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Life with a family e-bike: The first 100 miles

(This is part two, you can read the first post here). The bike arrives Well, the exciting day finally came. Daniel at Electric Bikes Scotland arrived at our home in Stirling in his van, and inside

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How to make moving house greener – trial and error from our experience in 2018

Somehow, we ended up moving house this year. It kinda just happened. I was determined at this point in our green journey to try and make moving house as eco-friendly as possible by using all the advice

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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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What to do with all the things that you don’t know what to do with!

A family member recently asked me “but what about the stuff that it’s not obvious what to do with?” so I thought I’d post some tips here. Once you get the hang of it, decluttering

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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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