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FB in a Nutshellother blog: the everyday minimalist
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works: business consultant
net worth: ~$155,000 as of Dec 2011
eats: sashimi, tartiflette, pho
drinks: earl grey cream tea
gadgets: macbook pro 17", ipod touch (pda)
beauty: fb's list of toiletries/makeup
wants: roland rd700-gx piano
reads: ayn rand, tom stanley, sophie kinsella
watches: bones, mentalist, castle, top chef
wears: wrap dresses & necklaces
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
hates: wearing shorts & being late for anything
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
- Etiquette among friends: Why I feel we are we’re losing basic manners
- How to Use Net Worth to Measure Your Financial Progress
- If you don’t ask for a discount, you won’t get it
- Is Your Home Really an Asset?
- Everyone is a genius..
- Do You NEED Price Anchors to Help You Make Money Decisions?
- What to bring to an interview
- Would you marry for money?
Posted on October 13, 2008 | 13 CommentsSo I tried that Starbucks Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate concoction (hey, this week seems to be all about trying sweet, new things…) Anyway, my verdict is a 5 out of 10. Total MEH. It was a bit too chocolate-y (which was the issue with their...
Posted on October 12, 2008 | 5 CommentsI guess they taste better when they’re made fresh because all of these indian desserts I tried, tasted like sugary, textured chickpeas ground and shaped into blocks and shapes. The long rectangular ones taste a bit like dulce de leche (which gives me a slight...
Posted on October 10, 2008 | 13 Comments…you know, it’s the little splurges here and there that get me in trouble. I spend $4 on coffee for BF and I, and then to me, it’s $4, so I’m able to spend another $4 somewhere else, and that adds up to another $10,...
Posted on October 9, 2008 | 13 CommentsAm getting lazy. No links. Same deal as before. Bold if eaten, Strike out if you’ll never eat it. 1. New York pizza 2. Hoppin’ John 3. New Mexico green chile 4. Homemade buttermilk biscuits 5. Tasso 6. Whole Maine lobster 7. Calabash-style shrimp and...
Posted on October 8, 2008 | 15 CommentsThe NY Times had an interesting article entitled To Create Order… First Get Organized. It goes over the life of a professional organizer and tries to explain a bit more on how they go through the process of organizing. It’s pretty interesting to learn about...
Posted on October 6, 2008 | 14 CommentsApparently this is a list of required ‘life skills’. I think I can do about half of them, and the other quarter is irrelevant and/or I don’t know. Iron a shirt Yes. I can definitely do this. Put out a fire Yes. If given water,...
Posted on October 5, 2008 | 30 CommentsCBC.ca did an article (well a blog entry really) called Perceptions of Kraft Dinner. The gist of the article was: An associate professor at the University of Calgary co-authored a study that looked at people’s perceptions of Kraft Dinner. It was really an examination of...
Posted on October 3, 2008 | 13 CommentsCar insurance seems to be a hot topic with everyone and two of you (kindly) weighed in with your “FB you are f&cking kidding me with your car insurance estimate!” No kidding! It’s a good thing I got my insurance before I read your comments...
Posted on October 3, 2008 | 6 CommentsJust got my ‘bill’ from BF the other day and thought I’d share what my new expenses are, now that I have a breakdown. Update: My car insurance ended up being $30. Read the post here That’s my rough budget for the month. I’ll have...
Posted on September 30, 2008 | 7 CommentsI’ve been a total slacker on keeping up with goals and tracking them. But it was just so hectic and up in the air the last 2 months that I just let it sliiiiide. Time to get back to business! Financial Goals 1. Finish up...