Moving Made Easy

*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.* Take it from a girl who has moved across the country 3 times in a year… moving doesn’t have to be hard. The first time I remember moving was when I was[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]

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]

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]

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]

LIEBSTER AWARD

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* I was nominated by the lovely Brianne over at Collins Celtic Crafts for the Liebster Award! If you are a blogger, you have probably heard of the Liebster Award. If you aren’t one or weren’t aware of what it was… well now you have read the rules and know what I now have to do since I was nominated. But what is a Liebster Award? I[Read more]

ULTIMATE BLOG CONFERENCE LIST – US EDITION (AND SOME CANADA)

Blogging as a career is a new concept to me. Of course I’ve heard of people that do it but I never thought that I could do it. As it becomes more of a reality to me, I feel like I can’t find enough time to read about everything that comes along with the “life of a blogger.” I keep reading that you need to spend money to make money but spending is hard to do when you are scared[Read more]

HOTTEST POOL FLOATS OF SUMMER 2017

*Fire + Wife is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.* Last year was the year of the swan pool float. This year? It’s too early to tell (I’m gonna throw it out there that I think it’s the unicorn) but there are so many options out there that I can’t wait to get to the pool![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]