Party Appetizers: Puff Pastry Lollipops

Party Appetizer: Puff Pastry Pinwheels | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

These puff pastry pinwheels are easy to make, taste like a buttery slice of heaven, and are just whimsical enough to convince anyone to eat their spinach. I love serving these before dinner whenever I entertain. When they come out of the oven, they smell divine and have my dinner guests drooling. When I make… 

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Mother’s Day Gift: Coffee Vanilla Scrub

Mother's Day Gift: Coffee Vanilla Scrub | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

On the Christmas before last, one of my sisters made vanilla body scrub Christmas gifts, and I loved it! It worked so well on my skin, smelled so good, and I loved that it was something she made for me and the rest of Josh’s sisters. I guess you could say I’m a sucker for… 

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Homemade Za’atar, A Middle-Eastern Spice Mix

Za'atar - Middle Eastern Spice Mix Recipe | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Several years ago, back in my mid-twenties, I happened upon an indescribably delicious morsel at one of Portland’s most longstanding and well-appreciated Lebanese restaurants. A simple herbed flatbread swept me off my feet. Yes it was perfectly baked and boasted a fragrant, gentle olive oil, but most notably, it featured an herb mix that exceeded… 

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Pinterest Collaboration: Home Apothecary with Rachel Beyer

Pinterest Collaboration: Home Apothecary with Rachel Beyer | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

If you’ve been following the Evermine Blog for awhile, you’ll know from reading Rachel’s posts that she often dabbles in the world of natural home remedies. She likes to experiment with herbs, spices and essential oils to create thoughtful, healing gift ideas for friends and family. For a few examples, check out her Sweet Slumber… 

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Lavender Bath Melts

Lavender Bath Melts | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Sometimes there is someone in your life that works so hard, often thanklessly, who you know should take time for themselves, but refuses. I have a friend who volunteers with kids when she is not taking care of her own. She is always the first to offer help, lend an ear, or even add a… 

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Sabbath-Themed Birthday Party Favors

Shabbos-Themed Birthday Party Favors | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

A Shabbos (Sabbath) birthday theme is unique and oh-so-perfect for my almost 9 year old special needs son. He absolutely loves Shabbos, eating challah bread and taking a sip of grape juice in his Kiddush cup. So in honor of his birthday, we will be giving out these adorable Shabbos-themed birthday favors made of delicious… 

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