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
- Decluttering and Clearing Your Mind
- Beautiful graffiti I’d welcome with my arms wide open!
- How Often Do You Give Compliments?
- Traveling alone and want to take pictures of yourself there? No problem!
- I Like Buying Nice Things
- Organizing Books on a Bookcase: Stop Motion
- In Which I Discover That I *Need* a Chair
- Richness is when you need no more
- On Packing Light
- Roll it Experimental Housing / University of Karlsruhe
About Author: MMarquit
Posts by MMarquit
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 […]
Posted on 16 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet While many of us don’t like the idea of being in debt, many of us still like the idea of using credit. In fact, I’m a huge fan of […]
Posted on 9 July , 2014 | 6 CommentsTweet We’ve lived in what many consider a “small” home for about seven years. However, things are changing. Mainly because my husband got a job on the other side of […]
Posted on 2 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet There’s a reason that companies spend millions of dollars on advertising: It works. Even those of us who try to subscribe to minimalist principles can find ourselves falling for […]
Posted on 25 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’ve got a home loan. At the time my husband and I bought our house, I wasn’t completely sure we were ready for it. However, we are doing just […]
Posted on 18 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the things I like best about the minimalist philosophy is that it forces you to really think about what’s most important to you. If you are going […]
Posted on 11 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet It’s true that one of the tenets of minimalism is that you should be reducing the amount of stuff that you own. However, most of us own at least […]