The Top 5 Holiday Light Shows on Long Island

It’s wonderful to live in an area with so many holiday light shows. What’s even better is we are so lucky to have many beautiful historic mansions on Long Island offering the perfect back drops for such events. Coupled with that, these holiday light shows are a safe way to enjoy an evening outside withContinue reading “The Top 5 Holiday Light Shows on Long Island”

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!”

Fun 90’s Movies To Watch With Your Family Today!

As a sister post to my “Fun 80’s Movies to Watch with Your Family Today” post, I present the continuation, cleverly called – Fun 90’s Movies to Watch with Your Family Today! The 90’s was a decade that brought us Clueless, and a time when I started going to the movies alone with my friends.Continue reading “Fun 90’s Movies To Watch With Your Family Today!”

Fun 80’s Movies To Watch With Your Family Today!

As December break looms over us, a warm and cuddly 80’s movie night is just what the doctor ordered. We have been watching these fun 80’s movies to watch with your family – with our family – for years. It’s nice to show them a simpler time. WHAT? No cell phones? ET couldn’t text home?Continue reading “Fun 80’s Movies To Watch With Your Family Today!”

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!”

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!

  It’s that time of year again. It’s time for The Mint Chip Mama’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! 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 areContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide!”

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!”

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…)”

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