Author: Julia

WATERMELON RICE KRISPIE TREATS

WATERMELON RICE KRISPIE TREATS

WATERMELON RICE KRISPIE TREATS To me watermelon means summer and honestly I would take a rice krispie treat over most desserts so why not combine them?  Making rice krispie treats is very simple to begin with so adding a few extra steps, at least for 

Dear Nathan on your 6th Birthday

Dear Nathan on your 6th Birthday

Dear Nathan, Today you turn six years old. I have no idea how time passed so quickly. I remember the day you were born like it was yesterday. It is a day I will never be able to forget because it was the day you 

Quarantine Summer Bucket List

Before the summer begins every year we like to create a bucket list of all the things we want to do. However, this year is looking very different than previous years. Bucket lists before Covid19 included baseball games, museums, parks, outdoor concerts, and fun without 

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 

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 

12 Ideas to Survive COVID-19 While Your Kids Are Stuck At Home

12 Ideas to Survive COVID-19 While Your Kids Are Stuck At Home

Did your kids school close because of the coronavirus? Ours did and now we are beginning to stress about what to do with them all day while we are stuck in the house. Ok, I’m for the safety and health of the community but I’m 

Nate’s Trail Mix

Nate’s Trail Mix

How much do we love our sweet boy? More and more each day. Over the weekend Nate asked if we could make some trail mix a special way because he doesn’t like all the ingredients that come in the Costco blend of trail mix. I 

DIY HEART STAMP

DIY HEART STAMP

For those brave enough to let their kids use paint, this is a fun little art project for Valentine’s Day. Even better is you probably already have everything you need to do this. What You’ll Need: 1 cardboard paper towel tube, cut in half or 

DIY HOT CHOCOLATE VALENTINES

DIY HOT CHOCOLATE VALENTINES

  This year I decided to make Nathan’s valentines to pass out at school. Normally I am all for running into Target, grabbing a box of Paw Patrol little cards and calling it a day. However, our son’s class is not very large and I