Another suggestion for the ongoing recovery post-Downton
Do something nice for yourself. Make it healthy too.
Chocolate. Wine. French macarons. Retail therapy at the closest Nordstrom shoe department.
I said healthy, remember?
Try this recipe for an invigorating body scrub:
- 3 cups organic coconut sugar
1/2 cup organic coconut oil
- 5 drops lavender essential oil
10 drops grapefruit essential oil
8 drops bergamot essential oil — (You will smell like Earl Grey tea, but that’s a good thing, right!)
Stir sugar to break up any clumps.
Add room temperature coconut oil, mixing slowly.
Tweak amount. You may prefer a less gritty texture. If so, add more oil.
Now for the fun. Add your essential fragrance oils. Breathe deeply. Repeat.
If you have a favorite oil, don’t be afraid to use that. I happen to love the lavender and citrus blend.
Close your eyes and take another slow, deep breath. Pour a cup of jasmine tea.
Then enjoy a good book. Preferably one by Christina Skye!
(And try not to think about what Mrs. Patmore will be cooking at the great house for Easter.)
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