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daily parcels * tied up in string *

daily musings of a vintage addict * I am totally obsessed with all things vintage * trying to keep up with my past...and sometimes ordinary everyday life

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I live in Australia, my ancestry is in Cornwall. a Celt. a hedgewitch of sorts. I am an Earth Healer. I wear upcycled clothes, patchouli oil and Redback boots. A gypsy. An eccentric. a mystic. I am a searcher, a seeker, a pilgrim on Earth. I serve my guests, tea from an old silver teapot. I love Vervain, yarrow, chamomile & mint. I love to dream, to walk and to wonder

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December 23, 2005

pampering ones*self at Christmas time


time to de-stress and pamper yourself !!!
take 2 cups of sea salt and 1 cup of epsom salts and tip in a vintage glass mixing bowl * mix in 3 drops each of lavender * sandalwood & rose oils. mix well ~ stir in one handful of dried rose petals & place in an old glass jar with lid.
to use * just add a handful to a warm bath
so tonight - first of all give yourself a good old dry brush exfolitation - starting at your feet, gently brush upwards with a loofah * using quick strokes up towards the heart. Then jump in a shower, give yourself a quick wash using a favourite cake of soap or body wash.
then :
* light some perfumed tea light candles * turn the lights down low * step into the bath and relax.....
oh and don't forget to tell the family this is YOUR time.
Enjoy it !!

5 Comments:

Blogger melissa said...

This sounds absolutely wonderful. Thanks so much for sharing it. Am feeling a bit wound up and could use a bit of fussing over, you know?

9:19 am  
Blogger Connie and Rob said...

Just reading all about it relaxed me...sounds like a lovely idea.

Happy Holidays,
Connie

10:16 am  
Blogger Sarah said...

A lovely recipie! Thanks for sharing! Love all the images on your blog!

2:56 pm  
Blogger Amy said...

mmm that sounds divine!

4:06 pm  
Blogger Dixie said...

I am pausing in my last minute knitting, crocheting, baking to print some vintage tags for gifts to be delivered first thing in the morning and thinking how absolutely lovely those bath salts sound.

Merry Christmas!

4:14 pm  

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