Posts by Mrs Green

Teaching Kids to Conserve Energy

teaching children about energy conservation

  When it comes to teaching children about energy conservation, there a few angles you can work with. Kids are motivated by specific things at the end of the day, and you can use techniques to get them interested and inspired to be part of the solution at home. One of the best places to…

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5 Sustainable Gift Ideas

sustainable gift ideas

We all have a friend or family member who can’t bear to be inside and at every opportunity is itching to get outdoors! I find these people really fun to buy for when it’s their Birthday because most of the nature lovers I know, automatically appreciate a more sustainable gift that doesn’t use unnecessary or…

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Three simple ways to improve your sleep

a good nights sleep

  There is a lot of uncertainty in the world at the moment and me, my husband and my daughter all ended up with poor sleep last night. Good sleep is known to support a healthy immune function and more positive state of mind, so it’s important that we get adequate sleep, especially during times…

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How To Be More Eco-Friendly At Home

how to be more eco friendly at home

  If you want to contribute to making the world and environment a better place, then you can do so right from your home. It can take some time to change and alter your habits, so start small and do more as you get more comfortable with your new lifestyle and ways.  Here are some…

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How to Maximise Your Earnings from Solar and Renewable Energy

solar panels on a house roof

  Climate change has precipitated some significant changes in different industries and everyday life, and many homeowners are installing alternative sources of energy to reduce their carbon footprint. With renewable energy such as solar energy, homeowners can even earn monetary compensation for any excess electricity their systems produce and export back to the grid. As…

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How to find comfort when a friend is diagnosed with cancer

cancer care package

  Our neighbour recently had a terrible accident which has left a legacy of ill health and countless trips to A&E, surgery and hospital admissions, as her body and mind continue to repair themselves. We’re not sure what the prognosis is at the moment, but progress is certainly slow. We’ve taken her meals, although keeping…

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With These Three Easy ideas

electric vehicle plugged into mains electricity

  There are many things we can all do to become more eco-friendly. It’s becoming easier thanks to pressure on manufacturers, awareness through the internet and movements such as Climate Strike. Cutting down on your carbon footprint will help you to be more environmentally conscious, as in some cases can save money too – when…

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Sugar free frosting / icing recipes

As you might remember, Cass from Diary of a Frugal Family is on a mission to get kids across the country cooking! She shares the same sentiment as me – no child is too young to cook! This week she wants us to make cupcakes – what’s not to love about a cupcake? You can…

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Simple ways to make your kitchen more eco friendly

how to have an eco friendly kitchen

  I have to admit, I have a bit of kitchen envy at the moment! We have new neighbours and they’ve gutted and renovated their home. It’s made me realise just how much I’ve been putting up with – especially in our kitchen area. Think 1980’s! Contemporary designer kitchens are known for their sleek, stylish,…

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