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CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT. This Week: Love Candy Mosaic Art

October 20, 2013 in All Posts, CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT.

This week (with Halloween around the corner), I’m loving Candy Mosaic Art, like the celebrity portraits made by local San Francisco artist Jason Mecier, who is famous for making these intricate works from candy. Some of his candy portraits take 50 hours or more and Mecier also uses trash as his medium, often from the […]

Saying Thanks + Giving You Goodies: Shutterfly Photos, Books, Calendars & Gifts

November 5, 2012 in All Posts, Giveaways, Sponsored Posts

A BIG BIG welcome to all you new readers that have fabulously shown up to share a little slice of our lives here at The Outlaw Mom Blog and BIG BIG hugs to you all who have been faithfully following along all this time.  It’s November and a month when we’re conscious of and celebrating […]

Leftover Halloween Candy Activities

October 29, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Preschool, Preschool Math, Toddler Activities, Toddler Math

Wondering what to do with all of that deadly sinful Halloween candy? Don’t let your leftover Halloween candy go to waste … or to your or your kids’ waists! Instead, hone your little goblins’ MEMORY skills in this fun Find The Candy Under The Cup Game! Join us over at Kids Activities Blog to see […]

Announcing the Perfectly Pumpkin Contest

October 15, 2012 in All Posts, Celebrate, Halloween, Preschool, Toddler Activities

I think you all know I love Halloween…so I’m thrilled to be co-hosting the Perfectly Pumpkin Contest this October with a dozen other blogs all led by the amazing Krissy of B. Inspired Mama! From now until October 30th you’ll have a chance to link up your favorite Pumpkin Recipes; Pumpkin-Related Kids’ Activities; Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Ideas; […]

Halloween Themed Science: Witches’ Brew Color Mixing Activity

October 11, 2012 in All Posts, Preschool, Preschool Science, Toddler Activities, Toddler Science

Double double, toil and trouble… We’ve been mixing up batches of Witches Brew for some Halloween science! Join us over at Kids Activities Blog and see how you can mix up a dash of learning and a pinch of play for some Halloween-themed color mixing fun! LEARN! Colors, sensory play, dilution, science You Might Enjoy:{Play} Colorful Ice Cube […]

Halloween Treats: Easy Oreo Spiders

October 10, 2012 in All Posts, Bake, Fun With Food!, Preschool, Toddler Activities

Boo! Here’s an eensy weensy super easy Halloween Treat that you and your kids can make together … or why not surprise them with this sweet Oreo Spider tucked in their lunchbox.  Just make sure they’re safely secured on their tuffets! Ingredients Oreos Candy laces Candy eyes  If I had edible candy eyes, I would have […]

Preschool Halloween Art: Shaving Cream Swirled Pumpkins

October 9, 2012 in All Posts, Preschool, Preschool Art

Ever since seeing this shaving cream Eric Carle seahorse from I Heart Crafty Things and this shaving foam leaf from Little Wonders’ Days on Pinterest, I have been dying to try out some preschool shaving cream art with my preschooler. I don’t remember doing this as a kid – do you? This is a super fun way […]

{Play} Fun With Candy! Making Candy Patterns

November 9, 2011 in All Posts, Fun With Food!, Play, Toddler Activities

I’ve heard from a lot of my mom friends that they’ve instituted one-week and two-week Halloween candy rules, as in, you can eat all you want (or one piece a day) for a week and then it’s all getting thrown out.  In our house, I instituted a one-hour rule, because really, does a 2.75 year […]

{Celebrate} Candy-Filled Halloween Eggs

October 31, 2011 in All Posts, Bake, Celebrate

I have my flaming orange waist-length wig and witch’s garb and am so ready to hit the streets tonight for some trick-or-treating!  Too bad I won’t be eligible for any of the candy since I’m a grown up – although, that’s probably a good thing if I want to win this competition. I’m still nostalgic […]

{Live} Hanging Out With Kitchen Counter Chronicles for Halloween

October 30, 2011 in All Posts, Parenting

This weekend I’m hanging out with Jen from Kitchen Counter Chronicles for Halloween! Jen writes a fabulous blog about crafting, baking, gardening and greening her life with her husband and two little girls in Toronto.  She has great ideas on how to green your Halloween and so many delicious food recipes and fun toddler activities, […]