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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
- Keep it professional at work
- All the Things You Buy When You Move
- Multipoint, Meeting Recording, and Content Sharing
- 10 Pieces of Career and Life Advice
- 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)
Posted on November 4, 2010 | 19 CommentsFOR THE UNITED STATES Is it wrong for me to quickly mention how pretty this graph is? I know it’s dealing with unemployment (boo!), but they did a great job. Via Flowing Data AS FOR CANADIAN DATA This just released on The Globe & Mail:...
Posted on November 3, 2010 | 85 CommentsOut of curiousity, I asked my family member if going to school, getting her PhD and all that education was worth it in the end. She hesitated (not a good sign). Then she replied: Well I make $110k/year.I also have a flexible schedule and I...
Posted on November 2, 2010 | 44 CommentsToday I’ll be interviewing Alisa a jewelery designer who has a shop called ASTERrisk on Etsy. She has an organic feel to her jewelery, and the designs are really inspired by nature. WHO I AM AND WHERE I GREW UP My name is Alisa Webster,...
Posted on November 1, 2010 | 24 CommentsINSPIRATIONAL PIECES OF ADVICE Beyond Norms featured my other blog (The Everyday Minimalist) as one of the 15 bloggers which includes some pretty big names (not referring to my blog of course) to answer: ‘What’s the wisest and most inspirational piece of advice you’ve come...
Posted on October 31, 2010 | No CommentsDoes everyone know My Milk Toof? I love this blog. She just posted this image, SO CUTE! I bought her book with the ickle and lardee stories and I will treasure it forever. That is something you just can’t buy for an e-book reader.
Posted on October 29, 2010 | 23 CommentsAfter 9 months of carrying you and popping you out after hours of intense labour, you will be at my mercy for the first 5 years to dress up in cute little costumes. I know some of you will find it creepy, but I’d probably...
Posted on October 27, 2010 | 42 CommentsSue Shellenbarger of the Wall Street Journal reports on the study out of the University of Florida, which found that women who weighed 25 pounds less than the norm made about $15,572 more than average-weight women. Women who weighed 25 pounds more than average made...
Posted on October 25, 2010 | 19 CommentsFrom Debt Sucks’ blog post about his business ventures, it got me to thinking about the ones I’ve had, and the number surprised me. If we’re counting blogs as businesses, then my grand total so far is 8*! MY PAST: *BUSINESS #??: Paper Girl I...
Posted on October 23, 2010 | 39 CommentsSo what’s been going on lately? I feel like I haven’t updated everyone on what’s been happening. I miss writing my random life posts. (ME + BF) BAD BACK & DIZZINESS. GREAT. So.. I basically have been bedridden for two weeks. Why? Because I pinched...
Posted on October 22, 2010 | 46 CommentsBy now, everyone knows I drive an old, old, OLD car. Like past a decade old and still kicking. It isn’t pretty, it’s scratched up, it doesn’t have automatic anything (except windshield wipers) and I have to drive at 50 km/h so it doesn’t rattle...