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A Complete Guide To Cloth Nappies

April 7, 2020

If you are an eco-friendly type with a baby on the way, or maybe even a parent with a newfound love of the environment, then you might want to think about cloth nappies.   There are lots of eco-friendly baby products on the market.  But cloth nappies or reusable nappies, are one of my favourites.   In this post, I’m going to give you everything you need to take the plunge and give these nappies a try.  They are not half as bad as you think they are.  Promise!   What are cloth nappies? Cloth nappies are reusable nappies.  You buy a set of these nappies made from various fabrics and wash them after they are used rather than throwing them away.   The concept has been around for millennia and disposable nappies are a relatively recent development entering the baby market in the 60s.   People are now waking…

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8 Great Eco-friendly Products You Can Buy On Etsy To Support Small Businesses [AD]

April 5, 2020

Last updated on April 9th, 2020 at 10:20 am [AD] In these hard financial times, many small business and self-employed sellers are struggling.  Etsy is a hub of creativity and made almost entirely of independent sellers.   That’s why Etsy recently launched its #StandWithSmall to encourage buyers (or at least those of us still able to earn money) to buy from the little guys.   Therefore, I have trawled through Etsy to find some of my favourite eco-friendly products that will help you live a more environmentally conscious life and support Etsy’s sellers.   Natural soap In the supermarkets, it is still difficult to get your hands on a bar of soap.  But on Esty, there are so many fantastic natural soap options.   These soaps are just as effective at fighting off the bad germs and come with the added benefits of being natural.   Shampoo bar It is…

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Getting Started With Selling Writing Services On Fiverr

April 1, 2020
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Last updated on April 3rd, 2020 at 09:54 pm It has been a few months since I started selling writing services on Fiverr.  Since then I have made hundreds of pounds on the platform.   It has also led to lots of people asking me how it works and how you can be successful.  Therefore, I felt it was time to write this post so you can follow in my footsteps.   This article focuses on how to sell your writing services, such as blog posts and copywriting, but you can sell so many other services on Fiverr and the processes are largely the same.   What is Fiverr? Fiverr is a website that connects buyers with freelancers who are selling a range of services.  What makes Fiverr special is that you can get great quality services for a great price.   In the early days of the website, you…

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Save Money With The Latest Deals App Supermarket Comparison Tool [AD]

March 27, 2020

We were all sad to hear that MySupermarket were leaving us and wondered if anything would up appear to replace it.  Well, we didn’t have to wait long.   The amazing Latest Deals team have been working day and night to code their new feature on their app.  And it is ready for you to download.   Lots of you were using MySupermarket to get the best prices across supermarkets and Latest Deal have come to your rescue.   Tell me more about the app First off you need to download it, then you’ll find the comparison tool in the menu in the bottom right.  Once loaded you will find a search bar at the top.   Type in what you were looking for and it will search across the six major supermarkets that offer delivery.  These are Tesco, Asda, Morrison’s, Iceland, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s.   Once you have found…

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4 Eco-friendly Products To Survive The Lockdown

March 26, 2020

When I was walking around Tesco last week, it was clear that there was a shortage of some products.  Food was a bit low, but many personal household items were non-existent.   The internet is full of jokes about how it is hard to get hold of toilet roll, but there are also other issues such as no stock of tampons.   Luckily, the world of eco-friendly products has had solutions to these problems for a while.  They could stop you from worrying about running out of some essentials and you might even save money in the long run.   Here are my top four eco-friendly solutions to survive through a lockdown:   Family cloth Also, know as reusable toilet roll.  We made this switch a while back after using reusable wipes for my children.  My argument was if it is good enough for them it is good enough for…

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Looking After Your Pennies is an eco-friendly personal finance blog written and managed by Charlotte Jessop.

 

I write on a variety of topics including frugal lifestyle, eco-friendly living, money making ideas and generally how to make your money go further.

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