Arts & Entertainment

the house we grew up in

I love a good family drama. I’m not sure if it’s because I do see my family in them or because in comparison, my family looks nice and normal, but that kind of fiction does […]

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100 Foot Journey - Quote from Spielberg

In DreamWorks Pictures’ “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” the opening of a new Indian restaurant in the south of France, next to a famous Michelin starred eatery, is nearly cause for an all-out war between the two […]

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In this Back to School Giveaway, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, Jenny Nanninga, shares a look into a series of stories to spark your children’s imagination. This post is sponsored, but as always the opinions […]

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Jennifer Donovan, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares a parent’s perspective on the new Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy. She received complimentary tickets to an early screening of the movie. I have been hearing […]

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Disney's Big Hero 6 Characters

The next Disney Animated movie release will be BIG HERO 6 which is inspired by the Marvel comic of the same name. “Big Hero 6” is directed by Don Hall (“Winnie the Pooh”) and Chris […]

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mark of the midnight manzanilla

The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla sounds like a campy fiction novel. It is, however, the 12th book by Lauren Willig in the Pink Carnation series (with the next to be the last as it […]

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Given the chance to start over, would humanity actually change or would our societies still be plagued by the same problems we face now–corruption, exploitation, violence, poverty and disease? Author Erika Johansen imagines a world […]

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At Disney Planes Fire and Rescue

Susan here… I’m thrilled to share with you a look into the new movie Disney’s PLANES FIRE AND RESCUE and offer you a set of free printable kids activity sheets. For disclosure, my family was […]

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Jenny, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares a look into Peter Carnegie’s children’s books. This giveaway post is sponsored, but all opinions remain those of the writer. Books are my daughter’s love language.  In fact, […]

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The story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy is timeless for a reason. Whether Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice novel or the delightful miniseries featuring Colin Firth are favorites of yours, or perhaps a more […]

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