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Month: September 2019

Money blogger gets mending!

Money blogger gets mending!

I don’t think I’m the only person blogging about money who sometimes feels like there’s not a huge amount to always say about money. When everything’s automated, you’re months away from renewal of any insurance, your savings and investments are ticking up and you’re not ready to address your food costs which have spiralled out of control since you had a baby, it leads you to thinking about other things. I don’t think that’s necessarily a bad thing. You can…

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The soap nut washing liquid debacle

The soap nut washing liquid debacle

I know, I know. That title should have come with a spoiler alert. As much as I want to sing the praises of the green alternatives I’m trying, this one really isn’t for me. What are you on about? What even is soap nut washing liquid? So, soap nuts are “dried fruit shells which contain real natural soap and are 100% completely natural” according to Live Naturally, and are a green alternative for washing clothes. There’s two ways to wash…

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Green washing up liquid and the eco-switch challenge

Green washing up liquid and the eco-switch challenge

Last week, I promised more on soap nuts but as I type this, I’ve only made the laundry liquid and haven’t actually used it yet. So that thrilling instalment will follow next week. I’m so thrilled to be trying yet another switch, this time refillable, environmentally friendly washing up liquid. With these 2 changes in quick succession, I realise I don’t need to hold myself back with analysis paralysis but am instead setting myself an eco-switch challenge for the rest…

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