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
- 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
- Do You Make “Impulsive” Purchases?
Posted on 26 February , 2014 | 1 CommentOne 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 this...
Posted on 12 February , 2014 | No CommentsA 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 was...
Posted on 5 February , 2014 | 8 CommentsMany 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 choose...
Posted on 27 January , 2014 | 6 CommentsI 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 a...
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 20 January , 2014 | 4 CommentsFrom 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 = 2303...
Posted on 17 January , 2014 | 1 CommentIn many ways, life used to be much easier to manage. One of the big reasons why is how careful we all have now to be with privacy concerns. Even...
Posted on 15 January , 2014 | 3 CommentsI’m not normally known for my penny pinching ways, since I think that it’s a whole lot of work. However, I don’t like to waste my money on things that...
Posted on 1 January , 2014 | 1 CommentThe turning over of a New Year means a lot of things to many different people. It’s not uncommon, even for those who don’t make New Year’s Resolutions, to reflect...
Posted on 4 December , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the hardest things in life is knowing when to stop. When do you stop buying stuff? Stop working? Stop worrying about something? I’ve been struggling a lot lately...
Posted on 27 November , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the great tests to a minimalist lifestyle is the holiday season. It seems as though everything about the holidays is designed to increase consumerism and clutter up your...
Posted on 24 November , 2013 | 2 CommentsSimple and brilliant. Only cons: Doesn’t hold coins — I don’t normally have pockets in my clothes, being that designers NEVER give women pockets in fear of adding bulk to...
Posted on 20 November , 2013 | 2 CommentsWhen we think of minimalism, we often think of getting rid of stuff and perhaps even cutting back on activities. However, it’s a little less common to consider how to...
Posted on 11 November , 2013 | 1 CommentThis is such an interesting apartment because it employs one of the principles I try to keep for myself in the home — make as many spaces as possible do...
Posted on 4 November , 2013 | No CommentsBy Diego Stocco. He recorded sounds from a dry cleaner’s equipment and made music out of it. Simple and beautiful! Via Swiss Miss