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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
- This Holiday Season, Protect Your Identity
- “Poor” is not a standard definition
- Downside of Travelling: Missing Out on Your Real Life?
- My Modified Approach to YOLO
- Distribution of the World’s Income
- Pros and Cons of Love Texting
- Your Everyday Finance Habits Can Help You Plan for the Future
- How do you handle birthday bashes?
- How Good Are You At Recycling?
- Is Peer Pressure Leading You to Spend More Money?
Posted on August 8, 2013 | 4 CommentsWhile I love to travel, there are times when it just doesn’t make a lot of sense for me to pack up and go somewhere far, far away. I’ve got a family. I’ve got other responsibilities. And, even though I can take my work almost...
Posted on August 5, 2013 | 5 CommentsI have a horrible habit of doing this. “Oh that’s a one-off.” “So is this expense.” “And this one too.” But quite frankly, if it isn’t a daily occurrence, I consider it a one off expense. Even if it’s a YEARLY occurrence like renewing my...
Posted on July 31, 2013 | No CommentsOne of the biggest pieces of advice offered to savvy shoppers is to do a little comparison shopping. You need to do this to get the best bang for your buck, right? But what if there are downsides to comparison shopping? Before you decide that...
Posted on July 25, 2013 | 4 CommentsWhen I was growing up, my parents shopped at Sam’s Club. This made a lot of sense for our family, since there were five kids. That’s a lot of mouths to feed. My parents could pay a monthly membership fee to the warehouse club store,...
Posted on July 22, 2013 | 3 CommentsMethod #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 3...
Posted on July 17, 2013 | 1 CommentI’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 already...
Posted on July 15, 2013 | 5 CommentsBackground 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 problems...
Posted on July 10, 2013 | No CommentsSummer 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 much...