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. 

October 30, 2017

Tim's Stolen Bike. Carcinogens. Jorge. Lisa Frank. Weird Waiter. Collaboration. Wonderful Friends. #Blessed #Yolo #YoudoYou Thomas the Tank Engine. Sexy Dad Bod. Nagasaki. Scales. Dead Platypus Carcus. Marathon Runner. Pattywack. Dave's First Birthday. Tommy Turns 21....

October 25, 2017

This weekend made my heart happy. 

I was able to spend Friday night with my best friend and her sisters, who are like my sisters.  They are some of my favorite women; strong, beautiful, brilliant, kind, funny, and I love being around them. 

We we...

March 11, 2013

First and foremost – I had the BEST weekend at home.  My birthday is on Tuesday (the big 2-8) so I went home to do a little celebrating with my family and friends.  I left feeling very loved and blessed.  Here are some of my favorite photos taken from the weekend....

July 15, 2011

Today, I was rummaging through magazine clippings to send out with my snail mail and I came across this article from the February 2006  issue of Glamour magazine.  The article was written by Eliza Marston and is called, “12 friends every woman deserves.”  

I l...

July 6, 2011

What better way to celebrate moving to Des Moines, than with a great mexican dinner with girlfriends and late night cake baking. After a great dinner out at Dos Rios, we decided to head back home, veg out and eat some cake. Hey – we do what we want!

Here we are downtown...

June 13, 2011

I want to dedicate this post to my best pal and kindred sister, Mallory Cink Mohwinkle.  I’ve got my party pants, no wait, comfortable travel pants on and I’m off to celebrate her day of birth, the big 2-6. 

(Isn’t she lovely?)

Celebrating b...

April 25, 2011

Last week I surprised Tim with a trip to Orlando, FL for our 10 year anniversary.  We had the most amazing time.  We went with our friends, Tracey and Tommy to meet our sorority sister Tiffany who lives in Orlando and works for Disney.

We went at the best time – 90...

April 24, 2011

Wow, am I behind on blogging about my travel adventures.  Well, today is the day to get caught up! I’ve got some pretzel chocolate chip cookies baking in the oven, and I’m ready to go!

Let’s start off with my 26th birthday – which was the BEST!  Thanks in part...

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...

September 13, 2010

My last weekend in CoMo was AWESOME.  Mal made the trip – which made the culmination  pretty perfect.  Again, the only thing missing was Tim – but I get to see him in 3 DAYS!

My favorite part of the weekend was tailgating for the Mizzou Football Game.  Rach an...

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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.