Friday, January 07, 2011

Bubble Bath & a Good Book

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In honor of National Bubble Bath Day tomorrow, Saturday January 8, 2011 I am sharing a great bubble bath to try and an even hotter bubblicious book to read while relaxing. 

Philosophy’s Fresh Baked Apple  Pie Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath

This bubble bath smells fresh, crisp and warm and fuzzy at the same time. It lathers up great and contains no: Parabens,Sulfates,Synthetic Fragrances, Phthalates, GMOs-, or Triclosan. Good for me, because I’m allergic to sulfa based products. Right now it’s on sale. Click the link for the cheaper price.

If you don’t want to buy bubble bath, but make your own. Here is a simple Apple Bubble Bath Recipe Courtesy of Bath and Body Recipes

You will need:
5 drops green apple fragrance
1 quart (4 cups) distilled water
1 (4oz) bar castille soap (humectant) (grated or flaked)
1 1/2 ounces liquid glycerin (skin moisturizer)
5 drops green food coloring (optional)
Mix all ingredients together. Store in a container. Pour in running water.

Now the book I picked for January was Tosca Lee’s Havah: The Story of Eve.

Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review of Havah:

“Lee surprised the evangelical Christian literary world with her acclaimed Demon: A Memoir. Her fans will be equally pleased with her newest, a passionate and riveting story of the Bible's first woman and her remarkable journey after being cast from paradise. Havah, Adam's chosen name for Eve, recounts her life from a singular vantage point. From having known only blissful innocence, she must struggle through every post-Garden moment. Frustration compounds her plight as she repeatedly attempts to regain her former idyllic existence and repeatedly fails. Havah's life becomes a fight for survival once she and Adam are cast from the Garden, and Lee's poetic prose beautifully depicts the couple's slow surrender to a world tending to destruction. Havah gives birth, raises a brood of children, watches one son kill another, observes disease and death. Yet all the while, she waits for the fulfillment of "the One" (God) who will bring reconciliation and redemption through her seed. Lee's superior storytelling will have readers weeping for all that Havah forfeited by a single damning choice.”

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3 comments:

Jennifer C. Valerie said...

Sounds like a riveting read. Thanks for tweeting the link out today.

Dee S. said...

Jennifer, you will love it. It's a very uniquely told story. very well written also

Skinmdnatural.com said...

Mmm I love the smell of apples, that would be great in a bath. Heres another idea for a relaxing bath. I am loving pina colada baths. You can find the recipe here on my blog. http://blog.skinmdnatural.com/2011/01/skin-care-tips-try-this-refreshing-pina-colada-bath/

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