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How to eat your 5 a day portions of fruit and vegetables

By Mrs Green | April 1, 2008

I feel that one of the ‘greenest’ things we can do is take responsibility for our health. One of the most self sufficient things we can do is to empower ourselves with knowledge in order to take care of ourselves. If we stay healthy we don’t need to go to the doctors. That means less…

Win eco prizes in Life Goggle’s Great Green Giveaway competition

By Mrs Green | March 31, 2008

Blimey o-reilly. I was wondering what on earth to write about today when I learned my friends over on Life Goggles are running an amazing eco competition throughout April.

The cat shat on the mat – natural alternatives to chemical air fresheners

By Mrs Green | March 30, 2008

One of the downsides to having an elderly cat is their lack of bladder and bowel control. Our remaining feline is 15 years young and is, what’s known in the trade as officially, ‘losing it’. She is an outdoor girl, being a farm cat originally and so she is used to sleeping outside. Little Miss…

My rubbish challenge

By Mrs Green | March 29, 2008

I’ve set myself a goal here at Chez Green. This week we struggled to get the lid on the dustbin. We have one of those old fashioned metal bins and we fill it each week. When I look up the road on rubbish collection day, I can see this is well below the average, but…

hemp, bamboo and soybean clothing

By Mrs Green | March 28, 2008

Just a quick post from me today. The weather is dragging me from my computer at the moment – yipee! Yesterday we were out and about all day – visiting neighbours, doing a little gardening, taking photos and generally enjoying the most perfect of spring days. Last night I had that glorious glow on my…

A day out in the community

By Mrs Green | March 26, 2008

What a refreshing day! I must admit to having reclusive tendencies. Although I want some kindred spirits in ‘real life’ and would love to live in a self sufficient community; I also want my own front door. I know my limits and boundaries. And for many years I have lived a somewhat hermit-like existence. For…

Changing the world; one jigsaw piece at a time

By Mrs Green | March 25, 2008

This weekend, Little Miss Green and I worked on a 3D jigsaw of the globe. We sat for two hours and meticulously sorted through the pieces to make half of the world. Not bad going; I’m sure God would have been impressed with that rate. I believe it took seven days back then……………. It was…

20% off green people and Trevarno Spa products at

By Mrs Green | March 24, 2008

Do you love Trevarno and Green People toiletries? For a limited time, a range of their goodies are on offer with 20% off at Adili.

Rechargeable NiMH AA batteries with USB

By Mrs Green | March 23, 2008

I have to admit it; despite all my sustainable efforts and rustic lifestyle, I’m a gadget gal at heart. So, GREEN gadgets from ethical companies, really get my adrenaline going and I just love this offering from my friends at Natural Collection.

World water day – 22 March. Nine tips to help you save water

By Mrs Green | March 22, 2008

The UN General Assembly designated March 22 as “World Water Day” fifteen years ago, to draw international attention to the critical lack of clean, safe drinking water worldwide. It’s hard for us in the West, to imagine having no access to safe drinking water. But more than a billion people (roughly 20% of the world…

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