Holiday Stove Top Simmering Potpourri

Holiday Stove Top Simmering Potpourri

The warm and cozy smell of the holiday season, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, oranges and rosemary. This holiday stove top simmer has all my favorite scents of the season and it is so simple to make.

Make your home spelling amazing with this holiday stove top simmering potpourri for Christmas

The comfort of home is what I love. The smell, the cozy feel, the lighting, the wood burning stove. Add all those together this time of the year with Christmas lights twinkling in the home and I rarely want to leave. 

How to make the best smelling stove top potpourri for the Christmas season.
How to simmer the best smelling homemade potpourri for the holiday Christmas season.

Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

From the candies, to the cookies and pies the holidays are known for their delicious smells that can transport you back in time. Grab your spices and even some dried oranges and dried cranberries to have your home smelling like the holidays.

Easy DIY stove top simmering Potpourri for the holiday

Holiday Stove Top Simmering Potpourri


2-3 Cinnamon Sticks
1 cup Dried Cranberries or fresh
1 cup Dried Orange Slices or you can use the rind or even fresh slices
1 tbsp Clove
1 tbsp Allspice
3-4 Springs Rosemary
1 tbsp Cinnamon chips (optional)


1. Place water in a pot until about 1/2 of the way full and then add the ingredients.
2. Bring water to a slight boil and then turn the stove down to low heat.
3. Continue to simmer for an hour or two, replenishing water as needed.

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The best smelling homemade DIY easy stove top simmering potpourri for the Christmas season.
How to make the best smelling holiday potpourri for the Christmas Holiday season.

Have you ever made homemade potpourri? What are your favorite spices to use? I would love to hear from you! 

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Rocky Hedge Farm is a simple living blog sharing the journey of a family living in small town USA. A hang laundry on the line, cook from scratch kind of girl, living in a modular home that is being remodeled, Sarah writes about balancing life as a mother, wife, homemaker, and farm girl.

Located in rural Missouri, Sarah keeps the company of her husband, and four children. The days are filled with time spent in the garden, keeping house, working on DIY projects, checking on the bees, and spending time with her husband and their children.