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Resusable sanitary protection

By Mrs Green | February 24, 2008

They’re eco friendly, sustainable, natural, a green option, and if you make your own from old towels or t-shirts, they’re a self sufficient project to get stuck into, too. I’m talking about washable sanitary towels guys and gals. I’ve been using them for years and I LOVE them.

Home made frugal tomato soup recipe (includes vegan version)

By Mrs Green | February 23, 2008

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 make a habit of using left overs or using up odd bits of vegetable that might otherwise be thrown out.…

Full moon in Virgo today and lunar eclipse

By Mrs Green | February 21, 2008

Did you feel it? Did you see the eclipse? Talk about powerful stuff up there! Both Mr Green and I had the most vivid dreams in between bouts of restlessness. It’s time to take responsibility for our own health and to face the body/mind/spirit connections head on. Virgo knows that the physical body is the…

Ethical, sustainable, organic, biodegradable underwear made from pine trees?

By Mrs Green | February 12, 2008

I came across an amazing site today when researching information for an eco friendly Valentine’s Day. I usually stick to UK companies, but our friends at g=9.8 (/g98.fr)in France, definitely deserve a mention. They sell gorgeous sustainable, organic, ethical French underwear made from fibres derived from the recycling of white pine-tree pruning! They are passionate…

Home made recipe for treating head lice

By Mrs Green | February 11, 2008

Research shows that one in five children have head lice at any given time. Head lice are becoming immune to conventional treatments. Head lice are not dangerous, but they are highly irritating and can lead to infection if your child scratches too much. Orthodox treatment for head lice is permathrin. The definition reads, “Eye and…

So you want to reduce your electricity usage?

By Mrs Green | February 10, 2008

Inspired by the wise and wonderful people at the Downsizer forum, I’m setting the Green’s an eco friendly, sustainable challenge. We’re doing an electricity consumption challenge! It’s very easy to set up. All you do is take a reading at a set time today. And then go about your week as normal. Find the Downsizer…

How to get free heating for your home!

By Mrs Green | February 9, 2008

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 the sunlight. Tapping into the resources of nature are the secrets to a self sufficient and frugal lifestyle.

Meals from left overs – frugal and self sufficient?

By Mrs Green | February 8, 2008

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 out portions more carefully or start viewing ‘leftovers’ as ingredients. This is one of the ways in which you…

Happy new moon in Aquarius and Chinese New Year!

By Mrs Green | February 7, 2008

Hello dear readers! Today there is such a lot of planetary activity going on as we celebrate the new moon in Aquarius, a solar eclipse and the Chinese New year! Whichever house in our natal charts the solar eclipse falls, will be triggered for the purpose of healing and growth and will provide focus in…

Pancake Day

By Mrs Green | February 6, 2008

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 ready made pancakes. How can one of the easiest foods to make possibly NEED to come out of a…

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