Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar

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After a few years of flirting with fermentation projects here and there—koji, kombucha, pickles—I’ve come across one with real everyday and everyone potential: apple cider vinegar. I’m sharing it here at Evermine.com because it’s easy to make, easy to love, and it’s made with just the scraps of apples, something you may find yourself replete… 

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Homemade Coffee-Coconut Sugar Scrub

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Coffee has been used for centuries as a natural cellulite fighting and skin firming ingredient. The caffeine enhances fat metabolism, and when it’s applied topically, it can absorb and remove liquid fat from your skin, which decreases the appearance of cellulite. Coconut oil is a fantastic natural moisturizing lotion. It is anti-aging, acne fighting and… 

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Bridal Shower Favors: Peppermint-Tea Tree Soap

Peppermint-Tea Tree Soap Favors | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

An all-natural grocery store recently opened in my neighborhood. In what I’m sure was an advertising campaign to get folks to come in and shop, they mailed everyone a very nice coupon: a free 32 oz. bottle of Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castle liquid soap. It was a deal I couldn’t pass up! I also just… 

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Bridal Shower Favor: Herbal Epsom Salts

Lavender and Chamomile Epsom Salt Bridal Shower Favors | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

I was asked to put together favors for a friend’s bridal shower, and decided to whip up a large batch of my favorite bath salts. I’ve been experimenting with Epsom salts lately because I’ve been suffering from sore muscles. You may not know this but Epsom salt isn’t really salt. It’s actually a naturally occurring… 

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Lavender Bath Salts

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The thing I love most about my home is my master bath tub. It’s big and huge and lovely. Most Sunday nights I draw a bath to try and soak in the last bit of the weekend before turning in for the night. I love bath salts because they are designed to help relax tense… 

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English Lavender Linen Sachets

English Lavender Linen Sachets

After moving into our new home, I discovered we inherited a giant mature English lavender bush. Now that summer is in full swing here in Oregon, the lavender bush is overflowing our driveway. Instead of just pruning the whole bush back, I decided to do something fun with all the blossoms. I used to think… 

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