Make Your Own Custom Graffiti Street Art – In Bushwick!

Graffiti has become a new obsession for us over the pandemic. Since we have spent so much time out in the woods hiking around Long Island – one of our favorite finds has been the colorful art of graffiti. I was so excited to learn about Brooklyn Unplugged’s Graffiti Street Art Workshop in Bushwick. NotContinue reading “Make Your Own Custom Graffiti Street Art – In Bushwick!”

The Easy Way to Start a Free Garden From Seeds!

Have you always wanted to start a free garden from seeds but didn’t know how to do it? I can help! Building on my post from last year – a garden will make your backyard an even wicked-er cool oasis! Spring is one of the most fun seasons. Every year I look forward to plantingContinue reading “The Easy Way to Start a Free Garden From Seeds!”

Designing an Easy & Cool Tween Room for Middle School!

Tweens want cool rooms. Often it is so they can sit and brood, but mostly it is just because who doesn’t want a cool tween room!? When it was time to evolve our bedroom situation, getting our cool tween ready for middle school, there was no question what the décor would be – Harry PotterContinue reading “Designing an Easy & Cool Tween Room for Middle School!”

Vision Boards – A Great Camp Mom Project!

Like many families right now, we are still hunkering down at home following the rules to avoid contracting Covid-19. Every day I am looking for new activities to keep my three kids – ages 4, 6 and 10 busy and engaged. I read about making Vision Boards and thought my kids and I (because let’sContinue reading “Vision Boards – A Great Camp Mom Project!”

Summering In Place: How to Make Your Backyard A Wicked Cool Summer Cocoon.

As we continue to shelter-in-place because of Covid-19, everyone is trying to pack their backyard with as much summer fun as possible. We all have the common goal to keep our kids busy. With the schools now closed through the end of the year and camp a distant long shot, the time has come toContinue reading “Summering In Place: How to Make Your Backyard A Wicked Cool Summer Cocoon.”

How to Sew a Simple Cloth Face Mask

As Covid-19 spreads it’s important that we are protecting ourselves from contact. Many people in the medical profession are near, but not close enough to get the highly coveted, low inventory medical grade face masks. We wanted to help those in our community who need masks but can’t get them right now. This includes staffContinue reading “How to Sew a Simple Cloth Face Mask”

The Mint Chip Mama’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide!

Welcome to The Mint Chip Mama‘s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide!   It’s that time of year again, holiday shopping time! Here at The Mint Chip Mama (please follow my Blog, and Facebook, Pinterest & Instagram pages) we attend awesome events all year long so we can present new items to you that are pretty fetch.Continue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide!”

The Mint Chip Mama’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide!

The Mint Chip Mama’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! It’s that time of year again! Let the fun begin to scramble and get it together for the holidays before all the cool toys sell out.  I’m sorry – I mean – it’s the most magical time of the year! Here at The Mint Chip Mama (Blog,Continue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide!”

Jewish, Chinese, and Indian HoliDAYS In-A-Box!

Who doesn’t love a good old fashion family holiday? It is the glue that keeps us all together. An ad for Days United recently popped up on my Facebook feed and stopped me in my tracks. Before me was the cutest subscription service I’ve ever seen – a multi-cultural “holiday in a box” for JewishContinue reading “Jewish, Chinese, and Indian HoliDAYS In-A-Box!”

DIY Kid’s Superhero Name Sign

When we decided to bunk our two older kids together in one room I was excited to create a brother/sister superhero lair. We’re very lucky our daughter is into superheroes so the theme was an easy sell. I looked for cool name signs for my son but couldn’t quite find what I wanted. Then aContinue reading “DIY Kid’s Superhero Name Sign”

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