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American Girl Isabelle Giveaway

Olivia and an American Girl Hug My seven year old daughter loves American Girl — and desperately wanted Isabelle for her birthday. Little girls grow up way too fast and so I just couldn’t resist […]



How to hang tinsel on a Christmas Tree — according to Olivia, age 7. Up here in Canada, we have already celebrated Thanksgiving. So, it is fair game for us to get a head start […]



A spoonful of sugar… This past week, Olivia and I had some sugary fun making Rice Krispies Treats for the #TreatsforToys campaign with Rice Krispies and The Salvation Army. And, as you can tell, my […]


crispy sweet potato fries

Janice here with a sweet and crispy sweet potato fries recipe and spicy honey mustard dip that tastes as incredible as it sounds. Thanks so much to Wish-Bone® for sponsoring this delicious post. Whether you […]


Treats for Toys Rice Krispies

This holiday season, Kellogg Canada will donate $20 to the Salvation Army for each toy-inspired treat a Canadian uploads to RiceKrispies.ca. The Salvation Army will, in turn, use the donations to buy toys for children […]


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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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 […]