stress fighting

  Over the weekend Mr. Lively and I were frantically finishing the apartment for both our extended families which are coming into town this week to celebrate our elopement. People start arriving tomorrow…

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family organization

When Mr. Lively and I got married the number of important documents that I needed to keep track of tripled. Not only did I then have Mr. Lively's birth certificate,…

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marriage and finance

Before Mr. Lively and I got married we had a few in-depth conversations about money and how we wanted to manage our finances. We were focused on setting a good foundation…

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individualization

Individualization, according to Marcus Buckingham's Strengths Finder Assessment, is my number one strength. To be honest, I was a bit disappointed to find out that was my biggest strength. It definitely…

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marriage vows

  During our wedding ceremony Mr. Lively and I took turns reading aloud our marriage vows. These joint vows were in addition to our personal vows and now serve as the…

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marriage intentions

Over the past few weeks of marriage, Mr. Lively and I have been putting a lot of thought and time into creating the foundation of our relationship. I'm happy to say…

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