About Camille

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Keep the kitchen clean during the busy school year with our free kitchen cleaning checklist and products from our sponsor, Lemi Shine! After the lazy dog days of summer, I have the hardest time getting back in to the swing of the school year. I feel like we […]

Pumpkin Yarn Garland

Dress up your mantle, or any part of your home, with easy Halloween garland.  This no sew project is made with yarn and a few other craft supplies for an inexpensive craft project easy enough for kids. I am in LOVE with this Halloween garland! Not only is […]


Pottery for kids can be a fun and creative hobby especially when kids can get creative right at home! Check out Pottery Cool, a pottery wheel that includes everything for kids to make 6 fun and useful projects. When I was a kid the community college in our […]

Avengers superheroes

This post has been sponsored by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Spider cookies are with a sugar cookie dough, a cookie press, and simple gel frosting! Quick and easy for Halloween or a Marvel Superheroes birthday party.   One of my favorite kitchen […]


Pumpkin spice spritz cookie recipe are fun and easy to make with the OXO Cookie Press!  A simple butter cookie dough is spiced up with pumpkin flavors and then made in to pumpkin shaped cookies.  Thank you to OXO for providing me with products for this post. When I was […]

crustless quiche

Mini crustless quiche are perfect for easy breakfasts and lunches. Make the mini quiche with your choice of veggies for a healthy homemade meal on the go! Breakfast in our home is a pretty big deal.  My goal is to get fruit and vegetables in to every single […]

Underground Apps from Amazon

We are now almost a month in to the new school year. One of my most dreaded times of day is after school. I really struggled last year to find a way to get the kids to change out of their uniforms, feed the dog, eat a snack […]

FREE Printable Halloween Party Games!

Printable Halloween activities for kids includes Halloween Bingo, a Halloween Crossword Puzzle and Halloween Sudoku. Ghosts, goblins, candy and more! Halloween is a fun time for kids and adults alike.  I always feel a little bit bad for teachers, though, having to deal with kids in costumes eating […]

Halloween Pillow Boxes for candy

Put Halloween treats in printable pillow boxes with Star Wars characters! Free printable plus scissors and glue are all you need! Pillow boxes are the cutest little packaging for treats or gifts! They are perfect for classroom parties or in this case even trick or treaters on Halloween. […]

Breakfast whenever

No time for breakfast in the morning? Enjoy breakfast whenevs with Dunkin’ Donuts Belgian Waffle Breakfast sandwich! Dunkin’ Donuts sponsored this post and provided me with the opportunity to try their new breakfast sandwich. All opinions are my own – the sandwich really is delicious!   Every morning […]