About Camille

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Board games are some of my favorite presents to give. Not only are they fun, but most have at least a little bit of educational value.  Plus, they are a great way to get the entire family to spend time together or just spend one on one time […]


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Tailgreatness #CollectiveBias 3 cheese and bacon stuffed jalapeno peppers are the perfect snacking food for tailgating this football season. Easy to make, these appetizers are ready in under 30 minutes so you […]

Turkey Sausage

Homemade turkey sausage is quick and easy to make! Ground turkey is mixed with spices for a delicious addition to breakfast, lasagna or any recipe that calls for sausage. We don’t really eat that much breakfast sausage as we much prefer bacon (and really, who doesn’t?!).  But occasionally […]


Skip the cans and make homemade green bean casserole recipe from scratch using fresh green beans! One of my husband’s favorite side dishes for Thanksgiving is green bean casserole. He loves it so much that I often make to serve when we have a roast chicken for dinner. […]


Get a break from cooking and take the kids to have some fun when you go to our sponsor, Chuck E. Cheese’s! Life around our home has been nothing short of chaotic.  School has been in session for a solid two months. All of the kids and husband’s […]

Orange Fanta Poke Cake

Gather the kids and make this fun pumpkin patch orange poke cake made Fanta Orange and OREO cookies from our sponsors! My kids have always loved Halloween way more than me.  It was always a one day event when I was growing up, but now it’s a regular […]


Do your kids love Yo-kai Watch? Yo-kai Watch: The Movie is coming to theaters for one day only, October 15, 2016! This post is sponsored by Yo-kai Watch: The Movie and The Motherhood. If your family loves anime, they will love Yo-Kai Watch! Yo-kai Watch is a cross-media universe that follows […]


Send a meal gift delivery to family or friends in need with our sponsors, Dream Dinners ShareCrate! The month of September was crazy around our home.  I traveled for 14 days total in the month of September. I don’t normally travel much for business during the school year because […]


Find fun and romantic places to eat on Oahu from gourmet restaurants to the grocery store! One of my favorite parts of travel is the food. I love to seek out unique and local food wherever we go. Thankfully my husband also loves food and on our recent […]

Use store bought or homemade cupcakes to make these spooky Halloween spider cupcakes!

Spider cupcakes are a must for any fun Halloween party! Made with black licorice, these spider cupcakes are easy to make. Spiders are almost a necessity for Halloween food and decorations.  We usually make spider cookies for Halloween, but this year we wanted spider cupcakes.  These are super […]