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
- How to Help Your Child Get Ready for a Move
- Exploding Population and Trash Solution: Build your own plastic bottle island like this man, Richard
- Downsizing: How to Decide What to Get Rid Of
- Wishful travelers and the money trees in Britain
- Do You Have a Credit “False Alarm” Slowing You Down?
- Aesop’s Fable: The Farmer and the Stork
- Forced Minimalism: Moving to a Smaller Place
- Your First Apartment: Stocking up on the essentials
- Quote of the month: Abraham Lincoln
- Hold to Minimalist Principles and Don’t Fall for Ads
Posted on 9 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Seeing this picture the first time, I didn’t think too much of it until I understood that this was not a hotel but actually a private cabin in a […]
Posted on 7 May , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Over time, we tend to collect stuff. But we’re often not just collecting stuff; sometimes we’re also collecting other things, like financial accounts. Not too long ago, I realized […]
Posted on 5 May , 2014 | 5 CommentsTweet It just occurred to me the other day when going through my wardrobe and trying to do a heavy purge, that we always make lists of what to buy […]
Posted on 2 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet “No one has ever become poor by giving.” ― Anne Frank, diary of Anne Frank
Posted on 30 April , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet One of the hardest balancing acts we have to deal with relates to our desire for more and for progression, and the quest for contentment. We often have aspirations, […]
Posted on 28 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Sometimes a simple comic is all you need to put things into perspective.
Posted on 23 April , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet One of the things I’ve been trying to do for the last year or so is to add more meaningful activities to my life. We all like to feel […]
Posted on 21 April , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Forget about it just being for drunks. I’d like this in everyday life when I can barely fit the key into the slot because it’s at a strange angle […]
Posted on 18 April , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet My wife and I talk a lot and used to have a bunch of lists that we’d either write to each other, or leave in the kitchen, etc. We […]
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 14 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet By Toby Ng, it’s an imaginary village of 100 people who represent the 7 billion of us (and counting) in the global village. See more images here
Posted on 12 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Any trip to Europe has many options when it comes to visiting truly important historical locations. Today many Canadians are interested in a slightly different take on […]
Posted on 11 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet wow…. I’m speechless, this is dinner in the Maldives:) I do hope it happens at some point for me:)
Posted on 9 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet You probably know that you need to consider life insurance when it comes to protecting your assets for your family’s benefit. After all, if you pass on, what happens […]
Posted on 7 April , 2014 | 7 CommentsTweet Isn’t this brilliant? In France, Nutella comes in drinking glasses with just a simple lid. After polishing off a jar, you keep the glass, and ta-dah! Free drinking glass. […]