Newlywed Chronicles: Moving Weekend

We moved to a new house over the weekend. It’s a fresh start for my new husband and me. The idea of moving took some getting used to because it meant moving away from my dream property that I designed and built my house on 18 years ago.

Once I acclimated to the idea of moving, I approached the move with curiosity, just going with the flow and seeing how it went. I wasn’t really sure how I’d feel. Whatever it might be, I was ready to get it done and have a solid foundation under my life instead of feeling like I was in limbo.

I must say I’m enjoying the new house. Chris is very happy having his own workspace in the garage and a home that feels like it’s his to fix and putter around in.

For me, I think the other night sums it up best. After a busy day of Chris, the boys and me working to settle into the house, we sat down to watch Mocking Jay 2. I looked at my husband and sons and thought, “this is how a family should be.”

For the first time since we married it felt like we were a real, cohesive family, working together, relaxing together — united. It became real. Being in a home that’s all of ours (not one that was mine first) has given us the opportunity to work together to make this house our home. It’s united us.

Yes, I think I’m going to like this…

About Marnie Marcus:
Marnie (Pehrson) Marcus helps people and companies leverage their wisdom and stories to create visibility, education, influence and sales in the marketplace. Whether she’s helping an author, coach or self-help professional distill her wisdom into books and information products or helping a corporation create visibility and educate their customers, she focuses on creating connection and loyalty. Marnie helps her clients lead with their stories, connect from the heart, educate their market, and create loyal customers who send word-of-mouth referrals. She offers a unique combination of practical done-with-you and done-for-you solutions with the ability to help her clients get past the emotional and mental barriers to success. Visit her online at
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