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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 – […]


Blueberry and Avocado Frozen Yogurt and Smoothie

This is Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, with a frozen yogurt recipe and a smoothie recipe that will satisfy your sweet tooth, while fueling your body with vitamins, protein, and healthy fats. Thanks […]


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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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 […]


mammogram reminder

Susan here with the continuation of my “Mammogram Monologue”. I’m helping Hanes, as part of a sponsored campaign, to spread the word about their partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation and encourage women to […]

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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. […]


Make Halloween Memorable

Janice here with five tips to help you make Halloween extra special for your kids and earn yourself some serious “mom cred”. This post is part of a sponsored campaign, but our opinions and ideas […]


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.”) […]


Inspiring Hope Breast Cancer

Some things are important. Really important. Like getting a mammogram. Yet, so many of us women procrastinate and put off this important appointment. So I’m taking part in the “Mammogram Monologues” as part of a […]


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 […]