The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

How to Improve Your Health, Sex Life, and DMV Record SIMULTANEOUSLY

So I’m sitting there this morning, trying to enjoy my morning cup o’ joe and catch a few minutes of the news, when all of a sudden, I’m assaulted with … Continue reading

February 1, 2011 · 10 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

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

Helmets R Us

Yesterday was day five of the epic Southern snow storm and icy lock down. But hope is in the air. The ice is beginning to melt. Should be back to … Continue reading

January 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Footballing

Well tomorrow marks the first official day of Autumn here in the northern hemisphere. You know, the Autumnal Equinox? When the length of the day is equal to the length … Continue reading

September 21, 2009 · 6 Comments

Protected: A Night to Remember

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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

ASSuaging the Guilt

Hold it right there, bub. This is a two parter all about my bodily-fluid-filled Live Nativity experience at church last week. If you haven’t read the first part, click here. … Continue reading

December 27, 2008 · 4 Comments