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
- 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
- Do You Judge Non-Minimalists?
- Spring Cleaning
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 | 9 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...
Posted on 13 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsYes I am using the word “literally” to mean that they are made out of trash. (Wow! The first correct usage of literally on my blog ) Since 1996, German...
Posted on 11 July , 2012 | 16 CommentsConsidering how much it must take to create one of these e-readers, it’s not such a crazy question. Well the folks at Slate have the answer: Think of an e-reader...
Posted on 27 June , 2012 | 1 CommentCars on the left, bus in the middle and people on bikes on the right. A great visual to show just how much space cars can take up versus other...
Posted on 20 June , 2012 | No CommentsThis is something I’d love to do, given a wall. Growing beauty, and even food from what was previously unused vertical space, is a good thing. Via Re-Nest
Posted on 9 May , 2012 | 6 CommentsIn theory this is a fantastic idea. WWF formats are basically PDFs that cannot be printed. However in practice, I’d still prefer the option of being able to print my...
Posted on 16 April , 2012 | 3 CommentsMy two loves into one article! Fashion Tries Zero Waste Design Zero-waste design strives to create clothing patterns that leave not so much as a scrap of fabric on the...
Posted on 1 February , 2012 | 2 CommentsThe yellow dots are airplanes in the sky during a 24 hour period. Stay with the picture. You will see the light of the day moving from the east to...
Posted on 18 January , 2012 | 26 CommentsHere it is: I stopped using laundry detergent and dryer sheets 2 years ago… …and my clothes get just as clean. Yup. You heard (read?) me right. 9 reasons for...
Posted on 9 January , 2012 | 13 CommentsAside from all the oft-repeated electricity and water saving tips, I propose to you: the tube squeezer. If you use any kind of tubed product (art supplies, toothpaste, condiments) you...
Posted on 28 December , 2011 | 4 CommentsVia Environmental Visual Information