Blog Posts - Being Green



How to Be an Energy Shopper

It can’t have escaped your notice that the temperatures have plummeted over the last couple of weeks. In my mind it’s reached the levels where putting the heating on is no longer an option, especially when you have children in the house.
by Being Mrs C on Dec 19, 2016

Where Do You Dispose of a Car Seat?

Do you live in the Cleveland, Ohio area and have an old car seat you need to dispose of? Instead of throwing it out, have you considered recycling it? Here are some car seat recycling locations in the Northeast Ohio area. I recently discovered c...
by Leading Hands on Dec 18, 2016

Wide-awake Hedgehog – Rosie Wellesley

Is it totally wrong of me to say that I’ve got to the stage of the year where I’m actually starting to get a teeny bit excited about autumn coming around again? I guess I like every season really, but I also always seems to feel ready for...
by Being Mrs C on Aug 22, 2016

The advice I wanna give to new parents to be…

I found myself the other night sat talking to a friend who is expecting her first baby later this year. It seems strange to think that it’s over five years since I was in that position. Five years? Where has the time gone. I was very lucky when...
by Being Mrs C on Jul 17, 2015

Make do and mend: Charity Shop shirt to summer top #Trash2Treasure

Earlier in the year I treated myself to a sewing alterations course with the lovely Emma from Oh Sew Vintage. Emma makes amazing reproduction vintage dresses and I was luck enough to get to know her through our local WI branch, the Herts Belles, wher...
by Being Mrs C on Jul 8, 2015

Coming clean about my hair

As a blogger you’re kind of used to your life being rather public. Not that I blog about everything, but people who read Being Mrs C do generally know about most of what I’m up to. There has been one exception over the last month though &...
by Being Mrs C on Jun 26, 2015

Home technology that can help save the planet

When I think about technology in the home I instantly think of the kitchen. The advances in technology in this most domestic of rooms have been revolutionary in so many ways. The recent BBC Two series Back in Time for Dinner gave a really good overvi...
by Being Mrs C on Jun 24, 2015

The search for greener electricity #BritainsBrightestStreet

If money was no object this is exactly what I would like the roof of our house to look like. Just ignore the grey skies and rain! The tea rooms at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens in Norfolk I’ve written before on this blog about my love...
by Being Mrs C on May 30, 2015

When wind turbines are beautiful

When we went on our family holiday to Cornwall last summer Master C was absolutely obsessed with all the wind turbines that we saw whilst there. Every time we drove past one there would be a shout of “windmill” from the back seat and in a...
by Being Mrs C on Apr 19, 2015

Switching suppliers and embracing green #PowerToSwitch

In my dream world this is what the roof of my house would look like. Solar panels and possibly even a small wind turbine too. I dream of being self sufficient when it comes to electricity and as I sit here on a sunny and windy day it frustrates me so...
by Being Mrs C on Mar 6, 2015

A Secondhand Christmas

I try to keep out of arguments on social media. Life’s simply too short to go wading in every time you see something you disagree with. Last week though I saw an exchange which just left me speechless. Some blogger friends of mine are taking p...
by Being Mrs C on Nov 24, 2014

10 Battery Electric Car Questions For GreenCarReports

A few weeks back, GreenCarReports’s John Voelcker put together a list of 10 questions for Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai about their fuel cell vehicle (FCV) programs. While John was undoubtedly trying to[...]...
by Toyota Parts Blog on Nov 11, 2014

Featured Post: Mr C daydreams about a new car

There was a time, before children, when Mr C and I had a bit of a gadget thing going on. New bits of technology would come into our home regularly, after crazy amounts of online research by Mr C to make sure he understood exactly what it did and how...
by Being Mrs C on Sep 17, 2014

Imaginative play with Fafu

Before having children I had a dream about how I wanted to bring them up. Inspired greatly by SouleMama I dreamed of long days with them playing outside in all weathers, ignoring anything with an electronic screen in favour of spending hours and hou...
by Being Mrs C on Sep 12, 2014

4 Building Materials that can Drastically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

4 Building Materials that can Drastically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions...
by Make Houston Great on Apr 29, 2014

4 Building Materials that can Drastically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

4 Building Materials that can Drastically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions...
by Make Houston Great on Apr 29, 2014

Once Upon a Time 3×16 Promo “It’s Not Easy Being Green”

Last weeks episode of Once Upon A Time was very intense and this upcoming episode “It’s Not Easy Being Green.” The EVil Queen vs. The WIcked Witch showdown finally happens and more clues on what happen in that missing year are revea...
by The MikeyLately Show on Mar 31, 2014

Decorating with Green {Baking Irish Soda Bread}

It’s St. Paddy’s Parade day in New York City. This means two things: 1) drunk leprechauns will flood the city streets at a very early hour and 2) I’ll be hiding out at The Country House until tomorrow morning to avoid said leprech...
by ABCD Design on Mar 17, 2014

Two months into my Year of Thrift

Amazingly we're already into March and 2014 seems to be rushing past as quickly as last year did. I had been meaning to write something about the first month of our Year of Thrift, but time's run away somewhat. Two...
by Being Mrs C on Mar 10, 2014

Garden preparations

Recently I've been doing a lot of looking back at old blog posts and it's fascinating to see how much has changed over the years. Before I was doing as much commercial work here on Being Mrs C I really...
by Being Mrs C on Feb 23, 2014


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