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Simmering Potpourri

Simmering Holiday Potpourri

Simmering Holiday Potpourri makes your house smell amazing. It's also a thoughtful and easy homemade gift!
Author Paula


  • 1 orange sliced
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks or 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves or 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 cups water


  • Place water into a small saucepan.
  • Add cinnamon sticks, cloves, orange, and lemon slices.
  • Turn simmer as long as desired.
  • Check water level every 1/2 hour that you have simmering. Water needs to be added as needed.
  • Do not let water evaporate. Use potpourri for 2 days adding water as necessary