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American Girl Isabelle Giveaway

Olivia and an American Girl Hug My seven year old daughter loves American Girl — and desperately wanted Isabelle for her birthday. Little girls grow up way too fast and so I just couldn’t resist […]



How to hang tinsel on a Christmas Tree — according to Olivia, age 7. Up here in Canada, we have already celebrated Thanksgiving. So, it is fair game for us to get a head start […]



A spoonful of sugar… This past week, Olivia and I had some sugary fun making Rice Krispies Treats for the #TreatsforToys campaign with Rice Krispies and The Salvation Army. And, as you can tell, my […]


Twitter Party WonderGiftCards

We’re thrilled to announce a fabulous Twitter Party about Gratitude and Convenient Gifting This Holiday Season! The event is sponsored by a revolutionary new gift card app called Wonder. #WonderGiftCards Twitter Party Join us to […]

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie

Don’t let Olivia get all the cookies… A few weeks ago, I posted this recipe for Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. I am linking back to it today in case you missed it – […]


Halloween Photos Link Up

Somehow, after a week of heavy rain, the clouds retreated just about the time that Vancouver trick or treaters were getting into character and applying their last strokes of makeup. It was so nice to […]

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daretobare vote

Susan here with a final update on the #DareToBare contest and a reminder that you can help pick who should go to Hawaii. I am a paid ambassador for Bare Snacks®, I am not eligible […]


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. […]


Halloween Crafts in 5 Minutes

Guest contributor Nancy joins 5 Minutes for Mom today with some fast, inexpensive, and really cute Halloween crafts (those are the best kind, aren’t they?) Like most of you, I am a super busy mom. […]

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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 […]