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. 

October 23, 2018

We're heading into the winter season, or what I like to call - cold season.  As I was checking my son out from daycare, I saw a sign I always dread: GREEN ROOM - 1 CASE OF CROUP. 

This past weekend, I felt like Teddy was getting a cold and now I think M m...

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...

February 2, 2014

An easy chicken tortilla soup recipe - perfect for warming you up on a cold night. Plus - it's SO easy to make!

September 30, 2011

”Fall has arrived. Behold the changing leaves, and enjoy the crisp breeze. Let your eyes take in the bursts of color. Transformation is afoot and hope is in the air.”

Fall is here.

The air is crisp.

My sweaters have been pulled out from underneath the bed.

I can officially...

April 21, 2011

Well, we’re back from sunny Florida and I’m getting back into reality – and unfortunately that means cold, rainy weather.  What’s the best way to lighten up a dreary door?  Fresh flowers of course.  They always lighten up a home – I love buying them in the summer at fa...

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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.