About Camille

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I made this dish recently after a long summer of not turning on the oven.  My husband declared it to be one of his favorite meals.  I have to admit, it’s one of my favorites, too.  I usually serve it over pasta or rice with a salad on[…]

Boo Halloween Craft

Now that the school season is in full swing, it’s time to focus on Halloween!  This is a super easy and fun craft to make.  If you already have the Mod Podge and scrapbook paper, it’s also pretty inexpensive.  Mod Podge is pretty useful lasts forever and is[…]

My birthday was a few weeks ago.  I turned 36.  It’s really hard for me to believe that I am a mere four years away from 40. I remember both my parents turning 40!  I have been very fortunate in the past 36 years, though.  I’ve had many[…]

Hot and Sour soup

Hot and sour soup is a favorite of Chinese eateries everywhere.  This soup is easy to make at home, too! I’m not really a fan of hot and sour soup, but my husband loves it with a passion! He gave his unequivocal stamp of approval on this recipe. […]

Gingerbread Pancakes

This is one of my favorite “Fall is Here!” foods.  The kitchen smells so good while these are cooking.  It helps me pretend it’s a cool Fall day outside when it’s really in the mid-90s! Whenever I cook these, they burn very quickly probably because of the molasses[…]

  I made this newborn set as a baby gift for a friend to give.  The hat is Roar by Tot Toppers and the mittens I just winged.  I’m terrible at sewing on embellishments so the points were not as nice as I wanted! But it still works.

This is our 4th week of homeschooling and we spent the week reviewing.  I was kind of nervous that we wouldn’t have anything to DO this week, but after over scheduling weeks 2 and 3, we had plenty to catch up on.  But just in case there wasn’t[…]

These enchilada’s knocked my socks off! It is the culmination of three delicious recipes topped with melted cheese!  You can easily make all three components to the enchiladas ahead of time and freeze. The only part I would suggest cheating on are the tortillas.  Enchiladas are traditionally made[…]

Flour Tortillas

A homemade tortilla recipe may sound like a lot of work, but they are so easy to make! They just take a little time to roll out and cook, but it’s worth the effort because homemade flour tortillas are absolutely delicious! This flour tortilla recipe is easy!  The[…]

Enchilada sauce is as easy to make as it is to just open a can of it from the store.  Basic ingredients like tomato sauce and chili pepper combine to make a delicious sauce to top enchiladas or tacos.  Don’t run to the store – make the sauce[…]