An Introduction

1:30 PM

 I would like to introduce you to my sister in law Bren.  My sister in law is one of those super organized, crafty, DIY people.  She has organized the  most amazing birthday parties for her kids (Harry Potter and Lego themes for starters)  She makes the best teacher gifts. (I bow to her superiority in this department).  She does all kinds of research on projects before she gets started.  She is a communications teacher.  She is the boss of her house, mom to two cute kids, plus she puts up with my brother.  Don't get me wrong, I love my brother and they are good for each other.

Every time I ask her advice on a project I'm thinking about she comes through for me.  At Christmas I needed a teacher gift for C's pre school teacher.  All I did was email Bren and I had a list of four things to do/make for a gift.  I wished she lived closer to us so I could use her in this way weekly.  They live in Japan where my brother is stationed with the United States Navy.  We once decided that we would be the perfect combined mother.  She is the crafty one and I and the homesteader one.
lego cheese & crackers
teacher gift tags
After discussing one of her projects while we were in Japan, I said to her that she should start a blog to share what she's done.  She said that many of her friends have said the same thing.  So at the end of December she did just that.  Her new space is called BrenDid.  Bren shares her recipes, her craftiness and her research (like for her laundry soap).   Today she shared her recipe for homemade Naan which I can't wait to try.   Check it out!

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  1. You are lucky to have such an awesome sister in law. I'm on my way over to introduce myself to her and check out her new blog. Thanks for letting us know about it!

  2. Nice to meet Bren!! She sounds like a wonderful person. I will check out her blog :)

  3. That's awesome that she started a blog because I bet a lot of people would be interested in her crafty ideas! I had to laugh when you said combined you'd make the perfect mother ;) Too funny!

  4. Awwww, what a sweet introduction. I think I will frame it and read it whenever I need an ego boost (maybe I should just post it on my medicine cabinet). I would say we make the perfect mom because I am the crazy scheduled, uptight one and you are the relaxed, take it as it come one!


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