Best Christmas present ever
Well, I got a great gift last week--front page coverage in the Des Moines Register as one of the 15 People to Watch in 2016. Of course, I knew the... Read more
Okay, I know this is more unceremonious than it should be, but this all happened so fast--sort of. But I'm pleased to report that all of you Backers who pledged $25... Read more
One more thing...
The video link in the earlier update generates a 404 error so here it is:
Salad is in the air (as is spring!)
New blog post to share on the LCE website! Check it out! We spent a little time last week with LCE stars, Mia and Charlie, tossing broccoli and... Read more
New blog post!
I blogged today, first time in a while. I need to get in that habit... Such great photos to share with you from a cooking class I taught a few... Read more
Update from the Iowa tundra!
Hello LCE Backers!
Got a gentle nudge from one of you yesterday wondering about an update, and figured I was in arrears, so here's a quick update on what's happening:... Read more
Happy New Year, Backers!
Here's to an epic 2015! It's been a bit since our last update, but we've been working hard and I'm pleased to report that this selfie kicked off our first... Read more
One more thing...
I have an informal survey to conduct... our IT team would like to know:
- What kind of computer "hardware" do you have: laptop, desktop, tablet?
- If you have a computer,... Read more
Hello good people! It's been a while since I filled you in on what's happening in LCE land. We finally got the swag in house (spatula folks, you should be... Read more
The swag is coming!
Slowly but surely, the LCE swag is arriving! We got these spiffy spatulas last week--cool, huh? No, they don't look like the artist's rendering of them that we posted during... Read more
Where we're at now!
It's been a while since I've updated you on what's happening in LCE land, so here's a synopsis. We've not been sitting idle!
John, Lisa, and Cinda worked... Read more
What's Happening Now!
Hi Everyone! Just a quick note to update you on what we've been busy with here in LCE land! By now you should've received a survey from me regarding information... Read more
Another favor to ask
Hey LCE backers, I have another request that I hope you'll be willing to help out with. LCE is applying for a Chase Mission Main Street Grant, which could be... Read more
Holy buckets, this is amazing! More has been written about LCE on an entrepreneurial website, which I didn't know about. And was asked this morning if I'd be interviewed for... Read more
How do you say Look, Cook, and Eat in French??
I got a message today from Kickstarter that said that a site called Creapills had written about Look, Cook, and Eat! According to the email (which was in English), "Creapills... Read more
Un. Be. Lievable.
Our deepest thanks to you, our friends and backers, who helped us achieve something I didn't think was possible. We are profoundly grateful for your belief and trust in us,... Read more
That's it. That's all we have left to meet our goal. O.M.G. I am totally overwhelmed. Thank you so much!
As promised, the link to the TV spot we did... Read more
What a day!
Oh my goodness, where do I start?? I knew it was gonna be a great Monday when I woke up this morning (which was early because of thunderstorms), but I... Read more
Mia and I are gonna be on KCWI's Great Day morning show today at 9:10. If you're a Des Moines person, tune in! I'll try to post a link as... Read more
Over $41k and 300+ backers
I am overwhelmed. Such generous, supportive people out there, and I am SO EXCITED to get this project going! Thank you everyone! Three great days ahead, I can feel it!
We keep getting new backers, and "old" backers are increasing their pledges, giving us serious momentum as we head into the last four (yep, four!) days of the campaign. Thank... Read more
One week left!
We're seven days (actually, six and a half) and presently $8 shy of being a mere $10k away from reaching our target! If you haven't yet reached out to your... Read more
This is late getting to you all because I was asleep on the job and didn't see a message in my box from Darcie, a blogger from EatYourBooks.com, who contacted me... Read more
It's GO TIME!
T-minus 9 days! We've had amazing, incredible support so far and are so close to this goal, I can taste it! (Tastes pretty good, if I do say so!) If... Read more
A Haiku for LCE!
My wonderful friend, writer, and poet (and fellow LCE backer!), Karin Wiberg, has penned a haiku in honor of LCE and this fundraising campaign! Karin and her husband, Chris Kafer,... Read more
Check out the article from The Des Moines Register! Yay!
More press coming!
Just had a lovely chat with a reporter from The Des Moines Register and we should see an article about LCE (hopefully!) this week. And--this is cool--a woman from the... Read more
Wanted to share this little clip of Mia and me making muffins last week. You already know Mia if you've seen our Kickstarter video, but you can get to know... Read more
Look, Cook, and Eat on TV!
Here's a link to the TV spot our local NBC affiliate aired yesterday evening and this morning. Thanks for helping spread the word and talking this up! Hope to see... Read more
WHOtv was in the house!
Great time today filming a clip for the NBC affiliate in Des Moines about Look, Cook, and Eat! Planning to air on Monday during the 5pm news--Des Moines peeps, tune... Read more
Look, Cook, and Eat Kickstarter campaign coming to blogs, newspaper, and TV!!
So excited to report that our recent media push has resulted in some GREAT press that will be coming in the very near future! On Monday I had a long... Read more
Thank you all so much!
Madison, one of the stars in our video would like to thank all of you who've pledged to the Look, Cook, and Eat campaign. Our first two weeks have been... Read more
Jeepers! Thank you!!
I'm overwhelmed! Over 10% funded!! How cool is that?? This outpouring of support is totally fantastic and I can't thank you all enough. We are thrilled to have you on... Read more