Monday, January 5, 2009

Getting the know the Tidy Brown Wren

The Tidy Brown Wren with Gus and Bubba, our pygmy goats.

My name is Kelly Miller and I live in a quiet, rural area in South Eastern Virginia. I am married to a wonderful, patient man. We have 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren (with another one on the way). I enjoy gardening, crafting, decorating, cooking, remodeling, and blogging about all of it.

I am a professional organizer and certified home stager. So, not only do I like to "putter" in my own home, I get paid to do it in other people's homes too. During the school year, I am a preschool teacher at my church. I love to teach young children and I think it helps to keep me young.

Now, about the name. Our home is called Brown Wren Acres. My husband has, for many years, referred to me as his little brown wren. I'm not an exotic, tropical bird kind of person. I'm a small, rather average person. But, I have a real passion about nesting - making a house into a home. I even nest when we go camping. Our campsites are well organized and very "homey". You see, real Wrens will build a nest anywhere. They are always busy and usually noisy. It hasn't gone unnoticed by me that their tails stick out too. I try to remedy this by exercising every day.

My goal is to blog about the things I love to do and I hope it will inspire you to try some new things. But don't worry-it won't affect the size of your tail.


  1. Kelly, I just love your blog! I too am a little brown wren, a lst grade Instructional Assist., and a professional Organizer hopeful! I love organizing,decorating,gardening,art,crafts,photography,and blogging. I am also an animal lover! I live in Orlando,Fl. with 2 Kitties. I am so glad that you are doing so well after your kidney transplant and look forward to each new post.

  2. I'm so happy to meet you, Debbi! Let me know if you have any questions about becoming a professional organizer. I'm sure you will find it as much of a rewarding job as I do. I have met some wonderful clients and helped to make a big difference in their homes. Best wishes!


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