What is Into the Universe blog all about?
A journey toward a simpler, more fulfilling life
I thought I would try my hand at a listicle, lets see how it goes! I know everyone struggles with overspending during the holidays and I thought I would share some tried and true family favorites to curb reckless spending. It’s not about you, but you will be tempted: While you are out shopping for … Continue reading Money Mondays- 7 Ways to Save Money during the Holidays
Avoiding holiday debt is difficult for even the most frugal families. It does not escape my attention that today is cyber Monday, the fairly recent tradition of Americans to turn toward the internet to search for those special gifts for friends and family. Yes, there are deals to be had (although you will likely find … Continue reading Money Mondays
I ran across this picture a few years ago of this little house in Cypress with a tiny outdoor kitchen. There is rudimentary plumbing, a sink, a gas stovetop and a few cupboards with mismatched doors. The family that lives in this house were overjoyed that they had water plumbed straight to their house for … Continue reading Enough is Enough
A peak into my BuJo ( that’s Bullet journal, for all you unenlightened folk) This is where I keep my calendar, my goals, my budget, my dreams, my grocery lists, my doodles...I call my bujo “My Brain”. As in “ Where have I left my brain?!” Or, “ I can’t find my brain!” Many months … Continue reading The Intersection of Happiness
He is richest who is content with the least, for contentedness is the wealth of nature-Socrates A quirky little neighborhood in our city, full of murals and interesting shops I first became aware of the term "Simple Living" after reading the quintessential book by Janet Luhrs: The Simple Living Guide. ( looky, an affiliate link-please … Continue reading Simple Living Sunday
Hello, it’s me- Mrs. Universe ( this is a reference to the blog name, by the way, I hope to God that no-one thinks I’m equating myself to the most beautiful women in the country. In fact, I chuckle to myself every time I type that moniker because it is so far from the truth). … Continue reading A Wannabe Black Belt Tightwad