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”

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)”

Family Fun! Performances at The Tilles Center!

Long Islanders, is so lucky to have a great performing arts venue like the Tilles Center in our backyard. Broadway, Baby! 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 ofContinue reading “Family Fun! Performances at The Tilles Center!”

Exploring the Liberty Science Center!

#LSCSummer18 @LibertyScienceCenter @Momtrends I loved science centers as a kid and still do. I’m lucky now that my children comply and join me so I don’t have to go alone (ha!).  I challenge anyone to get the same thrill from modern technology as you do from blowing a giant bubble in a science center bubble maker. TheContinue reading “Exploring the Liberty Science Center!”

Floatopia Float Spa & Salt Cave – An Amazing Sensory Deprivation Experience!

@floatopianewyork #floatopianewyork I’ve jumped out of a plane and done yoga with a goat. Naturally my next “trending” experience should be at a Float Spa & Salt Cave – floating in a salt tank. Enter Floatopia – a newly opened Float Spa & Salt Cave located in Dix Hills, NY. I didn’t understand – itContinue reading “Floatopia Float Spa & Salt Cave – An Amazing Sensory Deprivation Experience!”

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