Alicia is a teacher, author, and the founder and Creative Director of the Annabella and Company Creativity Collective.  She taught herself to make soap in 1995 and has never stopped learning.

She is the author of Soapmaking: A Magical Guide and The Everything Soapmaking Book.  She has written for The Soap Pot column for The Essential Herbal Magazine.

She has presented at Handcrafted Soapmaker’s Guild conferences in Arizona, Vermont, and Florida. She has taught workshops at Otion Soap Bar in Bellingham, Washington and The Nova Studio, in Pt. Richmond, California. She’s given countless private and small group lessons in her soap studio and at client’s locations.

Alicia lives in Bremerton with three kitties and a bunny.