Category: Marriage

8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Become a Stay at Home Mom

DO YOU DREAM OF QUITTING YOUR JOB AND BECOMING A STAY AT HOME MOM? Does the thought of becoming a stay at home mom and never having to leave your house to go to work excite you? Or are you on the fence about it, worried that if you take this leap and stay home you will be ruining your life? Becoming a stay at home mom or wife is a wonderful, rewarding job. But it is not right for everyone, and it might not be right for you. When deciding whether or not being a stay at home...

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How to Save Money on Your Wedding

This post is sponsored by Basic Invite. All opinions expressed are my own. When you think of events, specifically wedding planning, what’s the first thing that pops into your mind? THE FIRST THING THAT COMES TO MIND FOR ME IS CRAZY, HECTIC STRESS. I am not a planner. I have never been a planner, and I will never be a planner. If I get put in charge of planning events, it seriously stresses me out. So you can imagine the pressure I felt when my (now) husband and I got engaged. We had a shorter than average engagement, but...

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60 Unique & Cute Ways to Say I Love You to Your Husband

Do you ever find that sometimes saying “I love you” just doesn’t cut it? Are you looking for different ways to say I love you to your husband? Sometimes words around enough. Sometimes saying “I love you” just doesn’t feel like it captures how strongly you feel for your husband, and you want something more. A different way to show him, without words, how much he means to you. 60 DIFFERENT WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU TO YOUR HUSBAND 1. MAKE HIS FAVORITE DESSERT Do you have that one guilty-pleasure food that you just love to eat? I...

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For the Days When You Feel Like You’re Failing as a Wife

Dear wife who feels like she’s failing – you’re not a failure, you are only human. Have you ever had those days where all you can think of is how badly you’re screwing this whole wife thing up? You know the days where you’ve gotten irritated with your husband, spilled your coffee, raised your voice at your children, and still haven’t finished that argument with your husband that has now lasted two…no, three, days? – and it’s not even 9 AM yet. Those days when all you want to do is stick earplugs in, crawl into bed, curl up...

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How to Love Being a Stay at Home Wife

It has been over a year since my husband and I decided that I would be a stay at home wife, and it has changed our lives in ways that we could never have imagined. Before getting married I was working full-time at a job that I definitely didn’t love. Although it was a job that paid my bills and allowed me to save up some money, I wasn’t truly happy there.   I felt like I was stuck in a job that was constantly sucking out of me, and I was never being refilled… Sound familiar?  Since I can...

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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.