About Camille

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Skip the lines and make any of our easy DIY gift ideas for everyone on your list! A few years ago I had a goal of making as many homemade Christmas gifts as I could. I did a pretty good job, too!  It was fun to give out[…]

Unique Watch Wondering what to get the special man in your life? He’ll love one of these unique gifts for him whether it’s for your husband, dad, brother, or friend! What do you get the guy who has everything? These unique gifts will make finding a gift for[…]

Kids can fill in the blanks on this letter to Santa template to let the jolly old elf know what they want for Christmas. Santa can then send them a “Nice List” certificate to them know what list they are on this year. My kids are 8 and[…]

Experience gift ideas are a great way to give the gift of memories to your friends and family. From dinners to events, find a unique experience for everyone on your list.   Experience Gift Ideas for the Whole Family Theme Park Tickets and Museums Last year we bought[…]

Christmas advent calendars for kids are a fun way to countdown the days of December until December 25th. Whether it’s counting down until Santa’s arrival or the birth of Jesus, these unique and fun countdown activities will create a family tradition for years to come. From traditional nativities[…]

Give the gift of creation this year with these cool craft kits for kids. Crafting and creating is a ton of fun. Not just for kids, but adults too. When you introduce a new craft, it can open up a world of imagination and creation. From sewing, painting,[…]

Finding perfect gifts for your best friend can be challenging. After all, you want to make sure you find a gift that she will love. You know, that one gift that will blow your BFF’s socks off.  Our guide will help you get over that hurdle and find that[…]

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sargento® Cheese. All opinions are 100% mine. Cheesesteak sandwich are a quick and easy dinner to get on the table in under 30 minutes. Thinly sliced London broil is sauteed with onion, mushrooms, and provolone cheese for[…]

Making meals can be enjoyable again thanks to these fun kitchen gifts. Do you have a foodie, or a mom, on your list this year? Then these gift ideas are just for you. From a Disney® Slow Cooker that makes cooking home cook meals a breeze to a[…]

Find fun and unique gifts for coffee lovers in this collection of caffeine inspired gift ideas.

Pick a few of these caffeine laden gifts for coffee lovers! From coffee makers to collectibles, java loving people on your gift list will love these gifts! As a self-described coffee lover, I love getting coffee related gifts! Whether it’s a new fancy coffee maker or a unique coffee related[…]