The fall season is here and we all want to feel cozy and warm inside our homes. Here is an Easy DIY Trick To Make Your Home Smell Like Fall the natural way.
You know how certain smells bring back memories? This Easy DIY Trick To Make Your Home Smell Like Fall recipe brings me back to me childhood. Cinnamon and oranges are perfect fall scents that remind me of falling leaves, cool breezes, and family gatherings. I live in Miami so I really do not get to experience the fall weather. This DIY trick makes my home feel like fall, and transports me to those memories.
You are probably seeing lots of fall scented candles in stores but the truth is most of them are made of petroleum-based paraffin with artificial scents. Air fresheners are no better. I am very sensitive to fragrances and do not tolerate them. They are very popular but contain an array of hazardous substances which may compromise your health.
There is nothing better than a natural scent for your home free of chemicals. Chemical sprays, plug-ins and scented candles contain ingredients that have been linked with a raised risk of asthma in adults and children.
A better and safer alternative is to make your own scent. You won’t believe how easy it is to make your home smell like fall the old fashioned way. A simmer pot recipe with orange peels and cinnamon. That’s it! Your home will smell like fall in minutes. The aroma is so cozy and calming. The best part is you only need two inexpensive ingredients.
Easy DIY Trick To Make Your Home Smell Like Fall
What you need: a couple of orange peels and two cinnamon sticks.
Instructions: Fill a small saucepan with water and add the orange peels and cinnamon sticks. Bring it to a boil and then turn the heat down to simmer. Medium heat is perfect.
Within minutes you home will start to smell heavenly! Simmer for about 20 minutes then add more water if needed. I recommend simmering for about 40 minutes to an hour so the smell can last, but you can simmer for as long as you want.
I just boiled this Easy DIY Trick To Make Your Home Smell Like Fall recipe. Definitely worth it. My home feels like fall.
If I could only share the smell……………..
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