Yummy Mason Jar Salads, Save Time & Money.

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Mason Jar Pre-made Salads:

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My husband and I did this DIY pre-made lunch for each of us for the week. We each made 4 salads with different salad dressings, put them in the fridge and grabbed one for lunch on the go, or for a nice side to dinner. It stayed fresh and came in handy.

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Tips:
Always put the salad dressing first, then layer the harder vegetables, lettuce last. This will create a barrier so the lettuce doesn’t get soggy.
They will stay fresh for 4-5 days.
Use enough salad dressing.
I used croutons and they absorbed moisture and got soggy.
Use any vegetables, cheese, and greens you desire!
I bought a 12 pack of mason jars from Walmart. I got the wide-mouth kind, it’s easier to get your fork in! They were about $12 for the pack.

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I gathered everything I like in my salad and did a little salad workshop on a Sunday. That way there was 8 salads all ready to go in the fridge.

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My husband doesn’t get a lunch break a lot of days; so when he leaves for work, he simply grabs a salad jar and Ta-da, lunch!
What kinds of things do you put in your salad?

REAL LIFE DIY RESULTS

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I made this olive oil hydrator for my 8 year old son that has struggled with finding the right moisturizer for his dry skin/excema since birth. We like this because it does not contain cetyl alcohol which makes his skin sting and burn :(. So far this has worked great and seems to moisturize deeply without all the chemicals. I will do another update on how his skin is responding a a week after using the olive oil I made. The video to make this product is right below this one. Please leave a comment if you have any ideas to help with dry/itchy skin.

Relaxing Epsom Bath Soak

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RELAX TO A RELAX TO A HOMEMADE BATH or FOOT SOAK, How to video:

A LOT of these items can be purchased at the good ole dollar store.

I Just made a super easy epsom salt, oil, lavender/vanilla soak for the bath or foot bath. Watch my 1 minute video on how to put it together.

I used:
2 cups lavender Epsom salts (walmart)
5 drops lavender oil (optional but I love lavender and it is relaxing)
A bit of Vanilla (scent)
Baby oil gel (enough to make salt wet)
Baking soda (gives fizz, optional)

Makes a great and fun gift, nice and thrifty. You can add food coloring also to give it a flare. You can decorate however you want and use any type of container. I used mason jars because the dollar store was closed!

BATH or FOOT SOAK, How to video:

I Just made a super easy epsom salt, oil, lavender/vanilla soak for the bath or foot bath. Watch my 1 minute video on how to put it together.

I used:
2 cups lavender Epsom salts (walmart)
5 drops lavender oil (optional but I love lavender and it is relaxing)
A bit of Vanilla (scent)
Baby oil gel (enough to make salt wet)
Baking soda (gives fizz, optional)

Makes a great and fun gift, nice and thrifty. You can add food coloring also to give it a flare. You can decorate however you want and use any type of container. I used mason jars because the dollar store was closed!