This is my beautiful niece Kiley. She is due soon with her 1st baby. Her husband is in the military and is overseas for a year and will not be home for the birth icon sad waiting... | tulsa maternity photographer

I have been helping her document with photographs, so that she has memories to share with him. We had fun doing a maternity session on the family farm. This month we will be documenting the birth of their 1st baby daughter, then there will be newborn photographs. Lots of excitement coming soon.

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I’ve been working on baby shower projects and decided to make bath salts for favors. It is super easy and cheaper than buying something already made. I consider myself pretty creative and cruised Pinterest for inspiration until I could figure out what I wanted to do. The colors for the shower are pink and gray, so when I ran across pink Himalayan bath salts I thought hmmm….how about pink lemonade bath salts. Pink salts and lemon essential oils mixed with a little crushed rosemary. I already had lemon essential oils on hand and the rosemary. The kitchen smelled heavenly, just ask my husband icon smile DIY pink lemonade bath salts

I made enough for 24 4 oz. jelly jars, so adjust your recipe accordingly if you need more or less. The measurements don’t have to be exact, just add more or less depending on your tastes.

I wanted to share my recipe and some pics. This is a great idea for weddings, showers and holiday gifts.

RECIPE : PINK LEMONADE BATH SALTS

12 cups pink Himalayan bath salts {i ordered mine from http://www.saltworks.us/}

1/2 cup of baking soda {optional}

40 drops of lemon essential oils {i used NOW brand}

6 tablespoons of crushed rosemary {optional}

Mix together in a stainless steel or glass mixing bowl with a metal whisk or spoon. Each 4oz jelly jar holds 1/2 cup of salts.

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To make the jars more decorative, I used 4″ fabric squares. Loved the vintage pattern of these squares in pinks. Just put the metal lid on the jar, then the piece of fabric, then the lid.

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You can add twine to your jar lid for decoration or to add your favor hang tags.

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I plan to display them in this wire basket on a table at the shower. Just waiting for my cute little favor tags to arrive that I ordered from Etsy before I finish them up icon smile DIY pink lemonade bath salts

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Cooking more these days while waiting for the studio to be finished. Made a honey baked sesame chicken dish for dinner last night. It was pretty good for a first attempt at take out type chinese food. At least I know what is in it and was able to make some modifications to make it more healthy.

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