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 28 June , 2010 | 9 CommentsIf you have a whole stack of old magazines lying around, here are 10 ways to make them useful again. Donate them to a hospital, dentist’s or doctor’s office. They’re...
Posted on 25 June , 2010 | 8 CommentsYes and No. Yes, because the answer to 90% of your questions such as “should I buy this?” is “No”. There, done. *dusts hands off* No, because you have to...
Posted on 23 June , 2010 | 7 CommentsThere are shortcuts we can take to help us with our daily tasks, and to help optimize our precious time. Time Waster: Shopping for groceries daily Time Saved: 20...
Posted on 22 June , 2010 | No CommentsSome of them are neat, others just make me scratch my head. Here are my favourites: See all the rest of them here on Fresh Pics
Posted on 21 June , 2010 | 18 CommentsI don’t consider myself to be materialistic, but when I say I am a minimalist, people sometimes express surprise at the fact that I own so many electronics, wardrobe or...
Posted on 18 June , 2010 | 25 CommentsMaking the bed. I cannot think of a more useless activity to do each morning. Some people feel the need to make their bed each morning so that they have...
Posted on 16 June , 2010 | 24 CommentsPros A library at your fingertips! Slim, light and easy to carry on the go for trips or to put in a purse For use, it’s easy to hold in...
Posted on 15 June , 2010 | 9 CommentsI’d be scared if they aren’t really sturdy to walk up and down on. Even escalators scare me a bit because they shake slightly……… and I also saw the inside...
Posted on 14 June , 2010 | 7 CommentsI’ve lived in 1600 square foot, two-level apartments, and in 1200 square foot one-level apartments. Now I am in a 600 square foot studio apartment and I am happier here...
Posted on 11 June , 2010 | 13 CommentsDamaged or Dirty Items A permanent tomato stain on the sleeve of a lovely, expensive, white cashmere sweater are unforgivable. And frankly, you are probably never going to wear it...
Posted on 9 June , 2010 | 4 CommentsGreat question brought up by Kevin in our email exchange: Who turned to minimalism first? You or your BF? The answer is that we both found it separately. Technically, he...
Posted on 8 June , 2010 | 6 CommentsI like the use of colours, and the way that if you step back, it looks like a painted wall done in acrylics. And if it’s sturdy, it’s comfortable to...
Posted on 7 June , 2010 | 3 CommentsHave you heard of this? It’s all about slowing down your life, because we’re all so hyper-stressed and wound up so tight, we are about to snap. It is certainly...
Posted on 6 June , 2010 | 124 CommentsRemember that sleeping sack I told you about? It was pictured in my recent traveling to Europe photos here. Well, I am here to offer you a free King-sized sack,...
Posted on 4 June , 2010 | 3 CommentsI saw these designs by Gregory Phillips and my heart just took a huge breath of air. It’s the only way I can explain how I felt when I went...