Fire Wife Life

*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.* Someone online asked me the other day, “What’s a fire wife?” Prior to that, it never crossed my mind that someone might not know what a “fire wife” is. Have people been[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]

Thinking About Engagement? Read This!

*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.* This is a post I have gone back and forth about writing but I think there needs to be more resources out there for couples and individuals that are struggling. It’s not[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]

PRE-BABY BUCKET LIST

A pre-baby bucket list. That’s a thing right? I have been going around the house cleaning like a crazy person and throwing away a lot of clutter. I’ve been painting and planning what we need to get done around the house. I told Ryan I was “pre-nesting.” I’m sure that’s also a thing. I was totally on board with having a baby before we were married. I even thought we would maybe conceive on our honeymoon (sorry if that’s TMI)[Read more]

WE MET AT A BAR

Typical boy meets girl at a bar… modern day fairytale, right?! Not quite. Ryan’s cousin, his “co-bestman”, said that we met so long ago and some may say that it was a missed opportunity but he thought that we just needed time to grow into the people we needed to be for each other. I love that and firmly believe that is true. I met Ryan when I was 19 and a sophomore in college. My friends and I loved[Read more]