With washing waiting to be folded and cereal in our hair we share our roller coaster lives to inspire, relate and communicate with Mums just like us.

All things family related food, recipes, reviews, gardening, crafts, educational play, home things, outings and more.

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About Us & Media


This is a personal blog written and edited by us.
 Bel and Nic at  mumstakefive@bellavine.com.au

We are two Sydney (although on opposite sides) based stay at home Mums who like to share all we learn and discover whilst navigating the parenting roller-coaster. We write in the areas of Food and Entertaining, Home and Garden, Parenting, Craft and Education.  

Busy mums, actively involved in our communities - schools, sporting teams and clubs as well as a few in person and online social groups.  We are very close friends with different interests and lives that provides our site a complimenting diversity as well as exposing us to a large number of different people in a week.

Between us we have five children under the age of 10, so we know how important it is to sometimes just “ take five”. We like to encourage taking that five minutes for ourselves and hope to provide some quality reading  be it a recipe, review, competition, inspiration, story or idea.

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We will not be responsible for any postage or shipping charges to me, you or my readers.

We must receive A non returnable full size, complete product to review.This allows for a thorough review to be done.

Please allow for up to 4 weeks pending on the product for it to be completed.
If a time frame is requested we will of course work with you for this outcome.

We like to include reviews with a post. For example music CD review included on a post about driving with children or a food product review included in a recipe, baking or seasonal post. If you wish the product to be solely a review please mention so.

We will keep you informed via email and once the review is completed. We will email you a link to the post and any other social media mentions that are made.

If we are unhappy with the product we will contact you prior to posting with the option to cancel the post.
We believe wholly in the Word of Mouth form of advertising therefore our reviews will be honest, fair and thorough.  If the review requires the comments from our family please ensure their comments will be of the same.

We reserve the right to refuse to review a product. If you do not contact me prior to sending me something for review this may also be refused.
Packages that require me to pay for shipping or COD will be refused.

Giveaways are requested to follow from a review.
Should this not be the case please contact me to discuss.
Giveaways are usually held over a two week time frame. Should you require a different time frame please discuss prior to commitment.

We reserve the right to refuse to host a giveaway.
If you do not contact us prior to sending something for giveaway it may also be refused. Packages that require me us pay for shipping or COD will be refused.

Postage of the winning giveaway will not be handled by us in any way unless agreed upon before the giveaway commencing.  We will not be responsible for any postage or shipping charges to me, you or my readers.

Giveaways will be done using rafflecopter or the like. Giveaways are usually done by requesting comments, We am open to your suggestion of commenting question or other method of structure.

Mums Take Five the owner of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers' own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

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