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3 frugal tips for green living that you can implement today!
Wednesday, 1 Feb, 2012 – 2:00 | 8 Comments
3 frugal tips for green living that you can implement today!

Going green and saving money is so simple, contrary to popular belief. Today I’m sharing three simple tips to help you keep money in your wallet and I’d love to hear yours!

Price vs principles – 6 tips for eating organic on a budget
Monday, 4 Jan, 2010 – 5:00 | 6 Comments
Price vs principles – 6 tips for eating organic on a budget

Despite a recession, it seems organic shoppers are committed and loyal. Organic sales increased by 1.7% during 2008 while overall retail sales dropped by 1.8%
Unfortunately, the truth is, most organic food is more expensive than …

Renewable energy costs
Wednesday, 2 Dec, 2009 – 6:04 | Comments Off
Renewable energy costs

According to the Energy Saving Trust, one third of people would pay more for a home that had been fitted with a renewable energy source such as wind, solar or hydropower.
Half also want to know …

Eco friendly cooking – 5 tips
Monday, 10 Aug, 2009 – 0:01 | 6 Comments
Eco friendly cooking – 5 tips

Little Miss green asked me which was the most important thing we had in the house that used electricity.
I felt it would be the cooker.
The ability to cook food provides us with daily food as …

Save money and carbon emissions with National liftshare day
Thursday, 4 Jun, 2009 – 5:03 | 2 Comments
Save money and carbon emissions with National liftshare day

National liftshare Day (NLSD)  is on Tuesday 9 June 2009. The aim of National Liftshare day is to raise the profile of car-sharing and encourage and enable more people to give it a try.
Did you …

Buy nothing new challenge
Monday, 3 Nov, 2008 – 1:40 | Comments Off
Buy nothing new challenge

A while ago I thought I’d try a buy nothing challenge. To be honest I can’t remember how I got on, which probably means, not very well.
Now Melissa over on the fabulous Green parent blog …

How to preserve apples
Wednesday, 20 Aug, 2008 – 13:01 | 2 Comments
How to preserve apples

The lovely Abi, over on Hippy Shopper reminded us all today that our apple season has begun!
I’ve been enjoying discovery apples (or pink apples, as Little Miss Green calls them) for the past two weeks …

How to get an allotment with national allotments week
Monday, 11 Aug, 2008 – 2:04 | Comments Off
How to get an allotment with national allotments week

If you haven’t got a garden and fancy a bit of the self sufficient Good Life on our green and pleasant land, then this is your week to get started. It’s National Allotments Week!
National allotments …

Shopping neutral means going green!
Friday, 25 Jul, 2008 – 5:46 | Comments Off
Shopping neutral means going green!

According to eBay, Brits are among the savviest shoppers in Europe, second only to Germany. We’ve earned ourselves the title of those who ‘shop neutral’.
To ‘shop neutral’ means that we offset our spending by reselling …

It’s Joy’s and Rebecca’s Thrifty Green Thursday day!
Thursday, 24 Jul, 2008 – 4:16 | Comments Off
It’s Joy’s and Rebecca’s Thrifty Green Thursday day!

I’m really honoured to be taking part in Joy and Rebecca’s Thrifty Green Thursday this week and supporting their venture to combine ethical, green living with frugality.
They are asking for simple ways in which families …