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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
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
- Etiquette among friends: Why I feel we are we’re losing basic manners
- How to Use Net Worth to Measure Your Financial Progress
- If you don’t ask for a discount, you won’t get it
- Is Your Home Really an Asset?
- Everyone is a genius..
- Do You NEED Price Anchors to Help You Make Money Decisions?
- What to bring to an interview
- Would you marry for money?
Posted on April 7, 2010 | 16 CommentsEating & Drinking I think the #1 thing that helped clear up my skin and keep it amazingly clear in Portugal was the clean, pure, unfiltered, direct-from-the-mountain water. The second, was eating natural grown-in-the-backyard fruits and veggies. And during that time, I actually ate MORE...
Posted on April 5, 2010 | 16 Comments(Umm.. no cats in the machine, okay? Source) Would you believe that I actually enjoy laundry? Call me crazy, but since I don’t do much in laundry, I like folding it, putting it away, ironing shirts. Don’t start care packaging laundry to me. That was...
Posted on April 2, 2010 | 11 CommentsMARCH 2010 INCOME: $19,837.50 After a 19% tax, I net $16,670.17 And with that cheque, my contract is finished. I will have enough money to live for the whole year and travel to Europe for 2 months if I am careful. Any subsequent earnings (contracts,...
Posted on March 31, 2010 | 24 CommentsDo you hear that a lot from enablers around you? (Er… my tweets on Twitter are not to be included in this discussion) Roland @ Queer Cents wrote a nice piece on being Pressured to Spend, and here’s an excerpt: For my vacation this year...
Posted on March 30, 2010 | 17 CommentsNote: Do not continue reading thinking you are going to learn something from this post at all because I am just musing. Okay, so I am not really Sandra Oh. But right now I am going through a marathon of “Grey’s Anatomy”, and I am...
Posted on March 29, 2010 | 8 CommentsThis is geeky cool. The future is in the technology — you won’t even need to know how to really strum a guitar or use drumsticks to make music, if you don’t want to. Still, I like the tactile feel of my piano… so I...
Posted on March 29, 2010 | 11 CommentsThis article talks about whether or not luck is something that can not only be created, but learned as well. The Gist of it: With two groups of lucky and unlucky people, Richard Wiseman (the psychologist) did a quick test by having them count all...
Posted on March 28, 2010 | 22 CommentsSo let’s recap. Monday: Found out my job has fallen through and I am not staying as long as I expected, even though it was “confirmed” Tuesday: Ranted to colleagues and treated self to a lunch Wednesday: Got a new apartment in a new city...
Posted on March 27, 2010 | 10 Comments..and I haven’t been as present on Twitter and blogging in general for a few reasons. I am not apologizing for it, because life happens. So let me update you on what’s been going on in FB’s World lately. 1. I moved again! Yes it’s...
Posted on March 24, 2010 | 4 CommentsI am on a new contract, but it’s out of town, so I have to pay for all of my expenses which are listed here: Hotel Car Rental Gas Food Other Every dollar you spend, becomes important. Even saving $15 a night on a hotel...