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Our Tiny Home Update

Posted in Carbon Footprint, Design for Small Spaces, Homesteading, Tiny Home | 8 comments

Big changes are underway.  We put in an offer on a 500 square foot 100 year old house in Alameda, CA.  The home inspection was 11/17/2012...

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OTGR 2.0 – An Update

Posted in Carbon Footprint, Conserve, Design for Small Spaces, Homesteading, Saving Money, Simple Abundance, Tiny Home, Travel | 2 comments

So sorry to have been gone for over a month… things have been busy and sad for us recently.  We  have had family sickness and...

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Small is Sexy – why down-size?

Posted in Carbon Footprint, Green Living, Saving Money | 5 comments

If you chose to edit your life and get rid of excess how would you go about it?  We have been inspired and challenged by this question for...

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Airstream – Sustainability Efforts

Posted in Airstream, Carbon Footprint, Conserve | 1 comment

We had the opportunity to visit the Ohio Airstream plant recently.  We were invited by their VP of Marketing, Mollie Hansen.  We stayed at...

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Repost – How London is Keeping the 2012 Olympics Sustainable

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How London is Keeping the 2012 Olympics Sustainable Thanks to Ecosalon… this is a repost by Aylin Erman Carrying the torch for...

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30 Quotes on Living Small

Posted in Carbon Footprint, Conserve, Design for Small Spaces, Green Living, Simple Abundance, Tiny Home | 2 comments

Living small, downsizing and minimalism… thanks to the folks at Eco Salon for putting these together.  We just had to share. Have...

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Austin’s answer to artisan homes – small, reclaimed and prefab

Posted in Carbon Footprint, Design for Small Spaces, Green Living, Off the Grid, Prefab, Tiny Home, Travel | 5 comments

Sexy old barnwood planks – shiplap pine – old metals like corrugated copper and tin – vintage clawfoot tubs –...

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Expert’s Corner – American Clay Application 101

Posted in American Clay, Carbon Footprint, Design for Small Spaces, Expert's Corner, Green Living, Interior, Your Health | 2 comments

The kind folks at American Clay Enterprises, LLC sent us over some tips on how to apply this beautiful and colorful product.  As you know...

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After Photos are here.. Eco Airstream

Posted in Airstream, American Clay, Carbon Footprint, Composting Toilet, Conserve, Interior, Off the Grid, Recycling, Solar, Walls and Ceiling | 6 comments

Thanks to Barbara and Wayne Yasuhara (Y Studio Photography).  More after photos on our photos...

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Cool Biodegradable Plates Made from Palm Trees

Posted in Carbon Footprint, Conserve, Green Living, Products, Reviews | 1 comment

We met Guru Shetty from Avani at the San Francisco Green Festival.  He has a unique product that we couldn’t resist trying out. ...

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Greenguard Certified and non-toxic adhesives

Posted in Airstream, Carbon Footprint, Green Living, Interior, Your Health | 0 comments

After several weeks of research (talking with Eron from Eco Craft Cabinetry – our cabinet installer, Airstream and 3M) we have found...

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Earth Day with WSI @ Alemany Farm

Posted in Carbon Footprint, Green Living, Healthy Food, Restaurants, Your Health | 4 comments

She pulled a ripe plum from the tree in her back yard and took a bite.  To her husbands horror he repulsed, “Your going to eat that…...

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