2019: The Year of the Side Hustle

I can't believe that it's already the first day of 2019. Wow that went by fast. Let's see how we did with our goals from last year and what we're looking to accomplish this year. Kayla's 2018 Goals One of Kayla's resolutions for 2018 was to try 1 new recipe per week, equaling 52 new... Continue Reading →

We All Have Too Much Shit

I've mentioned before that Kayla and I are in the process of buying our first rental property. I won't go into this much detail on the property until everything is final, but I will say that it is a 2 family and we are planning to live in one unit and rent the other. Therefore,... Continue Reading →

Living a Life of Happine$$

In keeping with my New Year's resolutions, I have been trying to read at least one book every 2 weeks. The first book of the year was The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. Gretchen spends a year putting into action different ideas and philosophies with the goal of being a happier person by the end of the... Continue Reading →

Cheers to New Year’s Resolutions!

Just wishing for that warm weather again... Happy 2018 Everyone!! Congratulations on another successful trip around the sun! I hope that you were all able to welcome the new year with joyful celebrations and a renewed outlook on life. We spent the midnight hour fast asleep in Germany prior to catching our early morning flight... Continue Reading →

The Value(s) of Money

When I was a kid, money was something that I used for Pokemon cards and Pogs. It meant that if I did enough extra chores (above the usual expected housework), I could get a couple of dollars together to get a fresh pack of Pokemon cards. Even then, I was a consumer - trading my... Continue Reading →

Whoops! There Goes My Money

We've all made financial mistakes, whether we realize them or not. Many financial bloggers only detail their successes so I wanted to just put it all out there and tell everyone about the times that I truly screwed up financially. And you know what? It's okay. I've learned from the experiences and become better at... Continue Reading →

Welcome to FIERbird!

Welcome to the FIERbird blog! This blog is for those of us who are sick of the 9-5 and are looking for “something more”.  That something more could be the freedom to take a lower paying job that’s more fulfilling, spending more time with family, or travelling the world.  Whatever your “something more” may be,... Continue Reading →

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