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Top Tips for getting the most out of your Fresh Flowers

Top Tips for getting the most out of your Fresh Flowers

There is nothing like fresh flowers to brighten up someone’s day or your home so here are some top tips on how to keep them fresh for longer: Top Tips for getting the most out of your Fresh Flowers When it comes to buying flowers and displaying them in your home, there’s arguably nothing worse than spending lots of money on them to find that they only last a day or two in their prime. Therefore being armed … Read entire article »

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Monday mutters

Monday mutters

Actually it is already quarter past 12 and here I am typing my Monday mutters. I always planned to do a Monday Mutters posts every week but like so much it did not happen. Last night I organised myself and had a Monday photo folder on my desk top. A happy mix of possible to write about blog posts. Two … Read entire article »

Do you know you personali-tea?

Do you know you personali-tea?

Oh this quiz is obviously meant to be for me! It includes tea and has my name in it to ‘ali‘. Actually I love these sorts of quizzes and this one has some fun questions. I did it twice with a about a four-week gap and on both time got ‘Rich’ as in the personali-tea type not actually money rich … Read entire article »

Red Tractor Week

Red Tractor Week

Back in May this year you might remember I took part in the Red Tractor Challenge. This was to eat for a week basing meals around Red Tractor assured products. I was lucky enough to be the winner with my Rhubard loaf recipe and am looking forward to a lovely three course meal and a night away at a rather … Read entire article »

Left over crumble sundae

Left over crumble sundae

We love a crumble here and we also love a sundae too! So these left over crumble sundae ticked all the right boxes for me. When I make crumble I like to make a nice big one! Everyone loves crumble I also rather like cold crumble too! A crumble after a Sunday roast made big enough can leave a lovely … Read entire article »

Review – OXO herb mincer and salad dressing shaker

Review – OXO herb mincer and salad dressing shaker

It may be September but the sun is still gorgeous shining and of course I ordered it until at least the middle of October so salads are very much still on the menu! To be honest here at Over a Cuppa salad is on the menu all through the year! You may often of heard me mention in the past … Read entire article »

Offline Sunday

Offline Sunday

Recently I have not gone online much on a Sunday, yesterday I did not go online all day! Don’t get me wrong I am far from a social media addict but like many I get sucked into reading one thing after another. Looking at one picture after another and it goes on until you realise an hour or more has … Read entire article »

Tomato pasta bake with webbed cheese

Tomato pasta bake with webbed cheese

Bex has become a bit anti pasta at the moment, anti-pasta oh dear it is Friday and the jokes are poor! But anyway Bex has somehow gone off pasta which as you can imagine is a bit of a pain. So on the off-chance I thought I do a pasta bake instead see if that could tempt her taste buds … Read entire article »

Crumbly Blackberry slices

Crumbly Blackberry slices

There are still plenty of blackberries out there for the picking so I am sharing another new recipe for these oh so scrumptious blackberry slices. It is crumbly but in a delicious way. I made mine gluten-free which is known to be more crumbly so I would be interested to know how it goes for you lucky ones that can … Read entire article »

New term for Mums

New term for Mums

Okay so the kids are either back to school or will by the time the weeks is out. They are kitted out for their new term so I think it is a great time to think about ours too. The school new year is a fresh start for the kids but a perfect excuse too for a fresh new leaf … Read entire article »