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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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Ever changing what is good for you rules!

Ever changing what is good for you rules!

For over a week I have swapped my morning cuppa for water. Apparently drinking water on an empty stomach is really good for you, then you read else where it is not after doing it for this time! Or more to the point it should be warm water. To me it makes sense to drink more water as it has huge benefits, I am not quite sure I could take 4 glasses of warm water in … Read entire article »

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Adding an egg to your day

Adding an egg to your day

You will rarely come to our house and there not be eggs in the fridge. Most weeks we whizz through about 18 of them. If there is an egg or two then there is a breakfast, lunch or supper to be made! Of course here they get baked with a lot too, but eggs for breakfast especially for Bex is often had. A simple herb and cheese omelette or scrambled or poached egg on toast give … Read entire article »

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A day out at Chessington World of Adventure

A day out at Chessington World of  Adventure

We were invited to choose a day out from the lovely people at SuperBreak. They offer breaks that can also include day’s out into the price. Making for a more affordable and relaxed time. We done this before and it really works especially if you have a travel quite a way too. This was just a day out and the kids decided Chessington World of Adventure was where they would like to go. Unfortunately I was … Read entire article »

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U.K Holidays

U.K Holidays

I would love to tell you I adore exotic holidays in far-flung places. Sunsets, palm tree’s and sipping cocktails by the pool but that is SO not me. I love the sunshine but with a bit of shade on the side! Being a redhead means warmer climates send me into a red tomato in minutes. Re-applying suncream on a 10 minutes basis is really no fun and I am sure us redhead’s feel the heat … Read entire article »

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Colourful additions

Colourful additions

Colourful Additions with George at Asda Home   Breakfast. lunch or dinner with George at Asda by over-a-cuppa featuring a pink glassware I am a colour lover! Bright colours are eye candy to my eyes. They make me feel happy quite literally by looking at them, yes really! Before you imagine me living in a bright vibrant house of walls of orange, reds, pinks and greens (ooh what a mix!) I actually like neutrals on the walls! Maybe with … Read entire article »

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