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 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...

March 16, 2018

One of our favorite pasta recipes.

July 22, 2014

I love this light lasagna recipe. So so good!

October 13, 2013

Tim and I stayed with our friends, Tracey and Tommy in Chicago a couple months back for our 1/2 marathon.  The night before, Tracey cooked us a delicious meal – her dad’s spaghetti recipe.

It’s hearty and seasoned to perfection.  A great meal as we head into c...

April 24, 2013

My absolute favorite restaurant in Des Moines is Centro (pronounced chen-tro).  If I could eat there once a week, I probably would.  I even ate there twice my birthday week – I just can’t get enough.  The food is fantastic, they have a great drink selection and the amb...

May 2, 2011

I love Saturday movie nights.  Since I haven’t finished reading Water for Elephants, Tim and I had to pick something else to go see.  We decided on Fast 5 at the Portage Imax.  Movies on the Imax are so much better than the regular movie theater.  It’s bigger and...

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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.