Super Soft Hands

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So, K and I have a friend who is always going on about how wonderful this hand scrub stuff is that she gets from Avon or Mary Kay or one of those companies. I tried it and it works really well. I just don’t want to pay for something like that. So I decided to make my own.

It is fantastic. I love how soft my hands feel. I can’t stop rubbing my hands together. K even commented on their softness and he doesn’t normally notice that stuff. Super easy to make and you already have the two ingredients on hand.

Here’s the recipe so you can pamper yourself a little bit.

Homemade Hand Scrub

1/2 cup brown sugar
enough oil to make a paste (I prefer olive oil but if you don’t like the smell you can use baby or almond oil.

Mix ingredients together in a small bowl. Apply to hands and rub all over hands like you are washing them. Rub for about a minute. Wash off with a mild soap and lukewarm water.

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I love this blog

Somehow I stumbled across this blog this afternoon and I am feeling so inspired. I’m also jealous of how creative Ashley is.

She has all sorts of sewing projects that are simple enough for even me to do.

I have so many shirts that I don’t wear because I they don’t provide enough coverage for my potbelly. I think I will have to make this dress.

I also can’t find many cute, stylish skirts that are in my price range but I’m sure I can sew this ruffly one.

And this skirt, which I’m kind of worried will add to much bulk to my waist but I’m gonna try it anyway. The tutorial is for a child’s skirt but at the end she tells you how to adjust it for an adult.

I have to make these to put on the top of my entertainment center. I may even make them for every season.

I am not crafty in any way but those blocks seem simple enough.

I am going shopping tomorrow to find the fabric to make that maxi dress. Big bonus that it has sleeves since the weather has become quite cool today and is only supposed to hit the mid-seventies all week.

I am so glad fall is here.

Happy Sunday.