Our Lives

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 […]

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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 for it All

by Janice

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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Sophia 7th Birthday

Happy Birthday Sophia! My sweet little Sophia turned 7 years old this past weekend. It’s hard to believe my baby has grown so old. Thank goodness she still loves to snuggle. We had a party […]

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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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My Newest Fav Flavor Activia Challenge

Susan here to let you know how I did with the #ActiviaChallenge. This post is sponsored but as always my opinions are my own. As I shared earlier, for the last 4 weeks I’ve been […]

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Applebarn Orchard

Janice and I took our girls for the most fun filled day of apple picking, hay rides and pony rides along with visiting goats and bunnies, running through a corn maze and finding the perfect […]

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