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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Indulge, With a Friend, For Less!

Amy Hannold,

247Moms Frugal Living Editor

Treat Your Feet: You and a friend can rejuvenate your feet – give yourselves a pedicure:

Skin softening soak: Ingredients: 1/4 fresh lemon juice, a bit of cinnamon, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1/4 cup of milk, 1/4 water; Method: Mix all the ingredients and soak your feet as long as you like. This foot soak can be done twice a week for maximum effect.

Simple Salt Foot scrub: Ingredients:1 tablespoon of sea salt, 1 tablespoon of olive oil; Method: Mix together and scrub feet and calves with small circular movements. Rinse off scrub

You’ll find more pedicure ideas and recipes here:


Rub Away Your Aches n’ Pains:

Discover massage, read up on the techniques and watch short videos. Practice makes perfect: http://www.howcast.com/videos/14315-How-To-Give-a-Massage

Find a “New to You” Accessory or Décor Item:

Invite a few friends to bring something they’d like to swap. Between yourselves, you can decide what the items to swap could be (décor, holiday decoration, cookbook, clothing item, accessory, etc. Consider a spa treatment, food theme, or other activity for more fun.

Send Someone a “Kleenex Share Package”: Show someone you care by sending them a Kleenex Share Package:


Make Something Warm: Learn how to knit, including videos and a forum, will get you on your way to all sorts of warm creations:


Have fun and enjoy some time with those you love!



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