Country Kids 3rd February 2018

Posted on February 2nd, 2018

Welcome to Country Kids from Coombe Mill

Country Kids is the original outdoor family fun linky designed to:

“Encourage family fun outdoors, in an age where technology and screens are such a draw to a sedentary indoor life”

Welcome back if you are a regular to Country Kids and if you are new please join in. You will find plenty of inspiration for enjoying outdoor space and please do share your own adventures. We support the National Trust #50 things along with all other ideas for family fun outside. 

 Hello February

Well I for one am happy to see January behind us and the welcome longer days February arrive.  It may still be chilly outdoors and the weather very mixed, but with longer daylight hours the opportunity to make a little outdoor time increases. Here on the farm we are waiting for our first lambs to be born and hoping the fields will soon begin to dry and and new season grass start to grow for the animals. The end of this coming week will see our half term guests arrive and after a couple of quiet weeks I feel ready for the buzz they will bring. I have lots planned for our guests and family over the half term and hope to share this with you here on Country Kids over the coming weeks. I hope you will have your own adventures to share too. As ever the link up is below. 

Guidelines for Joining in: 

  • Post must be predominantly outdoors such as in the garden, the park, the woods or the beach with crafting, learning, exploring or playing.
    • Despite the title, both countryside and urban outdoor adventures are welcome.
    • Unheated covered areas like a barn or tent count as outdoors.
  •  Please comment on my host post and a minimum of 3 others of your choice.
    • If you use #CountryKids when commenting the post owner will know where your found them and hopefully come back to visit your post.
  • Please take my badge, without it you won’t be considered for winning the lovely Rockfish Wellies.
  • Linked posts should be written and made live within the last 2 months.
    • I understand sometimes you need to do catch up posts and write about something from a couple of months ago but the publish date should be within 2 months.
  • By joining in with Country Kids you’re giving me permission to email you weekly as a reminder.
  • There is no restriction on the number of posts that can be linked up, however please be sensible, if you have more than 3 consider linking over a few weeks.

My top commenters from last week:

  1. Merlinda from Pixiedusk who commented on 14 posts. 
  2. Mary from Over 40 and a Mum to One who commented on 10 posts.
  3. Lucy from Kids of the Wild, Malin from Sensational Learning with Penguin & Karen from Would Like to Be who commented on 9 posts. 

Thanks to all of you who joined in last week and for the comments you took time to leave, we had a week with no link dumpers so a pat on the back to you all! 

Rockfish kindly sponsor Country Kids 

Win a pair of wellies from Rockfish Monthly

You Could Win with Rockfish Wellies and Country Kids from Coombe Mill 

I am delighted to have Rockfish as the sponsor for Country Kids. Rockfish are a local Cornish company specializing in stylish quality wellingtons for all the family. We have been offering their country wellies in our borrow room here on the farm for over a year and they are always popular for their style, comfort and durability.

Each week my favourite #CountryKids posts, which include my badge or a link back here,  will be considered for a free pair of Rockfish Wellies at the end of the month; the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors whatever the weather throws your way. Keep your posts coming, it could be you winning next!

For more more information on the Rockfish Wellies on offer with us and terms and conditions to win see here.

December / January Welly Winner

Congratulations to Dawn of Dear Mummy Blog with the star of her blog Bella who is our December / January winner of the lovely Rockfish wellies. Dawn stayed with us here at Coombe Mill over New Year and has shared some lovely posts and videos of her time here and out and about in Cornwall. The winning post is from an overview of their family holiday here on the farm. Dawn, do DM or email ( your choice of wellies from the Rockfish range including size and colour as shown in stock. 

 January Country Kids winner Dear Mummy blog


Favourite posts from last week added to the shortlist for winning the February Rockfish Wellies:

Top Commenter: Merlinda from Pixiedusk

Very Much So Blog shares a winter walk in Avebury, I’m rather taken with the wishing tree which I want to create at Coombe Mill  

Meme and Harry shows how much fun a National Trust visit can be with the added sparkle of snow 

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I’d love you to join me: 


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I'll like and comment on all and share my favourites from the week with a tag on a Friday on Instagram and Twitter. With over 7050 posts this community is flourishing with outdoors photos.

My featured photos from the week came from @theinspirationedit @welshcakeswellies @_i3eckie and @born_again_corkonian  Please do check out these lovely folk on Instagram if you are not already following.

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