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
- Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint while Traveling
- 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?
Posted on 26 September , 2012 | 11 CommentsNote: This post is a mental exercise for myself, rather than giving tips or giving any kind of specific enlightening “ah hah” moments, if there ever were any to begin...
Posted on 24 August , 2012 | 9 CommentsAnd by consumer, I don’t mean just by goods, but specifically what we choose to eat. I am going to say right now, that I will never be a full...
Posted on 11 July , 2012 | 16 CommentsConsidering how much it must take to create one of these e-readers, it’s not such a crazy question. Well the folks at Slate have the answer: Think of an e-reader...
Posted on 20 June , 2012 | No CommentsThis is something I’d love to do, given a wall. Growing beauty, and even food from what was previously unused vertical space, is a good thing. Via Re-Nest
Posted on 9 May , 2012 | 6 CommentsIn theory this is a fantastic idea. WWF formats are basically PDFs that cannot be printed. However in practice, I’d still prefer the option of being able to print my...
Posted on 18 January , 2012 | 26 CommentsHere it is: I stopped using laundry detergent and dryer sheets 2 years ago… …and my clothes get just as clean. Yup. You heard (read?) me right. 9 reasons for...
Posted on 13 July , 2011 | 16 CommentsIt just dawned on me that it has been 3 years since I’ve used any plastic wrap. When I was unconscious about my habits, I used at least a 5...
Posted on 11 May , 2011 | 15 CommentsSee a lot more of them here: Via
Posted on 10 November , 2010 | 29 CommentsPaige requested in response to my “Key Chemical Ingredients to Avoid” post, a list of products I use on a regular basis that meet my criterion. I should warn you...
Posted on 29 October , 2010 | 16 CommentsNote: I know water (for example) is technically a “chemical”. Please read “chemical” in this post as it is colloquially used. BACKGROUND I have tried to switch most of my...
Posted on 14 September , 2010 | No CommentsAustralia’s Nature’s Paper, sold in the U.S. under Enviro Green, uses the leftover waste from the wheat that is used to make flour and cereal — the waste hull and...
Posted on 8 June , 2010 | 6 CommentsI 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 to...
Posted on 25 May , 2010 | 14 CommentsUtrecht, Netherlands, the 4th largest city in the country. 33% of all their transporation is done on bikes. I am not sure if they get the same amount of chill,...
Posted on 29 April , 2010 | 1 Comment…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 that...
Posted on 20 April , 2010 | 15 CommentsDone 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 the...
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