30 Ways To Celebrate Your 30th – Or Any Other Birthday!

*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.* With my 30th birthday rapidly approaching (ahh!) I’m trying to think of what to do to celebrate being on this world for 30 whole years. Ryan isn’t very good at surprises. He[Read more]

Act Like A Kid Again This Summer

*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.* Remember the excitement leading up to summer vacation? When the the final bell would ring and school was out for the summer? Every year I say that I regret not being a[Read more]

Summer Bucket List For Couples

*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.* Before we got married, Ryan and I made it a point to have date nights. We would have two dates on the calendar – one that he would plan and one that[Read more]

Long Distance Relationships CAN Work

*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.* After the latest post telling more about Ryan and I; there was some feedback about wanting more of those types of posts. Looking over my stats for the website, I see that[Read more]

A-Z List of Birthday Freebies

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* Yesterday was Ryan’s birthday so we took a weekend getaway to Northern Michigan to Mackinac City/Island. It was very relaxing and much needed. And you know what? I also took advantage of it being Ryan’s birthday by not cooking (and taking him out to dinner!) by using one of the many available birthday freebies! My birthday is coming up in August so I thought I would[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]

LESSONS LEARNED FROM DAD

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* One of my first posts was about my mom. It was a Mother’s Day post and I discussed the ways I am becoming more like her every day. I didn’t mention my dad at all in it since the post was all about moms. But now it is dad’s turn… I have always considered myself a “daddy’s girl.”  Even when we didn’t see eye to eye[Read more]

KEEP THE SPARK IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP – EVEN ON A BUDGET

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* Do you remember that I mentioned in one of my posts that I quit my job? It’s been a little over two weeks and we are starting to cut back on expenses but I know it hasn’t been enough. I got my paycheck last week so we haven’t felt the effects of it quite yet but I’m sure it will hit next week when there isn’t[Read more]

20 THINGS I HAVE LEARNED IN MY TWENTIES

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* As I quickly approach the big 3-0, I am reflecting on everything I have experienced the last decade. I thought that I would dread turning 30 but I am actually looking forward to this next step in life. Okay, so I’m not where I thought I would be but I’ve learned that every thing happens at the right time for some reason or another. Always remember[Read more]

SPRING CLEAN YOUR LIFE

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* Spring cleaning is typically done around the house.  It’s also typically done after the cold winter and spring weather is coming. Ok, so I am fully aware that it is almost June but Memorial Day is typically the kickoff of summer so it is technically still spring! You deep clean and organize as a way to refresh your home after the long winter. But what about[Read more]