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
- The Advantages of Living in Smaller Spaces
- A Village of 100 People
- The great beauty of Rome: an alternative guide
- Having Dinner In Paradise?
- What is Mortgage Life Insurance, and Do You Need the Protection?
- Nutella Jars turn into great drinking glasses afterwards
- Quote of the Month: Massimo Vignelli
- Do You Live According to Your Priorities?
- Don’t waste other people’s time
- Want to Reduce Anxiety? Play Personal Zen
Posted on 27 July , 2010 | 55 CommentsTweet Before we begin, here are some basic rules: Always, buy quality garments on important elements such as suits and shoes Quality also means you won’t look disheveled, because the colour […]
Posted on 26 July , 2010 | 16 CommentsTweet As requested by reader, Eric, he’d like to know how to look like a rockstar on the barest of bare, minimalist wardrobes. MEN VS. WOMEN’S FASHION This is going […]
Posted on 23 July , 2010 | 8 CommentsTweet Spatula Tongs Large Spoon or Ladle Strainer/Colander Grater Kitchen Knife Masher Peeler Sifter Can Opener Measuring Spoons Measuring Cup Food Scissors Food Scale Juicer Of course I have more […]
Posted on 21 July , 2010 | 12 CommentsTweet While I have quite little, and just stick everything into a drawer, I sometimes dream about new ways to organize them so they’re easy to grab at a moment’s […]
Posted on 20 July , 2010 | 6 CommentsTweet Love, love, love this. We do have an ironing board (is that considered furniture?) and it is multi-purpose to an extent because BF uses it as a pseudo table […]
Posted on 19 July , 2010 | 7 CommentsTweet Half of the people in my life are obsessed about stuff. I am no exception. I definitely lust after new technology, or things I am dreaming to own some […]
Posted on 16 July , 2010 | 12 CommentsTweet This has been a recurring question and I thought I’d answer it quickly: Click here to Shop J-Life International’s entire line of fine Japanese products* *I will get a […]
Posted on 14 July , 2010 | 21 CommentsTweet Just read a rather interesting link the other day: Does moving a lot as a child create adult baggage? “My original interest was in cultural differences and well-being,” said […]
Posted on 13 July , 2010 | 1 CommentTweet Beautifully done infographs. I find this one a tad hard to read without leader lines, but nevertheless, it’s interesting how certain cultures depict happiness for example. For example: Section […]
Posted on 12 July , 2010 | 13 CommentsTweet Which is more minimalist? I’d say renting because: No paint or decorations to buy that you cannot remove/take down You are not going to start buying large, bulky pieces […]
Posted on 9 July , 2010 | 12 CommentsTweet I thought it’d be a fun exercise to go over my top 5 kitchen appliances: DISHWASHER We have been living 6 months without a dishwasher, and we’ve already had […]
Posted on 7 July , 2010 | No CommentsTweet I talked about not caring enough for your things so you can avoid bringing in more stuff. I still stand by that, but sometimes taking too much care of your […]
Posted on 6 July , 2010 | No CommentsTweet ‘A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.’ Henry David Thoreau
Posted on 5 July , 2010 | 67 CommentsTweet Full disclaimer: I probably have quadruple what I am listing, because I love variety too much to cut back to something like 30 pieces. And this is after cutting […]
Posted on 2 July , 2010 | 23 CommentsTweet Here’s what I’ve eliminated or never started from my life so far: LIFE Impulsive shopping (being a minimalist helps) Cable TV Landline Phone (I have a cellphone as my […]