submitted by Priscilla Paras-Huerta

12 tall jelly (12-ounce) canning jars with lid and rings
    or you could use plastic gift bags and ties (which would yield more gifts)
2 cartons Epsom salts, 4 pound (approximately 16 cups)
4 lbs sea salt or kosher salt (approximately 6 cups)
twice 1⁄4 tsp. glycerin
12 drops peach essential oil
12 drops orange food color
cardstock (for gift tags)


  1. Wash, rinse and dry canning jars.
  2. Empty one carton Epsom salts into large mixing bowl or batter bowl. Add 3 cups sea salt, stir well. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon glycerin and 6 to 8 drops essential oil. Mix well.
  3. In second large mixing bowl, empty other carton of Epsom Salts, and add 3 cups sea salt. Stir well. Add 1/4 teaspoon glycerin, 6 to 8 drops essential oil, and food color. Stir until completely blended. Color should be even.
  4. Holding canning jars at an angle, layer salts in jars, alternating white and colored mixtures.
  5. Seal each jar using lids and rings.
  6. Print appropriate amount of copies of gift tags. Cut gift tags apart and attach to jars with ribbon.