Grow your own!
Tue, 12/06/12 – 1:00 | 2 Comments

My mantra is that you don’t have to have a garden to grow your own – anybody can have a go!
All you need is a hanging basket filled with tumbling tomatoes, a windowbox of salad …

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Are you ready for a smart meter?
Tue, 31/03/15 – 14:19 | Comments Off on Are you ready for a smart meter?
Are you ready for a smart meter?

I’m all for reducing our carbon footprint and our bills by being aware of the amount of energy we use.
In the past I’ve tried all sorts of energy recording devices from the Owl to the …

14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution
Mon, 30/03/15 – 11:39 | Comments Off on 14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution
14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution

As you know, we run a couple of woodburners here at Chez Green, and although I wouldn’t swap them for the world, they DO produce a lot of dust and dirt.
Which is why I’m getting …

The ultimate car sharing system has arrived!
Fri, 27/03/15 – 10:30 | Comments Off on The ultimate car sharing system has arrived!
The ultimate car sharing system has arrived!

While I might occasionally get wistful for the slower and simpler (not necessarily easier) pace of life my Grandparents lived through, I am a girl that loves modern technology and ‘progress’.
You won’t be dragging me …

Do “juice cleanses” really work, and are they worth the money?
Thu, 12/03/15 – 9:44 | 2 Comments
Do “juice cleanses” really work, and are they worth the money?

One of our readers asked about juice cleanses.
She wanted to know whether they worked and if they were worth the money.

All aboard the electric bus!
Tue, 10/03/15 – 14:06 | Comments Off on All aboard the electric bus!
All aboard the electric bus!

What vehicle costs 70% less to run than diesel?
And which same vehicle produces 60% less CO2 emissions than a diesel one?
This week I came across something rather exciting!

7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day
Sun, 8/03/15 – 18:56 | Comments Off on 7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day
7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day

It will be Mother’s Day soon and I’m all about the experience rather than the stuff.
If Little miss Green wants to give the bathroom a clean or give me a massage I’m one happy bunny.

Is Hydrogen fuel the future of motoring?
Mon, 2/03/15 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Is Hydrogen fuel the future of motoring?
Is Hydrogen fuel the future of motoring?

As you know, I like to keep my eye on the car market.
While we still drive a 4×4 which gives us a rather eco-UN friendly 25 miles to the gallon, I hold out hope that …

How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals
Mon, 23/02/15 – 8:50 | Comments Off on How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals
How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals

So far you’ve learned lots of recipes for keeping your home clean.
From the bathroom to the kitchen and laundry, you’ve discovered how to keep things fresh and sparkling without the use of toxic cleaners.
Today you’ll …

#showthelove and turn Valentine hearts green
Thu, 12/02/15 – 16:46 | Comments Off on #showthelove and turn Valentine hearts green
#showthelove and turn Valentine hearts green

Valentine’s Day is coming up. How do you show your love?
If you follow the advice from Hallmark, you’ll shower your loved on with cards and gifts.

A call for kindness
Mon, 9/02/15 – 16:33 | Comments Off on A call for kindness
A call for kindness

This year I made a resolution to meet more people and make new friends.
Shouldn’t be too hard, right?