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Owning Your Identity - Episode 031 "I'm an aspiring minimalist. I'm a transitioning vegan. I love to write, but I'm not a writer." Does this sound familiar? Today we're breaking down the pros and cons of owning your identity. We look at the stigma of labels, and when and how to use them to your advantage.

50+ High-Quality Vegan Blogs Worth Following In this post, we've scoured the web for the highest quality vegan blogs we could find. We've hand-selected blogs based on the following criteria:. Sticking to a consistent blogging schedule is hard work, and not many bloggers make it past year one. So we want to acknowledge those who have stayed steady and dependable to their communities.

We got lots of great ideas from the space program; insulation isn't one of them Space blankets are; writing in Passive House + magazine, Toby Cambray of Greengauge Building Energy Consultants explains that they are radiative barriers that work really well in space as insulation but not so well down here on earth.

Trump voters need LED bulbs He is pushing incandescents, but your eyes change as you age, and older people need brighter, bluer and lots more light. The President of the United States of America spoke at a rally recently and complained about light bulbs. There are a few grains of truth in here, especially if one is talking in 2009 instead of 2019.

Don's Bookmobile Bus Conversion - Price Lowered! This is a low mileage 1992 Thomas Built Bus Conversion that's FOR SALE. It's Don Miller's bus conversion. It's a wonderful motorhome that's completely custom and remodeled. And it's great for boondocking too because it's set up to be completely off-grid functional.

The Leafspring Tiny House Is For Sale This is to let you know that the Leafspring tiny house is for sale. It's a bit of a famous tiny home because it's been featured in Lloyd Kahn's "Small Homes" book and it's also been toured over 369,000 times on Dylan Magaster's FLORB YouTube Channel.

Celebrate Living Tiny Legally in San Luis Obispo at Upcoming Expo Earlier this year, the city of San Luis Obispo became the second city in California to allow tiny houses on wheels in backyards. The city council unanimously voted in favor of adding them to their new Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance. Fun fact: on August 13th, 2019, the first legal THOW moved into an SLO City backyard….

1-Bowl Tofu Scramble It felt wrong on so many levels. But that's because the way it was served to me wasn't appealing. In other words, plain, without any flavour. My eight-year-old nephew is even more sceptical than I was, and he approves of this scramble, especially served with some rice.

RetroFirst: A new campaign from British architectural magazine to promote retrofit and renovation The upfront carbon emissions from replacing existing buildings now are as big as operating emissions. We have to stop this now. For years on TreeHugger we have been banging on about about demolition, renovation and reuse. Sometimes it feels like banging our heads against the wall.

Michael Burry Trashes Index Funds - Are We Screwed? Money Mustache avoids reading the daily news and ignores the fluctuations of the stock market. And he advises you to do the same thing.

Affordable housing project in UK is a demonstration of Radical Simplicity Architype demonstrates that simple forms and careful window choices are the way to build efficient, affordable homes. Architype Architects has completed Callaughton Ash, an affordable housing project for the South Shropshire Housing Association, in the wonderfully named town of Much Wenlock.

PodCast - How to Downsize Your Life in 31 Days with Brenda Mason Brenda Mason downsized from a 3,100 sf, 5 bedroom home to a 310 sf converted motor coach tiny home in just 31 days. Brenda is passionate about helping others downsize their own lives, and she recommends doing it quickly!

7 Proven Ways to Break Your Cell Phone Habit Set goals and track your daily progress to manage your habits. Forest. Stay focused, be present. Forest is a beautifully designed app that brings gamification to productivity and results in real trees being planted based on your personal phone use habits.

The Outpost Mobile Office by Walker Design Build It's a mobile office by Walker Design Build. It's a 14ft mobile studio/flex space. Asking price is $23,000 and it's located in Snoqualmie, Washington. It's one of one built. What do you think? Don't miss other interesting tiny homes for sale like this - join our FREE Tiny Houses For Sale Newsletter right here!

On settling, slowness and fitting out a new house: A Hostful We answer some cracking listener questions about slow money, buying new things for our house, slow living date nights and what to expect in Season 4.

Blueprint for Autonomous Urbanism shows how cities can adapt and change to accommodate everyone NACTO lays out a vision for how autonomous vehicles, and technology more broadly, can work in service of safe, sustainable, equitable, vibrant cities.

Why I Don't Save Journals or Other Sentimental Items There are a few reasons I don't save my journals. Living amongst those words I wrote, even though they are off my mind can feel heavy. I don't think about them all the time, but knowing a year's worth of daily writing is hanging out in a notebook close by isn't comforting for me.

Master Plan for new community in Bergen is seriously low carbon It's got all three: low transportation energy, low embodied carbon, low operating energy. Lots of architects are building in wood these days, and Waugh Thistleton was one of the pioneers, doing the first building that really got everybody excited about the material.

Is The Van Life For You, Or is it a Fairy Tale? I had the privilege of meeting Bob Wells at Tiny House Fest Northwest. He is a huge van life promoter and loves the freedom it brings to his life. He has a popular YouTube channel called CheapRVliving and you can learn more by following him there. Bob says:.

Open-Concept Tiny House With High Ceilings This is the Sand Dollar Tiny House! It's an open-concept tiny house vacation rental in Sarasota, Florida. It's actually less than one mile to the beautiful beaches, too! Take a look and let us know what you think of the design in the comments. Is this a THOW you can see yourself living in?

Solar Off-Grid Tiny House for $19k This is a solar off-grid tiny house for $19,000 in Fort Gratiot, Michigan via the Tiny House Marketplace. What do you think? Could you make this off-grid THOW yours? Don't miss other interesting tiny homes for sale like this - join our FREE Tiny Houses For Sale Newsletter right here!

2019 Florida Tiny Living Festival! This is to remind you about the 2019 Florida Tiny Living Festival. It's happening November 22-24, 2019 in Orlando, Florida, at the Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake. Friday hours at 12PM-8PM. Saturday and Sunday 9AM-6PM. The admission is $20 per day or $35 for a 2-day pass.

5 brilliant ways to IKEA hack a skateboard rack and organize them all Whether you have one or a dozen boards, your longboard or skateboard rack does not need to be dull. You can easily DIY a display stand to show them off or keep them organized in the entryway. The first thing to determine is what kind of skateboard storage or display rack you prefer.

4 Things That Can Ruin Your Tiny House Experience The idea of living a pared-down lifestyle may sound appealing. You might be dreaming of craftsmanship and quality over square footage. The thought of having the extra money in the bank at the end of each month may be driving your desire to cut down on your things and space.

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