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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
- 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
- Calculate how long it’ll take to save double (Rule of 72)
- Tips for Reducing Health Costs
- Banks in Canada: The Who and The Why
- Is It Time to Find a New Bank?
- Everything is relative to your situation or you
Posted on December 10, 2010 | 42 CommentsLove drinking at Starbucks? Hate how you don’t get compensated for being a loyal addict? (FYI: We addicts know all about The Latte Factor — we can save the $4 and just drink tea at home or whatever else, which is what I do sometimes,...
Posted on December 8, 2010 | 93 CommentsI was invited out to have “afternoon tea” with a fellow foodie friend whom I haven’t seen in 3 years as a treat. The good news is we have a coupon. The bad news is the cost is still pretty high. See, it’s normally $97...
Posted on December 7, 2010 | 12 CommentsLike this dog here. But the next best thing is just looking like you’ve been attacked by one. What the hell am I talking about? NINJA COAT HOOKS OF COURSE! And the best part is that they’re FREE. That’s right, I said FREE. Courtesy of...
Posted on December 6, 2010 | 40 CommentsIf you have a job offer in hand, and you’re in negotiation stages of what the offer will be, it is fairly safe to say “you have it in the bag”. Now whether or not you let it out of the bag by screwing up...
Posted on December 4, 2010 | 33 CommentsLove looked like this last night: (Chicken Wings and Rice) No you aren’t seeing things. So how does that equal love? Well it’s because I was absolutely STARVING on Friday, and my belly was growling for a good 3 hours on the futon couch. I...
Posted on December 3, 2010 | 25 CommentsAccording to an ING survey, women who save and are frugal are seen as sexy, but not so for men. ING STATS: 61% of men think frugal women are both smart and sexy compared to 44% of women 33% of women think frugal = stingy...
Posted on December 1, 2010 | 54 CommentsYou know how when you buy one item, it opens the floodgates of spending, and suddenly you’re spending like a rockstar? Then at the end of the month your eyes pop when you see your spending and you say: HOLY MOTHER OF#$*@&! What the HELL...
Posted on November 29, 2010 | 49 CommentsJust the other day I was reminded how far I’d come as a former shopaholic. I was (naturally) lusting after something I couldn’t have: a piece of clothing. Specifically, THIS piece of clothing from Anthropologie: The Facile Camp Shirt And it even comes in black!...
Posted on November 26, 2010 | 17 CommentsBy popular demand, I am making a gift guide for guys. Not being a guy and dating a guy who isn’t really into STUFF makes it sort of difficult. That being said, I ended up finding a lot of interesting things I’d want, as a...
Posted on November 24, 2010 | 36 CommentsDon’t worry, I threw a nice mix of geek and chic in there with some of my own favourite items. I have a lot of things on the list that are under $50, so don’t be fooled by the title. 2010 LIST OF GIFTS Apple...