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Green lifestyle :A green healthy living for a new year

Looking forward to a new year? Why not look forward to many years to come, and this can be achieved by staying and maintaining a healthy green lifestyle. For year 2014, start this year with blissful thoughts of how to become a healthier you. Aim for...
by My Green Living Ideas on Jan 3, 2014

2014 - The Year of Thrift

Even if you drank enough over Christmas to spend the last few days hidden under a duvet, it can't have escaped your notice that we're in a new year. 2014 is here and from what I can gather hanging around...
by Being Mrs C on Jan 1, 2014

Featured Post: Stop being ripped off. Switch your energy supplier!

I've written before here on Thrifty Mrs C about how to work out how much gas and electricity you're using which can often be the first step you need to take when wanting to switch your energy supplier. It's really...
by Being Mrs C on Oct 10, 2013

Why this week I'm going to shout praise for Tesco!

On my Working with Mrs C page I've always said that if a company really impresses me then I'm more than happy to provide them with some free advertising here on my blog. In the past I've happily dished out...
by Being Mrs C on Aug 9, 2013

Review : Ecover Bio Laundry Gel

I've been a fan of Ecover products for several years now so I was rather pleased to be asked if I wanted to review some of their range. I first chose to try the range as I was impressed by...
by Being Mrs C on Aug 6, 2013

Review: Washable Cleansing Pads

Since meeting and chatting to Jackie from Green and Natural Living at BritMums Live! in June I have been putting a huge amount more thought into just how green I'm managing to be at the moment. In some areas I'm...
by Being Mrs C on Aug 2, 2013

Dine with Dining in DC Giveaway! Win Dinner to Restaurant Nora!

Chevrolet is sponsoring a Chevy-style DC Food Blogger dinner at Restaurant Nora, America’s first certified Organic restaurant on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Chevrolet is providing transportation for the evening and footin...
by Dining in DC on Jul 29, 2013

Review: Rechargeable Batteries

I've never tried to stop and count how many batteries are in all my children's toys, but I do know that there are an awful lots of them and that it's always the way that they seem to all run...
by Being Mrs C on Jun 25, 2013

Thrifty Friday Five - Laundry

Whether you've got a big family or live on your own there are still ways to try to be thrifty when doing your laundry. 1. Make sure you've got a full load If you're going to use your washing machine...
by Being Mrs C on May 31, 2013

Featured Post: Ecover's Message in a Bottle

Those of you that have been reading this blog for a while will know how keen I am to be green and do my little bit for the environment. I try to be as responsible as possible when it comes...
by Being Mrs C on Apr 26, 2013

Energy Efficient Homes

Here at New Energy Watcher we love information when its broken down and presented in such a way that is really easy to digest. This infographic shows how to run an eco-friendly home and where energy savings can be made throughout the home. Browse mor...
by New Energy Watcher on Dec 20, 2012

Social Pressure to be a Do-Gooder

I don't know how long this campaign has been running but every time I see a spot on television or hear an ad on radio I feel my cheeks flush in what could be considered rage.And of course I can't find any images or videos of the campaign I'm referrin...
by Everyone wants to be a Roste on Oct 15, 2012

Changes Begin in YOUR World

Sustainability. Thirteen letters so complicated that it’s much easier to ignore than to comprehend. It’s just so… BIG. Where do I start? How can I make a difference when I am 1/7,000,000,000th of the problem? ARGH! When I calm down, I try t...
by CBD inTouch on Sep 14, 2012

Why Hybrid Cars Aren’t Just for Hippies

Hybrid cars sometimes get associated with die-hard environmentalists. The reality is that hybrid cars are good for just about anyone. Whether you’re a college professor or a hardworking factory worker,… Read Full Story »...
by Toyota Parts Blog on Sep 14, 2012

Leftovers Lunch

In my eyes a good experimental recipe is one that gets eaten so quickly that you don't have chance to photograph it for a blog post first. That's exactly what happened to the lovely lunch that Mr C made us...
by Being Mrs C on Aug 27, 2012

Easy being green its not

The post Easy being green its not appeared first on Jokideo.

Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Gratin

Pulling meals together from what's in the fridge isn't my speciality. It shouldn't be difficult, but somehow I always struggle and sadly end up throwing away far more food than we should. I'm making a real effort at the moment...
by Being Mrs C on Jul 23, 2012

The Top Gas Saving Toyotas

If you’re looking to save on gas, you can’t go wrong with any of these Toyotas. The Prius Lineup   You probably guessed this would make the list. You can’t… Read Full Story »...
by Toyota Parts Blog on Jul 9, 2012

Are Electric Vehicles the Future?

MSN Autos recently had an interesting article on electric vehicles. The article explains that electric vehicle promises are “a bit optimistic” and “premature.” It goes on to say that… Read Full Story »...
by Toyota Parts Blog on Jun 15, 2012

Walk to School Week

I had this blog post all planned out as soon as I heard about Walk to School Week (21-25 May 2012). Little Miss C has recently started walking both to and from nursery on her own rather than being pushed...
by Being Mrs C on May 22, 2012


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