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Archive for the ‘Simple Living’ Category


I wrote about your magazine on my blog!

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012


I love your recipe for laundry detergent and have been using it for several months now. I blogged about it and mentioned your website and magazine in the blog. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe for free for us! It has saved me so much money and it is earth friendly. Love it!

Thank you,

Sara McFall


The Art of Living in Small Spaces

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Hi Claire.

Just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed your article about designing for, and living in a small space.

I live in a “shoebox” apartment in San Francisco, about 400 sf, but I fantasize about moving to a remote or “unusual” space and living in a very small home.  Maybe even in a motorhome.

But your ideas certainly apply to both urban and backwoods environments.  I look forward to exploring the links at the BHM website.

I wanted to add something to the rack-mounted computers you mentioned:

When I had a “desktop” computer, I bought a strap device to hang it from under my desk.

The straps are $18 on Amazon for a basic type, to $40 for the kind I had — it allowed the computer to be slid forward, and spun around to access cables in the back.  But I agree with you that a good laptop makes more sense these days.

Thanks again for the interesting article,

Jim Lee


Simple living

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

I just wanted to say thank you for printing such a refreshing article. I am a young mother living out in California and you don’t too much see those values out here. My husband and I have been harassed more than once because we haven’t allowed  our daughter to “express herself.” We believe in good morals and values and believe me, any preschool you go to around here does NOT reflect that. I appreciate that others share out way of life and it just make my heart glad.




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