About Camille

Hello! Welcome to Growing Up Gabel - I am so glad you are here! This is the place where I share recipes, crafts, DIY projects and real family life. I hope you will follow me on Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter! Just use the icons at the top of the page!

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Doing laundry is one of those adult chores that no one really loves doing. But the clothes have to get washed because it’s really[…]

Festive red and green Christmas Pinwheel Cookies are fun and easy to make from a basic sugar cookie dough. Just roll, layer, slice and bake. When I was a kid, I was fascinated by those red and white candy cane cookies.  I even tried to make them when[…]

Check out this list of the best gifts for tween girls that your favorite tween will LOVE! Shopping for tween girls can be tricky as they are on the cusp between girlhood and teenagedom. It’s a hard place to be! In general, most tween girls don’t really want[…]

Easy small backyard ideas for Halloween will turn your tiny yard into a fun, and slightly spooky, space perfect for Halloween! This post was sponsored by Lowe’s as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Last spring[…]

Join our 30 Days of Gratitude Challenge and receive a free gratitude journal to download! Make thankfulness and gratitude a habit in your life today.   Let’s face it – it can be really, really hard to be grateful.  Between work, kids, spouses, and traffic… life gets very[…]

Are you a Nevada mom thinking about going to college? Check out 4 reasons you SHOULD go to college! Find out more about college scholarships for moms going back to college from our sponsor, WGU Nevada. One of the best pieces of advice my mom ever gave me[…]

Ready to check out  SeaWorld? The Ultimate Guide to SeaWorld San Diego will make sure your SeaWorld visit is the best day ever!

Make an Oriental Salad Recipe in only 5 minutes thanks to bagged coleslaw mix! Top with homemade dressing, sliced almonds, and Ramen nooldes. Serve with our sponsor Ling Ling Fried Rice for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. It’s that time of year when you really start spending a lot of time in the kitchen cooking and baking. There’s just something about[…]

Make a wine cork snowman with old wine corks, glue, paint, and an old sweater. This snowman is cute for Christmas or all winter long. We are obsessed with wine cork crafts this year! My sister always has a big bin full of them and it was time[…]