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 August , 2012 | 18 CommentsThe other day I went out with just a jacket, jeans, my minimalist silver ID wallet and my iPod Touch. See below: Nothing else. I cannot tell you how...
Posted on 6 June , 2012 | No CommentsIf you want to buy argan oil (which I love for my face), then make sure the ingredient list has 100% argan oil, rather than all these fillers with argan...
Posted on 19 December , 2011 | 10 CommentsAs a society, we are a bunch of bored folk. When we’re bored, what do we do? Turn on the TV Go Digital Go Shopping Eat I’m not saying that...
Posted on 28 November , 2011 | 8 CommentsI thought in the past that I could find who I was by what I purchased. For example, I’d ask myself: If I bought this pair in red or brown,...
Posted on 23 November , 2011 | 2 CommentsHere’s what I found interesting in the graphic: NORTH AMERICAN SHOPPERS Yellow: Optimistic and youthful, grabs the attention of window shoppers Red: Energetic and creates an urgency like in clearance...
Posted on 7 September , 2011 | 35 CommentsOne of the most frequent questions I get are from women asking how they can pare down on their wardrobe and figure out what to keep and what to toss....
Posted on 20 June , 2011 | 33 CommentsI am not really squeamish about secondhand goods at all. In fact, I grew up wearing secondhand ice skates, jackets and clothing. So to me, it’s really not a big...
Posted on 9 March , 2011 | 11 CommentsLindy of Minting Nickels wrote this post about 3 tools to make busy lives better, and it reminded me of something we do. We keep a blue recycling box in...
Posted on 27 November , 2010 | 3 CommentsArticle: How Visa Predicts Divorce (which the company denies doing at all), talks about correlations and uncanny similarities between groups of people based on their spending habits and preferences. From...
Posted on 16 July , 2010 | 10 CommentsThis 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 5%...
Posted on 23 June , 2010 | 7 CommentsThere are shortcuts we can take to help us with our daily tasks, and to help optimize our precious time. Time Waster: Shopping for groceries daily Time Saved: 20...
Posted on 23 April , 2010 | 8 CommentsOver 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, but...
Posted on 27 January , 2010 | 11 CommentsA side effect that is both positive and negative with being a minimalist, is wanting everything to be small and compact. Being a minimalist is great and all, but it’s...
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