Articles Comments

overacuppa.co.uk » Life

Be prepared…

Be prepared…

We watched the tail end of Toy Story 2 last night. As the credits rolled and they did the funny outtakes I could feel my husband glances at me when Mrs Potato Head loaded up Mr Potato Head for his journey! I knew what he was thinking and said “You think I am Mrs Potato Head, don’t you?”. Of course I know the answer, was yes! I do have habit on even the shortest journey’s making … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

Tastes – Nurture or nature

Tastes – Nurture or nature

Taste preference is it nurture or nature? I have often wondered this, but this morning when I went through what cereal we had for breakfast it made me think about it again. So taste and we are talking food and drinks not style, though perhaps something for another day! Do you think that though naturally as you get older from baby to old age tastes do naturally change, that taste preference is genetic? Take our household. There … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

Meet one of my readers Pampered Chef consultant Anna

Meet one of my readers Pampered Chef consultant Anna

I would like you to meet one of my readers Anna Young. I have never met her in person but I have got to know Anna through her comments here on my blog and on Facebook. Anna lives in West Wickham and is Mum to two girls age 12 & 8, she is married to Mike. Anna worked for 15 years at Barclay’s bank in PA/communications. She is now a Pampered Chef consultant after being … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

Shedding light on daylight saving times

So the clocks Spring forward this weekend, and we lose an hour of either our sleep or our Sunday! Which being Mother’s day is a bit bad timing I think!!! While I am really looking forward to the lighter evenings, it gives you so much more energy. I do not favour darker mornings again, though they do seem to get lighter again very quickly when we head closer to the Summer! But have you ever wondered why we move our time, quite literally! Well take a look at this infographic (I love a infographic!) and find some useful tips too for a great nice sleep, you can not beat a good night sleep can you? Source: Tempur ‘in collaboration with Tempur’ … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

Perfect Mother’s day when they are nearly both teens

Perfect Mother’s day when they are nearly both teens

The perfect Mother’s day when…   you have a 14 going on 17-year-old and a nearly 13-year-old, well what exactly is that? To be given extravagant gifts? No….of course not! To have breakfast in bed? Only if it is pouring down with rain! To not do any cooking or household chores all day? Maybe! To spend some time together with everyone together and it to be in perfect harmony? Tempting but unlikely! To open homemade cards made with love? Yes, but maybe … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

The house lists goes on

The house lists goes on

How long does it take a home to become the way you like it. Well I think the answer is as long as you live in it! At the end of this month we have been in our new house 7 months. I know amazing, time flies and all that stuff. This time last year we had not even put the house on the market for the second time! I am still avoiding the rest of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

Old notebooks

Old notebooks

I have a bit of a thing about notebooks, they don’t have to be fancy though nice of course if they are. Though when I say a thing, I am not sure what I mean. I know rather like myself, I like to have more than one on the go at any one time! I should re-phrase that before bad assumptions are made about me, what I mean is in my life I seem to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

A different view

A different view

Life changes it is the nature of the beast. There is nothing we can do to stop it and if things stayed the same, well it just would not work would it? Things here at the Over a Cuppa household has changed massively in less than a year. Some good things, some things that have been hard to cope with or even accept and good things that have presented us with problems or being fairer, challenges … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

Schedule in some fun but what is it?

Schedule in some fun but what is it?

Don’t get me wrong I do have fun. I laugh of course, a sense of humour carries you through all sorts of things it is just holding on to it sometimes can get more tricky than other times. So when was the last time I had some genuine fun! Not just a glimmer, and not fun with the heavy feeling of life echoing as loud or even louder in the background. To be honest I really … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

A woodburner a warm investment

A woodburner a warm investment

When we were looking for our next home, high on the want list was an older house. Modern houses do have the joy of many things – straight walls and no drafts are two things that spring to mind straight away as that we maybe madly swapped. But for me, modern houses lack the soul, so an older and shall I say drafty house with not a single straight wall is what we chose. We have … Read entire article »

Filed under: Life

  • Facebook
  • Twitter