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
- 5 Tips for Camping with Children
- 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?
Posted on 26 April , 2010 | 5 CommentsIt’s nice to be organized and to have structure in your life but it can be too much sometimes. For example, my crazy, neurotic cleaning schedule used to look like...
Posted on 23 April , 2010 | 8 CommentsOver the years I have come up with a bunch of ways to lose that lust for new items. Not all of them work, sometimes I just (happily) succumb, but...
Posted on 21 April , 2010 | 6 CommentsHanging Necklaces on Hooks & Things I love the idea of using decorative hooks. Or arranging it like an actual piece of art. Although this isn’t as practical as it...
Posted on 20 April , 2010 | 15 CommentsDone by a one brilliant Mr. Gary Chang. Here are some teaser photos. You absolutely MUST take the time to watch the video here. Then when you’re done, read the...
Posted on 19 April , 2010 | 10 CommentsThis seems to be a common problem with a lot of women. Myself included. Organizing jewelery can be a trying task, when you take into account the breadth of earrings,...
Posted on 16 April , 2010 | 4 CommentsWe basically became more conscious of it and implemented these changes for the largest impact: Shut down all your laptops and devices at night Turned off the microwave put other...
Posted on 14 April , 2010 | 1 CommentI can remember the day I lost my jacket very clearly a couple of years ago, when I was downtown. But when I say lost, I mean stolen. Someone stole...
Posted on 12 April , 2010 | 7 CommentsMy last tip is just to look around your home. ONE day a week (Saturday or Sunday perhaps), choose a pile to clean up and organize. It isn’t the whole...
Posted on 9 April , 2010 | 3 CommentsI am now talking about the mess of data on your computer. When I first started using a computer, I had no idea folders existed. So I kept EVERY FILE...
Posted on 7 April , 2010 | 10 CommentsAs it says. Remove ONE item each day from your home. It can be as small as a fuzzy pen that doesn’t work any more, or as large as a...
Posted on 5 April , 2010 | 8 CommentsInstead of buying new, or even buying secondhand, substitution is something I used to rarely consider. Need hot water? Buy a kettle immediately! And the nicest one too. Now that...
Posted on 2 April , 2010 | 15 CommentsI’m sure you’ve heard this a lot, but it bears repeating. Buying secondhand is something I’ve been used to since I was a kid (not that I knew it). I...
Posted on 31 March , 2010 | 7 CommentsI’m totally guilty of this — eating more than I should. I like to load up my plate and just go for it. The fuller, the better. But at the...
Posted on 29 March , 2010 | 3 CommentsFeeling overwhelmed by your To Do list? Can’t seem to get a handle on ANYTHING? This is a method I’ve mentioned before, but it never hurts to try and drive...
Posted on 26 March , 2010 | 12 CommentsI am not talking about cleaning or getting the house ready before your new baby arrives. It’s more of a general sense. A lot of people with clutter have this...