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. 

August 15, 2019

Tim's grandma Kathryn has the best chocolate chip cookies recipe. I got my hands on this recipe while I was on maternity leave after she sent some in the mail to us. I'm not sure if it's the amount of butter or the ginormous amount of chocolate chips - whatever it is,...

August 13, 2019

Food blogging has changed since I became a mom. I used to plan out every meal, take pictures of every step of the cooking process and made tons of notes along the way. Now, I don't even cook the meal I want to share... #lifegoals 

My mom is here for the week and she mad...

July 23, 2019

We're starting to implement Taco Tuesdays. Mexican food is one of Tim and my favorites and we are determined to get our children on board. So get ready for a bunch of fun new taco recipes we plan to try! 

Taco Pasta Bake

  • 1/2 lb. shells pasta

  • 1 lb. 93% lean...

July 5, 2019

Happy 4th of July everyone! We had such a great family day. Parades, lunch with neighbors, backyard swimming and BBQ with friends who are family finished by fireworks in all directions at home. On top of all the fun, we enjoyed all the delicious food the 4th brings. 

I...

March 22, 2019

Life is slowly settling into a pace we can handle. Spring is here and days are longer. I was able to try a new recipe this week. Tim occupied the kids and I was able to dominate in the kitchen with an Ina recipe. It was great to try something new and I was happy to fee...

October 8, 2018

I mentioned in an earlier blog post about going Dairy Free because M has a sensitivity to it.  I have a major sweet tooth and wanted to have something available while on maternity leave I could enjoy without feeling guilty on how it would later affect Madeleine.  

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September 25, 2018

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Soup

  • 1.5 lb. chicken breast

  • 16 oz. jar favorite salsa

  • 6 C. chicken broth 

  • 1 pkg. low sodium taco seasoning 

  • 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 small can whole kernel corn, drained

  • 1 Lime 

  • 1/2 C. bro...

March 16, 2018

One of our favorite pasta recipes.

October 11, 2017

Tim and I enjoyed some delicious gourmet burgers the other night.  I love when I can make a delicious meal at home, that we could have ordered at a restaurant, but we saved ourselves money and the hassle of leaving the house.  

These are savory and delicious! So so...

October 2, 2017

This dinner was all kinds of good.  Full of RICH, SAVORY flavors wrapped into a light, skillet dish.  

While it does say "One Pan" - I don't want to mislead you.  This dish has a few extra steps (it's not just a dump and forget kind of dish), but completely worth i...

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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.