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Meals from leftovers – tuna and cheese tarts
Wednesday, 5 Mar, 2008 – 3:46 | Comments Off on Meals from leftovers – tuna and cheese tarts
Meals from leftovers – tuna and cheese tarts

Today, upon daring to open the fridge door, I was confronted with enough tuna to make a small sandwich, a tablespoon or so of sweetcorn, half a red pepper, a couple tablespoons of double cream, …

Reduce fuel consumption and save money – one simple frugal step could save you 20%!
Tuesday, 26 Feb, 2008 – 7:32 | 13 Comments
Reduce fuel consumption and save money – one simple frugal step could save you 20%!

I’ve been experimenting with the way I cook in order to try and save some carbon emissions.
This week I’ve been doing the simplest thing that MUST be saving a considerable amount of resources. (my electricity …

Home made frugal tomato soup recipe (includes vegan version)
Saturday, 23 Feb, 2008 – 9:17 | 4 Comments
Home made frugal tomato soup recipe (includes vegan version)

Making soup satisfies the criteria for one of the simplest ways to begin your self sufficient journey. It is a frugal meal once you have a few favourite recipes up your sleeve; especially if you …

How to get free heating for your home!
Saturday, 9 Feb, 2008 – 9:54 | Comments Off on How to get free heating for your home!
How to get free heating for your home!

The sun is shining here in the UK today. It’s a beautiful day that reminds us spring is on the way.
On days like this we can get heating for free if we take advantage of …

Meals from left overs – frugal and self sufficient?
Friday, 8 Feb, 2008 – 4:51 | 2 Comments
Meals from left overs – frugal and self sufficient?

It is estimated that in the UK, we throw away, on average, one third of all the food we buy each week.
A lot of this is through leftovers. So it makes sense to either measure …

Pancake Day
Wednesday, 6 Feb, 2008 – 8:40 | 2 Comments
Pancake Day

Belated pancake day. It was only at 4pm yesterday I realised it was the big day itself.
I should have guessed though. In shops I have seen frying pans for sale, alongside packet pancake mixes and …

Top ten frugal tips for a self sufficient lifestyle
Wednesday, 30 Jan, 2008 – 2:11 | Comments Off on Top ten frugal tips for a self sufficient lifestyle
Top ten frugal tips for a self sufficient lifestyle

With hybrid cars, under floor heating, solar panels and geothermal pumps, you could be forgiven for thinking that going green is an expensive hobby for the elite.
My belief is that a self sufficient, ethical, sustainable …

Frugal, vegan home made recipes for soup
Tuesday, 29 Jan, 2008 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Frugal, vegan home made recipes for soup
Frugal, vegan home made recipes for soup

So you want to be more self sufficient, more ethical in your shopping habits, more frugal with your lifestyle and make more nutritious meals but you just don’t DO cooking?
Fear not, Mrs Green is here …