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 27 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet It’s been an interesting few days. I’ve moved across the country. However, as is often the case when you have someone else do the bulk of the moving on […]
Posted on 9 July , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet We’ve lived in what many consider a “small” home for about seven years. However, things are changing. Mainly because my husband got a job on the other side of […]
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Posted on 18 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the things I like best about the minimalist philosophy is that it forces you to really think about what’s most important to you. If you are going […]
Posted on 30 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Drones used to be seen as these high tech machines that the US military was using for operations all around the world. Then, Amazon announced last year that it […]
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 4 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Minimalism is not a style, it is an attitude, a way of being. It’s a fundamental reaction against noise, visual noise, disorder, vulgarity. Minimalism is the pursuit of the […]
Posted on 19 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the things I’ve noticed about technology is that it has great potential for helping me apply minimalist principles to my life. In fact, technology has helped me […]
Posted on 10 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Many people find studio apartments weird. You’re eating, cooking, sleeping and working in the same area. When guests come over, they feel like they’re intruding into your private bedroom […]
Posted on 26 February , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet One of the things that I’ve been thinking about lately is the quest that many of us have for novelty. We want new experiences and new things. However, while […]
Posted on 12 February , 2014 | No CommentsTweet A few days ago, Pat Flynn posted this question on his Facebook page: Ok, tell the truth…what percentage of the clothes that you own do you actually wear? I […]
Posted on 5 February , 2014 | 8 CommentsTweet Many people know that I’m an avid reader. As a result, when people are looking for reading options, they often ask me about my Kindle experience, and why I […]
Posted on 27 January , 2014 | 6 CommentsTweet I broke down. I gave in to the Apple mothership and purchased an iPad a year ago. My main reasons for choosing the iPad It’s in colour. I read […]
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 20 January , 2014 | 4 CommentsTweet From the BBC (love them!!), comes an article on average home sizes around the world in meters squared. For reference: 1 square meter = 10.7639104 square feet USA = […]