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
- Beautiful graffiti I’d welcome with my arms wide open!
- How Often Do You Give Compliments?
- Traveling alone and want to take pictures of yourself there? No problem!
- I Like Buying Nice Things
- Organizing Books on a Bookcase: Stop Motion
- In Which I Discover That I *Need* a Chair
- Richness is when you need no more
- On Packing Light
- Roll it Experimental Housing / University of Karlsruhe
- Staying Calm When You’re Not in Control
Posted on 30 April , 2010 | 5 CommentsTweet 3 reasons why you’d want to store e-documents: If you want a paperless lifestyle and pay everything online If you want to save confirmations of any kind for future […]
Posted on 29 April , 2010 | 1 CommentTweet …Instead of having to heat up your shower water using an electric heater, it introduces friction and vibration to the tiny fibers embedded within these thin pipes, creating piezoelectricity […]
Posted on 28 April , 2010 | 21 CommentsTweet I am not so important that people need to reach me 24/7. And I don’t want to be so important that people need to do so. Some people are […]
Posted on 27 April , 2010 | 9 CommentsTweet Gorgeous, smooth, rolling wine rack. Looks almost like fabric. I don’t drink wine, but if I did, I’d definitely display them in there. Via Design Milk
Posted on 26 April , 2010 | 6 CommentsTweet It’s nice to be organized and to have structure in your life but it can be too much sometimes. For example, my crazy, neurotic cleaning schedule used to look […]
Posted on 23 April , 2010 | 8 CommentsTweet Over the years I have come up with a bunch of ways to lose that lust for new items. Not all of them work, sometimes I just (happily) succumb, […]
Posted on 21 April , 2010 | 7 CommentsTweet Hanging Necklaces on Hooks & Things I love the idea of using decorative hooks. Or arranging it like an actual piece of art. Although this isn’t as practical as […]
Posted on 20 April , 2010 | 15 CommentsTweet Done by a one brilliant Mr. Gary Chang. Here are some teaser photos. You absolutely MUST take the time to watch the video here. Then when you’re done, read […]
Posted on 19 April , 2010 | 11 CommentsTweet This seems to be a common problem with a lot of women. Myself included. Organizing jewelery can be a trying task, when you take into account the breadth of […]
Posted on 16 April , 2010 | 4 CommentsTweet We basically became more conscious of it and implemented these changes for the largest impact: Shut down all your laptops and devices at night Turned off the microwave put […]
Posted on 14 April , 2010 | 1 CommentTweet I can remember the day I lost my jacket very clearly a couple of years ago, when I was downtown. But when I say lost, I mean stolen. Someone […]
Posted on 12 April , 2010 | 9 CommentsTweet My last tip is just to look around your home. ONE day a week (Saturday or Sunday perhaps), choose a pile to clean up and organize. It isn’t the […]
Posted on 9 April , 2010 | 3 CommentsTweet I am now talking about the mess of data on your computer. When I first started using a computer, I had no idea folders existed. So I kept EVERY […]
Posted on 7 April , 2010 | 11 CommentsTweet As it says. Remove ONE item each day from your home. It can be as small as a fuzzy pen that doesn’t work any more, or as large as […]
Posted on 5 April , 2010 | 8 CommentsTweet Instead of buying new, or even buying secondhand, substitution is something I used to rarely consider. Need hot water? Buy a kettle immediately! And the nicest one too. Now […]