Facts of Life with Little Girls

Susan shares how her daughters have completely changed her idea of a “clean” house. We all know life with little kids gets messy, but I’m always shocked by how much mess two sweet girls can […]


tips for cleaning with kids

Susan here… As part of our campaign to Celebrate Everyday Messes with Bissell, we want to share some tips to make cleaning more fun for your kids. Do your kids like to clean? Do you […]



Susan here… yesterday we announced our new campaign to spread the word about the new BISSELL PowerGlide Lift-Off vacuum and have fun celebrating messes. Life with kids gets messy. If you’re a mom, you know […]

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Bissell Powerglide - Susan and Janice

Susan and Janice here… We’re thrilled to announce we’re embarking on a new campaign to spread the word about the new BISSELL PowerGlide Lift-Off vacuum. Yes, it’s a sponsored project but as always, you can […]


Arm and Hammer Fresh and Clean

Please note that we are Arm & Hammer Ambassadors. While we were compensated to share this post with you, all opinions remain 100% our own. In my home, I have 2 men that work construction […]


organize your kid's toys organize your kids toys

How many times have you looking in your little one’s room and wondered when the tornado hit? It happens to me on a daily basis, forcing me into a constant loop of cleaning and organizing. […]


Post image for Black and Decker Steam Mop Makes Cleaning Easy #ad #Giveaway steam mop

5 Minutes for Mom contributor Jennifer Donovan is here to tell you about her experience with the new Black and Decker Steam Mop. She got a product to review to facilitate this review and was […]


There is nothing that will set my anxiety into overdrive like someone openly judging me. Ok, maybe one thing… A weeks warning that I’m going to be judged. Last week my landlord sent me an […]


About a year ago I had three dogs living in my home. I honestly did not think that they were that stinky, that was until we went away on vacation for a week and then […]


Closet Makeover Tackle It Tuesday

I have never actually done yoga, but I have to admit that my moves closely resemble yoga when I stretch over the mess, balancing gingerly, to get my son’s clothes out of his closet each […]