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
- What Does Retirement Mean To You?
- 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
Stop Shopping Archive
Posted on 30 January , 2012 | 9 CommentsBefore minimalism and my debt, I bought for any of the following reasons: to impress others to feel important to fill a void in my life — a combination of...
Posted on 12 December , 2011 | 3 CommentsDon’t get me wrong, I think gifts are great and people who give them are generous and kind. It’s just that as a minimalist, it can be hard to say...
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 2 August , 2010 | 11 CommentsThis is tricky business. To stop wanting something is to basically cut through that desire. I don’t believe it when people say it’s just a matter of discipline. Or mind...
Posted on 24 May , 2010 | 11 CommentsThis was originally posted on Fabulously Broke in the City You only live once! The Situation: Money will always come and go. You only live once. Spend! The Solution: While...
Posted on 14 May , 2010 | 5 CommentsWhat a tragic life she led. Married to billionaire J. Howard Marshall she was a former Playboy Playmate who caught his attention. Just a mere year later in 1996, after...
Posted on 12 May , 2010 | No CommentsSARAH JESSICA PARKER She’s known for being a down-to-earth star who’s careful with her money, but Sarah Jessica Parker has one serious weakness – shoes. ‘I have far too many...
Posted on 7 May , 2010 | 17 CommentsImelda Marcos was the wife of Ferdinand E. Marcos, the 10th Philippine President of the Philippines. When the palace doors came loose on their hinges the amount of STUFF was...
Posted on 5 May , 2010 | 9 CommentsBRITNEY SPEARS The Princess of Pop has an estimated £100 million in the bank and she shops when she’s depressed. ‘I can be in the dump of dumpsters and go...
Posted on 17 February , 2010 | 8 CommentsOver shopping is over consumption. It is binging with your credit card, and it is out of control. I am not talking about deciding to pick up a laptop after...
Posted on 29 January , 2010 | 26 CommentsWait 3 days This is something I use often. When I see something I want, I force myself to put it back, and then I wait 72 hours. If I...
Posted on 7 December , 2009 | 6 CommentsIf keeping your home clutter free is not a good shopping strategy for you, read on for my top 3 strategies (tried, tested and true) that have helped me many...
Posted on 25 November , 2009 | 10 CommentsYou put your money where you gain the most value, instead of spreading it around and feeling unsatisfied as a whole. Instead of purchasing things that you think you need,...