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
- Decluttering and Clearing Your Mind
- Beautiful graffiti I’d welcome with my arms wide open!
- How Often Do You Give Compliments?
- Traveling alone and want to take pictures of yourself there? No problem!
- I Like Buying Nice Things
- 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
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 […]
Posted on 4 June , 2014 | 5 CommentsTweet Sometimes, it seems that buying stuff is a very really habit. You’re just in the habit of buying things, whether it’s for a collection, or you think you might […]
Posted on 2 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Typophile Shaun Chung created this Rubik’s cube stamp featuring Chinese characters that combine to form verses from a traditional children’s poem. The text I used for my cube is […]
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 28 May , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet When my husband and I were first looking for a home almost seven years ago, we had an interesting choice to make. Should we get the biggest home possible? […]
Posted on 26 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Inches away from a train. What a vibrant (but dangerous) life. This is absolutely why I travel. I am not a relaxed vacationer, I’m an adventurer who comes back […]
Posted on 23 May , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet I’ll go out on a limb and assume that the majority of readers on this blog are over 19. I’m in my early thirties and recently, I started listening […]
Posted on 21 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet One of the struggles that can come with life is the tendency to overschedule. We say yes to a lot of things, and do things so that we seem […]
Posted on 19 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet I have a soft spot for this, because I am a bit of a manga freak. Plus, I like the idea of re-using something you don’t read for such […]
Posted on 14 May , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet One of the things I noticed recently is that the prospect of more money isn’t enough of a motivation to do something. At some point, money as a motivation […]