Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

Make your own pumpkin spice sugar scrub
and stimulate your senses with
cinnamon and ginger.
It's a delicious treat that you don't eat.
Keep it by the kitchen sink and rub
a little over your wet hands and
they will be smooth as silk.  
Make another to use as a body scrub 
in the tub or shower. 
Store it in a plastic container. 
It exfoliates and smoothes your skin. 
Just rub a little all over your just washed skin
 and rinse off.
 Combine the sugars, spices and oil.
1 C brown sugar
1/2 C white sugar
1 T pumpkin pie spice
1/2 C vegetable or sunflower oil
or try baby oil.
Mix well until there are no lumps.
Store in a cute jar with a cute scoop.
The Ball jars and copper scoops 
were both thrift shop finds.
It's sitting on an old bread board 
next to my foamy soap.
 Tie on a ribbon and add a label.
This is enough for 2 small jars. Cut
 the recipe in half unless you are making
 a few extra for a perfect little gift.


  1. Great idea! You are right.....would make awesome gifts! I need to get started on my gift list!

  2. This looks lovely and I'd love to give it a try. What are the quantites of ingredients you use and what type oil?

  3. Oh, that sounds great How much of each to you use? I would love to try it!


  4. I added the ingredient amounts above so that you do not have to link.
    Thanks for letting me know.

  5. Rita May, that looks wonderful. This reminds me of some type of sugared lotion that they had a wonderful shop near us that is no longer in business. So thank you ever so much for sharing this recipe with us! I can't wait to try it.

    Happy Tablescape Thursday...


    Sheila :-)

  6. Oh my goodness, Rita, this is divine. Not only is pumpkin spice one of my favorite fragrances but this project is so simple and pretty. Off to the store tomorrow. What a perfect seasonal gift. I love it.

  7. Ahhhh...this stuff sounds really good and yes..would make great gifts!!


  8. Thx Rita, I've never commented before but I love your ideas!!! I tried this right away, it's sooo wonderful. I didn't have pumpkin pie spice on hand so I used a blend of all the separate fall spices. PS My college son loves your meatballs. Have them in the freezer for weekend visits. Carly in TN

  9. What a spooktacular treat!

    I created a mad scientists lab this past Monday. I hope you'll come by for a peek and shriek. :)

  10. What a wonderful project. I bet it smells heavenly too.


  11. WOW! That sounds so fabulous! Would you share it here?

  12. What a wonderful idea! Your packaging is so pretty and festive. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  13. I featured this post today on my blog! Thanks for sharing! :D

  14. That is a great idea. I bet it smells so good! Thank you for linking it to Home Sweet Home!

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  16. Oh, that sounds great How much of each to you use? I would love to try it!
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  17. Making this for favors for my sister's bridal shower...thanks for sharing!

  18. Yum pumpkin is so good for your skin