Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Wheel of Life - Indulge Yourself

This week we've been talking about different ways to be good to ourselves.  One of my favourite treats is a warm bath (glass of wine in hand of course).  To take it up a notch, I often throw in bath oils or salts.  Here is an easy, inexpensive bath salt recipe.

Bath Salts
1 cup epsom salts
1-2 tablespoons baking soda
3 drops of essential oil (I used lavender/peppermint)
food colouring (optional)

1 cup epsom salts

1-2 tablespoons baking soda

I added 2 drops of food colouring for a very faint yellow colour.  I found that I had to get right in there with my hands to break up the clumps and distribute the colour.

While I was making a batch for myself, I quickly printed out a label, added a bow and made a gift for someone else.

You could really dress this up for a pretty gift for a friend.  If you want to use the same label (in various colours), go ahead and download the printable below.  Enjoy!

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Tina Bradley said...

A subject matter near + dear--bath soaks! :) The labels are fab, Terry. Thanks. T.

Unknown said...

The bath salts is such a good idea!! The labels are fantastic. I can't wait to makes some. Thanks.

Adrianne Surian said...

And for the record? LOVE THIS STUFF. Lavender/peppermint is really a perfect combination! So glad you shared how to make it, Terry, I'm overdue for a refill! ;)

Mindy said...

I've never been a bath girl, but this would make a great gift.

Carol-Anne said...

I'm so glad to know how to make this! I sometimes take a bath in the morning (on days when I don't want to wash my hair again, after straightening it the day before!) and think I'll try this with peppermint oil, to kind of give it a little zing to wake me up! Love it!

Magic Love Crow said...

This is excellent! Thanks for the recipe! Great for me and gifts ;o)

Gloria said...

This is something I'd like to try, and your labels are pretty! tfs!

Kara at Petals to Picots said...

This is a great gift idea!

Kara at Petals to Picots said...

Hi Terry, I am featuring you at my I Love Fridays party :)

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