Category Archives: Reviews

The Clever Tykes Books -Super, Positive, Encouraging, Engaging! (Book review)

Recently we were approached to review a series of 3 books called Clever Tykes and today we are thrilled to share our review of these fantastic books. The Clever Tykes Books What are the Clever Tykes Books? Clever Tykes, a series of three storybooks for primary school children has been bringing positive entrepreneurial role models to the classrooms of over 50

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Christmas Card and Decoration Making Kits by EggNogg (Review)

Looking for something to keep the kids busy while you make all the necessary preparations for Christmas?  These great little colouring kits from eggnogg.co.uk might come in handy!   We recently received a lovley little bundle from EggNogg.co.uk, complete with Colour-in Christmas Paper Chains, Colour-in Christmas Postcards, Colour-in Christmas 3D Decorations and a Colour-in Dress Up Santa Outfit.  These packs

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Letters from Santa (review and GIVEAWAY!)

Letters from Santa Giveaway

A couple of weeks ago I was intrigued to find that “Letters from Santa” had started following me on Pinterest.  As I am slightly obsessed with Christmas I had to investigate further!  I was so excited to find a Pinterest account full of amazing Christmas ideas and resources (I highly recommend that you check Letters from Santa out on Pinterest)

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The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy-Cat – a great gift for kids this Christmas(Book Review)

Book Review of the Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy Cat by Julia Donaldson - Our Little House in the Country 1

Review of “The Owl and The Pussy-Cat” and “The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy-Cat” – a great gift for children this Christmas! We were recently lucky enough to receive copies of the Owl and The Pussycat by Edward Lear and The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy Cat by Julia Donaldson, both illustrated by Charlotte

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Min’s Move – a new book to help children with the transition of moving abroad (Book Review)

Min’s Move – a picture storybook for families moving abroad.This is a review of the new book Min’s Move by MoveHub. MoveHub, “the UK’s number one resource for moving abroad” has produced this fully illustrated story book as  means of helping families with the transition of moving to another country. Having taught many international children over the years I have

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5 Tips for A Stress Free Start to Your Day for Busy Parents

5 Tips For A Stress Free Morning For Busy Parents - Our Little House in the Country

Mornings with children are extremely busy and can be very stressful!  These are 5 tips that help us have a stress free, winning morning every day! I like to be organised.  Sometimes a little too organised or so my hubby tells me!!!  I thrive on routine and having plans in place, as does my family. Over the years we have

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