FIRE Month Savings Progress Report for December 2021

Merry Christmas! It was a great end to the year as far as finances are concerned. Our expenses this year were slightly higher than last year. We got one final invoice for kitchen electrical work. We also redid the our back closet, which was desperately needed. We shouldn’t have any other major remodeling expenses going…

FIRE Month Savings Progress Report for November 2021

The Holiday Season Begins! Our numbers are relatively flat this month. Since we purchased a vehicle last year at this time, we used this month to do some other larger purchases since our monthly expenses would still drop. For example, we decided to replace some furniture in our family room that had been given to…

FIRE Progress Report for December 2020 (Christmas Edition)

Christmas this year was quite a bit different than those of the past (for obvious reasons). However, we made the best of it and was able to enjoy a laid back time with our immediate family. Fortunately, I think everyone got what they were hoping for. We even had a visit from Santa on Christmas…

How to Make Christmas Last All Year Long

If your holiday season is anything like ours, it usually involves putting up holiday decorations, trying to figure out what to get people, and running all over to our different Christmas obligations. It seems crazy at the time, but then the day after Christmas life kind of goes back to normal and it’s a little…