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Personal profile: Melodie Joy Bearden

Name: Melodie Joy Bearden

Occupation: education and party coordinator for Minifigs Bricks and More, and also wife of the owner.


Birth date and place: Nov. 20; Fort Worth

Family: husband, Anthony, 35; daughters Jude and Abbey; and son, Jordan.

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: watching kids’ faces when they realize they just built their very first machine.

My business philosophy is: a family that builds together, stays together.

If I could, I’d be a: professional shark-cage diver.

I’m so sick of: boogers on my computers

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy.

My hobbies are: reading, watching movies, finding new ways to make learning fun with LEGO, teaching and hanging out with the students at FBC Denton.

The last book I read was: Becoming More Than a Good Bible Study Girl by Lysa TerKeurst.

I wish I knew how to: hit the ball out of the infield.

My worst habit is: putting my hair in a messy bun.

Nobody knows I: drool on my pillow.

The person I most admire is: Not sure, I hold many people in high regard.

My guilty pleasure is: dark chocolate truffles (Lindt is my favorite).

I drive a: soccer van.

I’d like to be driving a: Nissan Altima.

My favorite restaurant is: Johnny Carinos.

I’m happiest when: my whole family is under one roof.

I regret: leaving my dog at home every day.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: hire someone to shop for groceries, do our laundry and dishes every meal.

When I retire, I plan to: visit every major league baseball field in the U.S. and Canada and play with grandkids.

Community activities: Sunday school teacher, volunteer at church and “the LEGO lady.”