Potpourri

January 5, 2011 - Make a Scented Trivet

I saw these scented trivets/hot pads in a shop somewhere when I took the kids Christmas shopping. We went to approximately 6,599 stores that day so I don’t remember where I saw it, but they were selling them for around $12. The pads were filled with various spices to release a delicious aroma when you...
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November 22, 2009 - Apple Spice Simmering Potpourri

Remember all my apples? Not so long ago, I was overwhelmed by produce, most of it free, including apples. The fresh produce is gone–but not completely! I have so many things still to do with what I saved. So many FUN things! I put away so much fruit for further efforts. Some of it, I...
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August 31, 2009 - Peach Harvest Potpourri

Keep the fragrance of summer going in your house with a pretty, sweet-smelling potpourri! I made this mix over the weekend by drying peach peels and pits, cucumber and squash peels, and zucchini chips–all byproducts of other canning, freezing, and dehydrating projects. (And free!) Cucumber peels in the dehydrator. The cucumbers were used to can...
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December 17, 2008 - Winter Citrus Potpourri Mix

Make potpourri! I love the look and the fragrance of this citrus mix with the orange pomander centerpiece. It’s pretty and easy and it makes great gifts! I conjured up this potpourri mix utilizing what was available to me, so think creatively and adjust the recipe to suit what you can get your hands on...
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