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Solar Roadways – An Introduction

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I am writing this blog entry even after the Solar Roadways Indiegogo campaign has been successfully funded (over $1M).  I am writing...

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Guest Post – DIY Tricks to Make the Most of a Small Living Space

Posted in Conserve, Design for Small Spaces, Events/News, Guest Post, Interior, Tiny Home | 3 comments

Thanks to Katie White from DIY Mother for this great guest post!! 
Reducing your footprint doesn’t have to be uncomfortable One of the...

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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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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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Elemental LED Press Release Highlighting OTGR

Posted in Airstream, Events/News, Media, Products | 6 comments

We love Elemental LED – we have from the moment they stepped on board as a sponsor.  They are based out of Emeryville, CA just a few...

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Parasite Farm – modern day urban composting

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This article came out today on Inhabitat – very cool concept.  Click the link above to see their write up. The Parasite Farm is a...

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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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Sustainable and Healthy Food – Tucson Gems

Posted in Explore, Green Living, Healthy Food, Restaurants, Travel, Your Health | 2 comments

This was our first trip to Tucson, AZ and we were jazzed to find so many gems throughout the city (1 farmer’s market and 3...

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Want to buy a used Airstream?

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If you haven’t heard of Airstream Life yet, it’s a great Airstream mag that comes out quarterly.  I was roaming through their...

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