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

Butt.

I don’t often get to say that I’m ahead of the game, so cooking with my Crock Pot is always a nice boost to the self esteem. I just love … Continue reading

February 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

Oh, sh!t.

So I go to take Spider-Man to preschool this morning and as I’m getting into the car, I notice that something is wrong. Hmmmm. I don’t remember leaving all these … Continue reading

February 7, 2011 · 12 Comments

Seriously, it’s not as bad as it sounds.

My good friend Mama Cloud is pregnant with her first baby and it is an absolute joy to behold! Makes me almost want to get knocked up again. Almost. Anyway, … Continue reading

February 4, 2011 · 3 Comments