Author: Deliberately Here

Frugal Living

Experimenting, making stuff from scratch, and finding new ways for frugal living is my niche. Homemade and homegrown are such rewarding words.  Living a frugal life does not come easy, but it is such a rewarding lifestyle, it challenges you and forces you to make do with what you have, it makes you become creative and try things you would never have before. Growing a garden is a great way to cut down on your grocery bills, and don’t think the delicious food you get out of your garden is just for summertime!  Cutting up and freezing your vegetables...

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When Meal Planning is Overwhelming

Continue down to the bottom of the post to sign up and receive your very own FREE weekly meal planner. Get your rid of all your meal planning stress and sign up for $5 Meal Planning today! Risk-free for 14 days. If you have ever gotten stressed out over the very thought of meal planning, raise your hand. I absolutely love to cook, if you put me in a kitchen there’s no taming me!  When Riley and I got married I was so excited, I finally got to cook for myself and someone else.  I could try any crazy...

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Stay-At-Home…Wife?

Before getting married I never imagined I would be a Stay-At-Home-Wife.  I knew after having children my calling was to be a Stay-At-Home-Mom, but never did I realize that being a SAHW was a part of my calling, too. Before we got married I was working full-time at a retirement home.  It was good, honest, physical work and I didn’t mind it.  After getting married we moved so I had to quit, naturally I figured that after getting settled in I would start searching for another job.   A few weeks turned into a few months and I slowly started...

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Christian Community

Com•mu•ni•ty : Depending on one another for various necessities of life; a group of people with common interests; a feeling of caring about others in a group. And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. – Hebrews 10:24-25 Christian community is so far-fetched and hard to distinguish these days.  We are too busy gossiping in our groups that we forget to reach out and get to know other...

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Our Story

I met my husband back a few years at a church young adults group while he was down in my town going to college.  We acquired an interest in one another and started talking, he asked me out and we began dating not long after.  R often drove home (2 hours away) on weekends to help out on his family farm early on in the relationship, so unlike the usual couples that got to spend most of their time together on weekends, because of his going home on weekends and my funky work schedule, we got to spend most...

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Welcome to Deliberately Here!
I’m Amy, a stay at home wife who is letting go of perfection and learning to live deliberately.
Here you will learn everything from frugal lifestyle habits and how to thrive on a budget to the best tips for decluttering and creating an organized home you love.