I think many people believe that using renewable energy sources is more costly. Even I was one of these people, until now. A few years back, Ben and I switched to a green electricity company, trying to do our bit, but the bills was so high compared to our previous company that we had to … Continue reading Is it possible to save money using renewable energy?
Check out today’s blog post I wrote for the Wood-Create blog.
There’s an app for everything, or so we might believe in today’s culture! Today I have a different post for you, but I’m sure Ben won’t mind as he loves tech and eco-friendly topics and this covers both!
With green living and sustainability being a hot topic this year and interest only set to keep growing, and rightly so, I wanted to explore if there were apps that helped people live more sustainable lives. Although there are many not so eco-friendly apps that make us addicted to using more energy by playing games or checking social media, or even hiring vehicles, there are a rising number of apps that do have green living in mind and can even help us make greener choices. In this blog post I am going to look at some of the green apps that are available to download for your smartphone.
Here are a few apps…
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Earlier this year we made the switch to a 100% renewable electricity energy company (10% green gas) and I’m so pleased we did. It aligns more with our beliefs and our own journey of trying to lead more natural and eco-friendly lives. Read on to discover the benefits of joining Bulb and how to get … Continue reading Save money and the environment. Get £50 discount by switching to renewable energy company Bulb!
The environment is taking a huge hit at the moment, but the trend for living a greener and more environmentally conscious life is, fortunately, taking off. More and more people are thinking carefully about where they shop, what they buy and how their lifestyle can be improved by a new way of thinking. Veganism, amongst … Continue reading Turn your garden into a veggie paradise
When we did up our first family home we did a few eco-friendly things such as linking our solar panels to our heating, sourcing some reclaimed materials and repurposing some of the items already in the house. There is definitely a lot more we could have done and we become more inspired by green living … Continue reading Eco-friendly home improvements for a greener home
To me, keeping a natural and healthy home means keeping it clutter-free which I mention many times on my blogs, using natural cleaning products as much as possible, using plant based scented candles and essential oils to scent the home and also maintaining hygiene in the kitchen and bathroom. Today I want to focus on … Continue reading How to naturally repel ants from the home
When we moved into our property we wanted to totally redo the whole place to make it our own. In fact, four years on we are still going! Things have slowed down considerably and we don’t feel quite in so much of a rush to get it all done as the bulk of it was … Continue reading How to recycle unwanted materials when renovating your home
One of the great and often forgotten about benefits of working from home is being able to create your own working environment. Too often in employed office settings we are restricted to dull grey and unenthusiastic atmospheres, but at home you can create a healthy and motivating space that inspires you. At the moment I … Continue reading 4 tips to create a healthy and motivating home office
Yes, we are still in the middle of a heatwave, so don’t panic just because I mentioned the word winter! However, there are still some things that can be prepped now ready for winter to ensure you have a warm and cosy home to ensure you stay healthy throughout the winter months. Of course good … Continue reading Prepare your home in summer ready for a healthy and warm winter
Mindfulness has been everywhere recently. Being mindful is the practice of being conscious of the feelings in our mind and body in the here and now. It’s living in the present moment and not worrying about the future or dwelling on the past. It's appreciating being alive and the beauty of life in that very … Continue reading Tips to create a mindful garden
If you’re like me then you like to think that you’re doing everything you can to live an eco-friendly lifestyle and reduce the impact us humans have on the planet. Making small changes to your everyday habits can definitely help us to live more sustainable lives but often, we aren’t always doing as well as … Continue reading 3 sustainable living mistakes that you’re probably making