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C'est la Vie: For Love of a Bath

I'm probably repeating myself. But as I look toward the end of a week devoted in large part to remembering to celebrate Mother's Day at little bit everyday, I have to tout my love for baths.

It's simple. It's free (pretty much). It's easy. And most importantly, you don't have to leave home to enjoy it! The bath can be a mini retreat after a long day... and they are all long.

Frankly, it doesn't even take much planning. If you're new to the whole idea of a bath (does anyone remember that episode on Friends when Monica had to show Chandler what a bath was supposed to be like?!?), you may need to take a trip to the store to be fully prepared.

Think bubble bath, bath salts, candles, oils, bath cakes, or any other concoction you would like to soak in. (My new favorite is a Sea Source Detox Spa Purifying Sea Soak from Arbonne.) Once kids are tucked safely in bed, draw your bath, light the candles, turn on some relaxing music, and let the day melt away.

Can you guess what I'll be doing next? You're absolutely right. Good night, and happy bathing!

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