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Body Scrub - Martha Stewart Crafts by Material

Body Scrub - Martha Stewart Crafts by Material

Christmas Workshop: The Craft Department's Favorite Holiday Projects - Martha Stewart Rustic, woodsy decorations naturally say Christmas. This table is set with wood-plank place mats, branch candleholders, and "snowcapped" birch stumps. The Buri animals and the pots of selaginella, or spikemoss, evoke a dreamy forest floor. Buri animals, by Martha Stewart, in small, $15, and large, $32, How To Make a Coffee Body Scrub— Skin Care Treatment - StumbleUpon The coffee we all love so much has many uses beyond just waking us up in the morning. One of those uses is to create a coffee body scrub. It’s usually just the high prices that deter us from enjoying the benefits of exfoliating body scrubs. Since most of us have a canister of coffee grounds in the kitchen, creating this scrub will be easy, beneficial, and most of all, cheap! Before we go into any recipes, let's discuss why a coffee body scrub is so much more beneficial than the everyday scrub. No more cellulite. Now that we know why the homemade coffee body scrub is so useful and such a great natural beauty product, we can move on to the recipe. 2 cups of coffee grounds (Brand does not matter--in fact, the cheaper the better.)1/2 cup raw sugar or sea salt2/3 tablespoon of massage oil (Any plain, cheap massage oil will do.)Mix these three items together in a bowl. When the scrub is complete, be sure to apply it to wet or damp skin. Pure cane sugar - Excellent as a gentle exfoliator.

Peppermint Bark Materials and Tools: 12 oz. quality white chocolate, finely chopped30 red-and-white-striped hard peppermint candies, coarsely crushed (about 6 ounces)12 oz. bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped1/2 cup whipping cream1 Teaspoon peppermint extractmeasuring cuprubber spatulasharp knifealuminum foilcookie sheet Packaging: glass jar, ribbon, tag, ornament, etc. Note: This recipe makes around 1-1/2 pounds. Instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. For gift giving, package the peppermint bark in clean glass jars. How to make your own deodorant My weekend of celebrating with the folks was excellent. And sure enough, my mom (known to many of you as Grandma G) embarked on a DIY deodorant project. She came across someone selling homemade deodorant nearly a year ago, tried it out, and found that it actually kept stinkiness away better than store brands. Plus most popular brands of deodorant contain aluminum, so if you can avoid stuffing metal into your pores, that seems like a good idea. After using a few types of natural deodorants and figuring out which ingredients she prefers, Mum decided to make her own. Here's the recipe we arrived at this weekend. Ingredients:1/4 cup baking soda ($1.19 for a box)1/4 cup arrowroot powder ($5.99 for 20 oz.)4 tablespoons unrefined coconut oil ($6.00 for 15 oz.)10 drops/shakes grapefruit essential oil ($9.99 for 0.5 oz.)A tin or jar with lid In a bowl, stir together dry ingredients, then add oils gradually until you like the consistency, mixing with a fork. From Grandma G:"IT WORKS!

No-Bake Chewy Cookies and Cream Bars | Picky Palate - StumbleUpon Oh how I love a treat that can be whipped up in about 15 minutes. My boys and their buddies couldn’t get enough of these Chewy Oreo Bars we had as an after school snack this week. Sometimes my spontaneous recipe creations turn out to be the most fun, lol! Yes you use an entire package of Oreo Cookies, but what you get in return is a marshmallow-y Oreo treat that is worth every bite Surprise the kids (and yourself) with this one, they’ll be all smiles, Enjoy! 3 whole ingredients. Break out your Cookies! Place them all in the food processor or blender and mix until ground. Like so. Melt the butter and marshmallows into a large bowl until puffed. You’ll get a little something like this Working quickly, pour in your ground cookies. Mix, mix and mix You’ll get a gooey mess….that’s delish! Transfer to an 8×8 inch baking pan and let set for about 10 minutes. Cut into squares and indulge No-Bake Chewy Cookies and Cream Bars One 16 oz package of Oreo 5 cups Large Marshmallows 4 tablespoons butter 1.

