In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- The Looped Lounger
- Do You Listen To Audio Books?
- How Minimalism Lets You Do What You Love
- Quote of the Month: Walter Bagehot
- World’s Largest Swimming Pool?
- 4 Tips for Improving Your Eating Habits
- Can you live in a hotel?
- Filtering The Urgent Stuff From The Important Stuff
- Do Home Organization Products Really Help?
- Spend, Save or Invest? What to do When You Get a Windfall
Posted on 11 June , 2010 | 12 CommentsDamaged or Dirty Items A permanent tomato stain on the sleeve of a lovely, expensive, white cashmere sweater are unforgivable. And frankly, you are probably never going to wear it...
Posted on 9 June , 2010 | 4 CommentsGreat question brought up by Kevin in our email exchange: Who turned to minimalism first? You or your BF? The answer is that we both found it separately. Technically, he...
Posted on 8 June , 2010 | 6 CommentsI like the use of colours, and the way that if you step back, it looks like a painted wall done in acrylics. And if it’s sturdy, it’s comfortable to...
Posted on 7 June , 2010 | 3 CommentsHave you heard of this? It’s all about slowing down your life, because we’re all so hyper-stressed and wound up so tight, we are about to snap. It is certainly...
Posted on 6 June , 2010 | 124 CommentsRemember that sleeping sack I told you about? It was pictured in my recent traveling to Europe photos here. Well, I am here to offer you a free King-sized sack,...
Posted on 4 June , 2010 | 3 CommentsI saw these designs by Gregory Phillips and my heart just took a huge breath of air. It’s the only way I can explain how I felt when I went...
Posted on 2 June , 2010 | 44 CommentsNote: To be honest, after my post on the flight attendant packing (read: 10 days in a carry-on here) & the my very astute reader comments, I’m a bit scared...
Posted on 1 June , 2010 | 1 Comment“The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more.” Kin Hubbard
Posted on 31 May , 2010 | 21 CommentsInspired by Francine of Miss Minimalist (I adore her and her blog), who wrote this funny post called “Nothing to Steal” about how they were burglarized years ago, but the...
Posted on 28 May , 2010 | 2 Comments“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” Hans Hofmann
Posted on 26 May , 2010 | 4 CommentsIf you don’t have a closet of a movie star or celebrity, but a small, perhaps oddly shaped on, the best thing to do is remove your seasonal items. Store...
Posted on 25 May , 2010 | 14 CommentsUtrecht, Netherlands, the 4th largest city in the country. 33% of all their transporation is done on bikes. I am not sure if they get the same amount of chill,...
Posted on 24 May , 2010 | 11 CommentsThis was originally posted on Fabulously Broke in the City You only live once! The Situation: Money will always come and go. You only live once. Spend! The Solution: While...
Posted on 21 May , 2010 | 4 CommentsI, being someone who is not really up on kitchen technology, always assumed that to make purees or to really mix up or blend anything.. I’d need a (duh) blender...
Posted on 19 May , 2010 | 16 CommentsMy mom is notorious for this. Once when I went home for the weekend, my mom had spent the whole weekend cleaning out the front living room, re-arranging furniture and...