Gingerbread Kahlua Martini

This is Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, with a Gingerbread Kahlua Martini recipe for you to celebrate the holidays and bring in the New Year. Thanks to Kenwood for sponsoring this post. It […]


Sharpie Mug with Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

This is Janice here, with my seven year old daughter Olivia, and we are having some fun creating Sharpie Mugs for teacher gifts and holiday gifts. Let us show you how we made our Sharpie […]



Let’s Play Photo Shoot! The other day, my studio was still in “Christmas scene” mode, so for fun we had a photo shoot during one of Olivia’s after school playdates. The girls had a blast […]



Janice here with a Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread recipe that is so fluffy and moist you won’t be able to tell it is gluten free… For the past couple of years, I have been trying […]


Salted Peppermint Homemade Chocolate

This is chocolate lover and co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, Janice, here with some incredibly delicious, dark chocolate that you can make yourself. This recipe is super easy and you probably already have all […]

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cleaning checklist

Ready or not — it is holiday time! Guests will be ringing your door bell soon and you want to make sure everything is looks perfect. This is Janice here with a last minute holiday […]


Christmas dog photo

This reindeer just wants some carrots… My dog, AJ, helped me test out my lights the other day. That pathetic longing in his eyes is for the carrot I am dangling. Yes, my dog loves […]


Rice Krispies Treats - cookie cutter treats

This holiday season, Kellogg Canada will donate $20 to the Salvation Army for each toy-inspired treat a Canadian uploads to RiceKrispies.ca. The Salvation Army will, in turn, use the donations to buy toys for children […]


Minted Holiday Card

Janice here with a Holiday Card review from one of our favorite companies — Minted. Minted provided review product and compensation but my opinions, words, and enthusiasm are all my own. There are many options […]

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Holiday Cleaning Schedule and Checklist Printable

Hosting during the holidays means more than cooking up a feast — it means cleaning up the house. This is Janice here with a Holiday Cleaning Schedule and Checklist printable to help you whip your […]