About Camille

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Bake up a  quick peach bread in mini mason jars for easy on the go eating for picnics or dinner. One of my favorite things to do for picnics or eating on the run is to put food in jars. My 10 Minute Rice Salad Recipe is great[…]

This post is sponsored by Single Edition Media on behalf of Ceva. Introducing a new cat to a home can be stressful for everyone.  Check out these products to help ease the stress on furry friends and humans alike. I have been a cat owner for the past 15 years[…]

Make your own orange scented soap with a few simple ingredients. If you’ve been around our site for a while, then you know I absolutely love to make homemade soap. It is so fun and easy to make and personalize. We’ve made bunny soaps and Star Wars soap.[…]

I’m sharing #Luvsome in my life as part of a Luvsome sponsored series for Socialstars™. Trying to make dinnertime a bit easier for your pup? Check out our tips for deciding when to feed a dog! When our labradoodle Ginger first arrived, we had to learn what, how[…]

Grab the watercolors and make gorgeous handmade Easter cards with just paper and a crayon! These cards are one of my favorite crafts we’ve ever shared! They are so beautiful and so super simple to make.  While we made these as more of an adult craft, you can[…]

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Affirm, Inc. All opinions are my own. Looking forward to a spring break family vacation, but short on time and money? Check out these tips to make your spring break vacation stress free! Our family usually doesn’t go anywhere[…]

Visit the Temecula wineries on a romantic weekend!

The Temecula wineries are the perfect place for a romantic getaway in Southern California. Check out our tips for hotels, restaurants and activities for couples visiting Temecula. Every summer my husband and I get away for a week on a romantic getaway. Our kids visit family for a[…]

This 3 ingredient pineapple bread recipe uses self-rising flour to help give it a lift! Make with crushed or diced pineapple. I love making bread. I started making bread years ago and found I have a knack for working with yeast bread in particular.  I love making anything[…]

On the fence about a Great Wolf Lodge family vacation? Check out our stay at the Great Wolf Lodge California and see why you need to book your stay TODAY! The Great Wolf Lodge provided a discounted rate for our family to visit, but all opinions our my[…]

Tired of throwing away K Cups? Recycle them to make a K Cup Easter Craft! These adorable Easter basket crafts are great for party favors or decorations. My husband was telling a friend the other day that he didn’t drink coffee until he met me. I’ll admit, I[…]