Tag Archives: food

Christmas Preparation Timeline [by Laurel Smith]

After the Thanksgiving festivities are over, how long do you wait before diving into the Christmas season? Do you put up your Christmas tree the day after Halloween or do you wait until December 15th? I have been in both camps (no judgment here!) but this year I am trying to go about my holiday… Read More


5 Christmas Cupcake Ideas | Cute Holiday Dessert

Have yourself a merry little Christmas with Christmas-themed cupcakes! Cupcakes are a quick, simple way to bring some tasty and cute holiday cheer into your kitchen. These 5 Christmas cupcake ideas are so festive they’re bound to bring some joy to the world! (This page contains affiliate links that we may be compensated for. Your clicks and purchases help… Read More


Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Ideas [& FREE Invitations]

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season, an ugly Christmas sweater party is the perfect event to keep things lighthearted. I mean, how cool is it that you can take a dozen or so miserably ugly pieces of knitting and turn it into an unforgettable night that is bound to become a… Read More


Cheap Dessert Ideas to Feed a Big Group on a Budget

You’re throwing a party, have a large group you have to feed, and need some easy, cheap dessert ideas because you don’t want to break the bank. Sound familiar? No worries! We know 11 cheap dessert ideas that are delicious, easy to make, and budget friendly. Pro Tip: Before you get started, make sure you’re buying… Read More



Easy Hot Chocolate Cupcakes (Box Mix Recipe)

Whether you need to take a dessert to a holiday event, you want a yummy treat for a cozy night in, or you need something to dunk in your hot chocolate mug, these hot chocolate cupcakes are the perfect go-to. Hot chocolate is a classic winter drink–it warms you up and has a sweet, cozy taste. That… Read More


DIY Halloween Compilation

Frightened you won’t be ready for Halloween? Don’t worry. We’ve taken our best DIY Halloween posts and created a wicked list. This DIY treat is sure to satisfy even your spookiest do-it-yourself cravings. Helping you DIY Halloween: 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… Read More


Monkey Themed Baby Shower on a Budget

If you’re wanting to stress less about coming up with ideas and spending a ton of money on a baby shower, you’ve come to the right girl. I threw a baby shower for my beautiful friend, Jane, and I’ll tell you everything you need to know about throwing a banana and monkey themed baby shower on… Read More


10 Ideas for Teaching Kids Colors

***This page contains affiliate links. Your clicks and purchases help support The DIY Lighthouse at no extra charge to you. Even if your toddler is a smarty pants, colors might not come easily to him/her. And that’s okay! Teaching kids colors can be tough because colors are super tricky. Think about it! They may have just learned what an… Read More


“You are o-FISH-ally the best!” Thank You Gift

Just saying, “thank you,” sometimes doesn’t cut it. If you’ve got the oppor-tuna-ty to send a fintastic thank you message then hang around. We’ve got a thank you gift idea that you’re reel-y going to like! Gottcha hooked? Below is a step-by-step guide to your own “You are o-FISH-ally the best!” thank you gift. It’s so… Read More