Grapefruit Handsoap

Homemade Grapefruit Handsoap | The Evermine Blog |

This past year I started making my own liquid handsoap and was totally impressed by how easy and inexpensive it is. It’s so practical, in fact, that I now use only my own liquid handsoap at home. Recently, I used baby-mild soap along with the joyful sent of grapefruit to make a fabulous and useful… 

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Get Well Soup: Nourishing Bone Broth, Mushroom and Vegetable Soup

Get Well Soup | Evermine Blog |

When someone is sick, you make them chicken soup, right? Well, when someone is really sick—a la post cancer surgery and undergoing six months of chemotherapy—you make them a super soup: nutrient dense, easy-to-digest, chicken bone broth, mushroom decoction and simmered vegetable soup. Not only is it uber nourishing, but the processes to extract the… 

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Healthy Recipe: Raw Energy Boost

Healthy Recipe: Raw Energy Boost | Evermine Blog |

It’s that time again to recover from the holidays. Over spending, over eating, and otherwise indulging a bit too much all around can have you feeling the need for a boost of healthy energy. I’ve been adding a superfood mix of chia seeds, hemp hearts, buckwheat groats, and unhulled sesame seeds to my cereals at… 

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Get Well Soon Care Package

Get Well Soon Care Package | Evermine Blog |

Winter brings snowflakes, chilly mornings, hot cups of cocoa, snuggly sweaters and, yes, even the winter blues. Getting sick is inevitable, and there’s no better way to pick up a friend’s spirit than to drop by with a cute miniature-sized get well package. Here I used a mini take out container (found at the craft… 

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Honey & Onion Cough Syrup

Onion & Honey Cough Syrup | The Evermine Blog |

What’s better than finding relief from that annoying wintertime cough? Finding relief in a truly delicious, simple and inexpensive syrup, of course. A few years ago, Rosemary Gladstar, renowned herbalist, shared the recipe for her go-to cough remedy via the blog of one of my favorite herb purveyors, Mountain Rose Herbs. I watched her video… 

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Sweet Slumber Tea Blend

Sweet Slumber Tea Blend | Evermine Blog |

I am a big tea drinker, especially on cold winter days when I want to stay warm. This tea is one of my favorites – a delicious herbal blend of chamomile, peppermint, lavender and roses. I made up a big batch of this loose-leaf blend to enjoy this winter and also to give as gifts…. 

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