Saving for the Holidays

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* How in the world is it already November? I’m sure I don’t need to remind you but Thanksgiving is in THREE weeks and Christmas is in SEVEN AND A HALF! Now that you are panicking along with me, let’s talk about money and the holidays! Fun, right?! It doesn’t have to be stressful if you have a system in place. The sooner you do it, the[Read more]

How To Be A Stay At Home Mom… Without Kids

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* “What do you do at home all day? Have you tried applying to jobs? Does your husband make enough money?” These are just a few of the questions people have asked me when they find out I am only 30 years old and not working. Mind you, I am not “working” by choice. I personally consider myself self-employed, but the thought of not going to a[Read more]

What I Wish I Had Known Sooner – Money Edition

*This post may contain affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Fire + Wife. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* If you have read some of my past posts, then you know that I’m all for owning up to my past mistakes. Hopefully someone reading will learn something from my stupidity! Just[Read more]

Learn How To Sell Your Stuff

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* It’s been over a month since I quit my job and we are still making it without that extra paycheck. Want to know how to make extra money with stuff already in your house? Keep reading! I mentioned before that I felt like I was “pre-nesting” before we get pregnant. I am on a cleaning kick.. and I am also on a “get rid of everything”[Read more]

Improving Your Credit Score

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* I won’t lie to you, I never really thought about my credit score until the last few years. It seemed like a lost cause due to student loans and medical bills. One day I signed up for Credit Karma and decided to slowly get rid of past due bills. Over the last year or so my credit score has improved by at least 100 points. Seriously![Read more]