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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
- 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
- Why I Like to Use Credit Cards
- Too cool to save
- Do You Really Need to Avoid ALL Unnecessary Spending to be “Smart” with Your Money?
- Catering to Millennials: How They Want to Shop
- How is anybody affording this?
Posted on October 21, 2013 | 1 CommentJust read a rather interesting link: Does moving a lot as a child create adult baggage? “My original interest was in cultural differences and well-being,” said Shigehiro Oishi, the lead author, a psychology professor at the University of Virginia. He was born in Fukuoka, Japan, where...
Posted on June 13, 2012 | 48 CommentsWith an endless supply of money, I’d never have to plan meals, clip coupons, or worry about gas prices. Unfortunately, like every other person on the planet, my desires are unlimited, but my cash reserves are not. So, a long time ago, I accepted the...
Posted on June 4, 2012 | 10 CommentsEveryone seems to want to know the secret to decluttering my closet, so here’s my behemoth overview. How I decided to take action one day How did you get rid of all your sentimental items? How did I cut down my wardrobe by more than...
Posted on May 14, 2012 | 9 CommentsSELL EVERYTHING YOU CAN. Then… 1. Sort everything by it being worn out, tired, torn, pill-y, or faded. Toss. No one should be (or will want to be) wearing those clothes. Even on sale for $2. 2. Now sort by what fits and what doesn’t...
Posted on September 12, 2011 | 14 CommentsI used to collect unicorns as a kid. No, not REAL unicorns, but anything with a unicorn on it. I didn’t want a normal real-live animal to collect likenesses of. No no. I wanted a UNICORN. Especially if it was purple. I had a unicorn...
Posted on August 29, 2011 | 12 CommentsThere is a family we met in Portugal who are blue collar workers – a mechanic and a school assistant. They have a small farm on the side with 600 olive trees to import to the States, and a smaller home farm. They make about...
Posted on August 22, 2011 | 18 CommentsThis post has no point. I’m just rambling. I guess I feel frustrated that it seems like we don’t make enough of a difference for the super green, but making too much of a difference to not be considered ‘normal’ by others, like being caught...
Posted on July 29, 2011 | 8 CommentsA little history As someone who has moved apartments at least once a year (sometimes two or three times in a year) for the past 8 years, on top of having traveled a lot within those last 8 years to different client sites by car, train,...
Posted on August 30, 2010 | 10 CommentsCame across this interesting visual on the web, as part of the article: The Fading Glory of the Television and Telephone. Via but props go out to Musings of an Adbstract Aucklander for leading me to Living Well on Less. Go to my blog and...
Posted on May 28, 2010 | No CommentsIn case you missed the previous posts: Packing for a long weekend getaway Packing for a weeklong business casual trip Packing for 3+ weeks or for the long-term What to pack for makeup & Toiletries ——————————————————————- HOLY #$&@* THAT IS A LOT OF STUFF! All...