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. 

July 24, 2019

How are you one already? It's like I blinked and we're here - celebrating this enormous milestone.  

One year ago tonight, I was on my way to the hospital for the second time. Labor was growing and I was WISHING for a few more centimeters. It was a long night going...

July 5, 2019

I wish I could slow down time. I can't believe we are already planning your first birthday! I look at pictures from your first few weeks at home and it's incredible to see how much you've grown. 

Sweet M - you have found your voice. Your are the sweetest baby with fire...

May 25, 2019

Celebrating 10 months with this little girl. Trying to grab a picture is getting harder and harder.

Sweet M - you are learning so many new things. Finger foods, waving hello, ear tubes, growth spurts, refusing to crawl - instead a personalized scoot, prefer walking with...

April 24, 2019

9 months old! What?!

Trying to snap the perfect photo is getting harder and harder.

You’re curious, have started the best happy squeal, love paper (just like you’re mom), have two bottom teeth, love veggies especially carrots and have finally started a small interest in...

April 1, 2019

“You are a child of god. You are wonderfully made. Dearly loved. And precious in his sight.” Psalm 139 

We asked my best friend Mallory to be Madeleine's godmother. I just know they are going to have the most special bond and I look forward to Mal being a great friend a...

March 20, 2019

Motherhood is complicated. 

Not only are the emotions of my three year old a rollercoaster, for example: 

"Mom - Stop Talking to me." 

"Mom - TALK. Talk to me!" 

"Mom - look at me dance. MOM" 

"STOP STARING AT ME" 

"Mom, I love you." 

"Mom, you are a stoopy poopy head." 

"Mom,...

January 26, 2019

6 month photos are way more fun with brother.

I can’t believe we are already celebrating your half birthday (of course this post is a few days late because it’s true what they say about any kid born after #1...)

Baby girl, you wake up smiling and happy to start your day....

January 19, 2019

Baby Girl - you are 5.5 months old! So may fun things have happened over the last month. You are looking more and more like your daddy each and every day. It's so fun seeing you become more aware, mobile and smiley each and every day. Here are some highlights from this...

April 2, 2018

Happy Happy Birthday sweet boy.  How are you possibly 3 already?  You're like a little person with opinions and everything! 

We had so much fun celebrating your 3rd birthday.  We invited your friends and family to our gym where we ran around, played games (bur...

February 13, 2016

Everything Teddy is doing at 10 months. Time keeps flying by!

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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.