Salted Peppermint Homemade Chocolate

This is chocolate lover and co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, Janice, here with some incredibly delicious, dark chocolate that you can make yourself. This recipe is super easy and you probably already have all […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin Top Cookies

How many of you start dreaming of all things “pumpkin” when the leaves start changing color? It’s not just me right? Whew … ok.  Now, on to my fall obsession: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin Top […]


Mystery Chocolate Box 310

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 […]



Geri, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares her insights into this review for Valor Chocolates. We were compensated to write this post and all opinions listed are those of the writer.   Okay, I will […]


My mother has it all. Christmas decorations. Festive dinner ware. Holiday trinkets. Holiday doodads. Picture frames. You know the old saying about the person who has everything. Well, that is my mother. There’s nothing that […]

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Are you stumped for creative ideas to thank a holiday hostess? Or perhaps that special something to send to relatives you won’t be able to see this holiday? What about gifts for employees? May I […]


Lolli here… Did someone say chocolate? I live for chocolate, but not just any chocolate will do. When I was a kid growing up in California, chocolate meant Sees Candy (I suppose if I looked […]


Today’s guest contributor, Maya Szydlowski, is a community manager for Military Family Central, a network specifically for military families on parenting, community news, and deployment. She is here with some great frugal Valentine’s Day tips. […]


It’s getting down to the wire for that dreaded time of year: New Year’s Resolutions. Despite our best intentions, most of us seem unable to keep these goals we have set for ourselves! Food Network […]


fine chocolate

For the last couple months, I’ve been giving in to the enemy of comfort eating. It’s not been out of control, but I’ve known I’m eating more than I need… treating myself to unnecessary snacks […]