The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

Clutter Rehab: A Book Report by Iris Beard

So my very own copy of Clutter Rehab: 101 Tips and Tricks to Become an Organization Junkie and Love It! by Laura Wittmann arrived in the mail yesterday and I … Continue reading

February 11, 2011 · 16 Comments

One down, fifty-one to go.

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a great website and blog called I’m an Organizing Junkie: Living a Life of Simplicity and Order. I’ve been hooked ever since. Specifically, … Continue reading

February 2, 2011 · 24 Comments

Justified Recalcitrance

Dear God, I know I promised you that I would stop with the Lego sorting if you would just give me another chance to appreciate my daughter more while she … Continue reading

January 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

Organized Minutiae, Precocious Puberty, and Mommy Tears

So while I’ve been stringently organizing the minutiae of my life like DS cartridges and Legos, my little girl has been growing up behind my back. Which brings us to … Continue reading

January 26, 2011 · 6 Comments

How to Organize Itty-Bitty Video Game Cartridges

I have a label maker and I’m not afraid to use it. In fact, when all else fails, I enjoy printing out a label and sticking it on something… anything … Continue reading

January 25, 2011 · 18 Comments

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

Just the Tip

Many of my readers have been asking me for parenting and housekeeping tips, since I clearly know a thing or two about both.  So to keep ya’ll happy, I am … Continue reading

September 23, 2008 · 3 Comments