The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

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

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

Appliance Heaven

Girls, if you are ever feelin’ unappreciated by your man or gaggle of kids, Iris has a hot tip for you!  Get all gussied up and go shopping.  And by … Continue reading

September 9, 2008 · 2 Comments

Sticky Situation

True story. Yesterday we took the kids bowling at one of those family arcade joints.  We had a blast.  My only complaints were that real bowling is way harder than … Continue reading

September 8, 2008 · 1 Comment