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Catching up with former Bold and Beautiful actress on marriage, family and helping others.

Soaps.com last chatted with Bold and the Beautiful alum Ashley Tesoro back in April 2014. The former soap opera actress known to daytime viewers for playing Kimberly Fairchild from 1998 to 2001, recently touched base with us on what’s been happening in her life since. We alerted fans this past February that Tesoro gave birth to her third child, Valentina Ashley Tesoro, on Valentine’s Day. Of her children, Tesoro expressed, “I’m so thrilled to be a mother of 3 now!” Little Valentina, 8 months old, is the baby sister to brother Anthony John, who is 3, and sister Gabriella Lyn, who is 5. “Anthony and I recently had the privilege of doing a dedication ceremony and ministry event in San Diego CA for our newest addition Valentina. Anthony spoke and I sang at the service. We’ve done the dedication ceremonies for all 3 of our children over the years and it’s been such a blessing.”

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Tesoro also spoke of a special romantic celebration – the 18th wedding anniversary for her and husband Anthony Tesoro. On September 30 the couple posted several intimate Bold and Beautiful alum Ashley Tesoro and husband Anthony on their anniversaryphotos on social media to mark their milestone, and Tesoro shared a few with Soaps.com. “I literally cannot believe I’ve been married half my life! I met Anthony at his Bible Study when I was 18 years old and I married him 8 months later. We’ve been together ever since.” When asked how the couple keeps the spark alive after all of those years, Tesoro revealed, “For us friendship, romance, and faith are the key. I believe a great marriage is rooted in friendship, grounded in romance, and surrounded by a supernatural presence that binds your hearts. You can’t forget to surprise each other, be kind, and spontaneous. Go on a date! Have fun! Don’t sweat the small stuff. Every day is a gift.”

Aside from being a mother, Tesoro, with a degree in psychology and communications, and Anthony run a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, the Tesoro Ministry Foundation Bold and Beautiful alum Ashley Tesoro and her familyand co-host the family’s web series Life is for Living TV, featuring 65 webisodes to date. “This principal of faith and higher thinking is actually what drew my heart away from the Hollywood industry 18 years ago. Although I love the arts and am so blessed by what I accomplished in Hollywood; at that time I really wanted to take a step back, be a wife, a mother; find myself on a deeper level and really discover my true calling in life.” Tesoro and her husband counsel individuals and families in need of healing, direction and inspiration. The former actress is also a gospel and country singer and uses her voice to impact others, as well as models, along with her kids, for a few clothing designers and store owners. “For me family is what’s most important; using my life to help other people and having a lot of fun while doing it! Life can be difficult at times. No one is immune to difficulties. My motto is; ‘take life one day at a time. Live in the moment. Breathe it in. It goes by fast. Use the good times to give you strength for the hard times in life. Learn everything you can through both good and bad and thank God for every day you’ve been given’.”

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Tesoro wanted Soaps.com to be sure to pass along a message to her loyal fans, “Thank you for supporting me and following my life and career for all these years.”

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Marriage is a #partnership; a #commitment, to not just be there for your spouse during the good times but the hard times too. It’s a bond that is meant to withstand whatever life throws your way. It’s meant to be a unity to help get you through the trials of life; and gives you a person to rejoice with in the blessed times. It is not a two strand cord that holds it together; but a three strand cord. “Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12. When people ask how we’ve kept our #love #passion #commitment for all these years, we say it’s the Lord Jesus in the center; it’s because we water our marriage. We make our marriage a priority. We believe in each other; we support each other. We are passionate and romantic with each other. We #laugh together. Cry together. Everything is #togetherness Yes we are individuals with our own ideas, feelings, likes and dislikes. But we have learned to go through life as a unit; unified, in a fluid motion. This takes time, perseverance, patience to achieve. With the Lord as your guide it’s possible. “All things are possible to those who believe.” 🙏🏻🙌🔥 Don’t give up on #love Don’t give up on your marriage. Don’t give up on #yourperson You can get #there 💘 @anthonyjtesoro #anthonyandashleytesoroministries #unityinmarriage #faith #hope #lifeisforlivingtv

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Confidence is an #attitude a #heartcondition an #emotion It’s a feeling like I’m “all that” & I know it. I’m humble too though. I’m #humble because I know where my #confidence comes from. It comes from my #heavenlyfather It comes from all the #hardtimes that I’ve #overcome It comes from my raising; and from the people that have loved me & stood by me. It comes from the deep well within me. It comes from the years of #hardwork No short cuts! I know who I am. Life can be hard sometimes. A lot of times. To make it through you must have confidence; to not be pushed around, put down, or taken advantage of. Walk with your head high. Remember there is a fine line between confidence & arrogance. You will never catch me arrogant but confident always glory to God! #faith #hope #love #anthonyandashleytesoroministries @anthonyjtesoro

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I just love these gorgeous photos that came back today from our christening event last month! OMGOODNESS that #balloonarch is everything 🙌🎈🌸🎈 Swipe for gorgeous photos! A special thanks to my Mom & Dad @drmarkcafagna @pamcafagna for hosting this party at their house! Thank you to my in laws & everyone that came to support us ☺️😘 I have more photos coming to me today so I just might post another round of them 😂 Side note: @mrsbranca @pamcafagna we could make a fortune #partyplanning 🤣 #obsessed #Christening #christianevent #partyplanning #shabbychic #flowers #balloons @anthonyjtesoro @krista.mertz Photography @hiwidecorballoon @zacharyrbrancaofficial @anthonyjtesoro

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