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
- Statistics on Passwords and Tips on How to Make Them Better
- Working From Home… Is It Good Or Bad?
- 10 Actions That Can Help You Feel Better Now
- Babyoom grows with your baby
- Spending Or Saving?
- Improve Your Life By Setting Priorities
- You don’t really need to know the language
- Quote of the Month: Henry David Thoreau
- Do You Judge Non-Minimalists?
- Spring Cleaning
Posted on 15 July , 2011 | 23 CommentsI’ve been a vacuum user my entire life. I think I only used a broom and dust pan, perhaps twice in my life. It just seems so much more convenient...
Posted on 24 November , 2010 | 101 CommentsNY Times ran a post called The Great Unwashed and it brought up some interesting points, namely how obsessed we are with cleanliness. A DAILY shower is a deeply ingrained...
Posted on 30 July , 2010 | 2 CommentsJust a friendly reminder to everyone who uses reusable shopping bags (thank you!) to please hot wash them on a regular basis. This seems to only apply if you buy...
Posted on 14 June , 2010 | 7 CommentsI’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 here...
Posted on 21 December , 2009 | 10 CommentsIt’s a lot of time, like an entire intensive weekend, but totally worth it in the end when you look at your neat, organized closet. So here’s how I de-cluttered...
Posted on 21 October , 2009 | 14 CommentsWhy I dislike gifts and gifting I have had so many homemade things given to me like iPod cosies, joke magnets, candles, cheap things for the kitchen that I don’t...
Posted on 14 October , 2009 | 3 CommentsSet up 3 boxes: Donate, Toss, Wrong Place: 1 minute Put them all together, side by side in one central area. Go through and pick up the major pieces of...
Posted on 12 October , 2009 | 1 CommentPeople think freshly purchased containers will make them organized. But it’s not the containers or any tools you buy that actually organize you, it’s the system you put in place....
Posted on 10 October , 2009 | 2 CommentsSort your wardrobe into a “Lose It Now” pile Donate, sell, toss, use as a rag. Whatever. Just get it out of your closet and into boxes or bags in...
Posted on 3 October , 2009 | 7 CommentsRead: How to create a Minimalist Home Part 1 Now that we have an idea of what Minimalist Homes are all about, and having looked at some examples, it’s time...
Posted on 28 September , 2009 | 4 CommentsSome of you (okay, maybe just me) may have had a problem with stacking papers all over a table and losing it when you need it the most. Where the...
Posted on 12 September , 2009 | 10 CommentsSaturday Project: Cleaning out the junk drawer and organizing it