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Government gives green light to microgeneration

By Mrs Green | March 18, 2008

I received an email last night, from our local councillor that made my heart sing! As you may have read in previous posts, Mr.Green and I had a goal this year of installing a solar panel to run our downstairs lighting.

Go Green with St.Patricks day

By Mrs Green | March 17, 2008

On St.Patrick’s Day, we celebrate the life of the patron Saint of Ireland Ireland is home to beautiful landscapes and open spaces. St Patrick is associated with the colour green. What better way to honour this day by taking one step more along your eco friendly journey? What could you do today to make a…

Divine Milk Chocolate Mini Easter Egg Handbag

By Mrs Green | March 15, 2008

I found this lovely Easter product by Divine today; perfect for little girls and grown up girls everywhere! It consists of gorgeous handbag packaging containing Divine’s individual smooth and creamy milk chocolate Easter eggs. It would make a lovely Easter gift and the bite sized pieces means you won’t get too much of a sugar…

Raising global kids with ‘Whole World’ by Barefoot Books

By Mrs Green | March 14, 2008

Since the sad closure of Words of Discovery books, which I have been lamenting the loss of for years, I’ve turned to Barefoot books for inspirational children’s reading. I’ve found a real treasure in their collection with “Whole World” by Fred Penner and Christopher Corr. Show me a child that doesn’t love a good sing-a-long!…

Are there toxins in your make up bag?

By Mrs Green | March 13, 2008

I must admit, I’m more of an au naturelle bod when it comes to make up, but every so often a girl likes to glam herself up. Research shows that we are exposed to around 200 chemicals almost non stop, every moment of every day through beauty and cleaning products.

If life gives you lemons; use them to clean the eco friendly way!

By Mrs Green | March 12, 2008

This week, I’ve shared some ideas for using kitchen ingredients to add a natural, eco friendly shine to your home. The benefits of this are to your health, the environment and your pocket!

Using bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) to spring clean your home

By Mrs Green | March 11, 2008

Yesterday I talked about using vinegar to add eco sparkle and shine to your home! Today, I’m going to move onto another of my favourite environmentally friendly household cleaners – bicarbonate of soda (baking soda to our brother and sisters across the pond). Bicarbonate of soda, is a versatile, all purpose, non toxic cleaner. Yes,…

Protected: A stylish, ethical, organic and fair trade capsule ‘eco chic’ wardrobe

By Mrs Green | March 11, 2008

Organic and ethical fashion is often associated with hippies wearing kaftans and Birkenstocks. What if you are ethically minded but need to wear smart dress for work? There are more choices than ever now with lots of companies offering organic, fair trade clothing suitable for the boardroom. Browsing around the internet, it’s easy to find…

Using vinegar for a natural spring clean

By Mrs Green | March 10, 2008

Many of us will be thinking about a spring clean. Some of us will actually get around to doing one 😀 If you walk into any store, you’ll see aisles full of the latest products that claim to save you time and energy, whilst getting your home sparkling clean. Unfortunately, many of these products contain…

Plan a natural, ethical Easter celebration this year

By Mrs Green | March 9, 2008

Easter is often a difficult time for eco friendly parents wanting to make an positive choice. Shops are full of chocolate Easter eggs and ‘treats’; most of which are high in sugar, fat and chemicals and low on environmental sustainability.

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