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How to use essential oils without an oil burner
Monday, 1 Dec, 2014 – 10:29 | Comments Off
How to use essential oils without an oil burner

One of the easiest ways to benefit from essential oils is by using an oil burner. But what if you want to use oils and DON’T have a burner? Or you don’t want to use one because you have young children around that could get hurt by a naked flame? Today I’m sharing seven ways to use essential oils in your home without the need for a specialised burner!

Eco friendly laundry products
Thursday, 6 Nov, 2014 – 10:06 | Comments Off
Eco friendly laundry products

We’re airing our dirty laundry for this week’s Change the World Wednesday challenge!
Most people have their favourite laundry products – usually determined by smell and how effective they are.

Keeping Your Home Safe: The Dangers You Don’t See
Tuesday, 5 Aug, 2014 – 14:51 | Comments Off
Keeping Your Home Safe: The Dangers You Don’t See

Many of us spend time safeguarding our homes from obvious dangers, such as trailing wires, faulty sockets and broken furniture, but there are many invisible dangers that are not obviously apparent.
These include chemicals and gases …

How to find the right mindset for decluttering
Friday, 23 May, 2014 – 7:09 | Comments Off
How to find the right mindset for decluttering

Do you ever set the same goals for yourself over and over again?
That’s how I’m feeling at the moment with decluttering.

Nine Ways To Protect The Bees
Wednesday, 21 May, 2014 – 7:09 | Comments Off
Nine Ways To Protect The Bees

A month or so ago, Small Footprints encouraged us to protect the bees for our Change The World Wednesday Challenge.
As you’ll be aware, we love taking care of our buzzy bees here at Chez Green. …

Recycling – a load of hot air?
Monday, 19 May, 2014 – 8:07 | Comments Off
Recycling – a load of hot air?

Every year we go to a favourite holiday destination.
It’s a tiny apartment on the seafront with a spectacular view.
It’s our chance to unplug, unwind and relax.

Is anaerobic digestion the answer to renewable energy?
Tuesday, 13 May, 2014 – 4:06 | Comments Off
Is anaerobic digestion the answer to renewable energy?

I’m a great believer that one man’s trash is another’s treasure, especially in our current state of depleted resources where we need to preserve as much as we can.
I’m an avid user of Freecycle; where …

Are you sitting on a goldmine?
Sunday, 11 May, 2014 – 6:42 | Comments Off
Are you sitting on a goldmine?

I’m back on the recycling bandwagon again.
Recently I was concerned about recycling WEEE; in particular laptops and computers that hold confidential information.

How to save money and reduce your carbon footprint
Friday, 9 May, 2014 – 4:34 | Comments Off
How to save money and reduce your carbon footprint

I don’t know about you, but when the weather starts to get better, it gets me thinking about home improvements.
I’m not talking about spring cleans, painting and decorating, but making our home more energy efficient.

1 simple way to reduce toxic cleaning products
Saturday, 5 Apr, 2014 – 9:39 | Comments Off
1 simple way to reduce toxic cleaning products

I have a cleaning product at home that I love so much it *almost* makes cleaning a pleasure!
Sounds too good to be true, right?