Sunday, May 13, 2012

How to Pamper Yourself at Home

Hello everyone! 


I hope that you are having a great day so far!  

What are you doing?

We went to church this morning and now we are doing nothing!!  Scott asked me what I wanted to do and I just want to relax with my family so that is what we are doing.  Scott and the kids made my awesome egg and salmon english muffin sandwich with fresh fruit (in a smilie face).


Today, I want to share some great ways you can pamper yourself at home!

Here are my top tips…


1. Take a 5 minute coffee/tea break.   

This is an easy thing for anyone to do.  Sometimes, just letting your mind clear and getting an extra boost is just what you need to get through the day!

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2. Play relaxing music.  

I found an free app that has great melodies that are great for relaxing! Soft music can really relax everyone, including the kids.

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3. Give yourself a manicure.  

This won’t take too long but totally worth it!  I LOVE having nice nails and I love the OPI nail polish.  If I am going to take the time to paint my nails, I want it to last.

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4. Give yourself a facial.  

You should really do this once a week.  Just take your favorite skin care line and give yourself the works!!!  I like to wash my face with my rotating scrubber then mask my face.  After that, I like to tweeze and load up on all the  lotions and creams!

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5.  Read a great magazine (or pinterest).  

I love looking/reading magazines and on pinterest.  I have my favorites that I have subscriptions to and sometimes I just pick one up at the store.  You can also find some at your local library.

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6.  Drink a glass of wine.  

My husband and I like to have a glass with dinner sometimes.  It’s a great way to relax.  If you don’t drink wine, a cup of chamomile tea would help too.

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7.  Workout.  

Working out is a GREAT way to relax and pamper.  You WILL have more energy too…I promise!  Exercising makes you feel great mentally and physically!  You NEED it!  Try to do at least 20 minutes a day.  You can use a DVD/Wii and workout right in your own home.

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8.  Surf the net.  

I love going on-line.  Besides reading blogs and going on facebook,  I love looking up recipes.  I really like  I can store my favorites in my virtual cookbook.  That saves me so much  space by not having a lot recipes and  cookbooks around!  LOVE that!

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9. Take a bath.  

I actually do this about once a week.  I love baths and always have.  After I put the kids to bed, I love playing my relaxing music and reading a book/ magazine....ok…maybe drinking wine too, lol!  This is my ultimate pampering favorite!

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10.  Read a book.  

You all know that Organize Now! is my new favorite book.  Even a couple minutes of reading a book can help you clear your mind.

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I hope that this helps you and gives you motivation to pamper yourself!

How do you pamper yourself?

What helps you relax the most? 

I hope you are enjoying your day!!


Bonnie :)


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