{oil cleansing method} ladies… this is the best thing i have ever done for my face. several different friends had told me about it some time ago, so once i finished my face wash {because thats how i do things. i can't bear to throw things away - if you can, i actually envy you...} i gave it a try. & am totally hooked. here is the thing, though. you may need to have a little patience. because there are different combinations & oils you can use depending on your skin type. so bear with me here... You can find castor oil at the pharmacy section in your grocery store. I didn't think to look there, so I ordered mine online here. You can also use several different types of oils, too {see. this is where the experimenting comes in} such as: -olive oil -coconut oil -sunflower seed oil -jojoba oil really, i think you could at least start off with whatever you have. okay - but before i say anything else. you might be freaking out that i am telling you to use oil on your face! i'm still trying to figure out exactly what i like best.

Perfect Summer Bangle Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof. Even after several trips to the beach, it won't fade or wash off! Essentially, it's the Perfect Summer Bangle. Used in this tutorial: Inkodye Red Prepare. Transcribe. Perfect. Pour. Brush. Wipe. Wrap. Tape. Expose. Develop. Cut. Reveal. Wash. Enjoy. Health Article - Flu - AARP Colds (common colds) and the flu (influenza) are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Colds typically are confined to the upper respiratory system—the nose and throat—but the flu affects the lungs and in severe cases may cause death, especially in senior citizens, young children, and those with a compromised immune system. What Are the Causes of Cold and Flu? Both the common cold and the flu are typically caused by viruses. According to the Mayo Clinic, there are over 100 viruses that can cause cold symptoms (Mayo Clinic, 2013). There are also many different viruses that can cause the flu. What Are the Symptoms of Cold? Symptoms of the common cold are unpleasant, but not usually dangerous. sore throatstuffy nose caused by buildup of mucus or phlegmswelling of sinusessneezing and/or coughingheadachesgeneral sense of being tired and out of sorts What Are the Symptoms of Flu? How Are Colds and Flu Diagnosed?

10 Beautiful Fabric Flower Tutorials | Skip To My Lou - StumbleUpon It is spring! If the flowers are not blooming yet here is a round-up of awesome tutorials to help you make your own flowers! Here you will find 10 beautiful fabric flowers, but don’t miss these five fabric flower tutorials! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. ..And how about updating your spring wardrobe with this beautiful rolled rose bracelet. 10. Just had to add one more! 11. If you need more flowers don’t miss the round-up of crochet flower tutorials and these darling fabric flowers!

Get the Glow: Five Yoga Poses That Give You Great Skin If there’s one thing seasoned yoga practitioners are known for (other than the impressive and slightly alarming ability to bend their bodies in all manner of directions), it’s great skin. Think of instructors you’ve encountered or enthusiasts you know in real life—it’s likely they all have similarly youthful, radiant skin. Is it the deep, restorative breaths and meditative state that keep wrinkles at bay, or is it the focused flows of movement that challenge the body and increase circulation? As it turns out, the answer is a little of both. The Best Asanas for Your Skin Before going into skin-advantageous poses, it’s important to note that these shouldn’t be performed without warming up the body first. Tadasana (Mountain Pose) This easy standing pose allows you to focus on deep, rhythmic breathing—an essential element of healthy skin.

Sparkling Champagne Cupcakes - StumbleUpon 2010 is almost a memory, and what remains is mostly the bitter-sweet disassembling of Christmas. I've been finding pieces of packaging shrapnel from eager gift opening and the odd half-eaten piece of Christmas candy (a sure sign of overindulgence). For me, these days-after feel a little awkward, but reflecting on the year fills my glass half-full again. So many amazing things happened, and I am hopeful that 2011 will be even better! I may even have a resolution or two. Though I'll miss the ornaments and lights, these cupcakes have plenty of sparkle to welcome in the new year. The filling is my favorite element of this dessert. I think I'll thicken the unused portion (with mascarpone?) Sparkling Champagne Cupcakes Yield: about 17 cupcakes [click to print] Cake: 1/2 cup butter softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup champagne, prosecco or your choice of sparkling wine