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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
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Posted on July 22, 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet Method #1: Straight up plain ol’ Coconut oil Coconut oil Melt it in your hands (it melts VERY quickly, and turns into a consistency similar to mineral oil), and rub it through your hair. Tie your hair up and leave it for at least […]
Posted on July 17, 2013 | 1 CommentTweet I’ve been thinking a lot about my career lately. When I say that, people who know me look at me funny. “But, Miranda, don’t you already have the career you want?” Besides, where else can you go when you are a freelance ladder. I’ve […]
Posted on July 15, 2013 | 5 CommentsTweet Background into my own immediate family My dad was the stay at home father for the most part. Granted, he worked part time and my mother didn’t work at all, but she was a struggling, more-than-full-time adult student who had a lot of learning […]
Posted on July 10, 2013 | No CommentsTweet Summer is traditionally a time for yard sales. You can clean out your house, and sell what you don’t need or want. While a yard sale can be a quick source of cash, the reality is that it’s probably not going to be very […]
Posted on July 8, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet When I was in line the other day, the cashier had a problem swiping my card. He started squinting at the numbers (I use the card a lot, so it’s really faded), trying to type them in. I noticed he was struggling and angling […]
Posted on July 3, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet During the first six years of my marriage, I moved six times. We pretty much moved each year — and that included two cross-country moves. However, we’ve been fairly settled in our current home for the last six years. I’m a little out of […]
Posted on July 1, 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet A recent Dutch study at the University of Tilburg is concluding that women who keep their maiden names after marriage are seen as more professional and more likely to win good jobs and earn higher pay. The University professors estimated that this would equal […]
Posted on June 26, 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet When you have a lot of debt, the first reaction is to decide to pay it off as quickly as possible. In some cases, making the radical changes necessary to pay off your debt very quickly can, in fact, allow you to stay out […]
Posted on June 24, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet BF thinks I’m such a weirdo for loving turmeric, but then I call him out on his cumin obsession and he quiets down. This is a horribly simply recipe that tastes incredible to me. The turmeric gives a sort of flavour that is light […]
Posted on June 19, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet Sometimes, we hide things from ourselves. We even hide from our own financial realities sometimes. It’s hard to be honest with yourself sometimes, but if you want to improve our finances, it’s important to be honest — even brutally honest — about the way […]