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Limoncello Cocktail

Limoncello Cocktail

Limoncello Cocktail Alright, I’ll admit it; I’ve jumped on the White Claw bandwagon and I’m not looking back. After trying a Truly, I disregarded most hard seltzers without even trying them because it was way too sweet for me. I assumed that would be the…

Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello  Limoncello is such a special drink. It is perfect for a hot day or with brunch with the girls. However, be aware that it takes DAYS to make. It is great but the greatness takes time, about 3-10 days. Because you will be…

Cornbread Cookies

Cornbread Cookies

Cornbread Cookies  These cookies came straight out of quarantine necessity. We had a surplus of cornmeal, not enough flour, and a scarce amount of sugar. Promising my kids we could bake but unwilling to brave the store led me to look up how to replace…

Stovetop Maple Bacon Popcorn

Stovetop Maple Bacon Popcorn

STOVETOP MAPLE BACON POPCORN Tired of microwave popcorn? Looking to add a little something special to your movie night? We have the answer for you here! Normally when we make popcorn we use our air popper. It always comes out great but it’s a little…

Earth Day Focaccia

Earth Day Focaccia

Happy Earth Day! As a family we always try to do our part to protect the planet. We compost, recycle, conserve water, and many other things to save our planet.  Because we are sheltering in place this year we are celebrating in a different way.…

Day 39 Shelter In Place: I Am Not Doing OK.

Day 39 Shelter In Place: I Am Not Doing OK.  Until recently I had my mental health in check for a long time. Even battling postpartum depression I was still able to find an outlet to channel my severe anxiety and depression. But in November…

DIY Sensory Bags

DIY Sensory Bags

DIY SENSORY BAGS In the midst of quarantine, I began to run out of cool things to do with the kids. Apart from watching way too much TV I wanted then to do something creative but also educational for Nate as I’m homeschooling while trying…

DIY ROPE FRUIT COASTERS

DIY ROPE FRUIT COASTERS

DIY ROPE FRUIT COASTERS Quarantine really has me dreaming of summer. I long for the days when we can head up to the lake and sit in the sun. For now all we have are crafts while we shelter in place and try to keep…

Oatmeal Banana Muffins

Oatmeal Banana Muffins

  I don’t know about anyone else but I never buy bananas with the intention of making banana bread or muffins or anything. However, somehow I buy them and they turn brown and that is the only option I have left to do with them.…

How To Celebrate With Friends or Family During the Coronavirus(COVID-19) Outbreak

How To Celebrate With Friends or Family During the Coronavirus(COVID-19) Outbreak

“How To Celebrate With Friends or Family During the Coronavirus(COVID-19) Outbreak” Socially, Social Distancing As many of the DIYDougherty followers know, Mike and I have the same birthday. Last year was the big 3-0 and we posted the pros and cons of having the same…