Monday, May 20, 2013

DIY Herbal Bath Salts

Only two weeks of school left here in the sunshine state of Florida until summer vacation.  I do enjoy the summer months living on the coast line with the beautiful gulf being my swimming pool.  Being so busy with housework, cooking meals, laundry, playing with my daughter, my job and life’s chaos.  I have a Mommy tradition of spending a few days of “Me Time” just before school is out for the summer.  I spend this time alone doing what I love, floating in our swimming pool, taking a hot bath, shopping, reading or laying on the beach.  I am sharing my favorite Herbal Bath Salt recipe with you today.  Go ahead and enjoy some  “Me Time” soaking in a hot herbal infused bath.

DIY Herbal Bath Salt Recipe
½ Cup of Epsom Salt
½ Cup of Salt
¼ Dried Botanicals {lavender, rose petals, calendula petals}
A few drop’s of Lavender Essential Oil
Mix together all of the ingredients and store in a jar of your choice.  To use, simply scoop up about ¼ cup of the lovely salt mixture and toss into your bath water. Enjoy! After your bath, follow up with a organic body lotion by Natural Garden Soaps.

This recipe is perfectly formulated with a blend of organic ingredients to help draw toxins from your body, ease body aches, relieves congestion, improves breathing, and promotes a good night’s sleep.

I placed my bath salts in a old candle jar with a lid.  I think that it looks so pretty sitting in my bathroom.

Do you have any traditions before the end of the school year?
Smiles, Paula

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  1. I love lavender & rose petals. This is so pretty to look at. Would be a fabulous decoration in a clear jar until it gets used. Thanks for sharing.

    1. I displayed my pretty bath salt jar in our bathroom, it makes me smile when I look at it. Plus it was a great way to reuse my old candle jar.

  2. Would love this! Kids are grown now--it was usually so hectic at the end of the school year. I don't remember any special traditions.

    1. My time is quickly approaching when I will have no kids at home. We now have only one of four left at home, and this upcoming school year she is entering seventh grade. Time seems to past so quickly, I am making sure that I enjoying every moment. ;o) Have a great Day!

  3. very pretty....would make a great gift too! blessings~~angela

    1. Thanks! Wonderful idea, I will have to make a few for gifts. ;o)

  4. That is a great idea! This is my first year with a school age child and we've got a newborn, so I don't think I'll be getting any me-time for awhile, but that's just the stage of life we're in. =)

    1. Congratulations on your new precious baby girl. ;o)

  5. This is so beautiful! I can only imagine the fragrance. I'm moving soon and I think this will look so nice in the new bath. Great idea for gifts! Thanks so much for sharing!

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