Brenda Stanley is an award-winning former television news anchor and investigative reporter for the NBC affiliate in Eastern Idaho. A graduate of the University of Utah and the author of three novels and a cookbook, she is an adjunct professor at Idaho State University. She is the mother of five grown children, including two sets of twins (born 20 months apart -- yes, four kids under the age of 2). And she is now a grandma. Brenda and her husband, Dave, a veterinarian, live on a small ranch near the Snake River with their horses, sheep, chickens and dogs.