Marie is a mother of 3 living in Seattle, WA. She's been the founder and managing editor of Make and Takes for the last 13 years, curating a DIY website with kids craft tutorials, home decor ideas, and simple recipes. As well as the author of the book, Make and Takes for Kids. Marie graduated with an Early Childhood and Elementary teaching degree and taught kindergarten over the years. She loves sharing her creativity here at Make and Takes! Marie is also a certified creative life coach.