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
- A smarter keyhole
- Using Cloud Services For Better Communications
- The Advantages of Living in Smaller Spaces
- A Village of 100 People
- The great beauty of Rome: an alternative guide
- Having Dinner In Paradise?
- What is Mortgage Life Insurance, and Do You Need the Protection?
- Nutella Jars turn into great drinking glasses afterwards
- Quote of the Month: Massimo Vignelli
- Do You Live According to Your Priorities?
Decluttering & Organizing Archive
Posted on 18 April , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet My wife and I talk a lot and used to have a bunch of lists that we’d either write to each other, or leave in the kitchen, etc. We […]
Posted on 19 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the things I’ve noticed about technology is that it has great potential for helping me apply minimalist principles to my life. In fact, technology has helped me […]
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 19 February , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet A few weeks ago, I went up to my parents’ house to help prepare the kitchen for a major remodel. My parents are completely redoing their kitchen, and I […]
Posted on 12 February , 2014 | No CommentsTweet A few days ago, Pat Flynn posted this question on his Facebook page: Ok, tell the truth…what percentage of the clothes that you own do you actually wear? I […]
Posted on 3 February , 2014 | No CommentsTweet By Ursus Wehrli. Quite striking and sort of appeals to my slight OCD nature (but if you’ve seen me nest while working on a project, you’d think I […]
Posted on 1 January , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet The turning over of a New Year means a lot of things to many different people. It’s not uncommon, even for those who don’t make New Year’s Resolutions, to […]
Posted on 27 December , 2013 | No CommentsTweet One of the big changes that is happening online is the shared economy which I’ve discussed. Many argue though that a much bigger change is upcoming as education becomes […]
Posted on 20 December , 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet This morning I was reading an interview with an investor that I have tremendous respect for; Marc Andreessen. He’s mostly involved in technology companies and has been known to […]
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 3 July , 2013 | 6 CommentsTweet My family might be moving soon. My husband has been applying for full-time professor gigs, since he’s kind of tired of the whole adjunct thing. We don’t know if […]
Posted on 29 May , 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet One of the essential tenets of minimalism is de-cluttering. The point is to de-clutter your home and get rid of the things that are unimportant to you, and that […]
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 19 April , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet I’m pretty excited about my upcoming vacations! In a few days, my wife, baby and I leave for Florida for a few days. It’s nothing exotic but it’ll be […]
Posted on 12 April , 2013 | 9 CommentsTweet You may have heard about the concept. Quite simply, it means getting your inbox to 0 at any point in time and hopefully getting back there on a regular […]