Paddle Pub Long Island: Grab Your Salty Friends For An Amazing Time! The Best Adult Night Out On Land Or Sea!

Paddle Pub Long Island *use code “MintChip” to save 5% off your booking!* Every summer, I have one small goal: to go on a boat. Throughout the years, I have accepted this in the form of a ferry, a friend’s boat, and even the little inflatable boat we bought during the pandemic. I’m not picky,Continue reading “Paddle Pub Long Island: Grab Your Salty Friends For An Amazing Time! The Best Adult Night Out On Land Or Sea!”

Look No Further Than This Unique & Unusual Father’s Day Gift Guide! Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Every Dad – Including Yours.

The Father’s Day Gift Guide for every dad! Father’s Day gift giving is challenging – for both the giver and the receiver. With that said, it is my annual joy to bring you The Mint Chip Mama’s first Father’s Day Gift Guide! I love finding unique father’s day gifts and “toys” – also the weird and quirkyContinue reading “Look No Further Than This Unique & Unusual Father’s Day Gift Guide! Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Every Dad – Including Yours.”

Tips for Keeping Kids Busy While Working From Home

I’m so excited to welcome Christina Duron back as a GUEST BLOGGER on The Mint Chip Mama! It can be challenging to raise kids while working remotely. Just because you’re around the corner doesn’t mean you have much free time to check if your children are getting into trouble. Luckily, below you’ll find some fantastic tips forContinue reading “Tips for Keeping Kids Busy While Working From Home”

Returning To Trader Joe’s & Experiencing Pandemic PTSD Two Years To The Day Of My Last Visit

Today found me returning to Trader Joe’s for the first time in two years. Literally two years. The last time I walked their aisles was March 9, 2020. I used to go weekly. Later that day in 2020 – while standing in our cul-de-sac as my kids played – I received an email that theContinue reading “Returning To Trader Joe’s & Experiencing Pandemic PTSD Two Years To The Day Of My Last Visit”

Make A Chocolate Pop-It: Your Complete Guide (Perfect for December Break)

With December break on the horizon, grab some chocolate melting wafers and make a chocolate pop-it! Making a chocolate pop-it is a fun, simple and cheap activity to do with your kids. Pop-Its – The Hot Toy In Everyone’s House As I’m sure you know – right now – one of the most popular toysContinue reading “Make A Chocolate Pop-It: Your Complete Guide (Perfect for December Break)”

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”

The Mint Chip Mama’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide!

Welcome to The Mint Chip Mama’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide! How is it the 2021 Holiday Gift Guide season already? No really, how? I work on my Holiday Gift Guide all year and somehow this one just snuck up at lightning speed! Maybe it’s because I wore a t-shirt today? If we learned nothing elseContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide!”

A “Bigg” Week For The Mint Chip Mama’s Public Relations – From Apple Pie to Apple Picking

American Pie, Apple Picking, Apple Pies. The irony is not lost on us! The last few days have been exciting in our house! Quite the public relations parade! We’re TV Stars! On Tuesday, my family was on national television. The ultimate public relations! In the spring, I was contacted through my Instagram page to appearContinue reading “A “Bigg” Week For The Mint Chip Mama’s Public Relations – From Apple Pie to Apple Picking”

Apple Picking – Admit It – You Don’t Like It, You Just Do It For The Fake Happy Family Pictures… Resist The FOMO! If Not: The Mint Chip Mama’s Unconventional Apple Picking Guide

Apple picking is a wonderful annual family tradition. As soon as the summer tapers off and the temperature drops, someone in your family – or a friend – will no doubt suggest going apple picking. There’s cider donuts, fun things to stick your face in, freshly grown vegetable farm stands, the ability to wear aContinue reading “Apple Picking – Admit It – You Don’t Like It, You Just Do It For The Fake Happy Family Pictures… Resist The FOMO! If Not: The Mint Chip Mama’s Unconventional Apple Picking Guide”

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”

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