The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

The results are in…

Well I know you are all on the edge of your seats waiting to hear about my Pampered Chef par-tay last Saturday! The reason this was such a big deal … Continue reading

April 11, 2011 · 25 Comments

Play that funky music, white girl.

This week’s Listography over at Kate Takes 5 is called “Now That’s What I Call Music!” No, this weeks Listography isn’t your Top 5 favourite bands or Top 5 albums. … Continue reading

April 3, 2011 · 17 Comments

The Space in Between

So yeah, I totally agree with you. The way I anal-retentively carve and lovingly salt-water-bathe apple slices for my children every day is borderline insanity at its finest. But lest … Continue reading

March 31, 2011 · 23 Comments

…and that’s how a ballsy woman scrapbooks.

Going through my baby pictures yesterday really got me thinking… Are you a perfectionist? I am. Not in every part of my life, but in many ways, yes. For instance, … Continue reading

March 23, 2011 · 20 Comments

The Valentine Card Conundrum

What is it about Valentine’s Day that makes me feel such an urgent need to overcompensate for all my shortcomings as a wife and mother? Perhaps you’ll recall the time … Continue reading

February 10, 2011 · 6 Comments

A Fresh Start

Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about. — W. H. Auden Well I’ve been back in the blogosphere … Continue reading

January 21, 2011 · 7 Comments