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 23, 2013

We’ll guys.  We did it.

Tim and I ran the Chicago Half Marathon in 2 hours and 30 minutes on the nose.

I have to say, I’m pretty proud of our time and the fact that we ran the whole way.

* A special note to my husband: Thank you for being my cheerleader, best friend and r...

July 14, 2013

Well guys, we’ve made it.

Hours of training.  Tons of sweat.  Miles and miles of running.

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The Chicago Half Marathon is next weekend and we are as ready as we’ll ever be.  I’ve been struggling with training the last couple of weeks due to the outrageous...

June 4, 2013

YAY!! I made it! Months of training has finally paid off and (DAM) it feels AWESOME! (Note, this post might contain a lot of exclamation marks! #sorryimnotsorry)

I finished my first 20K, the Des Moines Dam to Dam race this past weekend and it went wonderfully!  I finish...

May 28, 2013

We’ll, we’ve made it to the final week of training, my race is this Saturday!  All my training has led me to this moment.

(EEEEK!)

Tim and I rocked a 10 mile run today, in sprinkling rain and against some crazy winds – we finished in 1 hour, 49 minutes and I couldn’t be...

May 13, 2013

First and foremost – Happy Mother’s Day to my fabulous mother.  We had a great time celebrating on Saturday with some of my best mom friends and daughters.  We had a blast together – mani/pedi’s, wine tasting and dinner at the Zin’s Chef’s Table.  All in all, a great w...

April 22, 2013

Hey everyone! Welcome back from your weekend.  The weather has finally turned around and today we enjoyed BEAUTIFUL 60 degree weather.  It was absolutely amazing.

I’m still trekking along with my marathon training.  Tonight I ran 7 miles – the furthest I’ve ever ru...

April 8, 2013

Welcome back from the weekend! How does Friday – Sunday fly by so fast?  I’m glad I could relax and catch up on some needed sleep this weekend.  It was also great to catch up with some of my favorite people via phone.  I hope you have a WONDERFUL and productive week!...

April 1, 2013

We’re on to week 5 folks.

I’m not gonna lie – this last week has been hard.  I feel like I’ve been coming off vacation detox and it’s been tough.  Was vacation and all the fun worth it?  YES.

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I’m happy to say that I conquered my 5 mile run today....

March 18, 2013

Happy Monday!

I’m moving into week 3 of training for my half-marathon.  When looking for a little motivation, I found this quote on Pinterest, and I really love it. I think it’s hard sometimes to remember that training can take sacrifice, but in the end – it’s totally w...

March 11, 2013

First and foremost – I had the BEST weekend at home.  My birthday is on Tuesday (the big 2-8) so I went home to do a little celebrating with my family and friends.  I left feeling very loved and blessed.  Here are some of my favorite photos taken from the weekend....

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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.