All posts by Amber

41 Ways to Say THANK YOU with Food & Drinks

Our post 41 Ways to Say THANK YOU with Candy¬†is one of our most viewed posts, so we’re adding to the list with 41 ways to say thank you with food and drinks. This is great for all of those people who may be looking for a sugar-free alternative or just more thank you ideas… Read More


Hamburger Cake Recipe (Easy Boxed Cake Mix Recipe)

Hamburger cake… what?! You heard me correctly! We’ve got a sweet recipe for you that will totally take the cake! Pun intended ūüėČ With summer in full swing and in the middle barbecue season, we decided to transfer that tasty hamburger concept into cake form. (This page contains affiliate links that we may be compensated… Read More


The DIY Lighthouse 1 Year Anniversary: A Year in Review

The DIY Lighthouse website launched on July 11, 2015 which means it’s The DIY Lighthouse 1 year anniversary! We want to thank you for jumping¬†aboard and¬†joining us on our DIY voyage! It’s been an exciting year at sea! After sinking many hours into The DIY Lighthouse, here’s some fun things¬†we have to show for it…… Read More


How to Pick Out a Good Watermelon

Need help on how to pick¬†out a good watermelon? You’ve come to the right girl.¬†When it’s watermelon season you could definitely find me in the store knocking on all the watermelons, and I’ve had multiple people stop me to ask what I’m doing. Well, so that¬†you can start looking like and being a pro watermelon… Read More


Weird Holidays in July You Didn’t Know Existed

July’s just around the corner which means we’re sharing the unique holidays in July you’ve never heard of. And guess what? There’s one every single day this month which is fine by me because–let’s be real–every day is worth celebrating!¬†Here’s our list of the weird holidays in July¬†you didn’t know existed. Weird Holidays in July¬†Calendar… Read More


Top 10 DIY Summer Crafts Trending on Pinterest feature

Trending Summer DIY Crafts on Pinterest

Find out what trending summer DIY crafts are covering¬†Pinterest feeds! FYI, The DIY Lighthouse is on Pinterest! Follow¬†us to stay in the loop. (Click¬†here¬†to find our boards.) Pinterest Trend 1. Cactus Crafts You can’t hop on Pinterest without seeing pins about¬†real +¬†faux cactus projects and ideas. Cactus themed mugs are saying, “Don’t be a prick,”… Read More


Fourth of July Fireworks Cheese Stick Snack

The Fourth of July Fireworks Cheese Stick Snack¬†is the perfect kid-friendly, fun, easy, and healthy (added bonus!) snack this Independence Day. Whether you’re going to an extended family gathering, to a neighborhood party, or having a family picnic, this little treat will be a crowd-pleaser for the kids and the adults! Fireworks are a classic… Read More


Weird Holidays in June You Didn’t Know Existed

June¬†is here¬†and so are all of the weird holidays in June. Get out your cat, because we’re about to share at least¬†one unique and crazy¬†holiday for every day in June. See the list below for this month’s version of weird holidays. Weird Holidays in June¬†Calendar June¬†1 –¬†Go Barefoot Day June 2 –¬†National Rocky Road Day… Read More


S’more Recipes for Summer: Top 25 S’more Desserts

To get you in the mood for this Top 25 S’more Desserts post, check out this adorable Campfire Cupcakes post by Justine from The Typical Mom. If you’d rather get straight to the s’mores they’re comin’ right up! With summer fast approaching, here are some pearls of wisdom¬†you just can’t pass up… 25 s’more recipes… Read More


20 Coolest Hammocks Ever

Guess what?… we’ve got a big list of the coolest hammocks ever! This collection¬†includes outdoor and indoor hammocks, traditional and nontraditional, and everything in between. (Who knew you could be hammocking while kayaking or taking a bath?) Whether your style is modern, boho, minimalist, or granola, we’re sure you will find a hammock that speaks… Read More