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I am a sahm (stay at home mom) mom of 8, passionately interested in...well..my interests! I am restoring a 100 year old farm house, homeschooling the six kids still at home, raising Nigerian Dwarf Dairy goats, and trying to change our lives and those around us by the decisions and choices we make daily. I love reading, spinning fiber, sewing, cooking, writing, painting, crafting, antiquing...and just about anything shiny can grab my interest for a bit..Well maybe I am not that bad.

I have a weakness for roses, chocolate and LUSH bath products..and soap boxes. Welcome to my life. :)

PS... You can find more of my articles on Hubpages at my other profile, ChefMarye

Experience

For information about my freelance writing and photography contact me: Marye Audet

My cookbook,Everything Cookies and Brownies was released in September 2009 by Adams Media. I do write extensively about food, coffee, and tea but have written about many different things including historic home restoration, frugal living, herbs and natural medicine, and many other subjects.

I was a Sr. Writer and Editor for LovetoKnow until August 2011 but I am best known as a food writer across the web.

Product and Location Reviews

If you would like a product review contact me at the above link to discuss it. I have reviewed retaurants, food products, appliances, home decor, books, and many other items.

I do not promise a great review of your product but I do promise to be honest and fair.

Advice for Would Be Writers

Finally, I often get emails asking me for advice on how to make money, how to get started as a writer, and whether you can make money at it. In the interest of my busy inbox I have written the following. If you are looking for advice on writing, here it is. Please do not email me with questions about how to get started because I really don't have more to say on the subject. This truly is my best advice:

Advice for Beginning Writers

Yes, you can make a living as a freelance writer, and you can certainly make money on HubPages.

The most important advice I have for anyone who wishes to become a freelance writer is that they learn the craft of writing. As an editor I see horrific mistakes made by writers who claim to be professionals. Review the rules of grammar and use spell check. Write your article, read it, and revise as needed to make sure you are submitting your best work. Also, work on speed. If you cannot research and write a quality, completely unique 600 word article in less than an hour or so you really are not going to be able to make a decent living as a content writer.

Finally, don't give yourself away. Do some research and find out what a fair price is for your articles. Don't just take five dollars for an article with the mentality that "at least I was paid." You are either a professional or you aren't and you should be fairly paid for the work you do. Keep at it. No one got rich overnight writing on the Internet.

Expect to take at least two years of hard, consistent work to get established and start making some real money.

More information about me can be found at MaryeAudet Thank you.

Links to Blogs

I write several blogs on different subjects:

cooking-

Restless Chipotle

Texas Well Seasoned

Home Restoration and Homesteading, Simple Living

Frozen Music

Christian Devotions For Women

Butterfly Warriors

Information-

From 2008-2011 I was the antiques channel editor,green living channel editor, and organics editor at LovetoKnow as well as a senior writer for various other channels.

Love To Know

I have written articles for Planet Green

You can follow me on Twitter - MaryeAudet

You can also Like the RestlessChipotle Facebook page for updates to new recipes.

My RestlessChipotle Cooking Channel is all kinds of fun...http://www.youtube.com/user/RestlessChipotleMedi

Author on AllParenting

Finally, you can find me at my google profile -

Read my Google+ profile to see where else I publish online and what I like at:

Marye Audet, Google+

Disclosure

Marye Audet is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. She also is a participant in the eBay affiliate program Her articles generate income from these activities.

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