All posts by Amber

5 Ways to Give Your Bathroom a Summer Refresh

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions for this bathroom summer refresh are mine alone. #MegaSummerRefresh #CollectiveBias Summer is just about here and my bathroom was begging for a little summer refresh. Our bathroom is generally a busy place, especially during the summer when we seem to always… Read More



Fancy Cheese & Crackers Recipe for the Foodie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions for this cheese and crackers recipe are mine alone. #TRISCUITToppers #CollectiveBias Plain and simple: my husband and I are foodies. There’s almost nothing better than eating good food. Well, because we have a little toddler and babysitters are expensive in Seattle, we’re… Read More



Babysitter Essentials (If You Have a Toddler)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions for these babysitter essentials are mine alone. #KidfreshFavorites #CollectiveBias As a teen, I used to babysit the neighborhood kids, and there were definitely the parents who made my job easier and those who didn’t. As a mom now, I want my… Read More


Crispy Pork Belly & Ginger Green Onion Sauce Recipe

Ni hao! I had the honor of being a guest writer for sofabfood.com to share a special family recipe. My husband speaks Chinese and has spent some time in Asia. One of his favorite recipes has now become a family favorite: Hong Kong Style Crispy Pork Belly. Marinated in the fridge, tenderized, and then baked in… Read More


Cereal Yogurt Parfait – Breakfast Recipe & Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ReimagineYourCereal #CollectiveBias Did someone say, “In a hurry?” Um, yes, that would be my family. It’s our own fault, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. I like our action-packed days, but I also like eating good… Read More


Horchata Recipe | Sweet Mexican Horchata

My family’s homemade Horchata recipe is a must try! This refreshing and sweet Mexican drink is simple to make and has become a family favorite. (This page contains affiliate links that we may be compensated for. Your clicks and purchases help support The DIY Lighthouse at no extra charge to you. We only put links to products we love… Read More


How To Let Kids Pick Their Outfit But Still Match

Let’s face it, I’m an organized, like-things-done-the-right-way mom. So when I heard multiple times that letting your kids pick their outfit for the day is a good thing to do I felt torn. I want to be a good mom and following this good parenting practice, but the type-A side of me really wants my kid’s… Read More


Practical Diaper Changing Station Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions for this practical diaper changing station are mine alone and 100% true. #FirstMomentsMadeSimple #ForBetterBeginnings #MomsFirsts #CollectiveBias We all love cute baby stuff, but leave the cuteness to the tiny clothes. When it comes to creating a diaper changing station, I promise that the… Read More