Favorite Things {Thanksgiving Traditions & Favorite Games}


Happy Monday! I’ve got to start off by admitting that it is still confusing to me that it is already Thanksgiving week. Wasn’t it just summer? If I didn’t love Thanksgiving so much, I’d be mad at it for sneaking up on me this year.  For this special holiday week, I thought I should go over [read more...]

DIY Rustic Christmas Pillow {$5 No Sew!}

DIY No Sew $5 Rustic Christmas Pillow

  My budget is doing a happy dance over my new rustic Christmas tree pillow. What? Your budget doesn’t dance? Here’s how my budget works, as described in an odd analogy…. I spend money on glorious things like the pantry. This makes the budget sad. The budget eats lots of ice cream to console itself. [read more...]

BIG Gallery Wall {Typography Art}

Typography Gallery Wall in IKEA Ribba Frames

Do you have any big empty walls that you just aren’t sure how to fill? We FINALLY have art in our living room and it only took us three years! It wasn’t for lack of trying though, we have purchased several things over the years, but they are never big enough when we get home. [read more...]

Favorite Things {Pinterest Edition #1}

A Prudent Life's Favorite Pinners to Follow

Happy Monday! The craziest thing happened this weekend and I passed my stretch goal of having 10,000 Pinterest followers by the end of the year. I’m still quite shocked to see 5 digits of followers! In honor of the accomplishment, I thought I’d share 5 of MY favorite people to follow on Pinterest. I made [read more...]

Pantry Organization & Source List

Canned Food Storage Ideas

As promised in the pantry reveal last week, I’m back to share all the goodies that didn’t fit in that post. Last week was all about the pretty and this week is all about the purpose. I’ll be sharing details of the pantry organization, as well as the full source list. No matter how many [read more...]

Prepping for Christmas Projects with ConsumerCrafts.com


What? A post that isn’t about the pantry? That’s crazy talk! You know what else is crazy? I’m JUST now starting to think about all the Christmas decor projects I want to tackle this year. It probably seems a little early to worry about that, but I want to make sure you all have time [read more...]

Organized Pantry Reveal {One Room Challenge}

Organized Pantry -This post has tons of great ideas!

I feel like this post should begin with a big drum roll…it’s time to show you the finished and organized pantry! If you are new to A Prudent Life, I have been working on my walk in pantry as part of the One Room Challenge organized by Linda from Calling it Home. I am SO thankful [read more...]