Kristyn Merkley of Lil' Luna

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. Ever since I was young, I have been creating, and I have the Luna side to thank for it. They taught me how to think outside the box, to cook, to bake and how to make my house a home. Getting married and having my first real “home” made me realize just how much I loved to create in and outside the kitchen and throughout each room. It brought me to a new level of joy, and with that, a renewed passion for making anything and everything.

After participating in countless boutiques selling crafts, home decor and baked goods, and after the birth of my second child, I decided to start this blog. I had never read a non-family blog before, but I was constantly being asked for recipes or craft how-to’s and thought a blog would be a great way to share them. After seven years, four additional children, three moves and countless family & business adventures, I’m still sharing ideas here on the site and have been blessed to turn this blog into a thriving business.

My life is crazy, despite my best organizing efforts. With 6 kids, anything I do has to be relatively simple and quick. I have tried to share inspirations that can help others whose lives are busier than they would like. My mom and sisters call us “Luna” tics. My favorite thing in the world is to hear that something that I was able to share has helped someone else out, either with a good idea or a new favorite recipe. I hope you can find something here on the site that helps you out. Welcome to the world of us “Luna”tics!

Random Things About Me.

  • I love Disneyland and dream of being a member of Club 33 one day.
  • I love watching movies with the hubby more than anything.
  • I DO NOT like onions – they are super gross!
  • I LOVE movies altogether – they make me happy.
  • My Favorite movies include “It’s A Wonderful Life,” “Pride & Prejudice” and “Sherlock Holmes”.
  • I love to clean but hate cleaning bathrooms.
  • I love James McAvoy & Robert Downey, Jr.
  • I love cuddling with the kiddos.
  • I lived in China for a few months as an English teacher and dream of going back one day.
  • Being organized makes me happy.
  • Seeing my kids in the morning makes me giddy.
  • The show “Wipeout” makes me laugh hysterically!
  • My secret wish is to be able to dance like Beyonce in “Single Ladies” {Shhh – don’t tell anyone!}
  • I don’t consider myself the most creative person in the world, but I LOVE making things, and I love sharing the ideas I’ve used or found with others.
  • Contributors

    I am so happy to announce that Lil’ Luna now has Contributors!! Each of them will be posting once every two months, and I cannot wait to share with you their amazing talents! These ladies are all so creative, and I cannot wait to introduce them to you.

    Contributor
    Alicia Skousen
    Contributor
    Fiona Dowling
    Designer
    Kendra John
    Contributor
    Melanie Dueck
    Contributor
    Natalie Dicks
    Contributor
    Kara Cook

    Contact

    I LOVE hearing from you. If you have questions or comments, please shoot me an email at [email protected], or
    find me on these social media channels – Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.



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