Easy Floral Sugar Scrub

My Rose Jasmine Sugar Scrub is one of my favorite tutorials, and apparently a lot of you like it too!  However, I recently tried a slightly different variant of the sugar scrub, which I ended up liking even better.  In fact, I whipped up 3 jars quickly for the Peanut’s preschool teachers, and they asked me to tell them how I did it.  This is SO EASY and SO QUICK, and people can’t believe that you actually made it.  Given my frantic schedule, that’s a win-win.  It’s perfect for Mother’s Day too!  Let me show you how to make this lightning fast easy floral sugar scrub for your kiddo’s grandmothers, aunts or teachers.  Once you’ve started making it, you’ll make batch after batch!

Looking for a homemade gift idea for Mother's Day? This DIY Easy Floral Sugar Scrub can be made in under 10 minutes, with enough to give to several people.
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Peppermint Tea Tree Body Wash

Okay, essential oils are all the rage, and honestly, I don’t know much about them yet.  I’ve been doing some reading, and trying to learn some more.  However, this holiday season, I did decide to make a few home spa gifts for my female relatives, as I’ve talked about trying to focus the holiday on giving meaningful gifts from the heart.  One of my creations was a Peppermint Tea Tree Body Wash that I am now obsessed with.  You see, I made 3 batches of it, so I had a couple of extra bottles.  I also won’t give a gift if I don’t like it myself, so I decided to try a bottle out.  Oh my goodness, I’m in love, and I’m now making another batch (or three).  I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed a body wash this much– it is so refreshing, invigorating and leaves me feeling tingly clean.  What’s more, it’s using natural ingredients, so it doesn’t have any of the chemicals that traditional soap has.

My Mom Made That: Peppermint Tea Tree Body Wash {DIY that is easy to make and so energizing and invigorating}
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Easy Holiday Decorated Kleenex Box

I have lost count of all of the colds that my Littles have had this year.  Too many to count, and it’s just now becoming the peak cold season.  My pediatrician told me that young children average 14 colds a year.  Fourteen… and if each cold lasts approximately a week, that means that 14 weeks a year my Little Boys will be sick.  And when the are several Littles, germs are shared and colds last longer and work their way through a family.  No wonder it feels like someone is always sick in our house– it’s probably true!  This means that we go through a lot of the standard cold supplies around here, especially Kleenex, meaning we have them in every room, and we need to buy them in bulk.  However, I’ve decided that there isn’t a reason that they can’t look festive for this holiday season.  Since the holidays are right in the middle of cold and flu season, I felt that spreading a little holiday cheer with a festive Kleenex box would be a great decoration, as well as something to share with friends and family.

My Mom Made That: Easy Holiday Decorated Kleenex Box
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