comments

The Art of Simplifying, Simplified.

It’s week # 10 in Org Junkie’s 52 Weeks of Organizing challenge. This week Org Junkie’s topic is “Tips for Cluttered Surfaces.” As always, her tips are fabulous. Go have … Continue reading

March 11, 2011 · 14 Comments

Excuse My French

Several years ago, a very dear friend told me that her favorite movie was Amélie. Immediately and without question, I logged into Netflix and put this film at the top … Continue reading

January 24, 2011 · 2 Comments

Jesus Loves Me

gool bus tute titty I regot no-ball nack woperate yater nuggle wack If you understand any of those words, congratulations… you speak Spider-Man (formerly known as Bucket Head). If not, … Continue reading

January 20, 2011 · 5 Comments

And so it begins…

You would think that with three kids I would have experienced it long before today, but no. Today was my first time. My first time stressing over getting my kid … Continue reading

February 4, 2009 · 6 Comments

Blowin’ the Stink Off

I’ve had a bad case of the winter blues the past few days. Not only has it been cold and rainy and gray here in North Georgia, but something about … Continue reading

January 13, 2009 · 3 Comments