Pomander Balls

Christmas time will arrive in two short weeks. One simple craft I make each December is pomander balls. You can use any citrus fruit, I typically use oranges and whole cloves. The smell is intoxicating and fills your home with a fresh and spicy scent. Medieval herbalists used pomanders—mixtures of dried herbs in cloth bags…

Stove Top Potpourri

The Thanksgiving weekend flew by! It was packed full of family, food and festivities. Now, I’m beat! I took Sunday as a day to relax and put the house back together. While I was cleaning, I decided to make a stove top simmer to add a holiday scent to the house. The great thing about…