Spa Valentine

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At Delicious Retreats we endeavor to bring refinement to the art of self-pampering. We do this by focusing on the wholistic treatment of the mind, body, and spirit. Made strictly under the supervision of our pharmacists and herbalist we combine modern compounding with the finest quality natural ingredients and therapeutic oils to create products that nourish the body as well as the soul. In short, it is all about love here…..and we pour a little bit of love into each of our bottles and jars.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A Delicious Hiatus

So, the blogger in me has returned after a brief hiatus...a delicious hiatus! Events like a cross country move and reinvigorating a business will do that! Now that things have settled down a bit, I can refocus on bringing topics that allow you to live deliciously.

Thanks for being so patient. Now on deliciousness!

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Chocolate Face Mask Recipe

Chocolate face mask recipe
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of heavy cream (sour cream will work as well)
  • 3 teaspoons of oatmeal powder

Mix all the ingredient until the mass in consistent. Apply on the face, gently massaging it so that oatmeal can start exfoliating the dead skin cell layer. Leave it on for about 20 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
In case you are wondering, there is a reason oatmeal and honey are added to this mix. Similar to its use in body scrub recipes, oatmeal it is recommended for sensitive skin, but can be used in preparation of facial masks for any skin type, as well as for preparation of facial exfoliants as it is gentle on the skin, yet highly powerful.
Honey on the other hand, is a great anti-bacterial agent, deeply cleanses your skin, and opens up clogged pores.
Now that you know all these benefits of chocolate, not only can you be guilt free while eating it, you can prepare an excellent chocolate face mask recipe and aid to your skins youthful look and nourishment.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Got Caramel?

Want a treat that wraps you with the aroma of rich chocolate and creamy caramel? Check out our limited edition Caramel Truffle butter!

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Christmas Reflections

With Christmas only a week away, I find myself once again running around getting out last minute orders while squeezing in all the fun-filled activities my family enjoys. But as I sit here on this still morning, catching my breath before my energized children awaken, my mind ponders the bewilderment and expectation that Mary, the mother of Jesus, must have felt. Hers was not a journey of celebration. On the contrary, it was a journey of be counted for taxes! Could you imagine riding on a donkey in your ninth month of pregnancy? Hardly a luxurious arrangement. The ridicule she received as a betrothed pregnant bride....the disappointment that her family may have felt...the loss of friends...all to bring a life.....the Savior's life.....into the world. While we prepare outwardly with the presents, decorations and delicious meals, let us be forever mindful that the most important way we can celebrate this season is with the internal renewing of the heart. As always, live inspired!


Friday, December 17, 2010

12 Days of Christmas Question #12

Today is the LAST day to win in our contest, so don't miss out! Our final question is: Who's birthday is celebrated every year on December 25th?

Thursday, December 16, 2010

12 Days of Christmas Question #11

The hustle and bustle of Christmas is definitely underway....and the fun here at Delicious Retreats continues on! Here's some more trivia for you: What does Alvin want for Christmas in the "Chipmunk Song"?

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

12 Days of Christmas Question #10

We are winding down this contest family......BUT you still have a few more chances to win! Here goes: What animals kept time in the song "Little Drummer Boy"?