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Hi I'm Holly

I'm a Californian. I'm a wife, mother and graphic designer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the wife to a wonderful man and mom to our adorable little girl. Though I'm a stay-at-home mom now, I still freelance part-time as a graphic designer. In some ways I'm your typical "mom": I like to sew and love to cook. But then you factor in all the stuff I'm a nerd about and typical "mom" goes out the window! I love Disneyland, a well-written sitcom, a well-designed logo, discussing politics and current events...the list goes on!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised LDS, but left the church for a time in my 20's. I started attending church again because I couldn't find anything else that expected so much of me. I know that sounds odd, but it's true. Being LDS, I am expected to live up to my potential as a daughter of God. I can do great things that will help my family, my neighbors and friends, just as Jesus Christ did. Being a member of Christ's church helps me realize my divine potential. I'm not perfect by any measure, but being LDS has made me more compassionate, brave and patient than I ever would have been otherwise.

How I live my faith

I have the great opportunity to serve the teenage girls of our congregation. I'm the secretary of an organization called, appropriately, Young Women. I get to be a jack of all trades in this position: maintaining rolls and records, coordinating calendars, on occasion teaching the Sunday School-style class we have every week, planning and attending Wednesday night activities, participating in service projects (we just volunteered at the Special Olympics!) I'm also a part of the Visiting Teaching program. I visit 2 lovely women in our congregation each month to check on their spiritual and emotional needs. It's been a wonderful opportunity to get to learn more about them as we discuss life and faith together.