All posts by Amber

8 Unique, Cheap, & Easy Halloween Costumes

Halloween is around the corner, and we all know what that means: a bunch of people dressed up as cats and nudists on strike. Let’s be real, those are costumes that are over done, but they are so easy to do that people can’t help themselves. We know what you’re saying. . . . “I’m not… Read More


Fall Decor Inspiration for a Tight Budget

Fall is so fun to decorate for. I’m not a huge fan of the scary Halloween decorations so I much prefer the autumn-themed route. When decorating, be sure to pick a color scheme. Click here for 21 fall color palette ideas. In this post you’ll find oranges, yellows, reds, and browns. This is an easy… Read More


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 M.… 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: $19.70 USD In Stock 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 to a teacher who went above and beyond for you, a… Read More