Dodging The Rain for a Woodland Walk

Dodging The Rain for a Woodland Walk

I have to say  – it has been really wet all week. We have literally got soaked for both the morning and afternoon school runs all week, so I can honestly say we have not felt inspired to go out and seek out a little adventure.
Thursday marked world book day, and my two girls insisted on dressing up as tinker bell and a flower fairy. It suited them perfectly!

In the afternoon the rain stopped for a couple of hours, so with babyS wrapped up in the pushchair and lil_E dressed as tinkerbell -we donned the wellies and headed out for a little walk.

Lil_E hunted for snowdrops and crocuses- innocently trying to spot a flower fairy sitting underneath, and me? Well I just enjoyed time with my littlest two. I do miss my biggest girl while she is at school. It really is the ordinary everyday moments that are somehow so special and that we remember. I snapped a few photos while we were out, and I think the first one will definitely end up on my wall in canvas form.

It shouts out everything that I try to teach my children. To run wild, explore, travel, follow your dreams, dare to be different, love life and most importantly – be happy.

I am linking this Woodland walk up with Fiona at Coombe Mill for #CountryKids


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  1. March 5, 2017 / 9:02 pm

    Ah now I can put your lovely photo from Instagram into context. I think I said there, the photo says so much about our free spirited girls. Little flower fairies as I remember always had adventures, if I were to rewrite the stories they would have yellow wellies too! That photo is a must for a canvass, thank goodness for a break in the weather and a breath of fresh air in the woods.

    Thank you for sharing with me on #CountryKids

    • otisandus
      March 9, 2017 / 9:51 pm

      Thanks so much Fiona. I genuinely love #CountryKidsFun (although I completely keep forgetting to add the fun to the #Countrykids on instagram!! Your linky really does make me think about what we have done over the week, and I love that the simple things – like a walk out in the park – are the times I remember the most and cherish. The fact that my girls choose to wear wellies, tutus, and fairy outfits add to my smiles. My little boy just sits and takes in all of the madness that surrounds him! Happy days. Thanks for hosting xxx

    • otisandus
      March 6, 2017 / 7:59 pm

      Thankyou so much ! We do love the tutu/wellies combo! Thanks for stopping by and commenting 🙂

    • otisandus
      March 9, 2017 / 9:47 pm

      Thanks so much for the lovely comment. my heart melted slightly when she chose to walk in the tinker bell outfit and her wellies! xx

  2. March 7, 2017 / 1:41 pm

    Beautiful photos:-) my little lady will be pleased when it stops snowing and warms up here so she too can head out in her fancy dress again!

    • otisandus
      March 9, 2017 / 9:46 pm

      Stops snowing….aah now my girls would swap the fairy dresses for a day for lots of snow 🙂

  3. March 7, 2017 / 5:36 pm

    Love this, a perfect way to spend a couple of hours. And you’re right, these are the moments we remember x #countrykids

    • otisandus
      March 9, 2017 / 9:46 pm

      The simple things really are the most memorable, and the moments that we cherish. 🙂

  4. March 8, 2017 / 9:42 pm

    Sounds like the perfect way to spend an afternoon. I love the photos of your little girl in her Tinkerbell dress and wellies having a wonderful time exploring and looking for flower fairies. The perfect combination of outdoor fun, magic and imagination 🙂 #countrykids

    • otisandus
      March 9, 2017 / 9:45 pm

      you said it all Louise – fun, magic and imagination – just perfect !!

  5. March 8, 2017 / 9:45 pm

    So lovely, it goes to show just a few hours outside is all it takes to get a smile on everyone’s faces. #CountryKids

    • otisandus
      March 9, 2017 / 9:44 pm

      I agree ….Fresh air is just the best – I can’t wait for more of these lovely Spring and sunny days !

  6. March 8, 2017 / 9:49 pm

    Oh my goodness how cute are your girls dressed up as fairies?! Love them. Although you cannot beat a fairy in wellies 😀

    • otisandus
      March 9, 2017 / 9:43 pm

      I absolutely agree 🙂 Tutus and wellies are the perfect combination!

  7. March 8, 2017 / 10:19 pm

    Aww I love the fairy dress so much, it looks so perfect in the woods! I am glad you were able to get out – I have been very uninspired lately too, but there is nothing like the first signs of spring to get you out and about! #countrykids

    • otisandus
      March 9, 2017 / 9:42 pm

      Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting. Im afraid the tutus and fairy dresses are permanent fixtures in our house at the moment ! I can’t say I mind too much (I love them too 🙂 ) x

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