The Perfect Christmas Simmering Potpourri

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Are you hosting Christmas this year? If you do, how would you fancy making your home smell jolly? For the past few weeks, I've been experimenting with simmer pot mixtures to find the perfect Christmas blend and I finally managed.

Here it is: simply place in a pot a few fresh pine needles, 3-4 cinnamon sticks, half tablespoon of allspice, and a small serving of cloves with 2 cups of water and simmer throughout the day. In a matter of 20 minutes your whole flat will smell like the most amazing Christmas morning. Promise!

Psst: don't forget to refill the pot with a bit of water every few hours. Also, you can reuse this mix for up to three days and store it in the fridge overnight.

P.S: Here is another one you might like.
P.P.S: And this nifty vanilla trick to make your home smell amazing in no time.

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Unknown said...

Wow!!! This sounds amazing and looks so pretty too! xo, Katie

Unknown said...

yum! i bet this smells amazing

Just Another Shopaholic said...

Wow, I bet this smells so good.

Annie said...

Diana, I bet this smells amazing! Funny because I just made a room spray that is SO similar, but has citrus also :)

LyddieGal said...

That sounds so delightful! I bet the smell is just divine.
Chic on the Cheap

Diana Mieczan said...

Katie, so happy you like it:)

Diana Mieczan said...

It really does, Jillian:)

Diana Mieczan said...

Annie, how awesome!! Your room spray sounds amazing.

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