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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With These Three Easy ideas

By Mrs Green | March 7, 2020

  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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By Mrs Green | February 9, 2020

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

By Mrs Green | January 21, 2020

  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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Avoiding The 5 S’s of Skin Damage

By Mrs Green | January 14, 2020

  Want to keep your skin looking and feeling healthy? Here are five of the biggest offenders that will damage your skin (and they all begin with S). Sun exposure Sun exposure can be healthy for our skin, providing a rich source of vitamin D to help prevent aging. However, too much sun exposure can…

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The Importance Of Getting In Tune With Your Body

By Mrs Green | January 11, 2020

  Some people are naturally very in tune with their body. Any physical ailments they have can be pinpointed or understood and sometimes you know when something just isn’t right or when it’s time to slow down. Other people, however, struggle to get in tune with their body and either ignore symptoms, do not appreciate…

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You’ll Absolutely Love These New Coffee Trends

By Mrs Green | January 11, 2020

  Coffee is the world’s second-most consumed beverage. Americans alone get through around 400 million cups of the stuff every day. It’s popular. For this reason, innovators in the coffee industry continue to churn out new products they hope you’ll love. Some of these don’t work – like adding savoury flavours to coffee – but…

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Three Simple Ways to Go Green in 2020

By Mrs Green | December 23, 2019

  Many of us want to do our bit for the planet. But it’s also overwhelming and confusing about where to start. In an ideal world our politicians and world leaders would lead by example and make change much easier for all of us. But until that time, it’s up to us to ‘Be The…

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Natural, cruelty free, plastic free skin serums from the Pro Co.

By Mrs Green | December 12, 2019

  When autumn arrives, I notice a difference in my skin. It becomes dryer and more sensitive – due to the wind and cold air outside and heating indoors. It’s not that we have central heating, but even the heat from our woodburner dries the air out; which can take its toll. Since my early…

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The Worldwide E-Waste Problem

By Mrs Green | November 28, 2019

  You may have heard of the term ‘e-waste’ before, but you may be unsure of what it means and whether it applies to you. E-waste is simply any electronic waste, from laptops and televisions to refrigerators and smartphones. And, it is something that everyone needs to be concerned about. The problem with electronic waste…

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Eight Sustainable stocking filler ideas

By Mrs Green | November 22, 2019

  Even though my daughter is grown up, she hasn’t outgrown the idea of having a Christmas stocking filled with treats! I’ve done my best over the years to indulge her and each year look for more sustainable options. As many cheap stocking fillers come with untold harm to the environment. Here are some sustainable…

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