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• Four 12 oz. Clear Glass Jar(s) (Canning jars from the hardware store work   well). Use your jars to measure:

• 3 jarfuls Epson salt • 3/4 jarful sea salt

• 1/4-cup ground old-fashioned oatmeal (not quick-cook)

• Start with 1/2 tsp. per jar = 2 tsp. Mandarin Orange essential oil (add more   drops if needed for desired scent)

• 1 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. glycerin • (Optional: 1-3 drops each: Red and Yellow food coloring

• Optional: Orange print fabric – less than 1/8 yard to cover recycled jar lids

• One 12″ orange ribbon or twine for each jar (48″ or 1 1/4 yards)

• Invisible craft glue

• Labels (free labels attached to article) Clean, dry and (remove any labels if you are recycling jars). Grind oatmeal in food processor, blender or grinder. In a large bowl, mix all dry ingredients. Mix essential oil with glycerin (and food coloring if used). Add to dry ingredients and mix vigorously until well distributed.  Spoon into jars. If using recycled jars, glue on a fabric circle cut 1/2 ” wider than jar lid. If available, use pinking shears to cut the circles. Glue on center. Tie an orange ribbon around the edge of jar lid, adding drops of glue in a few spots to secure. Tie a bow.