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 Does Retirement Mean To You?
- Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint while Traveling
- Statistics on Passwords and Tips on How to Make Them Better
- 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
Stop Shopping Archive
Posted on 29 November , 2010 | 10 CommentsTHIS YEAR, CHRISTMAS 2010 COSTS $23,429.38 This is really just for laughs, but the Christmas Price Index calculates the cost of everything from that famous Christmas Song – The 12...
Posted on 27 November , 2010 | 3 CommentsArticle: How Visa Predicts Divorce (which the company denies doing at all), talks about correlations and uncanny similarities between groups of people based on their spending habits and preferences. From...
Posted on 27 October , 2010 | No CommentsA very interesting video, although I wish they would have shown more of what was at the fair. Watch the video here on BBC news For millionaire Russians, a Western-style...
Posted on 2 August , 2010 | 11 CommentsThis is tricky business. To stop wanting something is to basically cut through that desire. I don’t believe it when people say it’s just a matter of discipline. Or mind...
Posted on 24 May , 2010 | 11 CommentsThis was originally posted on Fabulously Broke in the City You only live once! The Situation: Money will always come and go. You only live once. Spend! The Solution: While...
Posted on 14 May , 2010 | 5 CommentsWhat a tragic life she led. Married to billionaire J. Howard Marshall she was a former Playboy Playmate who caught his attention. Just a mere year later in 1996, after...
Posted on 12 May , 2010 | No CommentsSARAH JESSICA PARKER She’s known for being a down-to-earth star who’s careful with her money, but Sarah Jessica Parker has one serious weakness – shoes. ‘I have far too many...
Posted on 10 May , 2010 | No CommentsThe Gay Tax Excuse as the cause is a myth Some claimed that the reason for why Annie got into financial trouble was because Annie’s lover, Sontag, bequeathed properties to...
Posted on 5 May , 2010 | 9 CommentsBRITNEY SPEARS The Princess of Pop has an estimated £100 million in the bank and she shops when she’s depressed. ‘I can be in the dump of dumpsters and go...
Posted on 3 May , 2010 | 11 CommentsThis post begins my little series on crazy celebrity spending. Why am I doing this little series? Because I’m just like everyone else — greedy for gossip. And if these...
Posted on 23 April , 2010 | 8 CommentsOver the years I have come up with a bunch of ways to lose that lust for new items. Not all of them work, sometimes I just (happily) succumb, but...
Posted on 10 March , 2010 | 6 CommentsNow that the holiday season is safely past us (well, almost, we just have New Years left), I thought it would be a prime time to pen out a couple...
Posted on 17 February , 2010 | 8 CommentsOver shopping is over consumption. It is binging with your credit card, and it is out of control. I am not talking about deciding to pick up a laptop after...
Posted on 29 January , 2010 | 26 CommentsWait 3 days This is something I use often. When I see something I want, I force myself to put it back, and then I wait 72 hours. If I...
Posted on 27 January , 2010 | 11 CommentsA side effect that is both positive and negative with being a minimalist, is wanting everything to be small and compact. Being a minimalist is great and all, but it’s...