12.09.2015

How To Make Your House Smell Amazing This Holiday

Welcome guests into your home with the scents of the season with this easy-to-make potpourri. It’s inexpensive and can be made in a matter of minutes. And when you’re finished, you can toss the mixture down your InSinkErator® garbage disposal – easy!

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Gather the ingredients from one of the combinations below, and add them to a pot. Bring to a simmer to release the scents, and then keep on low heat. After first use, drain liquid and store in an air-tight container in the fridge. Ingredients can be used again two to three times – just refresh with water.

Winter Crisp
3 lemons, sliced
Sprigs of fresh rosemary
Vanilla extract
1 apple, sliced
3-4 cups of apple juice

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Citrus Herb
4 limes, sliced
Sprigs of fresh thyme
Sprigs of fresh mint
2 pods of vanilla bean
3-4 cups water

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Christmas Morning
2 oranges, sliced
4-5 cinnamon sticks
1 tablespoon whole cloves
1 tablespoon whole allspice
3-4 cups water

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