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Make Your Own – Lavender Sugar Scrub

This is one of the easiest spa gifts you can make! And it smells REALLY GOOD!

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Make your Own – Natural Shampoo

We are making lots of changes in our house to eliminate harsh chemicals and replace them with all-natural ingredients. This shampoo recipe does that and would also make a great spa gift. It is easy to make and easy to dress up for gifting.

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Bergamot – My Favorite Oil!


Bergamot is the wonderful fruit that gives Earl Grey its delicious smell and taste. Christopher Columbus found this orange-like fruit in the Canary Islands and brought it back to Italy. The Italians used bergamot to cool and relieve fevers and protect against malaria. I just love it for it’s aroma. One whiff and creates a wonderful feeling of calm and makes me happy. I have a little leather bracelet that Malcolm made for me and I put three drops on the inside of the bracelet every morning to diffuse all day. Have you tried Bergamot Essential Oil?

For more information about essential oils and why I use the brand I do, click here.