Treat yourself: DIY lavender scrub

Hi there! I meant to share this with you after Christmas but time got away!

For Christmas, part of Courtney’s gift { home made “birchbox” with makeup & Sephora gift card } I also threw in a homemade gift. A lovely lavender DIY scrub. Lately, I’ve been obsessed with this scent. So calming, tranquil & relaxing!

I love Becky’s treat yourself posts, thought this scrub would be great to share!

During the winter it’s also very important to take care of your skin, it can become dry & dull.
Insert, lavender sea salt scrub 🙂 I also made myself one.. instant relaxation!

You probably already have all the ingredients , just need some lavender essential oil.

Sea salt
Raw sugar
Lavender esstinal oil
Olive oil
& a jar

All the measurements really depend on the size of your jar, I used a small mason jar that’s the perfect size.

Fill your jar up with a mixture of salt + sugar. once you measure, dump that back out & mix with olive oil, until coarse.
Depeding on your preference. Drop the lavender oil into the mixture. { I did about 10 drops }
Stir all together { for additional } dried lavender.
Packge it up, use, & feel relaxed.

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How did you treat yourself this week?
xo

TYT: relax, spoil + LOVE y.o.u

Hey guys, happy Tuesday.  Just popping in between class + work today, and sharing a new Treat Yourself Tuesday post!
Becky has started this to remind us gals {or guys} to relax, spoil and LOVE .. y o u!
The treat part can come in anyway, shape or form. Here’s how I relaxed spoiled + loved myself this past week ❤

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After dinner, scamming the dessert menu, this sweet trio seemed like a great treat! nom nom.

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Sunday after shopping, I came home lit some candles + had some down time with the 90120 cast 🙂

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Stealing treats from my mom’s chocolate stash, always a good idea 😉

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yesterday I treated myself to getting my hair done. Nothing beats some new color + a blow out.

& lastly, someone else treated me ..
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George brought home a new black bag for me from a  I have tonnnnnnns of different shade brown bags, it’s nice to know I know have a black one to add to collection 🙂

>> How did you treat yourself this week?
Do you have more brown or black bags? <<
xo

Treat Yourself Tuesday: the little things.

Hey ya’ll! Just popping in to share a Treat Yourself Tuesday post- hosted by my girl Becky! I did a post a few weeks ago & shared some new sneakers I treated myself too.. { god I love sneakers 😀 } but today is sharing the little things in life. I love the little things, to me they are the big things! I find myself treating myself to lot’s of small things all the time 😉
The little things mean the most
Here’s a few ways I treated myself the past few days:

Latte & a cappuccino. On Friday I treated my sister and I to some specialty coffee drinks! I always love catching up over coffee & fun coffees too! 🙂

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Banana bread french toast ~ enough said..
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Cupcakes! I have never tried crumbs bake shop and our mall has recently put in so many new stores including crumbs! I had to taste test!
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Noting like ending the week & prepping for the new week with a bubble bath, candles & face mask.
If you can’t get to the spa.. do something nice for yourself at home! 🙂
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Thanks Becky for reminding us to treat ourselves every once in awhile! Whether it’s something new or those little things 🙂

I was about to go for a walk with George, but my lady friend is here and it’s a killer :-(.. I am taking a time out & putting the heating pad on and resting before work. It’s so beautiful out too! But, what can ya do!

Hope your having a great Tuesday so far!

xx

catch ya later !! xo

Hello October! ..so far favorite recipes + Treat yourself Tuesday

Howdy there! So, today is October 1st.. Anybody else wondering where time is going? Just back in early September I was super excited with fall trends and pumpkin overload.. thinking that it will all be over soon 😦 October always reminds me of more of the “scary stuff” haunted hayrides, ghost + scary movies! <— my favorite 🙂

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Along with living in a world of October’s.. I love living in a world filled with yummy pumpkin things 😀
If you’re new around here…here are my most recent fall creations.

1- Pumpkin bars with a tasteful pumpkin spice frosting

2- Chocolate chip pumpkin protein ballz <– trust me on this one 😉

3- Plus this smoothie
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4- another favorite, swirling some pumpkin into your yogurt!IMG_5929
They are so simple + yet so delicious.
Hope you get a chance to try them.

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Today, I am also joining in on Becky’s treat yourself Tuesday! I love love love this idea. Sometimes we can all get a little wrapped up and forget to treat ourselves- it could be anything from a simple late afternoon nap, manicure, possibly an extra extra extra serving of chocolate {<–usually my case!} or MAYBE even splurging and adding something new to your wardrobe!

This past weekend, I treated myself to a new pair of sneakers. Not that my other one’s we’re totally ruined, but sometimes a fresh pair is all a girl really needs + in fun colors = win.

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Last night I took the new puppies for 30 minute jog, must say it was a good
one 🙂
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How are you gals { or guys } treating yourself this week? Check out the others over on Becky’s blog!

Time for some lunch & than off to work for the night, xx

What is your favorite sneaker?
I love nikes! I would love to find where I can get those cool looking leopard ones?! 😀