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Meet The Dogs Of MomsGoodEats

We’re HUGE animal lovers here at MomsGoodEats and believers in rescuing dogs who need homes.  We currently have 5 dogs of our own between the two of us.  We know you won’t find them quite as special as we do, but thought you might like to meet them anyway.  So, here you go…Meet the lovable, well not always, but usually, dogs of MomsGoodEats… Dana’s Dogs…

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in Kids & Family, That's Life, Travel Tips

5 Perfect Birthday Gifts For The Teenage Girls In Your Life

I am so excited!  It’s July, which means I get to buy birthday gifts for teenage girls – two of my nieces.  But, as they are getting older, I’m finding it harder and harder to pick the perfect gift.  I know everyone says to just get them a gift card, but I really don’t like being that gift card person, even though I have been…

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in Home, Lessons Learned, We are so much more

SUMMER GOING BY TOO FAST? TIME TO MAKE THE MOST OF IT

I honestly can’t believe it’s almost the end of July. This fact is so depressing to me. I can’t even imagine that winter will be here before I know it after last year. What’s even more depressing is that I feel I’ve wasted a lot of the summer, not doing the activities I had planned, like buying a new bike and riding down to the…

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in Home, Life with a Triathlete

PRODUCT REVIEW: GEARGEEKBOX FOR NEW TRI PRODUCTS

If your triathlete is anything like ours, they love new triathlon “stuff”. They go to the expos and races and read all the triathlon-related magazines. Our houses are filled with triathlon gear. While the excitement has waned a bit over of the years, I don’t think it will ever go away. Enter a relatively new venture (late 2014) called GearGeekBox, that was started by self-proclaimed…

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in Food & fun, Home, Ironman 70.3, Restaurants

FABULOUS FOOD & FUN IN CALGARY, CANADA

Whether you’re headed to Calgary, Canada for vacation or Ironman 70.3 Calgary, you need ideas on food and fun. While we may not be going to the race, we have a great friend who lives in the area, so we went to Denise Katelnikoff for the inside scoop. Besides living there, her husband is a phenomenal age group triathlete – seriously – and her kids…

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in Life with a Triathlete

THE FANTASY WORLD OF THE TRIATHLETE

We know in an ideal world, there is balance and fairness in our households and relationships with our significant others; living with a triathlete included! Alas, we know we don’t live in that ideal world, but we can dream, can’t we? I started thinking about what my ideal world would look like, which got me thinking about how my husband would envision his ideal triathlon…

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in On the Menu, Recipes

CHILL OUT WITH THIS SIMPLE REFRESHING SUMMER SALAD RECIPE

Do you ever crave a simple and refreshing summer meal, because it’s just too hot out to cook? Are you too busy enjoying outside activities to fix dinner? Or, do you just feel like kicking back, grabbing a light meal, and enjoying the family while dining al fresco? Whatever your reason, check out this Buckwheat Noodles and Cucumber Salad – one of the regulars on…

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in Home, Race Life, The Sport of Spectating

MUST HAVE ITEMS FOR THE WELL-PREPARED TRIATHLON SPECTATOR

  It’s that time of the year again! TRI SEASON!!! You’ve probably already been out there spectating, but if not, will probably have the opportunity very soon. We’ve already got 4 races under our belts! So, we thought we’d put together some must have items for the well-prepared triathlon spectator on race day, both going solo and with kids. It can be a difficult day…

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in Home, Life with a Triathlete

10 QUESTIONS TO NEVER ASK A TRIATHLETE IN TRAINING SEASON

Training season for a triathlon family can be nuts to say the least and very triathlete centered! Over the years, we’ve learned that in order to keep the peace in the family, there are just some things you never ask your triathlete during this time. We know the response won’t be what we’re hoping to hear, so what’s the use. Plus, it will probably be…

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in Life with a Triathlete, Race Life, The Sport of Spectating

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT LIFE AFTER TRIATHLONS?

I recently had a conversation, well text conversation, with a fellow triwife who was out on the course supporting her triathlete. He’s been out of the competition for a while with several injuries and surgeries and is just getting back into racing this year. While she was with a group of other triwives and trisupporters through the swim and bike, their triathletes were ahead of…

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