Spicy Orange Beef Stir Fry

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride.  Some have wrestled without great skill — none have wrestled without pride.  Dan Gable This is an easy, quick, and healthy dinner. … Continue reading

Who Needs Yoga? We Have Wrestling!

Is your child spending a lot of time on the mat?  At practice?  Hours away from the loving arms of his or her momma?  I have a great, win-win solution to bring you back together… Continue reading

Sterilization. Everything a Mom Needs to Know.

Calm down.  I’m not talking about THAT kind of sterilization!  No, no, I’m talking about sterilizing those nasty bacteria all wrestlers come in contact with at a meet.  Some moms (perhaps more delicate… Continue reading

Win, Lose, or Is It Really how You Play the Game?

It’s not whether you win or lose; it’s how you play the game.  Right? It’s been a full week of wrestling league meets and tournaments for our son.  The breakneck pace of the season… Continue reading

Link Party!

Team Spirit — Whoot! Free Printable & Recipe

It’s league season — everywhere!  You know what that means?  Time to pull out the team swag, chow down game food, and take a throat lozenge to prep for cheering your lungs out. There… Continue reading

Smoothie Deliciousness

After a 2 hour practice (every. single. night.) my son loves to drink a smoothie. I know, smoothies are nothing new. But to keep in line with the lean, healthy eating I created… Continue reading

Vocabulary Lesson

Sitting in the stands at a recent wrestling meet I heard a strange language.  I could understand the words individually but when put together they did not make sense.  The mom (sitting right… Continue reading

Braised Root Vegetables and Roasted Chicken

Braised Root Vegetables and Chicken Thighs (from CookingLight http://www.cookinglight.com ) 1/4 C all-purpose flour 8 bone-in, skinned chicken thighs 5 t olive oil 2 C chopped onion 2 C cubed peeled rutabaga 2 C… Continue reading

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