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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
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Posted on November 5, 2012 | 9 CommentsWhat am I talking about? SPELLING IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. I was raised with British spelling. Colour, not color. Cheques, not checks. Neighbour, not neighbor. …and so on. It’s not something I can change because I’d have to mentally stop myself from adding “u”s to...
Posted on October 31, 2012 | 4 CommentsWhen you look good, you feel good. Even in the midst of a nightmarish breakup, you can stare in the mirror, through red, weeping, swollen eyes and honestly say, “Well, at least I’m still sexy.” Who doesn’t want to be physically attractive to the opposite...
Posted on October 29, 2012 | 6 CommentsMmm pizza. Oops sorry! Welcome to this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance. As much as I love to train and eat well, there’s nothing like pigging out. The way I see it is that if you eat well all week and train hard, you deserve to...
Posted on October 26, 2012 | 2 CommentsAren’t you tired of feeling like your boss’ slave? Don’t you want your colleagues to do more work instead of dropping THEIR pile of work on YOUR desk? Do you sometimes feel you do things nobody else wants to do? ...
Posted on October 24, 2012 | 5 CommentsI hear meat is a side dish in many third world countries. Unlike in the United States and Canada, meat isn’t the centerpiece of practically every meal. Although I admire some of the customs and values ingrained in other societies, I’m not prepared to pay...
Posted on October 22, 2012 | 1 CommentI used to believe that if I earned a lot of money, at least $75,000 – $100,00 I’d be set for life financially. It wasn’t until I was in $60,000 debt from my fancy degree, earning $65,000 a year (a very good salary in my...
Posted on October 19, 2012 | 3 CommentsSome people work to live and some people live to work, which one are you? I recently found an interesting study done by the OECD showing how many hours employees work per year and how many hours they spend for personal care and...
Posted on October 17, 2012 | 5 CommentsHaving the power to write your own rules is pretty awesome, but I gotta admit, adulthood sucks sometimes. You have to engage in all sorts of mundane activities such as working, cleaning, and filing tax returns. Yuck! As a kid, I longed for the freedom grownups...
Posted on October 15, 2012 | 3 CommentsFalse obligations are things that you think you NEED to do It’s things like having to make sure that your bathroom is cleaned every Sunday, or else the home inspector will come along and give you a failing grade. Or that you NEED to reply...
Posted on October 12, 2012 | 4 CommentsNow that I’m a mother; Will I feel Sexy Again? A word from Mike: “The author of this post is my sister-in-law, a girl I have lots of fun with, a caring godmother for my children as well as a devoted wife and mother...