Forgot Mother's Day is tomorrow?
Here are a few simple hand-crafted ideas you can give your Mom for Mother's Day.
Make her a hand-blended tea
All you need it a glass jar with a tight fitting lid and some herbs. Shake well and give as a gift with a tea infuser (tea ball) or some cotton tea infusers.
- 1 part dried Marjoram
- 2 parts dried Mint of your choice or a combo
- 1 part died Hibiscus
Combine in jar and use 1 to 2 tsp per cup of hot water. Steep 5 to 7 minutes.
- 1 part lemon thyme (or ¼ pt lemon peel)
- 1 part peppermint
- 1 part thyme
- ¼ part crushed coriander seed
Combine in a jar and use 1 to 2 tsp per cup of hot water. Steep for 7 to 10 minutes.
Make her some Fun Bath Salts
Simple Bath Salts
All these items can be purchased at the grocery, department store, or pharmacy. If you want to add scent you will need 100% essential oils
- 3/4 cup Epsom Salts
- 3 Tbls Baking Soda
- 1 Tbls Corn Starch
- 1 Tbls Sea Salt
- 10 to 30 drops of essential oil of your choice (lavender, mint, rose or lemon are perfect.)
Combine all in a bowl and stir to combine, making sure to press out any lumps, especially those caused by the essential oil.
Package in an envelop, jar or tin with the following instructions:
Use 2 Tablespoons per bath or 1 Tablespoon for a foot soak.