The Bearded Iris

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Category Archives: Jill of All Trades

Lego Therapy

This is what I have: But this is what I want: Ahhh.  Just looking at that neat storage brings my blood pressure down a notch. And so on Monday while … Continue reading

January 19, 2011 · 10 Comments

How to Revive Your Child’s Limp Curls

In honor of relaunching The Bearded Iris, I would like to re-institute my “Just the Tip Tuesday” column. In the past, I’ve shared tips on a variety of things like … Continue reading

January 18, 2011 · 5 Comments

This Is Not a Photography Blog

My friend Laura calls me a “Jill of all Trades.” I think she means it as a compliment, but I’m not totally sure. I do indeed have a menagerie of … Continue reading

January 17, 2011 · 12 Comments

Cornhole

I had never heard of this “game” until Cub Scout Family Camp when one of the very very nice dads brought his Cornhole supplies to share with the group. So naturally, when I walked by and he asked me “if I wanted to play Cornhole” with him and his sons…I almost crapped my pants.

October 27, 2008 · 4 Comments