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In need of a flower to settle on

In need of a flower to settle on

Yes I am theoretically looking for a flower to settle on! I am referring to my butterfly nature. I seem to be fluttering from place to place in all directions but finding it hard to settle anywhere. This is not to do with my home or where I live, it is to do with the direction I need to go personally. The problem is there are so many sweet-smelling flowers that attract me. I generally have … Read entire article »

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Dear Oscar 13 already!

Dear Oscar 13 already!

Dear Oscar, I just can not believe you are going to be 13! Well I can when it comes to the fact you are fast growing taller than me but in other ways where has that little Thomas fan gone? You have always been that mellow boy except on the very rare occasions you are not. You are always so kind and thoughtful especially to me! Helping me out or telling me to slow down and relax! … Read entire article »

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Monday waffles

Monday waffles

I have a list of written blog posts in my head, which as you can imagine is not particularly useful. For some reason I write epic blog posts in wakeful moments in the night. Also on dogs walks or walking anywhere. This has led me to believe we really need to discover a brain to computer connection. I have been watching Dragon’s Den on the off-chance there is something in the pipeline but so far … Read entire article »

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Why Energy Saving Lightbulbs are Essential in your Household

Why Energy Saving Lightbulbs are Essential in your Household

Why Energy Saving Lightbulbs are Essential in your Household   Most people still have incandescent lights hanging around. It’s understandable. They’re comfortable. You know how they work, and they are mostly reliable. They also have the benefit of having a solid track record. But, they waste energy and with the cost of electricity where it is, there’s a lot of good reasons to switch to energy-saving bulbs. But, how do they work and why are they better?   Types   There … Read entire article »

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Chill it is the Summer

Chill it is the Summer

Most of the children will all be broken up by now for those that have kids at school that is! Queue time to ‘chill’ which in this rather gorgeous hot weather we are experiencing, long may it continue I might add, keeping cool and chilling is top priority. Not all summers are this gorgeous; I have indeed booked the weather for the whole holiday I might add! So we have to make the most of it. … Read entire article »

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Sleep like an astronaut

Sleep like an astronaut

Sleep like an astronaut Well not exactly but Tempur otherwise know as memory foam was in fact designed by NASA! Memory foam mattresses are perfect for those who want to achieve a good night’s sleep because they conform to the body and deliver the level of comfort that is necessary to relax. Tempur was designed by NASA in the 1970′s not for sleeping in mind but to improve cushioning and crash protection in aircraft’s for pilots … Read entire article »

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Looking back – Schools out for Summer

Looking back – Schools out for Summer

There is very few feelings you can beat than that childhood feeling when breaking up for Summer. Who else remembers it? The bell rings and you are out of there, no return for at least 6 weeks, it feels good in fact it feels brilliant! No more early starts, no more school stress, endless weeks or that is how it seems of doing stuff you enjoy. No school uniform and ties to have strangling you in … Read entire article »

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A Woop to my kids and spreading hope

A Woop to my kids and spreading hope

One new school full year for Oscar, one false start last year for Bex and then a re-try after Easter and where are we now as the summer holiday’s are just two day’s away. Well the Over a Cuppa household has had lovely school report successes. Bex being year 10 (it is work experience week!) has finished her first whole term for two years. This is a huge and happy achievement with only two days absent … Read entire article »

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An outfit to enjoy the Summer holidays

I spotted a competition last night on The Mad Blog Awards for Mums & Dads 2014 website in conjunction with their new sponsors The Watch Hut. It was to design an outfit to include one of The Watch Hut watches who first launched in 2005 so they know their watches. They have thousands of watches to choose from, which is great as I find the perfect watch for my skinny wrists quite tricky to find! Not that the rest of me is skinny but my wrists are and for that reason I don’t actually currently own a watch! I know terrible isn’t?  Once I chose a ‘me’ kind of watch I started designing an outfit around it. Yes you can do that, it works quite well. Whilst doing this Bex … Read entire article »

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4 Eating Habits That Will Do You More Harm Than Good

4 Eating Habits That Will Do You More Harm Than Good

What was I saying the other day about list of good for you food and the dentist in my post ‘Ever Changing What is Good For you’! So I have read this list carefully, I will now stop also chewing ice too! As for fruit, I think it is all about balance like most things! 4 Eating Habits That Will Do You More Harm Than Good We all love to have some juicy slices of mango, pineapple, … Read entire article »

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