Purim Graggers (Noisemakers) for the Kids

Purim Graggers (Noisemakers) for the Kids | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

The Jewish Holiday of Purim, in which we celebrate Jewish survival and freedom, is fast approaching. Besides the excitement of reading the Megillah (the story of Purim), we anticipate the fun that comes with getting dressed up, eating hamantashen (traditional Purim cookies) and gragger craft projects. A ‘Gragger’ is the traditional noisemaker that we use… 

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Baby Shower Gift Idea: Gluten-Free Playdough

Baby Shower Gift Idea: Gluten-Free Play Dough | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Did you know that making gluten free play dough at home can be super easy? Though I’ve made it before, making play dough always seems like an intimidating task. Turns out, it’s simple stuff, and it’s somehow intrinsically fun to watch powdered ingredients, water, oil and heat turn into a delightful, pliable, non-sticky dough. To… 

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Message-In-A-Bottle Party Favors

Message in a Bottle Party Favors | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Party planning is one of my favorite things to do. I just love coming up with lots of fun, creative details to make the event extra special. It’s especially fun when the party has a theme! These cute Message-in-a-Bottle favors would be perfect for a mermaid or ocean themed party. They could even become an… 

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DIY Fingernail Polish Remover Favors

DIY Fingernail Polish Remover Favors | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

This is a really easy and fairly inexpensive do-it-yourself project that can be used for party favors. I made them for a teen’s birthday, but it can also be given at bridal showers, baby showers and even a bat mitzvah. I found inspiration for this on Pinterest, but my project is different in that I… 

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DIY Magic Potion Bottles

Magic Potion Bottles for Halloween | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Halloween is my favorite time of year. There are so many ways to get creative and make something spooky and fun. I decided to try making my own ‘lava lamps,’ but instead label them as magic potion for Halloween! If you’ve never tried making a lava lamp before, it’s very easy and requires only a… 

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Ghost “Boo” Bags

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With Halloween right around the corner, I needed to find a super easy way to hand out Halloween goodies to all of my son’s classmates. I found this amazingly simple idea on Craft-O-Maniac and knew it would be perfect for the kids, not to mention super easy for me to whip up the night before…. 

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