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The Joys of Playing

The joys of playing, why it's important for your kids to play.

“It is a happy talent to know how to play.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson I want to get on my tiny little soapbox here, and tell you how important I feel that play is to kids. As you know I homeschool my kids, and there is an exhaustive list to why that is, but one of […]

Paint a Pillow Arrow Design

Using a stencil from Cutting Edge Stencil's new company "Paint a Pillow" you can make beautiful designer pillows. Love this arrow design!

I love me a pretty pillow. I really love me a pretty pillow that I made myself…bragging rights and all ya know? I have been a fan of Cutting Edge Stencils for a long time and have used them in several projects. Polka Dot Nursery Wall Houndstooth Bookshelf Table Makeover Wall Art Cutting Edge started […]

Little Moments Big Smiles $100 giveaway!

Little Moments Big Smiles Goldfish Crackers

Little Moments A poem by me; Tiffany Hewlett.    The parents say it’s time to put the video games away! Pack a bag, get in the car and in a tent we will stay! Drive to the mountain and find the perfect site. Set up camp and hike up to a new height.  Come back and build a […]

Buffalo Bleu Cheese Quesadilla

Buffalo Bleu Cheese Quesadilla's using Mission Tortillas (they have new gluten free and digestive health tortillas that are perfect for those who have gut problems, but still want a good flour tortilla!)

As a lot of my long time readers know I went through two whole years of eating a gluten free diet. My gut was just not happy and I needed to get rid of all the gluten that was gumming it up. I have since reintroduced gluten into my diet, but sometimes I still have […]

KFC Popcorn Nuggets

KFC Popcorn Chicken Nuggets- Never pressed, always delicious.

I’m about to state a fact here. My kids love chicken nuggets. Ever since watching how some places form and shape their chicken into uniform pieces one night…mom does not enjoy giving said kids chicken nuggets from such places. In the words of Sara with no H… “EW!” Mom likes to feel good about giving […]

Steel Storage Locker for Bedroom

Steel Storage Locker for boys bedroom. Prime Time Lockers from Garage Works.

This post brought to you by Gladiator® GarageWorks. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Making The World Cuter. As you know I am in the process of making my new house a home. I am going room by room and doing everything I can to make it just right. Now that my […]

Embellish Homemade Gift Tags with a Metallic Marker

Enhance a handmade gift tag with a gold marker for a shimmery effect. #BICMerryMarking #YellowGold

This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Making The World Cuter. This is the final installment of my BIC Marki_It® ideas, and hopefully I’ve helped you see how awesome these markers are and all the things you can do to make your holiday a little more […]

Easy DIY Coasters Hostess Gift

Easy DIY Coasters #BICMerryMarking #WoodsyBrown

This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Making The World Cuter. Like I mentioned before I am participating in #BICMerryMarking (you should too! So fun!) and this time I am making a super simple hostess gift! These easy DIY coasters can be completed in just a […]

#GiftSmart with Radio Shack Black Friday

Radio Shack has all the gifts that people want! #GiftSmart

This is a sponsored post by Radio Shack, personal experiences and happiness caused by shopping there are purely my own.  As a kid one of my favorite stores to wander into during holiday shopping at the mall was Radio Shack. Anyone else? I loved looking at all the gizmo’s and gadgets. All the remote controlled […]

BIC®’s Month of Merry Marking: Spread Some Cheer

Random Acts of Merry Making

This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Making The World Cuter. I think in all of the holiday hubbub that goes on that sometimes we forget that the little things can mean the most! Our family likes to do one “Christmasy” thing each day during the […]