About Camille

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Broccoli and cheese soup made in a Crock Pot with fresh broccoli and real cheese.

Easy broccoli cheese soup is made with fresh broccoli and no canned soup or processed cheese. Broccoli cheese soup is one of my all time favorite soups. I usually make cheese and broccoli soup on the stove top.  I’ve been wanting to make it in the slow cooker, but […]

Slow Cooker Bread Recipe

Make slow cooker bread dinner rolls out of a tube of bread dough for a fun and easy Crock Pot baking adventure. I first played around with baking bread in the slow cooker a few years ago. I made slow cooker dinner rolls using a no knead homemade […]

slow cooker oatmeal

Hot chocolate slow cooker oatmeal recipe will warm your belly and delight your taste buds! Let the oatmeal cook over night in the slow cooker and wake up to a delicious and filling chocolate breakfast. Most mornings I eat eggs for breakfast. But every once in a while, […]

Crock Pot Peach Cobbler with cake

Make slow cooker peach cobbler with just 3 ingredients! Dessert is ready in a few hours with no work at all. I love fruit cobblers especially in the summer. But I don’t love turning on my oven to bake them.  A friend sent me this crazy recipe that […]

dog safety

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Adaptil. All opinions are 100% mine. Having a hard time trying to deal with dog anxiety? Check out our tips for helping your pup be less anxious. About three and a half years ago, we adopted a […]

Crock Pot French Dip

Slow cooker French dip sandwich recipe is made using a simple chuck roast cooked in beef broth and spices. Serve topped with cheese and a side of au jus straight out of the Crock Pot. Years ago I had a conversation with my neighbor about making French dip […]

Beach Vacation

Check out our beach vacation packing list for your summer beach adventures including summer wear from our sponsor Vanity Fair. Last summer my husband and I took our first non-kid vacation since having kids. We spent 5 days alone together in California. It was marvelous.  It felt so […]

Slow cook spare ribs in a wet rub of liquid smoke and brown sugar and Coke. Finish on the grill with your favorite barbecue sauce for an easy grill recipe.

Slow cooker spare ribs are the perfect way to cook up pork ribs.  Cook the ribs in the slow cooker,  then simply grill or broil with barbecue sauce for 15 minutes and the ribs are ready to serve! I grew up eating my dad’s absolutely amazing ribs. It was […]

Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions

Put your slow cooker to work to cook onions! All you need is onions, a little butter, a slow cooker and some hands off time. If you’ve ever had caramelized onions, you know how absolutely amazing they are.  But making them on the stove top takes a really […]

Baseball Player

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by OxiClean™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about OxiClean™ all opinions are my own. Last year I officially became a “Baseball Mom” when my son signed up to play Little League baseball. This was my first experience having a […]