August 2012


Up in this neck of the Canadian woods, our kids don’t go back to school until after Labor Day, (or as we Canadians spell it, Labour Day.) So for me, my Labor Day weekends are […]


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For many children, playing with American Girl dolls is the highlight of playtime. These children like to create their own fun stories and adventures with their dolls. You and your child can work together to […]


My son seems to think plates are optional. He pulls the bread out of the bag, slaps it down on the counter and starts to slather on the peanut butter — as I squeal in […]


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I’m thirty-six years old, and I’m just starting to discover my true style. It’s taken me this long to find clothing that I like and that fits me well. And I know I’m not the […]

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I am a definite bargain shopper when it comes to clothing. My husband says he can always tell when a bargain is nearby because I get this gleam in my eye like a kid in […]


I work from home and I love it. Being a part of the team here at 5 Minutes for Mom has been one of the most rewarding careers I have ever been a part of. […]

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It’s Friday and time to Pin! Join us for another edition of Pin It Friday. In the linky list below, you can add links directly to your pins on Pinterest OR if you do a […]


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The resources that Lifeway publishes can make life easier for the Christian woman: easier when we fail, easier to try to do better, easier to be real with one another, easier to let go of […]


It’s back to school, which means that Little Miss’s Brownie leader is hitting me up with ideas for crafts and other activities for the girls to earn their badges. It’s not always easy being the […]

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Second Chance Toys

The neighborhood we just moved from had not one, but two garbage days a week. For a flat rate, residents could put out as many bags as they wanted, along with as many household items […]