Category Archives: Seasonal

Camping Activities for Kids

10 Camping Activities for Families - Our Little House in the Country

We love camping as a family and we tend to take our camping trips as the perfect excuse to unplug and leave our devices at home.  We do take our phone but as a rule turn off our data settings and only use them for necessary calls and texts.   So while we are enjoying a screen free weekend or

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Our Ultimate Tent Camping List

Our Ultimate Tent Camping Packing List - Our Little House in the Country

Camping has become one of favourite ways to holiday.  We love the freedom, the fresh air and the opportunity to completely unplug and spend unhasssled, non busy time together as a family.  Living in Ireland, our camping trips are unfortunately limited to short weekend trips over the summer when the weather is reasonably good and our annual trip to France

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How to blow eggs for Easter decorations.

Ever wanted to know how to blow eggs for making Easter decorations? It’s so easy and fun to do! ***step by step instructions below***.   What you need:  eggs,  thumb tacks,  cocktail sticks,  bowl,  straws (optional).    What you do:  gently but firmly push the tack/pin through the pointy end of the egg.  now push the tack through the other end of

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10 Christmas Crafts and Activities for Kids

10 Christmas Crafts and Activities from Our Little House in the Country

Christmas, my favourite time of year, is fast approaching.  I love to do crafts and activities with the children at this time of the year.  Today I would to share some of our favourites with you and stay tuned for more fab ideas in the coming weeks! 10 Christmas Crafts and Activities for Kids Potato Print Reindeer Cards:  These super

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20 Christmas Decorating Ideas for the Kitchen

20 Christmas Decorating Ideas for the Kitchen - Our Little House in the Country

20 Christmas Decorating Ideas for the Kitchen I love to decorate every room in the house at Christmas.  One of my favourites to decorate is our kitchen.  I have been pinning fantastic kitchen ideas to my Christmas Pinterest boards recently and these are some that I love or have tried in the past.  Can’t wait to begin decorating for this

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10 Simple but Gorgeous Ways to Decorate your Mantle for Christmas

10 Beautifully Simple but Stylish Decorating Ideas for Your Mantle at Christmas - Our Little House in the Country

10 Simple But Stylish Ideas For Decorating Your Mantle At Christmas I know that it’s not even Halloween yet but it’s never to early to start gathering your Christmas ideas together. Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE Christmas, absolutely everything to do with Christmas! Over the past few weeks I’ve been looking through my books, magazines and of course

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Witch Crafts for Kids – More Halloween Fun!

Witch Crafts for Kids - More Halloween Fun - Our Little House in the Country

5 Fantastic and Easy a Witch Crafts for Kids Continuing with our Halloween theme this week, why don’t you take a look at these super cute witch crafts for children!  If it’s a ghost, bat or pumpkin you’re looking for, then simply click on the highlighted words for fantastic spooky ideas for kids! Our 5 Favourite Witch Crafts Flower Pot

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Ghost Crafts for Kids to do at Halloween

Ghost a Crafts for Kids to Make at a Halloween - Our Little House in the Country

5 Ghost Crafts for Kids to Make at Halloween Ghosts are always fun to make for Halloween. These 5 crafts for kids are perfect for creating your own spooky decorations! Have fun with these cute and spooky Ghost Crafts this Halloween! 1. Pencil Eraser Halloween Ghosts by Crafty Morning 2. Paper Plate Ghosts by Clean and Scentsible 3. Hanging Ghosts by Blog Me

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Bat Crafts for Kids – Halloween Fun!

Bat Themed Crafts for Kids - Halloween Fun - Our Little house in the Country

Bat Crafts for Kids – Halloween Fun With Halloween just around the corner I have been trying lots of Halloween crafts with my children. These are some of our favourite Bat crafts! Our favourite bat crafts for kids Finger Print Bat Silhouette Craft for Kids by Crafty Morning Origami Bats by A Girl and a Glue Gun Clothespin Bat Craft

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The Ultimate Guide to Travelling With Children

The Ultimate Guide to Family Travel - Our Little House in the Country - 100+ tips and tricks - camping, air travel, road trips, cruising, beach holidays, packing, safety, activities

With the school summer holidays only weeks away I have only one thing on my mind – our summer travel plans.  I am so excited about our upcoming vacation to France and the other trips we have planned for the summer!  I have written before about my own personal tips for travelling with young children and today I would like

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