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Mulled Wine and Mulled Fruit Punch

How to Make Mulled Wine and Mulled Fruit Punch - Our Little House in the Country

Nothing smells more like Christmas to me than a pot of mulled wine simmering on the stove. My mulled wine has become a favourite amongst our friends and family and is usually a staple for all our festive gatherings. So that everyone can partake in the Christmassy yumminess I also make a non alcoholic mulled fruit punch. What’s even better

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How to Make Dried Orange Slices

How to Make Dried Orange Slices - Perfect for use in Christmas crafts, wreaths, decorations and floral arrangements - Our Little House in the Country 1

One of my favourite things to use for decorating at Christmas are dried orange slices.  They are perfect for Christmas Crafts, Decorations, Wreaths and Floral Arrangements.  This is our step by step guide to making your own! In my spare time I love to make things – floral arrangements, wreaths, decorations, curtains etc!  I have even been trusted enough to do

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Autumn / Fall Themed Pinterest Boards – Lots of Activities, Crafts, Books and Décor Ideas!

Autumn / Fall & Halloween Themed Boards - Our Little House in the Country

Pinterest – one my favourite little spots on the web! I love Pinterest, in fact Pinterest is probably one of the reasons I started this blog!  This time of year Pinterest is overflowing with ideas for Autumn, Halloween and dare I say, Christmas! Today I am sharing some of our Autumn / Fall themed boards that are packed with tonnes

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Displaying Children’s Books -Encouraging Young Readers

We are book lovers here at Our Little House in the Country.  Our home is full to the brim with books.  I recently donated about 10 large boxes of books, mostly novels, in order to make room for the rest.  I have been collecting children’s books for over 15 years and we have hundreds.  We have picture books, board books,

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