The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

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

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

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

Verbal Diarrhea

No, I haven’t been trapped under something heavy, unfortunately, thanks for asking. My husband does need to lose a few pounds, it’s true, but he’s been steering clear of my … Continue reading

January 26, 2009 · 5 Comments

Cuts Like a Wife

Two bloggers. Two different hemispheres. One vision (largely impaired by too much clutter, dirt and booze). Exposed for all the world to see as Housekeepers of Ill-Repute, Proprietresses of Dubious … Continue reading

January 14, 2009 · 5 Comments

The Booger Heard ‘Round the World

Two bloggers. Two different hemispheres. One vision (largely impaired by too much clutter, dirt, and booze). Exposed for all the world to see as Housekeepers of Ill-Repute, Proprietresses of Dubious … Continue reading

December 31, 2008 · 6 Comments

Micro-Mangering

We have a Nativity Scene on our entryway table. It is a beautiful¬†Fontanini set that my husband bought for me as a gift early in our marriage. Over the years … Continue reading

December 8, 2008 · 5 Comments

Grab and Go

Ya’ll, I’m busier than a one-legged woman in an ass-kickin’ contest today, what with all the holiday Room Mom requirements, and Thanksgiving cleanup, and the fact that if I don’t … Continue reading

December 2, 2008 · 5 Comments

Bring Out Your Dead!

Just because I’m married to an Italian-American does not mean I know how to properly dispose of a body.¬† But clearly I must seem like someone who can “take care … Continue reading

November 8, 2008 · 7 Comments