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
- 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
- Quote of the month: Steve Jobs
Posted on 14 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet A Farmer placed nets on his newly sown plough lands, and caught a quantity of Cranes, which came to pick up his seed. With them he trapped a Stork […]
Posted on 9 July , 2014 | 2 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 […]
Posted on 7 July , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet I remember moving out and thinking: Wait a minute. What do I need? I don’t know. I guess I’ll just figure it out as I go along. Multiple trips […]
Posted on 4 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” — Abraham Lincoln
Posted on 2 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet There’s a reason that companies spend millions of dollars on advertising: It works. Even those of us who try to subscribe to minimalist principles can find ourselves falling for […]
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Posted on 27 June , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet I’m a big believer in technology as you probably know by now. All of these online services provide incredible opportunities to connect, discover, live, etc. There’s Also A Drag […]
Posted on 25 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’ve got a home loan. At the time my husband and I bought our house, I wasn’t completely sure we were ready for it. However, we are doing just […]
Posted on 23 June , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet To recap, you can read about my love affair with AwesomeNotes for $3.99 in these posts. (Stupid name, great application) I am constantly trying to improve my organizational skills, […]
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 16 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet The simplest things can add the biggest impact (and shot of humour) in any home. There’s no need to go crazy and have cute, kitschy things all over the […]
Posted on 13 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet In the past 5-10 years, my opinion on the amount of sleep that we and especially I need has changed quite a bit. After finishing school, one of the […]
Posted on 11 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet It’s true that one of the tenets of minimalism is that you should be reducing the amount of stuff that you own. However, most of us own at least […]
Posted on 9 June , 2014 | 4 CommentsTweet This is a question that comes to me in many forms: Are you a minimalist, or just poor and pretending it’s cool? I guess I could be seen as […]
Posted on 6 June , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet “That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex; you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it […]