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
- Working From Home… Is It Good Or Bad?
- 10 Actions That Can Help You Feel Better Now
- Babyoom grows with your baby
- Spending Or Saving?
- Improve Your Life By Setting Priorities
- You don’t really need to know the language
- Quote of the Month: Henry David Thoreau
- Do You Judge Non-Minimalists?
- Spring Cleaning
- Trading In Baby/Kids Clothes? Sounds Like A Great Concept
Posted on 24 February , 2010 | 11 CommentsI experienced a bit of malaise when I stopped working and was waiting on the bench for a contract. I felt uncomfortable. For the first month, I was a cleaning,...
Posted on 22 February , 2010 | 4 CommentsNo, no one is paying me for this. I just love the product so much I want to wax poetic about it. What I am talking about is the iGo...
Posted on 19 February , 2010 | 8 CommentsI don’t have a lot, so I tend to just spread them out on the counter, neatly organized and ready to go. However, if you are a makeup junkie (or...
Posted on 17 February , 2010 | 8 CommentsOver shopping is over consumption. It is binging with your credit card, and it is out of control. I am not talking about deciding to pick up a laptop after...
Posted on 15 February , 2010 | 53 CommentsUpdate: Comments are closed. I think everyone has said everything they need to say (both good and bad), and whatever anyone will post thereafter is just repeating the same thoughts...
Posted on 12 February , 2010 | 12 CommentsWe have a lot of data in our lives. Too much, it seems. And the tricky part, is not to get more information, but to figure out what information we...
Posted on 10 February , 2010 | 51 CommentsDavid from Simple, Organized Life asked about pictures of my apartment. Some of you long-time readers from Fabulously Broke in the City will have already seen this but here goes:...
Posted on 8 February , 2010 | 14 CommentsOil and Garlic had a great comment on my post about Confusing frugality with minimalism, asking if I could write a post about the differences between Simple Living, Frugality, Living...
Posted on 5 February , 2010 | 5 CommentsI could get used to this. It’d be a great retreat to think, blog, work, and relax. Via Re-Nest
Posted on 4 February , 2010 | 5 CommentsImpractical perhaps (I need light to work or read!), but oh so dreamy. Psst! I made it as an Editor’s Pick with my Frugality vs. Minimalism post.
Posted on 3 February , 2010 | 2 CommentsIt takes discipline to carry out a set of actions or a schedule such as staying organized, but the core of discipline is motivation. But instead of beating yourself up...
Posted on 2 February , 2010 | 3 CommentsInvented in Japan of course — a country well aware of what can and cannot be recycled due to its history (war-ridden, perpetually high population packed into a small urban...
Posted on 1 February , 2010 | 23 CommentsEveryone talks about getting rid of stuff and de-cluttering as a way to pare down our lives. But have we ever considered getting rid of furniture as a way to...
Posted on 29 January , 2010 | 26 CommentsWait 3 days This is something I use often. When I see something I want, I force myself to put it back, and then I wait 72 hours. If I...
Posted on 28 January , 2010 | 20 CommentsWhat a neat idea. I just wonder if it’s feasible to build homes here with 4 seasons, using bottles as the structure. Also, it’d be interesting to find out how...