The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

I made my kitchen cabinet beg for mercy.

It’s week # 13 in Org Junkie’s 52 Weeks of Organizing challenge. This week Org Junkie’s topic is “Purge Magazine Backlogs.” I don’t have this problem because me no read … Continue reading

April 2, 2011 · 20 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

I’m sure I’ll regret this…

Yesterday I published my favorite raw kale salad recipe and casually mentioned my preferred method for drying freshly washed kale. What happened next is this: I had to Google the … Continue reading

March 25, 2011 · 19 Comments

Sexy Raw Kale Salad Recipe

I was in the checkout line at the grocery store the other day, trying to de-crinkle my coupons and keep Bucket Head from tearing into an eye-level packet of M&Ms, … Continue reading

March 24, 2011 · 14 Comments

Our dinner with “The Vaginas.”

I’m having a hard time coming up with a title to fully capture the mirth we experienced last night at our annual St. Patty’s Day dinner party with our friends … Continue reading

March 18, 2011 · 10 Comments

Me so horny…

Last night my 11 year old son pulled me aside and asked: “Mom? What does ‘horny’ mean?” Oh Lord. Here we go. First I had to give myself the Heimlich … Continue reading

March 3, 2011 · 4 Comments

Vajazzled Valentine Vulva Candies

Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like a cute little heart-themed Wal*Mart tin filled with Vajazzled Valentine Vulva Candies. This is my own special twist on the classic candy vulvas I … Continue reading

February 14, 2011 · 8 Comments