July 2014

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5 Minutes for Mom contributor Jennifer Donovan is here to share a tasty giveaway with you. This is a sponsored post and she received a product sample to aid the writing of this giveaway. I […]


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I was provided with a mystery box of chocolate to try. All opinions remain my own. Subscription boxes are ALL. THE. RAGE. right now and I have to admit that the bug is biting me […]



Written and photographed by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom. Thanks to Finish and their #FinishMoms #CleanItForward campaign for sponsoring this post. Read on for four, super quick, picnic food ideas that you […]

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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 […]



This post is written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom. Please note that I was given a Target Gift Card to facilitate this review/giveaway post. But, gosh darn it, if you know […]


Olivia with Sparkle Screen

Olivia Posing for our Sparkle Screen photo shoot. Olivia loves posing for photos. Here she’s showing off her new sunscreen from GlitterTots. We’re hosting a Twitter Party for Sparkle Screen on Thursday and you have […]


Sparkle Screen - Sunscreen for Kids Giveaway

In addition to our Sparkle Screen #SparkleFunInTheSun Twitter Party talking about fun in the sun with our kids, we’re thrilled to offer this additional @SparkleScreen giveaway. Note that this campaign is sponsored. UPDATE: This Friday, […]


Rosemary Marinated Garlic Butter Steak / by Busy Mom's Helper for 5 Minutes for Mom #steak #recipe #garlicbutter

I love a good steak. By good steak, I mean totally juicy and tender, full of amazing flavor in every bite. For big Sunday dinners, when my dad would bust out the grill we knew there was likely […]


Summer Activities Link Up

Let’s talk Summer Fun… Have you blogged about any fun summer activities for kids? We want to see and share your creative ideas. We’re looking for fabulous posts to share on our social channels and […]

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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 […]