The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

How to prepare for a kitchen party… if you’re an idiot.

Well, tomorrow is my Pampered Chef party. {Gulp!} And like Laura the Org Junkie says, inviting company over is the best motivation for getting your house in order! That’s just … Continue reading

April 8, 2011 · 29 Comments

The KEY to staying organized…

It’s week # 12 in Org Junkie’s 52 Weeks of Organizing challenge. This week Org Junkie’s topic is “Daily Maintenance.” Finally, something I apparently rock at! (Just don’t tell my … Continue reading

March 26, 2011 · 8 Comments

Laundry Room Highs and Lows

It’s week # 9 in Org Junkie’s 52 Weeks of Organizing challenge. This week the topic is “What is your good enough?” God help us. This is going to be … Continue reading

March 4, 2011 · 21 Comments

Dining Room Make-Under

Time for my weekly update on the 52 Weeks of Organizing project! Can you believe it? This is already the end of week #8! Time sure flies when you’re gradually … Continue reading

February 25, 2011 · 15 Comments

The PROCESS of Getting Organized and Changing Habits

For the past few weeks, I’ve been participating in a very exciting program called: To participate, all I had to do was create a list of 52 organizing projects or … Continue reading

February 18, 2011 · 11 Comments

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

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

Motivation

When I’m lounging around in my boudoir slippers eating Bonbons and neglecting my household duties, I love to watch reality TV shows about cleaning and organizing one’s home. I justify … Continue reading

October 9, 2008 · 4 Comments