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Bath Salts

Steps:3
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Moisturizing Body Oils

Steps:5
Other Ideas:
Christmas, Sun care
Treat yourself or someone you love to herb-infused body oil.
Materials
  • 4 cups jojoba seed or avocado seed oil
  • 1 pound dried herbs, flowers, or leaves, such as yarrow flowers, plantain leaves, or dandelion leaves
  • 6-cup casserole dish with a lid
  • Fine-mesh sieve
  • Cheesecloth
  • Large heatproof glass measuring cup
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon organic essential oil of lavender flowers, clary sage flowers, rosemary stems, or grapefruit peel
  • Funnel
  • Three 4-ounce bottles
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Trash Course: A Recycling Station

Steps:4
Recycling may save the planet -- but it ruins the corner of your kitchen until collection day. An easy-to-make sorting station will help you get in order.
Materials
  • One 4-by-4-foot pegboard
  • Semigloss latex paint
  • Nine pegboard hooks
  • Nine 1/2-inch-thick plastic washers
  • Nine 2-inch screws
  • Nine molly bolts
  • Three large handled bins
  • Two large wire baskets
  • Recycling station stickers
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Mood Mists

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Fragrance
Materials
  • Mini spray bottle
  • Distilled water
  • Dropper
  • For The Pick-Me-Up: 1 drop eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)
  • 2 drops geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)
  • 3 drops peppermint (Mentha piperita)
  • For The Calm-Me-Down: 2 drops bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
  • 1 drop frankincense (Boswellia carteri)
  • 3 drops lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
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What You Get from Giving

Give a little every single day, and you'll live a happier, healthier, and longer life.
Other Ideas:
Couples, Coworkers, Families, Friends
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