Holiday Centerpiece Idea: Mini Pinecone Trees

Mini Pinecone Trees | Evermine Blog |

I tend to think that nature does a pretty good job of making things beautiful just as they are. A few embellishments here or there can bring out the theme, like adding a bit of sparkly glass to rustic holiday accoutrements like pine cones and holly. Red and green are a classic color combination for… 

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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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Chalk Painted Seed Starters


To help stave off the gloom that befalls the winter months following the holidays, you can brighten your friends’ days by gifting little, chalk painted seed starting planters! I’ve wanted to make homemade chalkboard paint for a while, and this is the perfect occasion. These gifts are cute favors for many different reasons, for instance… 

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Vintage Burlap Wedding Stationery


This rustic yet modern wedding suite is the perfect accompaniment to your special day. Choose from 14 different colors and textures to fit your theme and personality. Whether you want a modern or vintage theme, the textures of burlap, kraft or chalkboard will add character and set the mood for your guests. Coordinate the event… 

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DIY Home: Lavender Linen Water


In the winter months some of us are stuck inside heated buildings most of the time. Don’t get me wrong, I’m grateful for heating when the weather is chilly but I do long for a warm, summer breeze to flow past my curtains. The summertime air smells like flowers and grass and sunshine. Remember? It… 

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Homemade Honey Herbal Cough Drops


The cold weather of winter months can take their toll on our immune systems and respiratory systems so I thought it would be nice to give out a little something to family and friends that will help ease the havoc caused by winter air! This recipe contains an assortment of herbs that are believed to… 

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