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


Hello everyone and welcome to! 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…