Olivia

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 […]

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triple-flip-clothing-for-girls-giveaway

This is Janice here with a Triple Flip giveaway for you this Christmas. Triple Flip is my daughter’s favourite Canadian clothing store. If you are in the US, no worries, they ship internationally. Thanks to […]

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how-to-hang-tinsel

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 […]

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pink-frosting

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 – […]

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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. […]

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Taylor Swift with Mic

Thanks to Target for sponsoring this fabulous giveaway for our Canadian friends – we adore Target and Taylor Swift! (Written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, while dancing to “Shake it Off.”) […]

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Gluten-Free-Chocolate-Chip-Cookie-Recipe

I was an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie girl. Until these cookies. In fact, I was so solidly part of the Oatmeal RAISIN camp, that I winced a bit at the thought of chocolate chips in my […]

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Applebarn Abbotsford BC

Decisions, decisions… Olivia had some pretty tough decisions to make during our trip to The Applebarn at Taves Family Farms. I posted this photo several days ago, along with others from our fun-filled outing, but […]

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