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
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 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 21 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet One of the struggles that can come with life is the tendency to overschedule. We say yes to a lot of things, and do things so that we seem […]
Posted on 12 March , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet One of the recent bits of knowledge that was dropped on me is the fact that adolescence is one of the most important times for brain development. The years […]
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 23 October , 2013 | 1 CommentTweet It doesn’t take so long once you become parents to accumulate babies and kids’ stuff. Decluttering is of course the first part into getting organized. Toys and clothes that […]
Posted on 19 October , 2013 | 5 CommentsTweet As a minimalist, technology can be very useful. Instead of piling up books, CDs, DVDs or else, we can keep it all up in one place and have quick […]
Posted on 21 August , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet My son doesn’t do a lot in terms of “enrichment” activities. While he does take piano lessons and is involved in 4-H and Cub Scouts, and we’re looking for […]
Posted on 19 June , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet It’s summer, and for me, that means camping. In many ways, camping is the ultimate minimalist vacation. You get out into nature, and you spend time without some of […]
Posted on 14 June , 2013 | 13 CommentsTweet I used to read books about all kinds of different subjects… finance, sports, biographies, history, etc. When I’d do a trip to New York City, one of my favorite […]
Posted on 26 April , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet As many of you know, I’m a new father… it does not feel as new now but my baby boy just turned 6 months old so I guess that […]
Posted on 17 April , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet A couple of years ago, my son was big on complaining of boredom. If he wasn’t being entertained right now, it was a major issue. I wondered why he […]
Posted on 13 March , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet In my household, we’re striking a balance between my love of experiences and the fact that my husband likes things. So far, it’s worked out reasonably well, since my […]
Posted on 12 December , 2012 | 3 CommentsTweet It’s a little easier to live a low-key lifestyle when you are single, or if it’s just you and a like-minded partner. When you have kids, things can get […]
Posted on 23 November , 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet As many of you know, my wife gave birth to a baby boy in June, transforming our lives in so many different ways. Almost all of them are fascinating, […]