Category Archives: DIY Projects

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How to Host a Food Fight – Food, Activity & Cleanup Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #allessentials #allsulfatefree #CollectiveBias It’s the perfect time of year to go outside and play dirty…with food! It is so fun to get messy every now and then (especially when you’re prepared for it), and who better to do… 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


Woodland Themed Baby Shower

Wood you like some inspiration for a woodland themed baby shower? Want to leaf the expecting mommy feeling like a million bucks? Then keep reading! When a friend of mine finally got pregnant after years of trying, I jumped at the chance to celebrate her and her baby boy. She requested a fun and so “in” theme… 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


Naked Cake with Berry Compote Recipe and How-To

Naked cakes are all the rage…still. And it’s no surprise why! Forgoing the ornate and intricate frosting that you find on other cakes, a naked cake uses a minimalist frosting technique that doesn’t detract from the overall organic, beautiful presentation of the cake. And I kind of stumbled upon my own simple and delicious white… 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


Personal Progress Motivational Handout Ideas

Personal Progress is a program designed to help young women cultivate feminine attributes, strengthen their testimonies, and reach their divine potential. It’s a beautiful process of discovering talents, knowledge, and life skills that will help them in the roles now and in the future as mothers. Personal Progress is broken down into 8 values: faith,… Read More