The Mint Chip Mama’s Family Hikes on Long Island (for All Skill Levels) – Part 2

As I said last year in my first hiking post, family hikes on Long Island have saved us since the world closed due to Covid-19. I still agree that these family hikes – and spending time outside in nature – have preserved our sanity. It’s the perfect marriage of exercise, enjoying beautiful scenery, and beingContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s Family Hikes on Long Island (for All Skill Levels) – Part 2”

Greenport, Long Island – The Perfect Relaxing Destination For Families

Greenport, Long Island is absolute heaven. It feels like a small town, it is beautiful, it is on the water, it has great restaurants, cute stores, and even old-fashioned ice cream shoppes. It is the perfect family destination for a day trip or for an overnight stay. As an added bonus – if you liveContinue reading “Greenport, Long Island – The Perfect Relaxing Destination For Families”

Zipline & Ropes Courses on Long Island. Soar into Family Fun & Adventure in the Sky!

We are so lucky to have two great zipline and ropes courses on Long Island – The Adventure Park Long Island and WildPlay Jones Beach. The two are quite different and if you love adventure, I recommend trying both experiences! As you can see, we have become a zipline and ropes course family. It seemsContinue reading “Zipline & Ropes Courses on Long Island. Soar into Family Fun & Adventure in the Sky!”

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 Mint Chip Mama’s Family Hikes on Long Island (for All Skill Levels)

Family hikes on Long Island (for all skill levels) have saved us since the world closed down due to Covid-19. These family hikes on Long Island – and spending time outside in nature – have been spectacular for us. Not only do we get some exercise, but we get to see some beautiful scenery farContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s Family Hikes on Long Island (for All Skill Levels)”

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″

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!”

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!”

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!”

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