a Creative lifestyle blog

Thriving With Less


Below are just a few of my favorite products for the home, garden, and art studio. If you purchase anything through one of the links below, I will earn a small commission, at absolutely zero extra cost to you. Come take a peak, and I hope you find something inspires you!

Shop My Favorites

judy jacobs art - etsy shop

thriving with less - etsy shop

Artsy Gifts & Supplies

I'm always hunting for artsy gifts for my creative friends, and the best affordable art supplies to use in my studio. I love finding bargains and am sharing a few of them here with you!   

For the Kitchen

Check out these cooking for one kitchen tools, including some of my favorite cookware, gadgets, cookbooks, bakeware, and more.  

my top kitchen items 

Favorite kitchen gadget

Favorite kitchen appliance

Favorite reusable bags

Favorite cookware

Favorite blender

kitchen essentials when you
are cooking for one or two

my favorite cooking books

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible


Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Forks Over Knives - The Cookbook

The Cooking For One Cookbook

Home Decor & Garden Tools

Here are some ideas for your garden and home decor needs - they're useful AND reasonably priced, and make excellent gifts, too!