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Eco Airstream Photos

Posted in Airstream, American Clay, Carbon Footprint, Composting Toilet, Conserve, Interior, Off the Grid, Recycling, Solar, Walls and Ceiling | 0 comments

Eco Airstream – renovated 23 foot Safari…   Thanks to Barbara and Wayne Yasuhara (Y Studio Photography).  More after photos on...

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Final Pics – Alameda Tiny”ish” House Renovation

Posted in Carbon Footprint, Conserve, Design for Small Spaces, Tiny Home | 2 comments

The house in Alameda is done:) Here are some pics. BEFORE:     AFTER:   BEFORE & DURING PICS     AFTER/FINISHED PICS...

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Crutching

Posted in Conserve, Events/News, Explore, Green Living, Inspire, Personal is Political, Telecommuting, Work, Your Health | 0 comments

So as it turns out my 40+ year old knees have provided me with some down time and a much needed break from the brick and mortar, butts in...

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Introducing Our Newest Sponsor – Mary Fisher Garden Design

Posted in Conserve, Design for Small Spaces, Homesteading, Sponsors, Tiny Home | 0 comments

We are THRILLED to announce our newest sponsor, Mary Fisher, who will design our landscape this fall. Mary is a local Alamedan and loves...

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How To Dramatically Reduce Your Home Energy Costs

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How to Dramatically Reduce Your Home Energy Costs Home utilities are an enormous part of our everyday economics. Throughout the year we...

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Alameda Tiny House Remodel Sponsor: Cerno (LED lighting)

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We are happy to announce our newest eco house remodel sponsor, Cerno Group, based in California. Cerno is an industrial design and...

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Love Some Cargo Bikes

Posted in Conserve, Green Living, Saving Money | 0 comments

Brenda and I have ridden bikes since we were tots.. but it’s only in the last few years that we ride them everywhere.  Both of us...

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Small Spaces – transformation, moving walls, efficiency and murphy beds

Posted in Conserve, Design for Small Spaces, Interior, Saving Money, Tiny Home | 0 comments

Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones!  Here are inspirational videos about living in transformed small spaces – living compact,...

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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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Small is Sexy – why down-size?

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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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