Green Grannies: Tips for Saving Money & Living Better

Green Grannies: Tips for Saving Money & Living Better

Janel Laban
Feb 4, 2009
"Hello - I'm Barbara, your Green Granny. I'm here to share a tip or two about how you can save cash and live better." Barbara Warmsley is Oxfam's Green Granny and in their words she has "recession-busting powers". An ideal spokesperson for living sensibly in these tough economic times, she is cheerful, resourceful and the embodiment of a very British sensibility of making do and enjoying it (and her accent is lovely!).

posted originally from: AT:Chicago

Green Granny - Part 1
Green Granny - Part 3
Green Granny - Part 4

Oxfam started the program and says "there has never been a better time to pick-up pearls of wisdom from pensioners who grew up as part of a less wasteful generation. So Oxfam has recruited a crack team of Green Grannies who are offering advice to the public about everything from how to sew a button on a shirt or darn socks to how to make delicious food from leftovers in the fridge." More info on Green Grannies can be found right here.

Related Link: Simple Smart Money Ideas from 4 Wiser (and Older) Ladies

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