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
- Decluttering and Clearing Your Mind
- Beautiful graffiti I’d welcome with my arms wide open!
- How Often Do You Give Compliments?
- Traveling alone and want to take pictures of yourself there? No problem!
- I Like Buying Nice Things
- Organizing Books on a Bookcase: Stop Motion
- In Which I Discover That I *Need* a Chair
- Richness is when you need no more
- On Packing Light
- Roll it Experimental Housing / University of Karlsruhe
Stop Shopping Archive
Posted on 2 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet There’s a reason that companies spend millions of dollars on advertising: It works. Even those of us who try to subscribe to minimalist principles can find ourselves falling for […]
Posted on 4 June , 2014 | 5 CommentsTweet Sometimes, it seems that buying stuff is a very really habit. You’re just in the habit of buying things, whether it’s for a collection, or you think you might […]
Posted on 5 May , 2014 | 5 CommentsTweet It just occurred to me the other day when going through my wardrobe and trying to do a heavy purge, that we always make lists of what to buy […]
Posted on 24 February , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Know 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 CommentsTweet Every 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 […]
Posted on 13 January , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet I’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 […]
Posted on 9 December , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet I 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 […]
Posted on 27 November , 2013 | No CommentsTweet One 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 […]
Posted on 10 May , 2013 | 5 CommentsTweet Working 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 […]
Posted on 24 April , 2013 | 12 CommentsTweet Recently, 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, […]
Posted on 15 March , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet One 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 […]
Posted on 9 January , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet One 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 […]
Posted on 19 December , 2012 | 8 CommentsTweet I 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 […]