When you self publish a book, you are also in charge of promoting it, which can be a bit heart wrenching at times! In this blog post I round up the highs and lows of reviews and interviews about my book!
Find out how I got on testing out a Wonderbag – a low tech way of saving energy while cooking!
I’m so excited to have my book available in print! You can get a copy here: Eco Thrifty Living the print version . If you do buy a copy, please please leave me a review. It will help other people make an informed decision about whether to buy it or not. Feedback can also help
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Last night a great new series started called War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita. I went onto Twitter afterwards. Lots of people were commenting things, like why can’t we use paper bags, or compostable packaging or glass bottles and tins instead of plastic? I think it is fantastic that the problem of plastic is
-> Continue reading Unpacking the alternatives to plastic packaging
Eco Thrifty Living the book is now available to buy on your Kindle! This book is an introduction to and an overview of how to save money and the environment. In it I bring together the things I have learned throughout the last 8 years of writing this blog. I think (of course I’m slightly
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Do you ever finish a DIY project and end up with bits you don’t need? A tin of paint, some old decking, a kitchen sink? Wouldn’t it be great if there was a place you could go to give them away so that someone else could make use of them. How about a place that
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I have news about my book. The cover is ready as you can see above. However I’m not going to publish it by the end of the week. The deadline has been really helpful to me though and I am really glad I have been working towards it as I have made loads of progress.
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Yesterday I got up really early to go to London to find out about Gazelle – a phone recycling company. Phone recycling isn’t a new idea in this country. However Gazelle is changing the game! They are bringing their phone recycling kiosks over from the US where they have been in business for 10 years,
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Octopus Energy is a green energy provider with a difference. They want to help their customers have more energy efficient homes and they are being proactive about it. They’re not just giving advice on what to do, they have purchased 100 thermal imaging cameras that attach to your phone and allows you to take pictures
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It’s sooo cold!!!! The last couple of weeks it’s been sub zero temperatures in the mornings. All this cold weather has been making me think about what I can do to keep our heating bills down. To start with I spent a lot of time advancing the heating and snuggling up to the nearest radiator.
-> Continue reading How I’m keeping warm for less this winter!