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Remembering September 11

13 years don’t erase our memories of that terrifying morning. Being on the Pacific coast of Canada, my clock radio alarm woke me with the bizarre news of the attack. I stumbled from my bed […]

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Written and photographed by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom. This post is sponsored by Ritz. Our opinions and our love of bacon are all our own. When it comes to bacon, I […]

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Stretching at Sunset

My 9 year old Julia is so flexible. I never could do that!!! She loves figure skating and gymnastics and does cartwheels all day long. Add Your Wordless Wednesday Post Link Below: Thanks to Uisce […]



Susan here… with a little sweetness to warm your day. I’ve never been a “cat” person… we had a couple of cats while I was growing up, but I never was attached to either. They […]



Jump! Even though our kids aren’t having any back to school fun due to the BC teacher’s strike, last week, Julia and Sophia had some back to school photo fun for our Lands’ End Back […]


No Back to School for BC Students

For the month of August, here at 5MinutesForMom.com we’ve been excited about Back-to-School. We’ve hosted Back-to-School giveaways, blog post roundups, photo shoots and a shopping guide. We’ve been sharing the excitement of kids throughout North […]


Lands End Back to School

Susan here to share a fun Back-to-School photo shoot with my girls each showing off a Lands’ End outfit. And we’ll be selecting 3 winners to each receive a $50 Lands’ End Gift Card. Lands’ […]


DareToBare Confession

Susan here… letting you know about a chance to win a trip to Hawaii and many other fabulous prizes. I’ll also be sharing a couple of confessions! Yes, I’m revealing two confessions as part of […]


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Ask The Domestic Life Stylist Lisa our resident fine living expert answers your questions each Thursday. Submit a question here. If you are a blogger, this is a great chance to have us feature and […]



This is Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, here with a review and giveaway for my daughter’s favorite Canadian clothing store. If you are in the US, no worries, they ship internationally. Triple Flip […]