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
- Condos: The Ultimate Minimalist Home
- Labels are Not For People… brought to you by?
- Minimalist Healthy Snacks for the Summer
- When Was the Last Time You Felt Passionate?
- Kids Won’t Change You…
- What is Your Inner Schedule and How to Make it Work
- Short Travels: Suitcase for Kids
- Why My Happiness is More Important than My Children’s
- Moving to Green Personal Care: Sunscreen and Mascara
- Communicate With an Agent to Save More on Your Policy
Posted on 2 July , 2015 | 1 CommentTweet True or false? That is a good question that I’ve been asking myself for a couple days. I guess both answers are right. Having kids did change me, a […]
Posted on 17 June , 2015 | 2 CommentsTweet Last weekend was awesome! We had a few activities planned over two days so we decided to sleep out at my sister’s house. However, it felt like a short […]
Posted on 10 June , 2015 | 6 CommentsTweet Alright, I hear your questions! 😉 No, I’m not a selfish mom. Yes, my kids are on my top priorities, always. So why would I say such things? It […]
Posted on 23 March , 2015 | 9 CommentsTweet It’s no secret that I live in Canada, an open-minded modern society who preaches equal rights for women and men. I’m proud to be part of a country in […]
Posted on 16 February , 2015 | No CommentsTweet Last week, I watched this video of a young teenager, Logan LaPlante, explaining his “hackschooling”. You can watch it below, but in case you can’t access it, here is […]
Posted on 28 January , 2015 | No CommentsTweet One of the issues I’ve had recently is anger directed toward my son. Until recently, my son and I have got along really well. But now he’s 12, and […]
Posted on 24 December , 2014 | 4 CommentsTweet I enjoy the holiday season, and my family usually celebrates Christmas. However, a number of people think that I’m grinchy because my husband and I have never done Santa […]
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 | 2 CommentsTweet 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 […]