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The Dead Fish.. and some other stuff

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

It’s been a whirlwind since we touched down in Alameda late last year…and then decided to stay for a while.  Brenda goes into...

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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?

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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Storage Spaces for Tiny Living

Posted in Airstream, Design for Small Spaces, Storage | 3 comments

Where do we keep our stuff in the Airstream .. books, magazines, clothes, spices, plants, cleaners, etc?  We sold the house and along with...

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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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Sustainable and beautiful – our new Kirei desk

Posted in Airstream, Design for Small Spaces, Interior, Recycling, Your Health | 5 comments

Brenda and I built this work desk that replaced the dinette we removed.  A lovely RVing couple came to get the dinette and are using it. ...

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Airstream tour with Cece

Posted in Airstream, Inspire, Interior | 4 comments

I’m not a pro.. a bit shaky.. but I couldn’t resist taking a video of our finished Airstream.  Follow your...

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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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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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