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Hi I'm Melanie

I'm a mom. I'm a wife. I'm outgoing. I love the sun and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mom of 3 young boys and a baby girl, all who have tons of energy! I love to scrapbook and be crafty. I like to recycle things and make them beautiful in my home. I have spent most of my life as a licensed insurance agent but haven't used it for a while since I have decided to stay home and be a mom. I still enjoy helping people understand their own insurance and LOVE teaching people about it. I love spending time with my sweet husband and will take any date out I can get. I also love girls nights and getting to know other ladies. I grew up in Utah and served an LDS mission in Canada. Although I LOVE Canada I am a firm believer in warm weather. Texas has served me well. We love being outdoors; camping, hiking, swimming and playing hard.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but that in no way means I didn't have to gain my own testimony of it. I was a skeptical and crazy teen. I was good at making my parents nervous. I think I always knew it was true but I really didn't understand how to LIVE it. When I was 17 my family took a trip to Nauvoo, Illinois and there I gained a sure and unwavering testimony that Joseph Smith was a prophet and the Book of Mormon is true and from there I decided I needed to really LIVE the gospel and THAT was the true testimony builder for me. LIVING the gospel has helped me to gain an even stronger testimony that what I am doing is right. The peace I feel all the time (even in hard times), the answers to prayers, the knowledge that I can be with my family forever and the understanding of a living, loving and REAL Savior is WHY I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love serving in the church. We have moved around recently and most often I get to serve the youth. I love being with the Young Women. They are so strong and so good. They help strengthen my testimony and help me to be a better example. They are such good examples to their friends. Even when it isn't cool or they are made fun of. They are facing a lot in the world today. I have had the opportunity to work with the women in the church, to plan activities for the whole congregation (such as Christmas, Halloween and Easter parties). Also going to visit different women in the church is awesome. I love it when they come to visit me and I love being able to go visit with them and share my testimony. The sweetest experiences have come when I see them gain a testimony and come to church when they haven't been in a while and see the light in their eyes come back.