Category Archives: Food

DIY projects, ideas, and inspiration about food.


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Cheese and Charcuterie Board for Kids

Cheese and charcuterie boards are a host’s best-kept party secret! Why? They require little preparation time, offer a large variety of textures and flavors, and are visual eye candy. And though they are often made with adults in mind, they’re perfect for kids too! After all, kids love cheese, deli meats, crackers, fruit, and dips–all the… Read More


Fancy Cheese & Crackers Recipe for the Foodie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions for this cheese and crackers recipe are mine alone. #TRISCUITToppers #CollectiveBias Plain and simple: my husband and I are foodies. There’s almost nothing better than eating good food. Well, because we have a little toddler and babysitters are expensive in Seattle, we’re… Read More


How to Host a Food Fight

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


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


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 Make an Easy Easter Dinner

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions for this easy Easter dinner menu are mine alone. #SpringItOn #NestleKitchen #CollectiveBias Spring has sprung! That means Easter is coming up, and I’m over here thinking about a fresh, springtime dinner menu that would be fun for the whole family. I would love to… Read More


Hawaiian Barbecue Sandwich Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions for this sandwich recipe are mine alone. #SandwichWithTheBest #CollectiveBias When you’ve got a husband who takes a sandwich to work for lunch every day like I do, sometimes you need a new recipe thrown into the sandwich rotation. With spring around… Read More