Broadway Shows on Long Island at The Tilles Center!

Let’s cut right to the chase. If Broadway was a twenty minute drive from your house with unlimited free parking and relatively inexpensive tickets, you’d go often, right? Well, guess what? IT IS! Over the past year I have been lucky enough to partner with The Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. We had aContinue reading “Broadway Shows on Long Island at The Tilles Center!”

Sesame Street Live! Make your Magic

Who doesn’t want to see their favorite TV show characters come to life on stage or see their little kid smile & shriek “Cookie!!”? You got me! Because I do! Sesame Street is a favorite show in this house – across all ages (adults included). So when I was offered tickets to come see theContinue reading “Sesame Street Live! Make your Magic”

Our Town: Act 3, Mark Duplass & Perspective on Kids

I was playing at the playground yesterday with my son, who is currently two years and nine months old. I was playing at a playground where I used to take my middle son, now five. I was looking at my little one – in my middle son’s old clothes – standing in the exact placeContinue reading “Our Town: Act 3, Mark Duplass & Perspective on Kids”

The 2018-2019 Big Apple Circus!

I’m a huge circus fan and one lucky lady. We’ve been guests of the Big Apple Circus before (in 2014 and 2015) and couldn’t wait to return this year for it’s 41st season!   Once again in Lincoln Center (through January 27th, 2019) we were able to relive the joy of the big top. This time, we brought our two-year-old and experiencing itContinue reading “The 2018-2019 Big Apple Circus!”

This Is 40 (and 7 months…)

I wrote this in April, turned 40 in May, and am publishing it December 31st, 2018… all I can say is this – 40 doesn’t feel any different than 39… minus needing my glasses a bit more… I had hoped to publish this before my birthday on the Huffington Post but they switched their formatContinue reading “This Is 40 (and 7 months…)”

Bury The Hatchet, Brooklyn – Axe Throwing At It’s Best!

There is nothing I like more than getting a group of good friends together and having a fun night out. But what does one do these days? Escape the Room is so 2016. Bowling is so third grade. Movies? You can’t talk to anyone. So? Axe throwing! I’ve been dying to try axe throwing sinceContinue reading “Bury The Hatchet, Brooklyn – Axe Throwing At It’s Best!”

2018 NYBG Holiday Train Show!

The tradition continues! Every year for the last decade I’ve kicked off the holiday season by visiting the New York Botanical Garden’s amazing Holiday Train Show. Even before I had kids, there was something just so intriguing about it, so romantic, so fun. It completely deserves all of the hype. Since having kids – especiallyContinue reading “2018 NYBG Holiday Train Show!”

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!”

Family Fun! Performances at The Tilles Center!

As Long Islanders, we’re so lucky to have a great performing arts venue like the Tilles Center in our backyard. Not only is the Tilles Center the only theater on Long Island that hosts nationally touring Broadway productions – like Rocktopia, Spamalot, Finding Neverland, and more – but they also host a wide variety of world-renownedContinue reading “Family Fun! Performances at The Tilles Center!”

Play Monster’s Super Spinner Swing & Super Duper Spinner Swing!

Our backyard is an extension of our home. It’s a place where I let my kids play, run free and go wild. When we moved to the suburbs from the city I was the most excited for my backyard. Pretty much four years later – I still get a thrill knowing it’s all mine (andContinue reading “Play Monster’s Super Spinner Swing & Super Duper Spinner Swing!”

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