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French Toast Casserole for Christmas Breakfast

When my husband was young, he almost passed out one Christmas morning due to intense adrenaline on an empty stomach. But who has time to prepare and cook breakfast when there is holiday fun to be had?! That is why this easy French toast casserole for Christmas breakfast is such a perfect idea! You can… Read More


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


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



DIY Mason Jar Neighbor Christmas Gifts

Wondering what to give your neighbors, friends, co-workers, or family this year for the holidays? These DIY mason jar neighbor Christmas gifts are waaay easy and super cute! Help those around have a merry and bright holiday with a little bit of homemade love. Recreate the ideas below or simply use them as inspiration! DIY… 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