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Font Personality Test: What Font Matches Your Personality?

There are a bunch of personality tests out there (we all know what Disney princess we are the most like), but have you ever wondered which font matches your personality? Take the quiz below to see which font you are! Font Personality Test Step 1: Answer True/False There are 4 sets of statements below. With each… 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


7 Ways to Show Your Child You Are Listening

Because communication is a crucial relationship building block, it’s important to show your child you are listening. As you listen to them, the trust between you will strengthen, and your child will begin to see you more as an ally, someone who they can confide in. Your child will bring up difficult topics, like bullying, much earlier… 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


how to feed large groups on a budget

How to Feed a Large Group on a Budget

If you’re reading this post, then chances are you have found yourself needing to make food for a big family, a bunch of friends, a church congregation, or another event with loads of people. No fear! Below you’ll find some tips for making food for the masses and doing it on a budget! –Dollars on… Read More


11 Cheap Meals for Feeding Large Groups on a Budget

The more the merrier, right? Only if it doesn’t break the bank! We all know that a big part of feeding a large group on a budget is serving budget-friendly food; so, below are 11 ideas for cheap meals to feed a large group. If you have a menu to plan for a lot of people, definitely… Read More


Delicious Apple Snack Recipes for Fall

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then what does an onion do? Keeps everyone away! Aaaand that is why we’re sticking to apples today, folks. The small fact that apples and Fall are perfect for each other also might have something to do with it. Apples are just in abundance right about… Read More


How to Throw a Travel Themed Bridal Shower on a Budget

Girl bonding time is great whether you’re married or not. So, before my friend Emily got married, we had a great excuse to get together and celebrate with a bridal shower. Emily is a witty, easygoing, adventurous gal from Washington who married a handsome guy from India, so when she said she wanted a travel… Read More


11 Toothpaste Life Hacks

Due to a recent DIY fail featuring toothpaste (read about it here), I thought it might be nice to list some ways in which toothpaste can successfully be used. I mean, let’s get real. We can all use some extra minty freshness in our lives…especially if that minty freshness solves life problems (not including world hunger). Toothpaste life hacks:… Read More