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
- 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
- Trading In Baby/Kids Clothes? Sounds Like A Great Concept
Posted on 27 August , 2012 | 4 CommentsEveryone has things that they can’t let go. Want to see one of mine? This huge, honking, child-sized teddy bear from Ikea that didn’t cost more than perhaps $20. I...
Posted on 9 July , 2012 | 16 CommentsJust a light-hearted hoarder story today. Enjoy! Have I ever mentioned that my parents are hoarders? Well, they are. Not as bad as the ones shown on TV, but having...
Posted on 26 September , 2011 | 10 CommentsI love having a huge desk to spread all my things out on while I’m working. Yeah, I’m a minimalist… but I am also one of those people that need...
Posted on 8 July , 2011 | 21 Comments“I don’t know” We hear a lot of this these days when we ask what someone’s dream or ambition is. If you want something badly enough, you are going to...
Posted on 22 December , 2010 | 24 Comments1. Just say No. — You cannot be Superwoman or Superman. It’s just impossible. 2. Create a meal plan for the week. — I cook once & eat the same...
Posted on 9 August , 2010 | 1 CommentEach of these items might take more than 5 minutes each, but doing one of them each day would make a big difference in removing clutter from your area. Remove...
Posted on 6 August , 2010 | 11 CommentsOld, expired items — My parents are notorious for sour milk. Leftovers — I eat everything I make until it’s gone. Then I cook something new. Condiments you don’t use...
Posted on 18 June , 2010 | 25 CommentsMaking 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 have...
Posted on 11 June , 2010 | 11 CommentsDamaged 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 it...
Posted on 26 May , 2010 | 4 CommentsIf you don’t have a closet of a movie star or celebrity, but a small, perhaps oddly shaped on, the best thing to do is remove your seasonal items. Store...
Posted on 26 April , 2010 | 5 CommentsIt’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 like...