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. 

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...

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...

June 30, 2017

Happy 4th of July weekend! We've got a couple fun things planned close to home including an i-Cubs baseball game, an outdoor run and quality time with Grandma Pat.  Cheers to a relaxing and safe weekend! 

Here's this week's Top 5. 

1. Barbeque. 4th of July is coming...

June 22, 2017

My husband's family is Greek.  His mother and grandmother are AMAZING in the kitchen.  As I've gotten older, I've tried to pay attention to what their doing, the recipes, and how they make everything taste so good! 

A few months back, Tim's family ca...

April 10, 2017

Happy Monday! What a beautiful weekend!! We had such a fun, relaxing weekend at home.  We got Teddy a soccer net for the backyard and a ton of new balls - I think we're set for summer! Grandma KiKi came and babysat Teddy - letting Tim and me time for a date night.  We...

September 11, 2016

Although kids are starting back at school – warm summer temperatures are still going strong giving you the perfect nights to grill.  We made these delicious steak kabobs a while ago and they were too good not to share!

We served our kabobs with some fresh, grilled...

July 13, 2016

Like most of you, we LOVE to grill in the summer.  The nights are longer and we have the perfect back deck to sit out and enjoy dinner with a view.  This Taco Lime Chicken is perfect for your next meal.  It’s super easy (only 3 ingredients) and has delicious flavor....

June 23, 2016

This is my favorite dessert to make in the summer.

It’s got one of my favorite dessert: BROWNIES!

It’s so easy to make and delicious on top of that! You’ve got the gooey chocolatey brownie paired with chilled cool whip and fresh fruit – the perfect combination.

Make this...

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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.