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
- Effective and Affordable Home Security
- Gadgets that can really save you Money
- 4 Ways for a Beginner to Start a Diversified Portfolio
- Top 15 Ingredients of a Minimalist Pantry
- Simple is the new sexy: How to simplify your gadgetry and your back end
- I Got the Cup!
- Moving to Green Personal Care: Possible?
- How Much of My Budget Should Go Towards Entertainment?
- Things Nobody Would Tell You About Credit Repair
- Being a Feminist And a Masculinist?
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 | 15 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 | 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. […]