Autumn Crock-Pot Air Freshener

Autumn Crock Pot Air Freshener

What scents remind you of Fall and Autumn?

To me, it’s warm scents of cinnamon, apple butter and baking bread. It’s the smell of the autumn air with crunching leaves beneath my feet. It’s the smell of the harvest.

These scents always makes me feel like Autumn is officially here! Isn’t it amazing what just a scent of something can bring up in our memories? I remember that this was the season my mom used to start her baking and the kitchen would be filled with all these wonderful scents and more.

 

If you are like me, you like your home to smell warm and inviting. One easy way to do this is by using natural things to bring the scents of the season right in and make your family and anyone who happens to drop by feel cozy and content.

I save just about anything that I can in this small living space and one thing I save is citrus peels. If you stick them in the freezer, you can easily pull some out for flavoring baked goods, cleaning or in this case, making an air freshener!

This scented air freshener will really make your home smell awesome, and the best part is, it is 100% natural. Unlike candles, scented wax or spray air fresheners, this autumn scented air freshener is safe for pets, kids and anyone with sensitivities to perfumes.

 

Autumn Crock-Pot Air Freshener

Autumn Crock-Pot Air Freshener
 
Ingredients
  • Orange peels, about 2-3 oranges worth
  • 1-2 apples
  • 2-3 Cinnamon sticks
  • 6 Cups of Water
  • 15 Whole Cloves
  • 3 Whole Star Anise
Instructions
  1. Place all of the ingredients in a pot and simmer on medium.
  2. Place in a heated crock-pot and set to warm to allow the scent to stick around.
  3. You can store it in your fridge for 2-3 days if you want to reheat it again.

 

 

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Christine is a 30-something married mother of one tween girl. A Montana native, living in Washington state, she enjoys finding bargains, reading, and cooking. Her blog, Saved by Grace, (http://savedbygraceblog.com) was started in 2011 out of boredom and led to a passion for writing and sharing her tips for frugal living as well as a fun mix of other random topics.

Comments

  1. This sounds so easy! I am definitely trying it for at least one of the get togethers I’m hosting over the next few weeks!
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  2. I love this. I love when I walk in and a house smells wonderful
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  3. I love doing stuff like this. Makes the house smell great!
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  4. Thank you so much for sharing. I tried this today and it smelled amazing. I can’t wait to hear what my Hubby says when he gets home, but it already passed the teenager test. (that ain’t easy)
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  5. This is very similar to my air freshener. I love using rosemary and mint :)
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  6. That sounds like a great idea! Thanks!
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