Anne-Marie Faiola is the owner and founder of Brambleberry, an online soapmaking supply company. She founded the company in 1998 after a brief and unsuccessful stint as a correctional officer. She enjoys running the non-profit instructional site www.teachsoap.com as well as blogging almost daily at www.soapqueen.com . Anne-Marie has an instructional Soapmaking channel and loves to Tweet (twitter.com/brambleberry ) and FB with other small business owners and soapmakers all over the world. Anne-Marie loves to teach and does so often at the shop she owns Bellingham called Otion which specializes in teaching soapmaking to all ages. In her spare time she likes to formulate new products, scuba dive, run and read. She is married and lives in Bellingham, WA.