Modern homemaking tips for the beginner homemaker. When people hear “homemaker” the first thing they often think about is a 1950’s housewife who spends all day at home baking pies and scrubbing floors. Her house? It’s always clean. Her family? They have 100% of her attention, 100% of the time. Her schedule? It’s primed, perfected, and gets followed to a T. Her kitchen? I’m sure this woman is out there somewhere, I just haven’t met her yet. (THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. YOU CAN READ OUR DISCLOSURE POLICY HERE.) I pride myself in my homemaking,...Read More
Have you ever been chasing your kids around the house when you pass by the kitchen and stop to realize how big of a mess it is? The table has milk spilled all over it, the floor is overtaken with crumbs and the sink is piled full of yesterday’s dishes. How do you clean when you have no time? Use these house cleaning tips for moms to get on your way to a clean house. (THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. YOU CAN READ OUR DISCLOSURE POLICY HERE.) You feel overwhelmed just by looking at the...Read More
Like many people, I often struggled with a messy, unorganized home. But, if you were a guest in our house, our house wasn’t the kind of place that would gross you out and send you running for the hills. Really, to an outsider it didn’t seem that bad. But to me, it was a disaster. Things weren’t in their place – most things didn’t even have a place – the rooms were all cluttered with stuff that we had collected over the years but didn’t need. There were pointless knick knacks everywhere. I wanted to have an organized home and life, but...Read More
Do your pillows smell bad? Learn how to wash pillows (yes – even the delicate ones) here and finally stop struggling with smelly pillows. When you walk into your bedroom, is there a fresh, wonderful smell welcoming you, or do you find yourself covering your nose while you adjust to the musky smell? (If you’re looking for ways to make your house smell good all the time check out the how-to list here.) Table of contents How often should I wash my pillows? Are my pillows machine washable? How to wash pillows by hand How to wash pillows in...Read More
I used to struggle to keep my house clean on a daily basis. I would put all my small daily cleaning tasks off until our house was in dire need of a cleaning, and when that would happen, a house cleaning that should have taken me less than an hour to do would now take me all day – simply because I refused to take action and complete a simple daily cleaning routine. Do you put daily cleaning your house off? Maybe you are like I was, and have grown bitter towards cleaning because anytime you go to clean, it takes...Read More
Welcome to Deliberately Here!
I’m Amy, a stay at home wife and mom 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.