Convert Your Driveway Into a Roller Skating Rink!

I love raising my family in the same town as where I grew up. One of the benefits is sharing places that hold a special place in my heart from my youth. With that said, I don’t think there is another place in the area that bring more childhood memories than roller skating at UnitedContinue reading “Convert Your Driveway Into a Roller Skating Rink!”

Recreational Vehicles – The Luxury “Out of the Box” Summer Travel of 2020

Now is the time to think outside the box and be creative with our time and family. I am lucky to have many friends who are experts in their fields. To spice things up, I’ve decided to launch series of guest bloggers for The Mint Chip Mama!   Summer 2020 is going to look different.Continue reading “Recreational Vehicles – The Luxury “Out of the Box” Summer Travel of 2020″

Today My Last Three Year Old Turns Four

I have one hour left of having my last three-year-old. Tomorrow – my third child, my Benjamin, will wake up four years old. The Transition From Age Three to Age Four The transition from age three to age four struck me hard each time it happened. Since the beginning of the month it hit meContinue reading “Today My Last Three Year Old Turns Four”

Summering In Place: How to Make Your Backyard A Wicked Fun 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 Fun 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”

Free Facebook Live/Zoom/Instagram/Twitter Classes During the Corona Virus Staycation of 2020 (Updated Daily)

I’ve compiling a list of free Facebook Live/Zoom/Instagram events throughout the country while we’re all (hopefully) Coronostaycationing. Please share & if you know of any, please advise. List will be updated throughout the day by The Mint Chip Mama. Please email me at themintchipmama@gmail.com.  All daily “classes” are listed in chronological order for each day.Continue reading “Free Facebook Live/Zoom/Instagram/Twitter Classes During the Corona Virus Staycation of 2020 (Updated Daily)”

X My Daughter is 10! X

A decade. A decade has passed since I felt the excitement of the unknown of becoming a mom. A decade filled with turning over, first steps, first words, sleepless nights. A decade of passing along clothes too small that I never thought would fit you. A decade of not knowing if I’d ever sleep againContinue reading “X My Daughter is 10! X”

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. Below are some of my favorites from this year, someContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide!”

Huzzah! Boston – The Perfect Family Vacation

Boston is not only a family friendly walking city but one filled with delicious restaurants and beautiful parks. It’s the epitome of the perfect family destination. My love of Boston began as a teenager when I visited the city with camp. I remember many of the things we did but my favorite memory was ofContinue reading “Huzzah! Boston – The Perfect Family Vacation”

Edaville Family Theme Park, Home of Thomas Land!

If you have a “Thomas the Tank Engine” fiend in your house (like I do – a deux), you must go – right now – to the Edaville Family Theme Park in Carver, MA. My two boys can sit and play with trains for hours. I see it as not only a bonding activity (whenContinue reading “Edaville Family Theme Park, Home of Thomas Land!”

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