All posts by Amber

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 Fun Size Candy Bars Mix 33.9-Ounce 60-Piece Bag New From: $9.98 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 coach who… 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


Owl Themed Baby Shower Inspiration

Whooo is looking for some owl themed baby shower or party inspiration? Read on and owl give you some great ideas! *This post contains affiliate links which means we may be compensated for purchases made. However, it does not influence our opinion in what we recommend for cute owl themed baby shower ideas and inspiration. Color Scheme My… Read More


DIY Old Page Wall: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

My mom wanted her walls covered in old pages for a while. (She got her inspiration from Marisa, a talented lady in her neighborhood.) So, I took on the project to cover her music room walls in old hymn book pages. My mom loves her music room now! The walls add so much character to… Read More