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
- Working From Home… Is It Good Or Bad?
- 10 Actions That Can Help You Feel Better Now
- Babyoom grows with your baby
- Spending Or Saving?
- Improve Your Life By Setting Priorities
- You don’t really need to know the language
- Quote of the Month: Henry David Thoreau
- Do You Judge Non-Minimalists?
- Spring Cleaning
- Trading In Baby/Kids Clothes? Sounds Like A Great Concept
Stop Shopping Archive
Posted on 10 May , 2013 | 1 CommentWorking 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 | 6 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 | 3 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 | 4 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...
Posted on 30 January , 2012 | 9 CommentsBefore minimalism and my debt, I bought for any of the following reasons: to impress others to feel important to fill a void in my life — a combination of...
Posted on 26 December , 2011 | 8 CommentsThe secret? Wearing accessories. A new necklace, pair of earrings, ring, bangles, bracelets, watch, brooch or scarf can cause any outfit to turn from ordinary to well.. extraordinary. If you’ve...
Posted on 12 December , 2011 | 2 CommentsDon’t get me wrong, I think gifts are great and people who give them are generous and kind. It’s just that as a minimalist, it can be hard to say...
Posted on 28 November , 2011 | 8 CommentsI thought in the past that I could find who I was by what I purchased. For example, I’d ask myself: If I bought this pair in red or brown,...
Posted on 14 September , 2011 | 29 CommentsThis is a follow-up post to: 10 steps to get your wardrobe to where you want it to be. I had a couple of readers tell me that they knew...