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. 

June 21, 2017

A delicious summer dinner recipe. Fresh, delicious ingredients and it only takes 15 minutes. Yummy Greek flavors - perfect for your next meal!

January 24, 2017

I'm always looking for yummy, healthy snacks to enjoy at work.  I usually need a pick-me-up around the 3 o'clock hour.  

I found this recipe a couple months ago and was excited to try them out. You know I love peanut butter so I had high hopes this would be a keepe...

June 26, 2015

A new take on a summer salad - Brat Salad!

June 19, 2014

Yesterday I showed you how to make these awesome new potatoes and broccoli. Today I want to show you a great chicken marinade that pairs perfectly with it. Perf

May 20, 2013

Welcome back to me – sorry I’ve been absent on the blog posting lately.  This past week was a little nutty with finishing a huge paper for grad school and a big weekend at work.  It doesn’t look like things will be slowing down anytime soon, which is ok with me.  Cheer...

April 4, 2012

I’m not exaggerating when I say that this is the absolute best mac and cheese you will ever taste.  The best part – it’s not that bad for you.  I used absolutely NO BUTTER, skim milk and whole wheat pasta.

I found this recipe on one of my favorite sites – Iowa Girl...

September 30, 2011

”Fall has arrived. Behold the changing leaves, and enjoy the crisp breeze. Let your eyes take in the bursts of color. Transformation is afoot and hope is in the air.”

Fall is here.

The air is crisp.

My sweaters have been pulled out from underneath the bed.

I can officially...

May 6, 2011

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! To celebrate this fun holiday, Tim and I made our favorite turkey taco recipe.  I found this recipe a few years ago and it has become a regular dish in our household.  It’s a light take on a classic food.  The little hints of cinnamon are...

May 3, 2011

A whole new world

A dazzling place I never knew

But when I’m way up here, it’s crystal clear

That now I’m in a whole new world with you.

(Image Source) 

So, I have a shocking announcement.

You will be utterly amazed.

Are you ready?

Tonight I made fish for dinner – and I actual...

April 5, 2011

Warm oven-fried coconut chicken over a bed of baby greens, cucumber, tomato and shredded carrots are the perfect combination! I found this great recipe from Gina’s Skinny Recipe blog. I’m not a personal fan of Honey Mustard, so I left off the vinaigrette and substitute...

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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.