Melissa

Luxurious Retreat Tips: Lavender Linen Spray

“Aromatherapy in Every Room” as seen on page 43 in my book “Chin Deep in Bubbles,” and on ivillage.com One of my favorite simple pleasures is taken from this page. Linen Spray. Picture yourself taking freshly washed sheets from your washer. Instead of mindlessly throwing them in your dryer (like we all have to do…

Frugal Bath & Beauty: Vinegar Rinse

photograph by Melissa Placzek Spring Spa Tip from Melissa Placzek’s book “Chin Deep in Bubbles” Copyright 2001-FairWinds Press Well, it seems that spring is almost here (I’m trying to ignore all of the snow that recently got dumped on us.) Time to bring your hair and skin out of hibernation. I’m sure you’ve noticed that…

Spa Cuisine: Breakfast Parfait

This recipe was originally published in my book “Chin Deep in Bubbles” on page 63. Since then I have made a few changes to the recipe. This is a simple, delicious, dessert-like breakfast that is good for you. It’s also a great way to

Introduction

Hello everyone and welcome to chindeep.com! I am so excited to be writing about how to add simple pleasures to your life every day. This is a passion for me, and a privilege. I am the author of two books, “Chin Deep in Bubbles- Little Luxuries for Every Day,” which was published in 2001, and…