Sprinkle Joy.

A little here.  A little there.  A little everywhere. 

Mom to Teddy and Madeleine. Wife to Tim. Designer. I LOVE: cooking | baking, entertaining family & friends,
unknown travel destinations, a good book, positive words, photography, and the occasional martini.

September 5, 2017

What a fun weekend.  

We spent the last several days back home with family.  From catching up over breakfast and intimate dinners to celebrating my in-laws 25th wedding anniversary, cheering on the Hawks and taking family photos - it was great to catch up with some of m...

August 25, 2017

Last night I got to catch up with some girlfriends at the Botanical Gardens.  We had great weather, great wine, and great conversation.  It's important to do things like this, especially when life gets stressful and the world seems crazy.  

Happy Friday! Here'...

August 15, 2017

Is this real life?  

How is this real life?  If I take too long to sit and think about the hateful, nasty, cruel, sick, horrendous, abominable, abhorrent, frightful, shocking, dire, unspeakable, vile things happening in the world - if I let it really set in, I might los...

August 11, 2017

What a busy week.  I can't believe we're already back to Friday.  I'm looking forward to spending another relaxing weekend at home.  We've got some play dates planned and gorgeous weather to enjoy.  

Happy Friday! Here's this week's Top 5.  

1. Love What Y...

August 4, 2017

We've made it to August.  I can't believe summer is already almost over! I really want to take advantage of the next several weeks of summer.  We've had such a nice, relaxing one so far - full of quality family time.  There is still ice cream to consume and sun to soak...

June 30, 2017

Happy 4th of July weekend! We've got a couple fun things planned close to home including an i-Cubs baseball game, an outdoor run and quality time with Grandma Pat.  Cheers to a relaxing and safe weekend! 

Here's this week's Top 5. 

1. Barbeque. 4th of July is coming...

June 21, 2017

1. listening: Chainsmokers on repeat.  I had so much fun going to their concert last month with my lovely friend Amy. They have so much energy and all their songs make me smile and want to dance along.  I especially love this song and this song.  

2. eating: my Gri...

June 2, 2017

Tim and I had the pleasure of spending the last weekend in Chicago with some of our dearest friends celebrating my sorority sister's wedding (Congrats Mary Pat and Calen!! Woo-Hoo, you did it!).  It was the perfect weekend for catching up.  While the weather wasn't per...

April 7, 2017

Top 5 - things that inspired me from the past week.

January 10, 2017

1. listening: to Meryl Streep's Golden Globe speech on repeat.    

2. eating: #2 Wood Fired Pizza from Eatery A

3. drinking: these Cranberry Margaritas.  My cousin Naomi made these for our family Christmas, and they were delicious! It was hard to enjoy just o...

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Hi, I'm Liz

I'm a midwestern girl who lives in Iowa with my amazing husband, Tim and our incredible son Theodore.  I love to cook, entertain family and friends, visit unknown travel destinations, and enjoy the occasional martini.  


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