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
- A small space works for many uses, if you use dividers
- Quote of the Month: Walt Disney
- Want to Sell Your Home? De-Clutter
- Quote Of The Month: Margaret B. Runbeck
- Do You Minimize Your Energy Consumption?
- Do You Take Pleasure in the Ordinary?
- Take breaks to enjoy something longer
- Good News: Technology Can’t Solve All Problems After All
- Fighting Clutter Creep in Your Home
- Smart power cord bar design for outlets
About Author: MMarquit
Posts by MMarquit
Posted on 5 March , 2014 | No CommentsLately, we’ve been thinking about moving. My husband is looking for jobs, and that might mean a move. And, even if we end up staying in the same locality, there...
Posted on 26 February , 2014 | 1 CommentOne of the things that I’ve been thinking about lately is the quest that many of us have for novelty. We want new experiences and new things. However, while this...
Posted on 19 February , 2014 | 2 CommentsA few weeks ago, I went up to my parents’ house to help prepare the kitchen for a major remodel. My parents are completely redoing their kitchen, and I wanted...
Posted on 12 February , 2014 | No CommentsA few days ago, Pat Flynn posted this question on his Facebook page: Ok, tell the truth…what percentage of the clothes that you own do you actually wear? I was...
Posted on 5 February , 2014 | 8 CommentsMany people know that I’m an avid reader. As a result, when people are looking for reading options, they often ask me about my Kindle experience, and why I choose...
Posted on 29 January , 2014 | 1 CommentI’ve long been someone who lets anger build up inside of me. It sometimes strains my relationship with my husband, because I’ll ignore something until I can’t any more. If...
Posted on 22 January , 2014 | 2 CommentsYou probably know that physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Many people attempt to squeeze the most benefit out of their routines by exercising at certain...
Posted on 15 January , 2014 | 3 CommentsI’m not normally known for my penny pinching ways, since I think that it’s a whole lot of work. However, I don’t like to waste my money on things that...
Posted on 8 January , 2014 | 2 CommentsRecently, I’ve been experimenting a bit with productivity. As I’ve tried different strategies to improve my productivity and make more time for myself so that I can work on improving...
Posted on 1 January , 2014 | 1 CommentThe turning over of a New Year means a lot of things to many different people. It’s not uncommon, even for those who don’t make New Year’s Resolutions, to reflect...
Posted on 25 December , 2013 | 1 CommentToday is Christmas. Normally, I write and publish my posts on the same day. But, because today is Christmas, I’ve actually written this ahead of time and scheduled it. This...
Posted on 18 December , 2013 | 4 CommentsMy husband returned from the grocery store the other day with a bunch of bananas sporting an “organic” sticker. It’s a nice thought, eating organic food, since it conjures images...
Posted on 11 December , 2013 | 3 CommentsPlanning is generally a good thing. You want to have a plan for the future, so it makes sense to think ahead a little bit, and do your best to...
Posted on 4 December , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the hardest things in life is knowing when to stop. When do you stop buying stuff? Stop working? Stop worrying about something? I’ve been struggling a lot lately...
Posted on 27 November , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the great tests to a minimalist lifestyle is the holiday season. It seems as though everything about the holidays is designed to increase consumerism and clutter up your...