Author: Alex

How to Deal with a Toxic Person, Part One: Identifying Toxic People in Your Life

Let’s talk about toxic people. The difference between toxic people and assholes? With someone toxic, you have some sort of connected relationship that makes it hard to dismiss them. When we meet a stranger who is toxic, we just call them an asshole and avoid them. But a toxic relationship is one that develops over time, with some factor that… Read more →

Gingerbread recipes that you’ll scroll halfway through before buying a tube of Pillsbury sugar cookies with trees on them

Mini Vegan Gingerbread Cakes A perfect challenge for the gingerbread aficionado, great for hosting guests, and an ideal way to give your loved ones a custom feeling little cake, and stays accessible for a variety of diets and tastes. Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F. Step 2: In a large bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients, flour through nutmeg. In a separate… Read more →

Weekend Question: How did you get started making soaps? What was the first product you made? Do you ever take on new hires or apprentices?

I’m working on adding more content to the Ms. Andry website so it can feel like more of a community and we can all get to know one another better. Last week I linked to a survey (which you can still take!) and asked if folks had any questions for me, so here I am answering them! How did you… Read more →