Nov 232017
 
The key to keeping your keys safe

Call it baby brain or just being forgetful, but a little while ago I found myself crying on the doorstep after I locked myself (and the kids) out of the house. Generally I am quite good at remembering my house keys, but a combination of circumstances resulted in me closing the door behind me with my keys still sitting on my kitchen bench… que panic [read more]

Bye bye nursery, hello toddler room

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Aug 282017
 
Bye bye nursery, hello toddler room

With the arrival of baby no.6 around the corner we are currently in a mad rush to finish our bedroom puzzle, something we always seem to leave until the very last minute! While we agreed that Harriet would have to vacate the nursery for the new arrival, at not even 2 years old (and still very much our ‘baby’) we also felt she wasn’t quite [read more]

Meet our new RoomMates

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Jun 052017
 
Meet our new RoomMates

It feels like we only just completed the last bedroom makeover and now we’re about to start all over again! With baby no.6 due in September we’ve had to rework our floorpan, rethink who sleeps where (and with whom) and of course create a brand-new nursery for our new arrival, so much to do and not enough time… Luckily everyone is excited about the upcoming [read more]

Apr 212017
 
'The Adriatic Kitchen' giveaway

With all the yummy Easter chocolate gobbled up and the lazy long weekend over and done with I can’t wait to get back into the kitchen and cook delicious food from scratch. With everyone home on school holidays the kids and I have been trying out different dishes from around the globe and this week it’s all about Croatia with this lovely little cookbook from Exisle Publishing: [read more]

Sybbie’s Party Picks

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Feb 092017
 
Sybbie's Party Picks

It feels like yesterday when I was cuddling my tiny baby girl, now she is about to turn four… Miss Sybbie is counting the sleeps until her birthday next week and I can’t wait to spoil our little princess on her special day. As many of you will know food has alway been a struggle for Sybil and while we have come a long way she [read more]

Bake, Make and Take with Paper Eskimo

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Dec 302016
 
Bake, Make and Take with Paper Eskimo

School fundraisers, class parties, birthdays, celebrations, festive lunches and BBQs… it has sure been a busy December month of whipping up tasty treats here at Hip Little One HQ. With a big family like ours there is always plenty of baking to be done, so when I spotted all these gorgeous Paper Eskimo party goods on sale at Little Styles I just had to stock up: The [read more]

Dec 122016
 
Christmas Countdown Day 12 - BedGuard

Christmas Countdown – Day 12 As a mum of five little ones I know very well that a proper, good quality, durable mattress takes a big chunk out of your family budget, so it is not something you want to have to replace often. Adults are (usually) quite good at keeping their mattresses clean but for children that is a big ask, we all know accidents happen [read more]