Laura Iz's Family

Sizzling Rice Soup Recipe

I can’t remember how many times I’ve made this soup this winter. It’s been a favorite of mine since I was a little girl when I would eat this at our favorite Chinese restaurant. The sound of sizzling rice on the soup is a core-memory that brings me so much joy. Here is the recipe […]

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Casey’s Third Birthday

Where did the time go?! It felt like just recently when Casey took her first steps. Now she’s three. Looking back at 2020, time really felt like it stood still but it also felt like the days went on quickly. It was a heartbreaking year to face and somehow we ended up here. Safely able […]

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Staycation in Palm Springs, CA

 [ sponsored by Vrbo ] 122F/50C degree weather in the desert?? We booked this beautiful home many weeks ago through and had no idea it was going to get that hot! Thankfully it turned out great for us because we spent most of our time either inside our nicely cooled rental house or in the pool where it was perfectly […]

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Supplements To Help Boost Your Immune System

Allen and I decided this year we would start adding daily supplements to our diet to boost our immune system because we recently went through a round of passing on the cold to each other and want to desperately avoid that again if possible! Allen and I have been trying to eat better (lo-carbs, no-sugar), […]

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Road Trip to Mammoth Lakes, California

A couple weeks ago, our family went on a quick road trip & getaway with our dear friends and their twin boys to Mammoth Lakes, California, which is about 4-5 hours away from our homes. We had been planning to do this for a while and had booked a rental house so we could get […]

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Hello! My name is Laura Izumikawa. Or Laura Iz. Or Izzy or Larz. Infinity points to whoever can pronounce my last name correctly the first time! I was born in Tokyo to a Korean mother and a Chinese-Japanese father. I'm married to Allen and have two daughters: Joey and Casey. We live in the Los Angeles area in California.

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