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
- Do You Incentivize Your Kids for Good Grades?
- The Magical Bend Spoon
- 3 Good Reasons to Declutter Your House
- What Food Represents Your State?
- Even Introverts Need Social Interaction
- Storage under the stairs
- Making Physical Exercise a Priority
- Seriously, why don’t you have a couch?
- Allow Yourself to Hit the Reset Button
- The Great Mosque of Djenné – Largest Mud Building in the World
About Author: MMarquit
Posts by MMarquit
Posted on 29 October , 2014 | No CommentsTweet It’s been an interesting couple of months. My son has been adjusting to our move across the country, and he’s started middle school. Overall, he’s been making the adjustments […]
Posted on 22 October , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet Finding the motivation to declutter can be difficult. When things start piling up, it’s hard to know where to begin. Before I moved across the country, I had pretty […]
Posted on 15 October , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet In a lot of circles, there’s this impression of the introvert as the loner. However, being an introvert isn’t really about disliking people, or not wanting social interaction. And, […]
Posted on 8 October , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet I’ve finally reached the point where I make physical exercise a priority. It’s been a long, tough road, with many fits and starts, but it’s finally happened. I finally […]
Posted on 1 October , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of our unfortunate tendencies as humans is to hold on to past mistakes, or to beat ourselves up over the way things have been going. As you dwell […]
Posted on 24 September , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet We hear a lot about the importance of saving money and learning valuable skills by tackling projects around the house on our own. Do-it-yourself is becoming a popular way […]
Posted on 17 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’ve noticed that, when I want to think better, it helps to have a decluttered area. I’ve known this for a long time, but sometimes we are treated to […]
Posted on 10 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the things I’ve been struggling with recently is negativity. As in, I’ve been more negative than I’d like to be. I’ve been trying a few things to […]
Posted on 3 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’ve managed to make it to my new home. My family has been in place for a little less than two weeks, and we are getting to know the […]
Posted on 27 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet It’s been an interesting few days. I’ve moved across the country. However, as is often the case when you have someone else do the bulk of the moving on […]
Posted on 20 August , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet When I travel, I try to pack light. This is something I am trying to teach my son, who seems to think that he needs to bring everything that […]
Posted on 13 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’m generally ok with going with the flow. In many cases, I’ll let something go if I know I can’t control it. However, this is not the case with […]
Posted on 6 August , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet Not too long ago I heard about a book called “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.” Of course, for minimalists, the idea behind this book is nothing new. According […]
Posted on 30 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Moving can be hard enough when you’re an adult, but it can be especially difficult for children. Younger children are generally easier to move with; they haven’t built up […]
Posted on 23 July , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet My family is moving across the country and into an apartment that has 250 fewer square feet than our house. This move is forcing us to downsize a bit […]