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


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