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Halloween Cat Costume

Julia is Getting Ready for Halloween… This past week I made cat costumes for my daughter, Olivia, and Susan’s daughters, Julia and Sophia. I love these DIY girls black cat Halloween costumes so much, I […]

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ThankFall

Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, here with a #ThankFALL post and a great Target Canada giveaway for you. This post is sponsored by Target but, as always, our opinions and our addiction to […]

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Gluten-Free-Chocolate-Chip-Cookie-Recipe

I was an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie girl. Until these cookies. In fact, I was so solidly part of the Oatmeal RAISIN camp, that I winced a bit at the thought of chocolate chips in my […]

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photo-tips-from-anne-geddes

In the nineties, Anne Geddes transformed infant portraiture with her fantastical, ethereal images of babies. Her iconic images featured babies in more fanciful creations than one could ever imagine — babies dressed as vegetables, fairies, […]

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loot-bag-girls-candy-free

Have you ever stopped to count how many birthday loot bags you have made during your parenting career? I don’t think I want to do that math! After a dozen years of birthday parties for […]

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Applebarn Abbotsford BC

Decisions, decisions… Olivia had some pretty tough decisions to make during our trip to The Applebarn at Taves Family Farms. I posted this photo several days ago, along with others from our fun-filled outing, but […]

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Applebarn Orchard

Janice and I took our girls for the most fun filled day of apple picking, hay rides and pony rides along with visiting goats and bunnies, running through a corn maze and finding the perfect […]

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splatter-paint-party

Happy Birthday Olivia! My Olivia turned seven this past weekend. And to celebrate, we had a splatter paint birthday party at the local art studio for kids called, 4Cats. Olivia had a fantastic time at […]

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How to take notes from a textbook

This is Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, with some tips on studying and taking notes from a textbook. This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Post-it Brand, but my enthusiasm, opinions, […]

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first day of school photos

It was the first day of fall and all the public school children in British Columbia finally had their chance to go back to school… Due to the BC school strike and lock out, our […]

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