New Holiday Gift Tag Labels + Packaging Inspiration

New Holiday Labels + Gift Packaging Inspiration | Evermine Blog |

We confess, one of our favorite things about Christmas is the presents under the tree, but not for the reasons you may think. To us, beautiful packaging can be just as compelling as the mysterious gift that resides inside, and lucky for us, it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive to put together gift… 

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Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Edible Gift Idea: Homemade Cookies Packaged in CD Vellum Cases | Evermine Blog |

Happiness is Homemade – how true is that?! Well, for a morning class for our community, we will be giving out these delicious homemade cookies using a new recipe from Ina Garten featured in her new cookbook, Make it Ahead. These cookies have it all – the sweet and salty combo, with crispy edges, the… 

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Sweet Slumber Tea Blend

Sweet Slumber Tea Blend | Evermine Blog |

I am a big tea drinker, especially on cold winter days when I want to stay warm. This tea is one of my favorites – a delicious herbal blend of chamomile, peppermint, lavender and roses. I made up a big batch of this loose-leaf blend to enjoy this winter and also to give as gifts…. 

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Simmering Spices

Homemade Simmering Spices | Evermine Blog |

This is the time of year when I do a lot of cooking. Sometimes I think I cook more during this season than I do the other three combined! Many weekends and late nights are spent preparing multiple meals to go into the freezer. The bounty of fresh food that is available simply tastes better… 

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Thanksgiving Leftover Packing Station

Thanksgiving Leftovers Packing Station | Evermine Blog |

Every year for Thanksgiving we LIVE for leftovers. There’s nothing like a turkey and cranberry sandwich for breakfast the next day! To make it easy for everyone to take food home (and so I don’t have to give away my Tupperware) I’m putting together a leftover packing station complete with to-go boxes in various sizes,… 

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Italian Bread Dip Mix

Italian Herb Mix Gifts | Evermine Blog |

Good quality olive oil and sweet, aged balsamic vinegar, swished with herbs makes a luxuriously rich and flavorful bread dip. By making the herb mix in advance, you can hurry along the process and never have to let an oven-warmed loaf wait in vain. Even better, make a bunch and you will have some to… 

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