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
- 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
- Staying Calm When You’re Not in Control
- Plastic bottles to build a school in the Philippines
- A 4 Hour Workday?
- Essentialism and Clutter (Including In Your Life)
- Aesop’s Fable: The Man and the Trees
Posted on 11 August , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Recycling at its best, folks. The town of San Pablo, Philippines recycles old plastic bottles to build a new school. They collected bottles at the event and the Bottle School […]
Exploding Population and Trash Solution: Build your own plastic bottle island like this man, RichardPosted on 28 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Via Boing Boing
Posted on 16 April , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet Not too long ago, I talked to a man who lives the tiny house lifestyle. My conversation with him got me thinking about living in smaller spaces, and the […]
Posted on 27 February , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet I 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. […]
Posted on 24 January , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I 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 […]
Posted on 18 December , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet My 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 […]
Posted on 18 November , 2013 | No CommentsTweet If 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 […]
Posted on 30 September , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet From The National Geographic: Sad.
Posted on 13 September , 2013 | No CommentsTweet I 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 […]
Posted on 26 August , 2013 | 9 CommentsTweet Giethoorn 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 […]
Posted on 31 July , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet As 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, […]
Posted on 10 July , 2013 | 1 CommentTweet If 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 […]
Posted on 22 May , 2013 | No CommentsTweet One 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; […]
Posted on 27 March , 2013 | No CommentsTweet The 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. […]
Posted on 24 September , 2012 | 5 CommentsTweet People 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 […]