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
- 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
- Staying Calm When You’re Not in Control
Minimalist Wallet Series Archive
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 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 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 […]
Posted on 28 May , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet When my husband and I were first looking for a home almost seven years ago, we had an interesting choice to make. Should we get the biggest home possible? […]
Posted on 14 May , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet One of the things I noticed recently is that the prospect of more money isn’t enough of a motivation to do something. At some point, money as a motivation […]
Posted on 7 May , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Over time, we tend to collect stuff. But we’re often not just collecting stuff; sometimes we’re also collecting other things, like financial accounts. Not too long ago, I realized […]
Posted on 9 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet You probably know that you need to consider life insurance when it comes to protecting your assets for your family’s benefit. After all, if you pass on, what happens […]
Posted on 2 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the reasons that many people become upset with their lives is that they might not be living according to their priorities. It’s hard to feel satisfied when […]
Posted on 5 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Lately, 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, […]
Posted on 15 January , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet I’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 […]
Posted on 13 November , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet One of the things I notice when I got to the store is that, in many cases, it’s cheaper to by pre-packaged, processed foods than it is to buy […]
Posted on 30 October , 2013 | No CommentsTweet This is the time of year that my son loves. We kick off the holiday season with his birthday at the beginning of November, then we have Thanksgiving, and […]
Posted on 3 October , 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet It’s been an uncertain few months. We’ve been playing the job search game, and the result isn’t a lot of fun. However, we did manage to figure something out: […]
Posted on 11 September , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet Numerous studies have been done recently surrounding how we, as humans, feel about spending money. What many agree on is that, in many cases, spending money doesn’t really help […]
Posted on 28 August , 2013 | 5 CommentsTweet One of the hardest things for me to do is add another bill to the list of things I have to worry about on a monthly basis. In many […]