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
- Returning to Meditation for Productivity and Health
- Tips for Simplifying Your Finances in the New Year
- Do You Buy Brands that “Do Good”?
- My Main Goal for This Year: More Time for Self-Improvement
- When Did You Tell Your Kids the Truth About Santa Claus?
- 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
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 […]
Posted on 14 June , 2010 | 7 CommentsTweet I’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 […]
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 | 49 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