Author Archives: laurahoffmanlee

New year, some new recipes that are working…

Much as more exercise and eating less should be top of my resolution list, I know that the chances of major change there remain elusive for the time being.  So I am focusing on areas where I think I can … Continue reading

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Here a chick, there a nugget…

We have long embraced chicken nuggets and I suspect they will be a staple in our family for at least the next decade. My one attempt to make them myself didn’t seem quite worth the effort. I some times go … Continue reading

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Turning the ideal into reality, however fleetingly

Most of my posts have been about finding make ahead, quick to table meals that my family will eat for dinner. While we’ve made some progress on that front, despite almost 5 years evidence to the contrary, my husband always … Continue reading

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A new chapter begins…

I’m about to embark on a new job soon that will hopefully be less stressful but will require me to give up the flexibility of working a day per week from home. Figuring out to get groceries in the house … Continue reading

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Some times it’s just about me and relaxing

With such hectic lives as working parents, we rarely get downtime–there’s always pressure to be running errands, finishing up work from the office, exercising, and all the other “should’s” of life. About once a month, I do manage to carve … Continue reading

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The Healthy Food Fight–Can’t Wait for Some Great Inspiration!

Once upon a time, my food focus was much more squarely on keeping the fat and calories down. I managed to lose a good 20 pounds with a rigorous stint on Weight Watchers and tried to keep most of my … Continue reading

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Taking stock of where we are and what works (and doesn’t)

So there’s a reason for the long gap in posting: challenges with the juggling act and decidedly mixed results on the introduction of new recipes. However, looking back from where we were when we started, we are definitely making progress … Continue reading

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