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
- What Does Retirement Mean To You?
- Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint while Traveling
- Statistics on Passwords and Tips on How to Make Them Better
- Working From Home… Is It Good Or Bad?
- 10 Actions That Can Help You Feel Better Now
- Babyoom grows with your baby
- Spending Or Saving?
- Improve Your Life By Setting Priorities
- You don’t really need to know the language
- Quote of the Month: Henry David Thoreau
Posted on 1 February , 2010 | 23 CommentsEveryone talks about getting rid of stuff and de-cluttering as a way to pare down our lives. But have we ever considered getting rid of furniture as a way to...
Posted on 29 January , 2010 | 26 CommentsWait 3 days This is something I use often. When I see something I want, I force myself to put it back, and then I wait 72 hours. If I...
Posted on 28 January , 2010 | 20 CommentsWhat a neat idea. I just wonder if it’s feasible to build homes here with 4 seasons, using bottles as the structure. Also, it’d be interesting to find out how...
Posted on 27 January , 2010 | 11 CommentsA side effect that is both positive and negative with being a minimalist, is wanting everything to be small and compact. Being a minimalist is great and all, but it’s...
Posted on 25 January , 2010 | 11 CommentsNot sure how practical this would be for actual designers, but it sure is cool! Via Presurfer
Posted on 25 January , 2010 | 38 CommentsIn response to something I posted and thought was neat – colour changing bathroom tiles, reader Chris posted: These tiles cost $291 per square foot. Why would you even think about...
Posted on 23 January , 2010 | 8 CommentsToday’s Saturday Project, is about half an hour to an hour to go around your home and find one or all the little things that: need to be cleaned and...
Posted on 21 January , 2010 | 8 CommentsI remember spending hours with these crayons. I had the 64-pack of colours, and I drew and coloured every piece of paper in sight. But let’s be honest, I did...
Posted on 20 January , 2010 | 16 CommentsAs my last note on happiness and attaining it, here is a story that has been at the back of my mind for a while now. It keeps my priorities...
Posted on 19 January , 2010 | 14 CommentsI turned out to be Courier: Rational, Understated, Progressive and Disciplined. I definitely save the Strawberry Creams for last, and eat the disgusting truffles first. Take the test here. Password:...
Posted on 18 January , 2010 | 4 CommentsLarry Hagman and his wife Maj have listed their 43-acre Ojai estate for $11 Million. The 9-Bedroom 14-Bath Mediterranean-style estate is located at 9950 Sulphur Mountain Road, Ojai, CA 93023...
Posted on 17 January , 2010 | 2 CommentsWhat a cute, novel idea. If I were a bird, I’d rather have a whole house, but then again…. if there’s free food to be foraged from this lovely house...
Posted on 16 January , 2010 | 3 CommentsIt’s an innovative, self-heating baby bottle designed by none other than Karim Rashid. It doesn’t need any electricity to heat up. Just use salt! The contents are warmed by an...
Posted on 15 January , 2010 | 24 CommentsBig thank you to Apartment Therapy’s Catrin Morris who graciously linked to post in this post: Bathrooms Organized and Clutter-Free Reader Tamala asked: I was wondering if you had any...
Posted on 14 January , 2010 | 8 CommentsI do have to say I prefer plain grey slate, but this is great for people who cannot make up their mind about what colour they want. Via Apartment Therapy