I cut her recipe in half and it fit perfectly in this jar, my mom says she loves it!
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Homemade Sugar Scrub
My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. After two surgeries and radiation, she told me she was having a post-cancer/radiation party. I thought she was being metaphorical at first, but she said she was serious. The party was scheduled a few weeks ago and actually turned out to be a surprise 30th birthday party for me! Since I didn't know the party was for me, I had gifts prepared. I thought for an occasion such as this, homemade gifts would be welcome. I embroidered and sewed a little canvas bag- about the size for books- with the breast cancer logo and her name. I finished this particular gift at the very last minute (day we were leaving town for the party) so in my hurry forgot to take pictures! Next time I see her, I'll have to get some pics. I've wanted to make sugar scrub for awhile and thought this was the perfect opportunity to give it a go. I had an idea what ingredients were needed but not the measurements, so I went to the internet and found a great recipe here. I made some labels, dolled it up with a tulle ribbon and wah-la: