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
- 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
- Smart power cord bar design for outlets
Posted on 27 February , 2014 | 2 CommentsI ran across this stunning chart and was floored. It’s so easy to take for granted the energy that we consume and this chart certainly puts that into perspective. I...
Posted on 24 January , 2014 | No CommentsI sometimes wonder if our new way of living will have an impact on our health down the road. Think about all of the things that were proven to have...
Posted on 18 December , 2013 | 4 CommentsMy husband returned from the grocery store the other day with a bunch of bananas sporting an “organic” sticker. It’s a nice thought, eating organic food, since it conjures images...
Posted on 18 November , 2013 | No CommentsIf the world of close to 7 billion had to live like people crammed into one city, this is what it’d look like: Via Daily What Paris is impressively tiny,...
Posted on 30 September , 2013 | 2 CommentsFrom The National Geographic: Sad.
Posted on 13 September , 2013 | No CommentsI read an article not so long ago about a 42 year-old artist, Gregory Kloehn, who completely transformed a dumpster into a functional home. Of course, it is a very...
Posted on 26 August , 2013 | 9 CommentsGiethoorn in Holland uses little rivers and quiet boats to travel around the town. Credit And these are the quiet little boats they use: Credit I am not sure I’d...
Posted on 31 July , 2013 | 4 CommentsAs a family, we’ve been working on improving our eating habits. One of the things we’ve done is reduce the amount of red meat that we eat. So far, we’ve...
Posted on 10 July , 2013 | 1 CommentIf you want to improve your life and your outlook a little bit, consider adding a little more exposure to nature. I just returned from a camping trip in Teton...
Posted on 22 May , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the seeming contradictions of living a minimalist lifestyle is the way that travel can increase your carbon footprint. Travel is a regular part of the minimalist lifestyle; since...
Posted on 27 March , 2013 | No CommentsThe tenets of minimalism go hand in hand with sustainability. When you make an effort to live better with less stuff, you automatically reduce your impact on the environment. As...
Posted on 24 September , 2012 | 5 CommentsPeople are in such a rush these days: ….. they turn left when the light is red on a one-way street Isn’t that illegal? I was always taught that left...
Posted on 17 September , 2012 | 4 CommentsFound this great graphic done by German artist Uli Westphal who noticed what BF and I have been aware of for a quite a while now — all fruits and veggies...
Posted on 29 August , 2012 | 3 CommentsVery. VERY cool. I am trying not to use as much plastic as possible, but sometimes it’s unavoidable. That being said, check out this cool machine invented by the Japanese!...
Posted on 24 August , 2012 | 12 CommentsAnd by consumer, I don’t mean just by goods, but specifically what we choose to eat. I am going to say right now, that I will never be a full...