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. 

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...

May 5, 2013

Hi and welcome back from the weekend.  I wanted to give you an update on how my marathon training is coming along as well as a Relays Recap.  Last week was really busy with trying to get caught up after a crazy week at work.

Here are a couple new things I’ve learne...

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....

March 4, 2013

Well folks, marathon training starts tomorrow! I’ve got my training schedule and I’m ready to rock and roll.  Tim and I got started this morning with a small 2-mile run on the trails near downtown.  In case you’re gearing up for a half marathon this summer and would li...

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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.