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 Much of My Budget Should Go Towards Entertainment?
- Things Nobody Would Tell You About Credit Repair
- Being a Feminist And a Masculinist?
- Freelancers: Why Pajamas are Your Worst Enemy
- Minimalist Trip to the Extreme: Cycling Trips
- 7 Tasty Products the World is Running Out Of
- Happiness is Found in Experiences
- Hacking Life
- Houses and Development: My Three Main Concerns
- My Minimalist Exercise Plan
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 | 68 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 […]
Posted on 30 June , 2010 | 7 CommentsTweet To live a light existence I like the feeling of adventure. The fact that I could pick up and move within a couple of day’s notice, because I am […]
Posted on 29 June , 2010 | 9 CommentsTweet Can you imagine saying that you’re carrying a chair in your bag, and then you whip out this body strap? I can think of a number of situations where […]
Posted on 28 June , 2010 | 9 CommentsTweet If 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. […]
Posted on 25 June , 2010 | 8 CommentsTweet Yes 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 […]
Posted on 23 June , 2010 | 7 CommentsTweet There 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: […]
Posted on 22 June , 2010 | No CommentsTweet Some 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 CommentsTweet I 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 […]
Posted on 18 June , 2010 | 25 CommentsTweet Making 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 […]
Posted on 16 June , 2010 | 24 CommentsTweet Pros 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 […]
Posted on 15 June , 2010 | 9 CommentsTweet I’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 […]