Fox 8 Recipe Box: Perfect gift for mom — Homemade Body Scrubs!

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BRUNSWICK, Ohio -- 'Homemade gifts' rank at the top of the list when you ask any mom what she likes best about Mother's Day.

Mel Wurm is the bakery director at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick.

Mel and her daughter Victoria showed Fox 8's Kristi Capel just how easy it is to make a beautiful homemade gift for mom for her special day. These body scrubs not only smell delicious, they have great benefits for your skin and many of them are actually edible!

Click here to learn more about Mapleside Farms.

Apple Pie Body Scrub
2 Cups Brown Sugar
¼ Cup Coconut Oil
2 TBSP. Apple Pie Spice
1 Tsp. Cinnamon
1 Tsp. Nutmeg
2 Tsp. Vanilla Extract
*Optional-1 Tsp. Vitamin E

Mix and store in airtight container for 3-4 weeks.

*Adding Vitamin E acts as a natural preservative and can make it last a couple months longer while adding that extra special glow and moisture to your skin.

Honey Body Scrub
1 Cup Sugar in the Raw
¼ Honey
¼ Cup Coconut Oil
¼ Tsp. Pumpkin Spice or your favorite essential oil
*Optional-1 Tsp. Vitamin E

Mix and store in airtight container for 3-4 weeks.

*Adding Vitamin E acts as a natural preservative and can make it last a couple months longer while adding that extra special glow and moisture to your skin.

Coffee Body Scrub (for that Coffee Lover)
Equal parts Raw Sugar and Coffee Grounds
3 TBSP Olive Oil
1 TBSP Sea Salt
*Optional-1 Tsp. Vitamin E

Mix and store in airtight container for 3-4 weeks.

*Adding Vitamin E acts as a natural preservative and can make it last a couple months longer while adding that extra special glow and moisture to your skin.

Cucumber Body Scrub
2 Cups Salt (Kosher or Epsom)
¼ Cup Olive Oil
1 Tsp. Cucumber Essential Oil (add more or less for desired scent)
4-5 drops or more of coloring to reach desired color
(Pat Catans Craft Center carries a variety of colors used for soaps, lotions and bath salts)
*Optional-1 Tsp. Vitamin E

Mix and store in airtight container for 3-4 weeks.

*Adding Vitamin E acts as a natural preservative and can make it last a couple months longer while adding that extra special glow and moisture to your skin.

Jasmin Body Scrub
2 Cups salt (Kosher or Epsom)
¼ Cup Coconut oil (Olive Oil can be used in place of coconut oil in any recipe)
1 Tsp. Jasmine Oil (add more or less to desired scent)
4-5 drops or more of coloring to reach desired color (optional)
(Pat Catans Craft Center carries a variety of colors used for soaps, lotions and bath salts)
*Optional-1 Tsp. Vitamin E

Mix and store in airtight container for 3-4 weeks.

*Adding Vitamin E acts as a natural preservative and can make it last a couple months longer while adding that extra special glow and moisture to your skin.