Rustic Cherry Wedding Favors

Rustic Cherry Wedding Favors | Evermine Blog |

Sweet, dark cherries with arching stems and a glasslike shine are a sentimental memory of summer. They clearly mark the time of year as there are only a few short weeks when freshly picked cherries have a richness and depth to their sweetness, almost like a fine wine or port. These rustic favor bags, filled… 

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Fizzing Sidewalk Paint Birthday Gifts

DIY Fizzing Sidewalk Paint Gifts | Evermine Blog |

Anyone who has kids knows how many weekends suddenly are spent at birthday parties. Regular birthday party attendance also means a regular stock of birthday presents are needed. As much as I love gift giving, the prospect of figuring out 20 gifts a year for my little one’s pals wasn’t much fun, at least until… 

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Homemade Spiced Pecans

Homemade Spiced Pecans | Evermine Blog |

There is something about the combination of pecans, cinnamon, cranberries, and oranges that fills me with warmth. With a flavor combination so rich, you would think it was dessert, but I like these spiced pecans on salads… if they are lucky enough to make it that far! Spiced Pecans   Print Author: Stephanie Rose Type:… 

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Kid’s Party Idea: Monster Repellent Spray

Monster Repellant Spray | Evermine Blog |

Monsters don’t have to be scary. I mean, look at Cookie Monster. Unless you are a cookie you are pretty much safe from that gravel-voiced blue monster. There are lots of cute creatures that can be used to decorate a children’s party. A pink Cyclops with buck teeth or a smiling green goblin with fins… 

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DIY Aromatherapy Play Dough

aromatherapy play-doh | evermine blog |

Making play dough is a great party activity, and one that the kids can all take home as favors! You can choose any scent that you want, and match it with corresponding colors. I chose lavender essential oil for its relaxing effect, peppermint for its stimulating effect and orange for its uplifting effect. Please note… 

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DIY Water Bottle Maracas

DIY Bottle Maracas | Evermine Blog |

When my son was a baby, I took him to a Music and Me class where an angel of a music therapist introduced different instruments, movement and song to moms and babies each week. We sang and giggled at the little ones as they learned all about making sound. The smiles and belly laughs the… 

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