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?
Decluttering & Organizing 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 19 February , 2014 | 2 CommentsA 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 wanted...
Posted on 12 February , 2014 | No CommentsA 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 was...
Posted on 3 February , 2014 | No CommentsBy 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 was...
Posted on 1 January , 2014 | 1 CommentThe 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 reflect...
Posted on 27 December , 2013 | No CommentsOne 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 available...
Posted on 20 December , 2013 | 3 CommentsThis 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 have...
Posted on 23 October , 2013 | 1 CommentIt 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 didn’t...
Posted on 3 July , 2013 | 6 CommentsMy 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 he’ll...
Posted on 29 May , 2013 | 3 CommentsOne 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 serve...
Posted on 26 April , 2013 | 2 CommentsAs 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 even...
Posted on 19 April , 2013 | 4 CommentsI’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 our...
Posted on 12 April , 2013 | 9 CommentsYou 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 basis....
Posted on 29 March , 2013 | 6 CommentsI’ve discussed how one habit that I’m trying to get rid of is drinking soft drinks. It’s a challenge for me. I also drink a Red Bull once in a...
Posted on 22 March , 2013 | 2 CommentsHave you ever had the feeling that de-cluttering doesn’t only apply to materials? We almost all have at least one friendship that we bear since high school or even sooner....