a holiday heart check...

posted on: 11.08.2012

Join me, if you please, for a Holiday Heart Check.  It's just a little something I'll be doing each week as we countdown the weeks to Christmas.  It's all quite simple I suppose, just a slight attempt to remember what's most important a midst the hustle and bustle.


This week I will try oh so very hard to fill up a tub full of warm water, gather the candles that all ready burn in different parts of this house and soak for a bit.  It's not always easy to carve out those moments for myself with two littles in the house and, well, a house that seems so very much mine to care for, you know?  But I'm thinking it might just be the moment of clarity I need.  I'm gonna commit to six and may just die of surprise if I get sixty in.


And then there's this, a two ingredient face scrub for glowing skin.  It's become my daily attempt to pamper myself just a tad.


Mix 
Three Tablespoons Baking Soda
&
One Tablespoon water

Apply to moistened face using circular motions.  
Let sit for five minutes and then rinse off completely.

Follow with your usual moisturizer

live sweet, 

n

A right quick jump to next week's holiday heart check here.

8 comments:

  1. Thanks for the reminder to pamper myself. The season is already getting crazy around here and it is true that a happy momma makes a much happier household!

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    1. absolutely. =) 'hope you get a long soak in or some sort of some tlc for momma!

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  2. I just joined your sight. I love your blog. I will for sure have to remember to pamper myself during these holiday seasons. I always make it all about everyone else and kind of forget myself. Thank you for the reminder. :)

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    1. I so hear ya girl. I'm the first to put myself last, and most days I'm a okay with that, but sometimes I can feel myself sputter when my own tank's dangerously close to empty. Here's to refilling our own well, just a bit, this holiday season. =)

      xo

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  3. Mommies should have more ME time!!!Hmm, remind me to get a massage next week and not put it off!

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    1. Hey Marie... get a massage-- it's next week. wink. wink.
      =)

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  4. A 60 minute bath sure does sound great! Especially with some bubbles, candles and maybe even a glass of wine!

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    1. Oh, the wine, I so completely forgot the wine-- can I take another long soak 'cause "Krystyn says"? wink. 'here's hoping you got that bath in with all those oh so relaxing goodies.

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