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Hi I'm Rachelle

I'm a wife, a cook, a designer, mother, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a stay at home mother to two wonderful, rowdy, and chubby baby boys. During my spare time (ahem, during nap time) I enjoy sewing, crafting/creating/dreaming (unfortunately hobbies cost money), and putting more pins on my pinterest page than I'll ever be able to do in a lifetime. I love to play volleyball and soccer, and I think a fruit smoothie with a candied pecan spinach salad might be the best two things known to mankind.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I remember my first Sunday at college waking up to go to church, and realizing that for the first time, no one would know if I didn't go. That was when I knew that I was going because I wanted to, not because my parents were making me. This gospel provides a stabilizing influence in my life. When I began dating my husband, he informed me that he had been diagnosed with depression. I thought I was prepared for that, but actually living with someone who has depression vs. just spending a lot of time with them was a completely different ball game. I remember sitting in the hospital late at night 5 months into our marriage, with a Law & Order rerun playing, trying so hard not to completely fall apart. Nothing in my life had ever prepared me for the idea that I might lose my husband because he felt life wasn't worth living anymore. When we got home after spending all night in the hospital, I prayed and prayed and prayed. It was during this time that I learned that my Heavenly Father and Savior were aware of me and of my husband, and that they loved both of us dearly. We were going through this hard time through no fault of our own, and my Savior was there to comfort and lift me up when I didn't want to deal with it anymore.

How I live my faith

I love to participate in our church choir, and my husband and I spend time together as a family every Monday evening. We organize games, teach a small lesson (on things like telling the truth, being kind to others, and keeping the Sabbath day holy), and there are always treats involved.