Category Archives: Holidays

DIY projects, ideas, and inspiration about holidays.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Christmas Treats

Ho, ho, ho! Merry Christmas everyone! This is a season for giving and gathering, so it’s a perfect opportunity to make some fun, tasty treats. And why not invite Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to the Christmas party? Below is a quick ingredients list and recipe for how to make reindeer christmas treats. Ingredients Rice Krispies Treats: 6… Read More


Weird Holidays in December You Didn’t Know Existed

Have you ever celebrated Bathtub Party Day? Neither have I. Didn’t even know that was a thing. But you don’t want to miss out on the fun, so we did some research and made a list of some wacky and weird holidays in December you didn’t know existed. December 1 – Eat a Red Apple Day December 2 – National Fritters… Read More


10 Tasty Ways To Use Thanksgiving Turkey Leftovers

After your Thanksgiving food coma wears off, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to eat 14 lbs. of delicious turkey before next Thanksgiving rolls around. I mean, what can you even do with a whole bird (aka Thanksgiving turkey leftovers) besides slapping it between two mustard-covered slices of bread? We’ve gottcha covered. Here are 10… Read More


How-To Holiday Decor: DIY Christmas Star

The Christmas star is one of the most significant, beautiful symbols of Christmas. Throughout the holiday season, the star helps remind us of the “why” of Christmas, and it helps turn the focus away from ourselves and, instead, toward serving and giving to others. The star represents the need to be a light to those around us. Because… Read More


Tree of Gratitude and Thanksgiving How-to

Thanksgiving Day is all about giving thanks for the good things we have in our lives. That’s why a Tree of Gratitude and Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday craft for your family this time of year. Even the smallest of children can participate in this project and show an attitude of gratitude for life’s blessings. How to… Read More


DIY Thanksgiving Turkey Wreath

If Thanksgiving dinner was an election, turkey would totally win, right? Stuffing would probably come in as first runner-up, with cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie trailing closely behind as finalists. So with turkey in the spotlight at this time of year, it only seems fitting to pay tribute to it via door. Hence, this super easy and… Read More


Weird Holidays in November You Didn’t Know Existed

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving Day is in November. But did you know that National Men Make Dinner Day is too? November has just begun, so The DIY Lighthouse will fill you in on the wacky holidays this month. We did some research and found some weird holidays in November you didn’t know existed. November 1 – Extra Mile Day November 2 – Deviled… Read More


How to Avoid Trick-or-Treaters

Before everyone rashly judges with a, “Boooooo! You don’t like Halloween?!” let’s stop to think about some legitimate reasons why people would chose not to participate in Halloween candy-giving this year. The first reason that comes to mind is a new baby at home. Chances are that baby will FINALLY be asleep by the time… Read More


Halloween Spider Web Wreath Tutorial

Let’s face it. Spiders are nasty, crawly, little things. But once a year (aka Halloween) they can be cute, so we might as well take full advantage of the opportunity. This Halloween spider web wreath is a super duper easy, cheap way to dress up your door during the month of October. Besides, you aren’t the only… Read More


Weird Holidays in October You Didn’t Know Existed

Welcome to our third post on bizarre, unique holidays. (You can view our posts on weird August and September holidays by clicking here for August and here for September.) October is just around the corner, so this edition is weird holidays in October you didn’t know existed! Every day deserves to be celebrated! Check out this crazy list of… Read More