Blogging Advice from Marie of Make and Takes

by Susan

marie-head-shot-round-corners-144Meet Marie LeBaron – “Queen of the Make and Takes”.

Marie turned her teaching degree and experience as a Kindergarten teacher into a hugely popular crafting and parenting blog called Make and Takes.

Marie’s creativity is clear in each craft she shares, but she’s also got fantastic ideas for how to grow your own blog’s readership and community.

She shares some great blogging advice in this video interview…

Make and TakesVisit Make and Takes now and enjoy Marie’s creative “ideas and crafty tidbits for home family and fun”.

Also remember to follow Marie on Twitter @makeandtakes and Join Make and Takes on Facebook.

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Written by Susan, Mommy Blogger and Co-Founder of 5 Minutes for Mom
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Susan Carraretto and her identical twin, Janice Croze, created 5 Minutes for Mom in 2006. Susan loves all social media, but her top addiction these days is Pinterest. She recently published a children's book titled "The Pest Detectives" which you can download now in digital format for free.

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{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Lisa November 3, 2009 at 3:38 pm

What a great idea for a blog! Fun interview!


2 Marie November 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm

Thanks for introducing me to her blog! Looking forward to getting some ideas. Maybe we’ll do a craft and link back!


3 Petit Elefant November 3, 2009 at 6:05 pm

I adore Marie and everything with her name on it. She is a creative powerhouse!


4 Hayley November 3, 2009 at 6:34 pm

Will be checking out her blog! Thanks!


5 Lolli November 3, 2009 at 9:03 pm

I was able to meet Marie in person for dinner a few months ago. She is fabulous in person and on her blog!


6 Stephanie November 3, 2009 at 10:38 pm

I love Marie’s blog. She is so creative and crafty!


7 trish November 3, 2009 at 11:05 pm

going to check out this blog and follow on twitter…thank you


8 vanessa November 4, 2009 at 4:13 pm

Marie is the best, such a perfect blog and a wonderful lady!


9 June November 4, 2009 at 7:53 pm

It is really a pleasure to see someone who knows their stuff. Thanks for the insight.

Infomercial Momma


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