Category Archives: Holidays

DIY projects, ideas, and inspiration about holidays.

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


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


7 Halloween Cupcake Ideas

Don’t let making dessert be the death of you on Halloween night. Cupcakes are a quick, simple way to bring some tasty and cute Halloween spook into your kitchen. In fact, these 7 Halloween cupcake ideas are so easy it’s scary! (This page contains affiliate links that we may be compensated for. Your clicks and purchases… 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


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


Fourth of July Food Ideas

The 4th of July is secretly my favorite holiday! I love summer time, the fireworks, and the food that comes with the holiday 🙂 Below is some Fourth of July food inspiration. Red, White, and Blue French Toast This was a yummy breakfast… Need I say more?…cinnamon bread French toast, whipped cream, red and blue… Read More


Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

If you need some Cinco de Mayo party ideas, here is some quick food and decoration inspiration for a low-key Cinco de Mayo party. Food Below is a simple menu for a party. Something salty and savory, something sweet, and something sour. PARTY MENU Tortilla chips with salsa, guacamole, and/or seven layer bean dip Churro cupcakes Lime Margaritas (I… Read More


DIY Rice Krispie Treat Flowers

These treats are fun for Easter or any spring day. Here is the short list of ingredients: 1 pkg. mini marshmallows 6 cups Rice Krispies ¼ cup butter Food coloring Frosting (optional) Because I wanted to make two different colored rice krispies, I put half of the ingredients in one saucepan and half in another.… Read More


Easter Brunch Menu Ideas

Needing ideas for what to serve at your Easter brunch? Below is some inspiration for a simple, fresh, well-balanced menu to serve to your family and friends! Easter Brunch Menu Ham, roast beef, and/or turkey sandwiches on rolls Carrots and celery with ranch dip Homemade potato fries and sweet potato fries Strawberries Deviled eggs Raspberry… Read More