September 2014

Get In The Zone

Nolie, 5 Minutes for Mom assistant, is here to share a look at Jam Transit Headphones and give you a chance to win your own set. While she was provided with product to write this […]


organize school binders

This is Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, with some tips on organizing school binders. This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Post-it Brand, but my enthusiasm, opinions, and decades of dependence […]

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Activia New Fav Flavor

Susan here with an update on my progress with the #ActiviaChallenge and another giveaway for you. This post is sponsored but as always my opinions are my own. Can I confess that this is such […]


IKEA Time Travel

Susan here to share another fun video with you. This post is sponsored, but my opinions are my own. Have you strolled through IKEA and imagined your future? Many of life’s big moments actually take […]



Our writer, Jennifer D, received tickets to an early screening of the movie and phone time with the author. Jonathan Tropper is both an author and a screenwriter, and I think that shows in the […]


Favorite Fall Recipes

Ask The Domestic Life Stylist Lisa our resident fine living expert answers your questions each Thursday. Submit a question here. If you are a blogger, this is a great chance to have us feature and […]


Making Time for Mom

All too often mom is the last person in the household who gets time to do what she wants to do. Making breakfast, ironing clothes (ya who am I kidding, extra roll in the dryer […]

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My girl Olivia A few weeks ago, when I was photographing Susan’s girls, Julia and Sophia, for our Lands’ End Back to School photo shoot I snapped this shot of Olivia while she was waiting […]


Toon Goggles

Jenny, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares with you a fun, educational, & safe way to keep your kids entertained. This post is sponsored, but all opinions remain those of the writer. As parents, we […]



The only thing better than sweet, is sweet and salty. I love finding different ways to salt up my sweet treats. And as I have mentioned many times here at 5 Minutes for Mom, I […]