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Hi I'm Amy

I am a 5th generation Arizonan, a full-time homemaker, and a cake decorating addict. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I got married after college, a mission, some world travel, and a few years of teaching high school English. Very little of that experience prepared me for the glorious mess of life as a homemaker. My husband and I have three children, ages 2-8. They simultaneously make our life crazy and joyous. I passionately feel that every woman needs a creative outlet. Mine is cake. It started with my first child's first birthday, and has burgeoned into a part-time business. I love designing and creating intricate details. To me, it's edible art.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I know it is truly the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. He created His church when he lived on this earth, then restored its fullness in our time through the prophet Joseph Smith. It isn't because of my parents teachings that I know this, though they taught me well. And it isn't because of countless teachers and mentors that I know this, though they also taught me well. I know of this gospel's truth through personal prayer and revelation. I know that both the Book of Mormon and the Bible contain the word of God and fill my life and home with His influence.

How I live my faith

My biggest challenge and blessing at this stage of life is teaching the gospel to my family. We wake up early each morning to study the scriptures together. Sometimes I'm dragging the boys out of bed, but sometimes they hop up and beat me to the couch. They read verses and often astound me with understanding beyond their years. I know this familiarity with the scriptures will help them to become fluent in the language of the spirit. And that's the best armor I can give them as they prepare to face the world. In my ward, I currently serve as the leader of the children's organization. This means I have around 140 little friends who smile at me and call me by name each Sunday. I feel the weight of the responsibility to teach them Christ's gospel, but I also feel the joy of their growing testimonies and faith.