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Hi I'm LeAnn

I'm a 51 year old roller skating carhop, a Nana, an avid garage saler, a tradeshow vendor, youth camp director, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been married 33 years, have 3 grown children, and recently became a grandma. I get to babysit my granddaughter 5 days a week. I also keep myself busy running my business, carhoping at Sonic, directing a youth camp, garage saling every Sat. with my husband, and attending church. Never a dull moment! Being one of several children helped me become the person I am today. I had siblings that were very talented, so I struggled to find out what was unique about me. It wasn't until after I had my own children that I discovered my passion for bargain hunting, antiquing, and crafting. I've built a small business on it and now I do trade shows twice a year selling my great finds and most recent creations (mosaics). My favorite thing about it is that I get to "spend money to make money." I shop all year long for unique resale items and specialty trinkets to make my crafts. First time in 30 years that my husband WANTS me to SPEND money because he sees me turning a profit. How cool is that?! I'm kid #4 of 7 children and was raised by wonderful parents in a"Christ-centered" home. We cherish our yearly family reunions and the reason we get along so well is that we were taught that "a family that plays and prays together, stays together." Mom loved mealtimes because it gathered us together to share events of the day and keep in touch with our lives. "Service to others" was really important to my folks and they taught us by example. I may not be financially rich, but my LIFE is RICH! :)

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to Mormons. My parents were faithful members and wonderful examples to us. They were always fulfilling their responsibilites and serving others. I knew no other life. The reason I've stayed in the church all these years is the peace and comfort and happiness the Gospel of Christ gives to me. I know I have instant family any where I go in the world. At my Sunday meetings I learn how to enjoy life, how to raise a family, and all the important lessons that can make me truly happy. Church to me is "a slice of heaven on earth". It's a wonderful escape from the noise and chaos of the world. I look forward to being uplifted each week.

How I live my faith

I really enjoy working with teenage girls and helping them set goals for their futures. I've also had the privilage of being the director of a youth camp for girls ages 12-18. This last summer we had 200 girls and leaders at our "Girls Camp." We camped in the hot Texas sun for five days, and had an awesome time. We tied Dr. Suess theme, "Oh, The Places You'll Go" into helping them focus on making good choices that will help them carve out their future. It was exciting to watch them get pumped up doing team building and self esteem activites. By the end of the week they were all excited to go home and live better lives and make good choices. Girls of other faiths love camp, too. They make good friends and can feel something different about love and unity we help the girls feel. It's an amazing week.