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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Sprinkle Joy.

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

April 18, 2011

I can’t believe it’s already April! It seems like yesterday we were gearing up for the holiday’s. 

Tim and I had a fabulous trip to Orlando, Fl this past weekend to celebrate our 10 year anniversary.  Pictures to come very soon!  (I had no internet last night, so it mad...

April 13, 2011

Here’s a follow-up in the I’ve Learned series – all words from my pal, Mal.  Working hard will pay off – it might not happen right away, but eventually, it will all lead up to something great.  Just be sure to enjoy the in-between.

WordArt by Liz T.

April 12, 2011

Does anyone else get grouchy when they are sleep deprived?  You could call my mood today, “grouchy”.  I was looking for something motivational today and I found these words from a dear friend.  Maybe they will help you on day’s when you are “grouchy” and having a bad d...

April 12, 2011

What’s a fun way for you to reward your guests for coming that is cost effective, fun and easy to do?  A Candy Bar of course.  One of my best friends, Rachel got married last January and she had a beautiful candy bar.  Her colors where white and black so she incorporat...

April 8, 2011

Thanks to my friend Jacque, I have a new blog to go to for creative inspiration.  Have you ever heard of Austin Kleon? He is a poet who makes beautiful art with newspaper and a magic marker.  Who would have thought? Check out his work here

What’s your April...

April 5, 2011

“I haven’t seen you in a while, yet I often imagine your expressions.  I haven’t spoken to you recently, but many times, I hear your thoughts.  Best friends must not always be together.  It is the feeling of oneness when distant, that proves us lasting.” – Anon...

December 1, 2010

I had a GREAT time home for Thanksgiving.  It was just what I needed, one of those “great for the soul” weekends.

Wednesday – Tim and I celebrated with Pat, Rick, Mindy, Matt and Jensen on Wednesday evening.  Pat made an amazing dinner and we ended the evening with the...

November 29, 2010

Last weekend I went back to CoMo to celebrate the fabulous Sidney Neate.  Sidney is getting married in January and we celebrated with her bridal shower and bachelorette party. What a fun weekend we had!  After a beautiful shower in CoMo, we headed to Kansas City’s Powe...

October 31, 2010

On October 30, two of our dear friends tied the knot in Des Moines.  Tim and I had two weddings that weekend, so we decided to divide and conquer.  I attended Jack and Rachael’s wedding in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.  The wedding was a magical event, full of entertainme...

October 31, 2010

I’ve been a little homesick the last couple of weeks.  I think it’s the feeling of being in a new place, and not knowing a lot of people yet.  I sometimes wish I could rewind back to college where you have a whole month off for Christmas break.  I just want the chance...

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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.