The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

Roasted Kale Chips

When your loyal canine companion is in the hoosegow for the crime of protecting his family from a stick-wielding intruder, chances are you may want to take the edge off … Continue reading

April 7, 2011 · 7 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

Guac it to me.

I ran into my old friend Nina at the library the other day. She was patiently teaching her 3 year old to read while I was sitting there perusing a … Continue reading

March 17, 2011 · 10 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

Cabin Fever and Cocoa Cocktails

Day four of the epic Southern snow storm. Day four of the husband working from home and the kids’ schools and activities all canceled. The roads are impassable. We haven’t … Continue reading

January 13, 2011 · 2 Comments