Why should you vote for me in the UK Blog Awards?

Hi lovely readers, Someone has really kindly nominated this blog in the green and eco section of the UK Blog Awards – thank you to whoever it was! I think it is fantastic that there is a whole section devoted to green and eco blogs in these awards and I feel really honoured to be
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5 top eco-friendly experience gifts for families and couples this Christmas

It’s tricky buying individual gifts for people for Christmas and it is so easy to get it wrong for loads of reasons – maybe you don’t have a clue what they would like or maybe they actually don’t want or need anything. I have a list of eco-friendly suggestions for gifts to buy her and
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4 ways the sharing economy could help you make some extra cash to help pay for Christmas!

    Christmas doesn’t need to break the bank, there are loads of ways to make it affordable, but there are times when you might want to spend a bit extra. The minute you put the word organic in your shopping list, the price goes through the roof. Sustainable gifts can be pricey and if
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6 easy ways to reduce your heating bill!

As temperatures plummet, heating bills rise and it is a big worry for many. But fear not there are lots of things you can do to make keeping the heat in and the cold out more affordable and here are 6 of them! Note – This blog post contains affiliate links marked with * and
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Should you shop in the Black Friday sales or buy nothing that day?

Friday 25th November is Black Friday, a day that has been taken over by sales, but some people prefer to call it Buy Nothing Day.  The argument for buying nothing is a protest against our buy now chuck it next week or in a few months time because it was so cheap when we bought
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How to get hold of healthy foods and products at a discount!

I am passionate about reducing food waste and saving money and I’m really excited to have found out about this company that is selling healthy products which are past their best before date at a massively discounted price!  I’m sure you guys know this already, but a best before date is a whole different thing
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Say no to fracking by switching to renewables

On 6th October the government gave fracking the go ahead in Lancashire. This decision was in spite of fracking not being wanted or approved locally and is extremely concerning for the future of fracking related decisions in this county.  Fracking is an environmental nightmare in lots of ways and it puts drinking water in the areas
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Easy homemade Batgirl costume!

It’s nearly Halloween and aside from carving spooky faces into pumpkins and making pumpkin soup, it’s also time to get dressed up, if you are into that kind of thing! Costumes can be costly and making one yourself from stuff you already have is an easy and inexpensive option.  I don’t often wear fancy dress, but
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6 top tips to make your winter coat last for years!

Winter coats are only in use for a few short months of the year, they are usually made of pretty sturdy fabric and although fashions change a good quality classic winter coat should last for years. I say should because I used to be pretty good at ruining them, but I’ve learned from my mistakes!
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How to eat an entire squash or pumpkin with nothing wasted!

The season of gourds, ghouls, pumpkins, squashes and ghosts is upon us and there is so much you can do with these colourful fruits other than carving scary faces into them  (I want to call them vegetables, but apparently they are technically fruits) There are loads of recipes out there for how to use them
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