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  • Are you ready for a smart meter?

    Tue 10:19am By Mrs Green
    I’m all for reducing our carbon footprint and our bills by being aware of the amount of energy we use. In the past I’ve tried all sorts of energy recording devices from the Owl to the ...
  • 14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution

    Mon 7:39am By Mrs Green
    As you know, we run a couple of woodburners here at Chez Green, and although I wouldn’t swap them for the world, they DO produce a lot of dust and dirt. Which is why I’m getting ...
  • The ultimate car sharing system has arrived!

    Fri 6:30am By Mrs Green
    While I might occasionally get wistful for the slower and simpler (not necessarily easier) pace of life my Grandparents lived through, I am a girl that loves modern technology and ‘progress’. You won’t be dragging me ...
  • Do “juice cleanses” really work, and are they worth the money?

    Mar 12, 2015, 5:44 am By Mrs Green
    One of our readers asked about juice cleanses. She wanted to know whether they worked and if they were worth the money. Here’s what I think and I’d love you to add to the conversation… The benefits of ...
  • All aboard the electric bus!

    Mar 10, 2015, 10:06 am By Mrs Green
    What vehicle costs 70% less to run than diesel? And which same vehicle produces 60% less CO2 emissions than a diesel one? This week I came across something rather exciting! As you know, my 4×4 is something that ...
  • 7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day

    Mar 8, 2015, 2:56 pm By Mrs Green
    It will be Mother’s Day soon and I’m all about the experience rather than the stuff. If Little miss Green wants to give the bathroom a clean or give me a massage I’m one happy bunny. But ...
  • Is Hydrogen fuel the future of motoring?

    Mar 2, 2015, 11:44 am By Mrs Green
    As you know, I like to keep my eye on the car market. While we still drive a 4×4 which gives us a rather eco-UN friendly 25 miles to the gallon, I hold out hope that ...
  • How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals

    Feb 23, 2015, 3:50 am By Mrs Green
    So far you’ve learned lots of recipes for keeping your home clean. From the bathroom to the kitchen and laundry, you’ve discovered how to keep things fresh and sparkling without the use of toxic cleaners. Today you’ll ...
  • #showthelove and turn Valentine hearts green

    Feb 12, 2015, 11:46 am By Mrs Green
    Valentine’s Day is coming up. How do you show your love? If you follow the advice from Hallmark, you’ll shower your loved on with cards and gifts. Perhaps flowers, chocolates or a decadent meal. Underwear, a cute teddy ...
  • A call for kindness

    Feb 9, 2015, 11:33 am By Mrs Green
    This year I made a resolution to meet more people and make new friends. Shouldn’t be too hard, right? I mean, you’ve only got to watch young children to see how naturally it comes to us. One minute ...
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