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When I first heard the story, I reacted cautiously. I don’t jump on bandwagons and I don’t want to take part in social media lynchings. In a conversation with a friend, I even expressed concern […]

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Taylor Swift 1989

Olivia shaking it off… Yesterday, Olivia and her cousins, Julia and Sophia, had some fun celebrating the release of Taylor Swift’s new album, 1989, by shaking it off with a life size Taylor Swift cut-out. […]

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Taylor Swift with Mic

Thanks to Target for sponsoring this fabulous giveaway for our Canadian friends – we adore Target and Taylor Swift! (Written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, while dancing to “Shake it Off.”) […]

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DIY Cat Costume Tutorial

Do you need a simple – but super cute – kids costume for Halloween? With items you probably already have in your home, you can make this easy DIY kids’ black cat costume in less […]

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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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