Holiday Gift Idea: Hidden Money Candy Jars

Holiday Gift Idea: Hidden Money Candy Jars | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Every year for Christmas, my gramma hands out money to all us grandchildren. She doesn’t like handing out the bills by themselves, so she usually looks through her pantry or closet for something to tie the money to. It’s not Christmas without getting my Christmas money rubber-banded around a jar of pickles from her kitchen,… 

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Cookies & Milk for Santa (And Carrots for the Reindeer)

Cookies and Milk for Santa (and Carrots for the Reindeer) | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

A few years ago, my niece and three nephews came from out of town to spend Christmas with us. It was my first year with children around for the holidays since I was a kid myself, so I was positively bursting with excitement for all the holiday traditions we would do together. We went on… 

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3 DIY Holiday Ornament Ideas

3 DIY Holiday Ornament Ideas | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

More and more, we find ourselves drawn to DIY projects rather than store bought gifts and treats for the holidays. There’s just a cozy, festive feeling that comes from working with your hands this time of year – a feeling that the traffic on your way to a big box store is simply unable to… 

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Holiday Recipe: Peppermint Bark

Holiday Recipe: Homemade Peppermint Bark | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

This is my favorite time of year. While fall (and technically, we’re still in fall) is my favorite season, Christmas is my favorite holiday. I love everything about it: the lights, decorations and the food, to name a few. This is also the time of year when people gather together for holiday baking parties to… 

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Saturday Sips: Homemade Eggnog

Holiday Recipe: Homemade Eggnog (Naughty and Nice) | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Eggnog is a holiday classic. Whether it’s something you enjoy on its own or with spirits, warm or refrigerated, it’s the perfect beverage to sip upon whilst wrapped up in blankets under cozy twinkle lights. And although eggnog is always readily available at your local grocery store around this time of year, we find some… 

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Holiday Recipe: Chocolate Gingerbread Men (with Candy Canes)

Holiday Recipe: Chocolate Gingerbread Men (with Candy Canes) | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com #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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