All posts by Amber

How to Make A DIY World Map on a Budget

If you are looking for a fun project, craft, or home decor idea, try your hand at a DIY world map. On a tight budget? No problem! I made this world map for easily under $5. 4 Easy Steps for Making a DIY World Map on a Budget Step 1: Get Your Supplies Stop by… Read More


5 Halloween Breakfast Ideas

Afraid you won’t have any idea what to make for breakfast Halloween morning? Don’t fear (save that for the haunted houses) because we’ve got your back. Below are five spooktacular Halloween breakfast ideas. 1. Pumpkin Waffles The whole family will love this Halloween breakfast! Follow this recipe (click here) from Savory Nothings for moist and flavorful Pumpkin Waffles. Simply… Read More


Weird Holidays in September You Didn’t Know Existed

Let’s be real, sometimes it is nice to have a reason to celebrate every day. Last month we wrote a post on weird August holidays (view it by clicking here), so we’re doing round two with weird holidays in September you didn’t know existed!   Here are some weird, bizarre, and crazy holidays we discovered in September: September 1 – Emma… Read More


10 Signs Your Child is Being Bullied at School

As another school year starts, it’s important to take a step back and evaluate your child’s wellbeing. Do any of the warning signs listed below apply to your child? If so, your child could be experiencing bullying. Although we hope our children are never the bully or the bullied, sadly, bullying is very present and very real at school. Some children who… Read More


Healthy Sandwiches for Kids: 5 ABC Back-to-School Sandwich Ideas

School starts soon and for a lot of people that means sack lunches! I often find myself making the same sandwiches over and over again. Sometimes I get stuck on a peanut butter and jelly kick, but then I get sick of them. It’s nice to shake things up and make some different sandwiches for a… Read More


Healthy Snacks for Kids: 5 ABC Back-to-School Snack Ideas

Another year of school is right around the corner! Are you looking for back-to-school snack ideas? The best kind of snacks are quick and easy for you to make, healthy, and yummy to your kids. Well, I’ve got five snack ideas for you that I think will fit all of those criteria. Whether you need… Read More


Weird Holidays in August you Didn’t Know Existed

If you’re looking for a reason to celebrate each day, then look no further! The DIY Lighthouse has a DIY category called “Holidays” where we give you holiday inspiration and ideas on decor, food, parties, etc. But sometimes it is nice to have a reason to celebrate every day. Therefore, we did some research and discovered… Read More


41 Ways to Say THANK YOU with Candy

See larger image MARS Chocolate Favorites Fun Size Candy Bars Variety Mix 33.9-Ounce 60-Piece Bag New From: $14.99 USD In Stock –Chocolate picture from wikimedia commons with license CC by 2.0— Are you needing to show a little appreciation? We’ve all got someone we need to thank. You may need to give a big thank you… Read More


Should I Use Real or Fake Wedding Flowers?

The dress, the bridesmaids, the invitation, the cake, the venue… the flowers…. There are a zillion decisions to make as a bride-to-be and hopefully this post will make the following question easier: Should you use real or artificial flowers at your wedding? Take this short personality test to find out! Personality Test for Choosing Real vs. Fake… Read More


How to Make an Easy and Cheap DIY Wedding Bouquet

(Condensed Version) DIY Wedding Bouquet Short on time? On a tight budget? No problem! Here is a short 5 step tutorial on how to make an easy and cheap DIY wedding bouquet. (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.… Read More