Thoughts Archive

  • How I organize my AwesomeNotes folders

    Tweet To recap, you can read about my love affair with AwesomeNotes for $3.99 in these posts. (Stupid name, great application) I am constantly trying to improve my organizational skills, which means I am always changing my folders, consolidating them, splitting them and trying out […]

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  • Are you poor or a minimalist?

    Tweet This is a question that comes to me in many forms: Are you a minimalist, or just poor and pretending it’s cool? I guess I could be seen as both, but the difference is my mindset and the fact that I choose to live […]

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  • Everyone should visit China

    Tweet Disclamer: This is obviously my own personal opinion, but I really felt strongly about China when I was there, so read at your own discretion. I am not posting this to change the world, to make a political statement or what have you. I […]

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  • What’s ‘Simple Living’ to you?

    Tweet A long time ago, I wrote this post called: “Living the Dream” on my other blog, and a reader wrote in that while it was nice they had all of that, it was not ‘simple living’ to her by any means. She also made […]

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  • Trying to better understand my motivations for why I do what I do, and why I buy what I buy

    Trying to better understand my motivations for why I do what I do, and why I buy what I buy

    Tweet Note: 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 with! Let me put it out there: I don’tĀ feel frugal, so it always gives […]

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