One of the things I do when I’m not blogging is teach Green Construction at the community college. This week marks the beginning of the fall semester, so the last couple of weeks have been full with prep work and faculty meetings and professional development training. I am pumped and want to start the semester off invigorated.
To get myself psyched up for another new semester, I’ve been decluttering and organizing my home office, getting my binders set up, making plans for easy and healthy weekday lunches for myself and the girls, and I even ordered a new planner (unfortunately it won’t be here until the end of September, but it will be worth the wait!) I also started the first day off with a wonderful new sugar scrub using two of my favorite aromas: citrus and mint.
Citrus Mint Sugar Scrub
1 ½ cup granulated sugar
10 drops lemon essential oil
10 drops sweet orange essential oil
10 drops peppermint essential oil
Slowly add the coconut oil to the sugar until you have the consistency you prefer. I like mine to be sort of like wet sand. Add the essential oils and mix it all together! I store mine in a small mason jar. This is great as a facial scrub in the morning, or keep a jar at the kitchen sink to use any time you need a little lift.
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