Money Mondays- 7 Ways to Save Money during the Holidays

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

The Intersection of Happiness

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

Simple Living Sunday

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

A Wannabe Black Belt Tightwad

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