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We’re getting an e-cargo bike, and ditching the car!

Hello blog readers! I’m Geoff, Charlotte’s husband, and I’m at long last doing what I’ve said for ages I would do – writing a guest post.┬áThis is the story of a major decision

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The money saving post – what has ‘eco’ cost us?

Not so long ago I was approached by a journalist for an article about how I saved money by using bicarbonate of soda. The truth is, I have not saved money by just using bicarb, it’s a whole lifestyle

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Small drops of change for a big ocean…

Today I was reminded by another social media post that there are people trying to lead a ‘zero waste’ life – everyday people, but mostly in America. Why? Because not only is the US usually

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Starter for 10: Going Plastic Free

So with plastic becoming more of a ‘thing’ that is ok to be in the news, I thought I’d post some easy ways to get started on your plastic free journey. It’s a journey, and not something

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Recent money-saving measures in our household

I promised that I would update you on money-saving measures we’ve recently put in place/ thought up to save extra pennies, so here’s a few things we’ve been doing… Make I’m

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Going Green On A Budget

I’ve always maintained that going green doesn’t need to cost the earth or cost your wallet. For various reasons, we have found ourselves in a financial tight spot this month, and it would be

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Make your own Birthday party! #makeyourownmonday

Ok, so granted this is not a true ‘make’ like previous posts, but it was something I came up against recently when Oldest had her 4th birthday. Oldest is still in denial about being 4, but

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How to holiday sustainably with young children (to a friend’s house)

Holidaying, children and sustainably are not normally 3 words you would see together in a sentence. Nevertheless, we went a holidaying, with Eldest (3) and Youngest (1) with a great desire to do so in

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How to reduce your plastic footprint whilst in hospital

Recently, we had the immense privilege of an overnight stay in hospital with Youngest. We took Youngest in to hospital with breathing difficulties, always a scary time with a tiny (20 months old). I was

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Going green doesn’t have to cost the earth

Looking at some of my posts, it might be easy to think that going green means buying loads of new stuff. The truth is, you really don’t have to. In fact, more often than not, going green is about

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