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
- Holiday Minimalism: Where Do You Spend Your Time?
- Relationship Minimalism: Would You Be Richer as a Single?
- Fighting the Clutter Creep in a New Apartment
- Avoid the Crowds on Black Friday
- Will Smith’s $1.8 million-dollar mobile home
- Looking for Holiday Savings? What You Need to Know
- I’ve met myself at my needs
- Want to Get Better Faster? Take a Rest!
- Got a small space but love your book collection?
- Bringing the Focus Back to People
Posted on 11 June , 2010 | 14 CommentsTweet Damaged 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 […]
Posted on 9 June , 2010 | 4 CommentsTweet Great 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, […]
Posted on 8 June , 2010 | 6 CommentsTweet I 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 […]
Posted on 7 June , 2010 | 3 CommentsTweet Have 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 […]
Posted on 6 June , 2010 | 124 CommentsTweet Remember 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 […]
Posted on 4 June , 2010 | 3 CommentsTweet I 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 […]
Posted on 2 June , 2010 | 48 CommentsTweet Note: To be honest, after my post on the flight attendant packing (read: 10 days in a carry-on here) & the my very astute reader comments, I’m a bit […]
Posted on 1 June , 2010 | 1 CommentTweet “The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more.” Kin Hubbard
Posted on 31 May , 2010 | 21 CommentsTweet Inspired by Francine of Miss Minimalist (I adore her and her blog), who wrote this funny post called “Nothing to Steal” about how they were burglarized years ago, but […]
Posted on 28 May , 2010 | 2 CommentsTweet “The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” Hans Hofmann
Posted on 26 May , 2010 | 5 CommentsTweet If you don’t have a closet of a movie star or celebrity, but a small, perhaps oddly shaped on, the best thing to do is remove your seasonal items. […]
Posted on 25 May , 2010 | 14 CommentsTweet Utrecht, Netherlands, the 4th largest city in the country. 33% of all their transporation is done on bikes. I am not sure if they get the same amount of […]
Posted on 24 May , 2010 | 11 CommentsTweet This was originally posted on Fabulously Broke in the City You only live once! The Situation: Money will always come and go. You only live once. Spend! The Solution: […]
Posted on 21 May , 2010 | 4 CommentsTweet I, being someone who is not really up on kitchen technology, always assumed that to make purees or to really mix up or blend anything.. I’d need a (duh) […]
Posted on 19 May , 2010 | 16 CommentsTweet My mom is notorious for this. Once when I went home for the weekend, my mom had spent the whole weekend cleaning out the front living room, re-arranging furniture […]