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”

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”

2018 New York Baby Show Top Picks!

#NYBSBloggerLounge @NewYorkBabyshow @MomTrends I love going to big vendor-driven events like the New York Baby Show. My mantra is – wow me with your innovation. Reinvent the lightbulb, show me something that will make my life easier. My picks below fall right into that category. So lets get started, I’m excited to share! As aContinue reading “2018 New York Baby Show Top Picks!”

If I Say “Done” You Say “Done”. Day 32 of My Favorite Things: Being DONE! I did it!

Day 32 of My Favorite Things: Being DONE! I did it! @TheMintChipMama Facebook OMG – So you know when you have no time to breathe and your house is a mess… Always? Yes, that’s continuously me. Know what’s fun? Launching a blog. Know what’s more fun? Declaring before I knew how labor intensive each post wouldContinue reading “If I Say “Done” You Say “Done”. Day 32 of My Favorite Things: Being DONE! I did it!”

It’s Up to You, New York, New York. Day 9 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Manhattan

I lived in Manhattan for thirteen years. During this time, I had the wonderful honor of having her provide for me exactly what I needed at each stage of my life. This included what many loved ones need at some point in the relationship – to be set free. Today’s post is not about aContinue reading “It’s Up to You, New York, New York. Day 9 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Manhattan”

I’m Loppin’ On Sunshine, And don’t it feel good (HEY!). Day 7 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Fiskars Lopper

I guess it was just a matter of time. One day I knew I would find him. I didn’t even know he existed for the first 36 years of my life. Then one day, there he was. Sitting on Amazon‘s Patio, Lawn & Garden page as the #1 most popular in the category gardening, handContinue reading “I’m Loppin’ On Sunshine, And don’t it feel good (HEY!). Day 7 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Fiskars Lopper”

Label it, Just a Little Bit. Day 6 of of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Mabel’s Labels Name Labels

No one likes labels – we all say. Unless, that is – it’s for your stuff so you don’t lose it! Then we all looove name labels. Especially for Back to School. Name Label Time Was The Best Time Name labels make me thing of getting ready for camp. I can still vividly see theContinue reading “Label it, Just a Little Bit. Day 6 of of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Mabel’s Labels Name Labels”

Lice, Lice, Baby. Day 5 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Vamousse

Lice is something you hope you never have to deal with, but you want to be prepared in case it comes. This is why I have a Vamousse and have an arsenal of it – at the ready – in my closet. What Girl Scouts Taught Me When I was a Girl Scout Brownie, oneContinue reading “Lice, Lice, Baby. Day 5 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Vamousse”

Nursing 9 to 5, What a Way to Make a Human. Day 4 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Glamourmom

August is “Breastfeeding Awareness Month” and August 1st-7th, 2014 is slated as “World Breastfeeding Week”. Given my love for nursing I would be remiss not to include all of my favorite breastfeeding paraphernalia in my “Favorite Things” series. I have been lucky enough to have nursed for an extended time and to currently be nursing.Continue reading “Nursing 9 to 5, What a Way to Make a Human. Day 4 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Glamourmom”

Am I in a Spa in Thailand or My Shower? Day 3 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Vitabath

I was in the cosmetic industry for a long time. During that time I was lucky enough to get many bags of swag. With that said – I have tried most products on the market today – whether mass (drugstore) or prestige (department store brands). So it takes a lot to impress me with aContinue reading “Am I in a Spa in Thailand or My Shower? Day 3 of The Mint Chip Mama’s Favorite Things: Vitabath”

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