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
- What Habits and Ideas are You Helping Your Child Develop?
- A small space works for many uses, if you use dividers
- 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
Stop Shopping Archive
Posted on 24 February , 2014 | No CommentsKnow how there’s a saying: “Absence makes the heart grow fonder“? Apparently that principle rings true for luxuries and pleasures of life as well. Check out this survey: Nelson &...
Posted on 15 February , 2014 | 2 CommentsEvery time I enter a Starbucks and see a line, it makes me wonder. Why in the world does a company that is generally so in “sync” with its users...
Posted on 13 January , 2014 | 1 CommentI’m sure for the new year, we all have good intentions (right?) such as saving more money this year, shopping less and NOT buying stuff you don’t need. …..but sometimes...
Posted on 9 December , 2013 | 4 CommentsI guess I never really had a problem with finding things to wear, because when I was a former shopaholic, I bought EVERYTHING in sight. I had neutrals upon neutrals,...
Posted on 27 November , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the great tests to a minimalist lifestyle is the holiday season. It seems as though everything about the holidays is designed to increase consumerism and clutter up your...
Posted on 10 May , 2013 | 5 CommentsWorking in the financial industry, I’m very aware of the fact that saving is important. It’s important to start as early as possible and to increase whatever you can set...
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 15 March , 2013 | 2 CommentsOne of the best ways to express your minimalism is to give gifts that help others. With Mother’s Day coming up, you can plan to give a gift that keeps...
Posted on 9 January , 2013 | 4 CommentsOne of the huge regrets I always have after the holiday season is over is how much stuff is involved. There always seems to be too much stuff cluttering the...
Posted on 19 December , 2012 | 8 CommentsI have a love/hate relationship with Christmas. On the one hand, I love winter. I love the snow, and I love the warmth inside. Our relatively modest decorations add a...
Posted on 26 October , 2012 | 7 CommentsIn the past year, I moved into a new place and had my first kid. I live in a residential place but near my place there is one pharmacy (which...
Posted on 6 June , 2012 | No CommentsIf you want to buy argan oil (which I love for my face), then make sure the ingredient list has 100% argan oil, rather than all these fillers with argan...