The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

Category Archives: thrifty and/or gross

Seriously, it’s not as bad as it sounds.

My good friend Mama Cloud is pregnant with her first baby and it is an absolute joy to behold! Makes me almost want to get knocked up again. Almost. Anyway, … Continue reading

February 4, 2011 · 3 Comments

Cabin Fever and Cocoa Cocktails

Day four of the epic Southern snow storm. Day four of the husband working from home and the kids’ schools and activities all canceled. The roads are impassable. We haven’t … Continue reading

January 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

Crafty Dog

This is my dog. As you may recall, he looks nothing like Gwyneth Paltrow’s lady parts. This is my jar of Crayola Crayons. Isn’t it pretty? And this is what … Continue reading

September 22, 2008 · 8 Comments

Show Me the Money

If yesterday’s Wall Street blood bath has your panties all in a wad, don’t panic. ┬áThis does is not a “run on the Savings and Loan.” ┬áPlease leave George Bailey … Continue reading

September 16, 2008 · 3 Comments