Holiday Recipe: Chocolate Gingerbread Men (with Candy Canes)

Holiday Recipe: Chocolate Gingerbread Men (with Candy Canes) | Evermine Blog | #christmas #ediblegift

I grew up loving the story of the Gingerbread man, even though it’s a strange fairytale: A runaway gingerbread man escapes from a little old lady and little old man, taunting all the animals as he goes, saying, “Run, run as fast as you can, you can’t catch me I’m the gingerbread man!” But *spoiler… 

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Homemade Spice Blend Gifts

Edible Gifts: DIY Spice Blends | Evermine Blog |

Every year for Christmas, my boyfriend James and I like to make gifts for our friends and family. Since James is a home-chef, we decided to make our own spice blends to give to our fellow foodies this year. We chose three different blends: Herbs de Provence, Asian 5-Spice, and Fajita Seasoning. We plan to… 

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Chanukah Rolling Pin Favors + Brownie Roll-Out Cookie Recipe

Chanukah Rolling Pin Favors + Brownie Roll-Out Recipe | Evermine Blog |

This recipe for brownie roll out cookies is awesome. It has fantastic texture, keeps its shape and is really my new favorite, no-fail cookie dough. As I prepare for Chanukah, I will be hosting a dreidel cookie bake-a-thon where each guest will receive their own take-home rolling pin with the cutest matching tags: Chanukah miracles… 

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DIY Foaming Hand Soap

DIY Gift: Foaming Hand Soap - We wash you a merry Christmas!" | Evermine Blog |

Since its debut at Bath and Body Works, I have had a thing for foaming hand soap. I have pumps by each sink in my house, and love to use them because they are gentle on the skin. Plus, the light and fluffy foam makes me happy when I wash my hands. Though I love… 

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Lemon Pistachio Wreath Cookies

Lemone Pistachio Wreath Cookies Recipe | Evermine Blog |

Homemade cookies are one of my favorite holiday treats. I love the baking, sharing and, of course, the eating of a delicious homemade cookie. I’m a sucker for holiday baking magazines at the checkout stand, and love turning page after page of beautiful cookies that look too pretty to even eat. This year, I decided… 

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DIY Photo Ornaments

DIY Photo Ornaments | Evermine Blog | #holiday #christmas

My Christmas tree does not look like anything I have ever seen in the design magazines. It doesn’t have an annual theme, or accent the surrounding slipper chairs. It doesn’t have vintage ornaments that color coordinate, or create an ombre design. No, my tree is unique because it is filled with handmade, personal, and/or sentimental… 

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