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]


*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]


Today I read an article about Post-Wedding Stress Disorder. Yes, you read that right. It’s like PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and can leave someone feeling seriously depressed when the wedding is over. I’m not here to judge anyone but all I can say is that is definitely NOT me. I had an amazing time at the wedding but boy, am I glad it is over! I am ready for the next steps in life and wedding planning was very stressful.[Read more]


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]


I’m really really trying to be healthier and cook at home. Today was a slight fail when I may have drank more margaritas than put any actual food in my mouth! But I cooked, so I tried! Now after cleaning the kitchen, I came across this amazing deal on Amazon that I really don’t even need but couldn’t pass up. And by ordering it, hopefully it puts me in the mindset of healthy cooking so it’s a win, win –[Read more]


*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page. I know these days everyone says, “This Is Us,” but I think it’s a good way to introduce fire + wife. Ryan and I have been married a month now but this picture shows us not exactly in our natural environment, but how life really is. The photographer told Ryan to whisper something sweet in my ear and you can see his dimple because he is[Read more]