What are “ugly bujos”?

I just got home from a weekend spent in the country with friends as we worked on several creative projects. On the long drive home I thought about how differently people use their bullet journals.

I’ve seen many beautiful spreads created using a black pen to make complex-looking, decorative, gorgeous florals and perfect ruled boxes. I’ve seen vertical spreads, horizontal spreads, and spreads in the shape of a triangle or parallelogram. I even recently saw someone create a habit tracker in the form of a stove. Talk about creative!

Then there are the bullet journalists who proudly say theirs is an “ugly bujo.”  Continue reading “What are “ugly bujos”?”

How my bullet journal saves me time, money, and food

A few years ago, I bought this awesome whiteboard calendar at Walmart and glued earth magnets to each corner so I could put it on my fridge. I wanted to challenge myself to see if I could come up with a menu for an entire month, each month. I was tired of wasting money on food that had spoiled because I’d forgotten about it.

When that cheap Walmart whiteboard broke in half after years of use, I found myself once again having the same problem. Walmart no longer sold them and I couldn’t find one I liked online or elsewhere.  Continue reading “How my bullet journal saves me time, money, and food”