Posts Tagged "environmentally friendly"

Yakezie Blog Swap #10 Edition

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  Thanks to Prairie Eco-Thrifter for organizing this blog swap and putting together this round-up: Welcome to the 10th Yakezie Blog Swap. This time around my fellow bloggers and I shared our Best Go Green Method To Save Money. As always, I was amazed at what people came up with and shared. Please check out the different tips below on how you too can save money and be green: Nickel by Nickel tells us how they read green using ebooks over at Beating Broke. Everything Finance shares with us...

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Spending Review gets ‘Thumbs Up’ from Car Industry and Green Activists

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As the dust begins to settle from the fall out that was the spending review, experts are busy digesting the figures to see what it means for the people of Britain. For many the future is bleak, however one group of people are celebrating a victory. In George Osbourne’s spending review he announced that there will be a £400m electric car package. This means that every person who buys a brand new ‘Green Car’ will receive a nice £5000 electric car grant. Combine this news with the fact...

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Tuesday Tips, Week 21

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This week’s Tuesday Tip, air dry your wash. I’ve been trying to sun dry my lightly used towels to reduce the amount of laundry I do, and I’ve also been much better about air drying my laundry to save energy and money. Tip #21: Use the warm summer sun to air dry your laundry! Air drying your laundry saves money. Instead of using electricity to dry a load of laundry, let nature take care of it. My husband installed an inexpensive shower rod directly above the washer and...

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Open Floor Plans with Blu Homes

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Small house plans, little house plans, anything to do with residential architecture seems to resonate with me. Perhaps that’s why I named my blog “Little House in the Valley.” However, recently our little rental house in the valley has been the bane of my existence. How’s that? I run into door ways while turning a corner, I trip over  the vacuum that someone’s left in the hallway, I have to leap over hall fans that are placed in our narrow hallways to generate...

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Tuesday Tips, Week 18

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This week’s Tuesday Tip, use Borax and Arm & Hammer Washing Soda as your all purpose cleanser. At pennies a scoop, Borax and washing soda can be combined to create all kinds of washing detergents. Tip #18: Make your own cleansers for less!  Making your own cleansers saves money. Borax and washing soda can create all kinds of cleansers for half the price of store-bought. My husband has gotten on a “make it yourself” kick lately. He read an article and found a recipe...

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