The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

The best, easiest, tastiest birthday cake EVER.

Did you hear it was my little guy’s birthday yesterday? You certainly did if you live anywhere within a 20 square mile radius of us, as Bucket Head told EVERYONE … Continue reading

March 15, 2011 · 11 Comments

Urine Angel

Desperately seeking a way to make Christmas more meaningful to my kids this year, and flat out refusing to buy one of those trendy “The Elf on the Shelf” thingies, … Continue reading

December 24, 2008 · 2 Comments

School Bus Bonuses

Parenting. Oy. If it’s not one thing, it’s another. My two older kids ride the school bus to and from school.  I consciously choose this for MANY reasons: 1.) it … Continue reading

October 21, 2008 · 5 Comments