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FB in a Nutshellother blog: the everyday minimalist
talk to me: contact me here
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
- You Can Be a Smart Shopaholic!
- Keep it professional at work
- All the Things You Buy When You Move
- Multipoint, Meeting Recording, and Content Sharing
- 10 Pieces of Career and Life Advice
- My Cooler of Food for the Road
- When to buy clothes when they are most likely to be discounted
- How to Choose Between Two Good Jobs
- Why giving a gift is not as economically efficient as giving cold, hard cash
- How to Handle Life’s Curveballs
Posted on April 12, 2013 | 2 CommentsI write a lot about things people think are too controversial at times because it doesn’t apply to them (or it does!), such as whether or not men prefer women who make less than they do, and I know readers get mad when I make...
Posted on April 10, 2013 | 3 CommentsA few years ago, I had a gym membership. I went faithfully three to four times a week. Things got a little crazy, we thought we might move, the basement flooded. I canceled the gym membership as part of a re-vamp of our finances and...
Posted on April 10, 2013 | No CommentsI was thinking the other day about attitudes of people towards budgeting. There are those who hate it (the old me before I realized how COOL it is), and there are those who love it (the current and forever me). I had a recent conversation...
Posted on April 8, 2013 | 3 CommentsThe difference between having the money to travel or not, could very well be the cost of what you consider basics, but others consider to be luxuries. Someone who may not seem to make a lot of money but travels a lot may not necessarily...
Posted on April 5, 2013 | No CommentsWhenever I think of all the fashion emergencies I’ve had over the years (no wardrobe malfunctions, but close to them!), I always try to keep a list and update what I think I would need as an emergency fashion kit to deal with anything at...
Posted on April 3, 2013 | 1 CommentOne of the ways that you can fund purchases is with the help of a personal loan. Personal loans come in a variety of shapes and sizes. And, as with all loans, your personal credit plays a role in determining the type of loan you...
Posted on April 3, 2013 | 1 CommentIf I had 5 things to tell people before they got onto a plane and dashed off to Asia, it would be: Always bring your own tissue paper when you go out — do not assume you will find toilet paper everywhere or get paper...
Posted on April 1, 2013 | 2 CommentsSurprisingly, dental floss can be difficult to find — I scoured shops in Portugal & Spain and couldn’t find a single tube! Do not assume you will always find a public toilet for free to use; you may have to pay 1 EUR or 2...
Posted on March 27, 2013 | 3 CommentsOne of the unfortunate realities of home improvement is that you aren’t likely to get back as much as you put in. Even some of the best home remodeling moves, like installing a deck, probably won’t increase the value of your home enough to offset...