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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 August 17, 2013 | No CommentsNot long ago, we didn’t know what a “blog” was. Let’s admit it; we all associated this concept with some weird geeks in an unlighted basement. Some businesses changed it all. Without us having time to really understand it, the whole world faced some sort...
Posted on August 15, 2013 | 1 CommentFor a long time, I’ve felt that time is more valuable than money. Jim Rohn’s famous quote (h/t: InvestorJunkie) only reinforces this idea: Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. I’ve though about that a...
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...