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
- 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
- Do You Make “Impulsive” Purchases?
Minimalist Wallet Series Archive
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 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 13 November , 2013 | 2 CommentsOne 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 healthier...
Posted on 30 October , 2013 | No CommentsThis 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 then...
Posted on 3 October , 2013 | 3 CommentsIt’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: The...
Posted on 11 September , 2013 | 2 CommentsNumerous 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 you...
Posted on 28 August , 2013 | 5 CommentsOne 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 cases,...
Posted on 26 June , 2013 | 6 CommentsThere was a time when I couldn’t imagine using an ereader. An electronic device for my reading pleasure? Blasphemy! After all, one of the joys of reading is that you...
Posted on 12 June , 2013 | 3 CommentsOne of the things I love about simplifying my lifestyle is the way that it allows me more freedom to do what I love. While I still sometimes have to...
Posted on 27 May , 2013 | 2 CommentsMost of us dream of receiving a financial windfall. While we aren’t too picky about the source, we just know that a windfall would be helpful in turning around sometimes-difficult...
Posted on 24 April , 2013 | 12 CommentsRecently, I bought my first iPhone. I’ve been against buying a smart phone for years, mainly because we have a home phone, and my Tracfone does well enough. However, my...
Posted on 11 February , 2013 | No CommentsEven when you are living a minimalist lifestyle, it’s important to have some sort of income to support you in your needs. While you might not need a lot of...
Posted on 7 November , 2012 | 3 CommentsOne of the ways that you can simplify your financial life is to automate your finances. Automation can make it easier for your finances to essentially take care of themselves,...
Posted on 22 November , 2011 | 6 CommentsWhat’s in Megyn’s Bag This is my purse or more warmly referred to as Ye Olde Bag. The hidden figure? Reason 1 of 2 why I require an arsenal of...
Posted on 15 November , 2011 | 7 CommentsWhat’s in Amy’s Bag Ok. I must say to start that my ‘wallet’ definitely isn’t the most minimal thing I own. In fact, I tend to lug a lot of...