Labors of Love - Handmade Gifts, Decorations and Ideas for Christmas

MistleToe Foot Soak

MistleToe Magic
Foot Soak

'Tis the season to be on the go,
Gathering in the mistletoe.
When day is done and you are beat,
Use this potion to soothe your feet.

Add 1/2 cup to basin of warm water.

Mistletoe Foot Soak

1 1/4 cups of Epsom salts
1 1/4 cups kosher salt
1/4 cup baking soda
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon of lemon essential oil
1/4 teaspoon of spearmint essential oil.

Mix well  Place in lined bags and seal.  Bags can be purchased from in their supply section


Bread in a Jar

Banana Nut Bread

1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup sugar
2 whole eggs
1/4 cup buttermilk
3/4 tsp soda
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup mashed banana
11/2 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp lemon extract
1/2 tsp salt

Bake 1 hour at 275 or until done.  May be baked in a 1 pint wide mouth jar. Spray jar with Pam.  Fill jar 1/2 full.  Seal when you remove from oven. Makes 2+ jars.  A double recipe will make 5 jars.  Decorate or personalize jar after jar cools.

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