The Top Cool and Unique Playgrounds On Long Island

After many years of searching, my list of playgrounds on Long Island is ready to go. Similar to my hike and garden roundups, this list is forever evolving. Playgrounds supply a fantastic opportunity for kids to play, get some exercise, and breathe in fresh air. Equally, it allows parents to take a little rest orContinue reading “The Top Cool and Unique Playgrounds On Long Island”

5 Fun Customizable Video Games to Play (and A Freebie) to Keep Your Kids Learning Over the Holidays

I’m so excited to host another guest blogger on The Mint Chip Mama! Please welcome: Barbara Peters. Barbara Peters is a speech language pathologist and a mother of two. She is going to showcase her awesome customizable video games! School’s out for winter break, but you can use customizable video games to keep your kid’sContinue reading “5 Fun Customizable Video Games to Play (and A Freebie) to Keep Your Kids Learning Over the Holidays”

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!”

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!”

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!

It’s that time of year again, 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 are some ofContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide!”

The Mint Chip Mama’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide!

It’s that time of year again! Time for the 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! 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, FacebookContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide!”

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!”

Back to School 2018

Back to School 2018! As the summer heats up in August, and we look forward to the Fall, what’s trending for Back to School is the hot topic. Back to School with Momtrends I was very lucky to have a sneak peek at last week’s Momtrends Back to School event. From fun clothes, to stylishContinue reading “Back to School 2018”

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