Category: Family Finances

How To Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Do you feel like you have to scavenge for every money saving tip out there just to be able to pay your bills?  Are you wasting hours of your day researching and looking up how to get out of debt, start saving money, and STOP living paycheck to paycheck? Maybe you’ve tried every trick in the book, but none of them have worked for you.  At this point, it might be starting to look pretty hopeless. Maybe you’ve come to accept the fact that this is just how your life is going to be and you’re giving up on...

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22 Things That Frugal People DON’T Do

Are you a frugal living, money saving diva, or are you on the other end of the spectrum and living frugally just doesn’t come quite as naturally to you? Let this list of over 20 things frugal people don’t do help you start to save money while weeding out any unnecessary expenses you have. Saving money might come easily to you – it might even feel natural, like it’s just the normal way to live. While to others it might be challenging and difficult, and they might find themselves getting frustrated when they try to save money. If you’re looking to...

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10 Ways We Save Money While Living on One Income

Living on one income isn’t always a walk in the park, but it is doable.  I’ve put together a few ways that we save money while living off of a single income. When my husband and I got married, we both assumed that I would get another job.  A few days before our wedding I quit my job, because after getting married I was moving 3 hours north to where my (now) husband lived. After the wedding, a few weeks had passed and we had gotten all settled into our new place and were getting the hang of married life,...

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5 Money Saving Tips That Make all the Difference

Do you feel like you’re constantly battling with your bills, and feeling swamped?  Do you constantly look for money saving tips but come up empty all the time?   Look no more – here are 5 simple money saving tips that you need to start doing to keep you from sinking. We are in the transition from 2017 to 2018 now, and what better time than now to get your money saving plan in order so you can start the new year off on the right foot. Looking back on your year, have you been able to stay on your budget?  Do you...

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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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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.