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 22, 2014

I love this light lasagna recipe. So so good!

September 23, 2013

Hello Monday!

I’ve got a great new recipe for you to try.  I found this great recipe off BHG’s website.  It’s packed with some of my favorite summer veggies and we had a ton of leftovers.

I’ve never made anything with tortellini before but it’s a great pasta al...

July 30, 2013

Happy Monday! I hope you had a fabulous weekend.  I’ve got a great, easy recipe to get your week started off right.  3 ingredients and 20 minutes later, you’ll have a meal fit for a queen.

I like to call this, Italian Herb Summer Pasta.  Hearty and flavorful, plus...

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...

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...

April 28, 2011

I heart pasta.

I mean I really LOVE pasta.

I love all types of pasta.

I love pasta for lunch.

I love pasta for dinner.

So you can imagine my elation when The Pioneer Woman posted her favorite pasta dishes on her blog the other day.  I found this one and was excite...

April 22, 2011

What’s it they say?  April showers bring May flowers?  It’s been raining all day long! All I’ve wanted to do is get home, throw on sweatpants and enjoy a movie.

What’s the perfect dinner dish for a cold rainy day?  I thought a casserole was a good way to go.  I wen...

April 8, 2011

Can you say yumm?

I got home late from work tonight and cooking dinner was the last thing I wanted to do.  I’m glad I changed my mind because this dish was AMAZING!

For the first time, I seared the chicken on the stovetop and then baked it for 20 minutes.  Tim and I coul...

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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.