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Hi I'm Kirsten

I'm a closet fashion designer, decorator, and craftaholic fortunate enough to be the mother of four amazing sons. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married to my best friend who I love spending every moment I can with. I'm a mother to four darling boys who everyday fill me with hope about the next generation. Between baseball practice, soccer games, and trying to keep up with my twin 2-year olds, I love anything creative and making things with my hands. I love to sew a cute skirt, bake a yummy dessert, discover a great new decorating idea, and pretty much anything that allows me to explore and improve on my desire to design and create as a way of expressing myself. I love spending time with my boys, working in their classrooms at school, and exercising with my friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a mormon because through various events and experiences in my life, I have come to know of the truthfulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and that true happiness can only be found in the safety of its teachings. Happiness, to me, cannot exist without the eternal, never ending companionship of my husband and my children. I love them with all of my heart and know I can spend eternity with them only by partaking of certain sacred ordinances performed by proper priesthood authority and by living a righteous life. I believe that through Joseph Smith, the Savior Jesus Christ has restored his priesthood authority to the earth and that it is only through that authority that necessary, sacred ordinances can be performed. I believe the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to be the only true church. I believe the Savior stands at the head of this church and only through it and Him can I reap the full benefits of faithful, righteous gospel living and only through it and Him can the promised blessings that my Father In Heaven has for me and my family become a reality.

How I live my faith

Some of my fondest memories growing up involve painting with my dad. My dad is one of the hardest working people I have ever met and each summer we took on various painting projects. Regardless of the size or difficulty of the job, my dad taught me a very important lesson that I have tried to never forget: If something is worth doing, it's worth doing right. I try to live my faith by doing the best I can to do a little more and be a little better every day as I try to follow the example of the Savior. I try and be a good mom, wife, cub scout den mother, friend, sister, aunt, and neighbor by doing things the best way I know how. I find the best way to live my faith is to try and selflessly provide service to those around me. Whatever that service involves, I try and adhere to my dad's lesson to do it right and to be reliable to those relying on me. Despite my efforts, sometimes the paint drips, sometimes I've chosen the wrong color, and sometimes I kick the paint can over in frustration. When I fall short of trying to live up to my dad's life lesson, I do my best to rely on the atonement of Jesus Christ to fix the mistakes, dust myself off, and try again.