Holiday Potpourri

Holidays bring out the cozy in everyone. We decorate Christmas trees, hang stockings, light the fireplace… anything to make our house feel more like “home”.

This is a simple potpourri recipe that will make your house smell wonderful all season. And hey, it’s much cheaper and authentic than scented candles!



Mix all the ingredients in a crock on the stove. Bring to a boil, then let simmer for however long you’d like. Refill the pot with water over and over again as it evaporates. Best part – you can keep using! (I’m going on day #6 with the same original ingredients! It will turn brown, but the scent will still be delightful).


Holiday Potpourri


  • 2 Cups water
  • 1 Cup Apple Cider (optional, can use more Water)
  • Fresh Orange Peel slices
  • Fresh Lemon Peel slices
  • Handful of Fresh Cranberries
  • 1 tsp. Whole Cloves
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • Pine branch


  1. Mix all ingredients in a crock over the stove. Bring to a boil, then simmer for desired time! Once water evaporates, add more & stir. You can put a lid on it when not using, and reuse for days!



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