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Hi I'm Brielle

I'm a born and raised Texan who loves to bake. I'm a stay at home mom. I do voice-over and commercial acting. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 28 years old and a wife and mother. I have been married for almost eight years and we have a beautiful daughter who is almost two. She is the most talkative energetic little girl you'll ever meet. My husband and I had the privilege of adopting her from birth. It was the most amazing experience in our lives. We still keep in contact with her birth mother and are so grateful for her selflessness so we can have a family. I taught at an inner city high school for five years as a science/math teacher. Even though the kids could drive me crazy, I loved my job! I came home with the best stories everyday. I got to bring my daughter to work with me until she was a year old (we had a daycare for the student's children) and then I opted to stay home with her. I definitely keep busy at home! I'm one to always be thinking of a new adventure to do. We love playing at splash pads, going park hopping, making crafts, and baking. I love baking! I've been on a cupcake kick lately. I love taking basic chocolate and vanilla recipes and adding my own twist. Some of my favorites are my thin mints cupcakes, banana cinnamon struessel, and blueberry pancake cupcakes. I also enjoy acting and have been able to land a few radio commercials and industrial/training videos. It's definitely weird to hear your voice on the radio! All in all, I'm loving life and enjoying my time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church. My parents set an example for me by always attending church. Once I got into high school I made the decision to attend seminary every morning before school. In seminary we learned about the scriptures. Each year the book that we studied was different. We learned about the New Testament, the Old Testament, the Book of Mormon, and the Doctrine and Covenants. I loved starting off my day on an uplifting spiritual note. It gave me the strength that I needed to make the right choices in high school. It's hard when you are surrounded by so many temptations to stick up for what you believe in. Knowing that I had a group of friends that believed in the same standards as I did made school so much easier. I was also very lucky to have a wonderful group of friends from different religions that believed in my same standards. We would attend one another's youth conferences and activities. I'm so glad that I grew up in a family that taught tolerance of other people's beliefs. I had the opportunity to go to college at BYU where I was able to continue my spiritual and educational growth. College really tested my testimony because I began receiving callings in the church where I was expected to serve. It wasn't just about going to church anymore, but it was about actively participating in church. By serving in the church I have learned responsibility, dedication, time management, etc. I feel it has shaped me into a better wife and mother. Sometimes I am accused of "living in a bubble" but why is that a bad thing? If I can mold my environment into something happy, safe, and loving why wouldn't I? Although there are ups and downs in my life, and my testimony reflects those times, I know with a surety that Christ lives and He loves me. He forgives me for my shortcomings and is my constant cheerleader encouraging me to be better. I know that He died for me so that I can live with Him again and because of Him I will have an eternal family.

How I live my faith

First and foremost I try to live my faith by being a kind and loving member of society. I believe that actions speak louder than words and by loving those around me, I am being a missionary for Christ and sharing His gospel. In the church I have participated in many callings, all of which have shaped me into a better person. Although serving in the church can be time consuming and difficult, it teaches you new skills and expands your talents. I have had callings where I was responsible for the the teenage girls. I would teach them Sunday School lessons and help come up with weekly activities that we could do together. It's important for teenagers to have a support system to help them make the right choices. Each summer I would help organize a week long camp where we had fun, learned more about the gospel, and bonded as a group. I have also served with the young children teaching them Sunday School lessons. It's amazing to me how young children can know so much. They show such excitement for learning about Jesus Christ. Even my year and a half old daughter can recognize pictures of Christ and she is the one reminding us to say prayers before our meals and bedtime. One of my favorite callings was teaching the adult women in the church. I would teach a monthly lesson about different gospel principles. It was so insightful to hear all the of experiences that different women had in their lives and to hear how each one of them grew their testimony. I remember feeling so inadequate when I was first asked to teach thinking, "All these other women know so much more than me. I'm so young and not even a mother. What can I possibly teach them?" I quickly learned that I was wrong. Each month I received inspiration as to what these women needed to hear and I realized that I was an instrument in the Lord's hands in bringing truth to the members of the church. As long as I was teaching the gospel with love, it was enough. I am so grateful for my opportunities to serve.