Bath Fizzies!

For Valentines Day we got the girls little gift bags full of pink goodies including a nail file, lipstick pen and a pink lip bath fizzy. These bath fizzies are always such a hit with the girls. I have gotten them before and they always add an extra element of fun to the bath and make the girls (and bathroom) smell so good. This particular lip one made the whole bath pink and smelled wonderful.

As usual they wanted to go get more and as usual I said, why don't we figure out how to make them? I found tons of resources online about making bath fizzies (also called bath bombs).

Here are a few of them:

- Recipe from
- Recipe from Martha (Is there anything she can't do? She had me glittering everything this past holiday.)
- Recipe from (Simple Recipe)
- Recipe from (This is the one I am going to try.)

Cool Video:

* I love the music during this one...get's you all pumped to make fizzies!

It took me a while to find the citric acid, but eventually found it at a local health food store. The last thing for me to find is the witch hazel. I hope to make them this weekend and post my outcome. Wish me luck!

We made the bath fizzies! A few notes for the next batch.
  1. Make sure all ingredients are in powder form. I will ground the Epsom salt into a flower like consistency next time.
  2. Work with the die. We tried to make purple fizzies. Not sure that I added enough and the accidental addition of the yellow coloring probably didn't help the poop like color.
  3. Fragrance. The two tsp is a lot. I used essential oils (a combination of what I had laying around). I will be more prepared next time with enough of one smell. I might even try fragrance oil rather than an essential oil. (Etsy looks like they have some good suppliers of that Etsy Fragrance link. They also have citric acid.)
Overall, very fun and they fizzed when added to the bath. So mission accomplished.

New Year - New House - New Inspiration

I just got an email from one of my biggest gardening inspiration - Love Apple Farms. She was already talking about Spring veggies! I can't wait. I need to figure out what I am going to plant this year. has a really cool drag and drop application on their site that tells you how to plant what you want in your garden. Gotta get on this. I guess you can already start tomatoes, peppers and eggplants from seed inside 6-10 weeks before you place them outside. That should be good because I have a lot of preparing to do in my garden bed before I am ready to plant in the ground! I'll upload pictures later. Beautiful but needs a lot of work.

Which leads me to the other thing. I just moved! And while my new house is really nice it is overrun with weeds. The transition has been a little hectic, but the girls are doing great. I thought it was going to be a lot harder. It was definitely bittersweet for me to move from my old house. I lived there when I got married and brought both of my babies home to that house. We had some really great memories there. I am confident that we will also have great memories a the new house.

Work is moving along too. Just launched a new website this week: (Great client and awesome store.) I got a little store credit out of the deal and I can't wait to trick out my house with a cool terrarium and get some veggie starts for the garden. Looks like I have a few projects brewing. Keeping the positive vibes flowing towards greatness!

Over and out!