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Natural Holiday Room Scents Made In The Crockpot

3 natural holiday room scents made in crockpot - PrimallyInspired.Com


Fall and winter are the perfect time of year to make your own natural holiday room scents!


Cooler weather means spending more time indoors and holiday entertaining with friends and family. Your home will smell cozy, comforting, festive and absolutely delicious with these all natural holiday room scents made in the crockpot.




Holiday Room Scents Made in the Crockpot!


I’ll pass on the artificially scented candles and room sprays. While many of these do smell nice, they are filled with synthetic fragrances and toxic chemicals associated with hormone disruptions, allergic reactions, migraines, sinus pain, mental vagueness, dizziness, eye and skin irritations and more. What’s especially troubling is that these chemical toxins accumulate in human tissue. Yikes! No thanks! I’ll stick to my natural room scents that smell just as nice.


3 natural room scents in the crockpot - PrimallyInspired.com


And these natural room scents couldn’t be more easy to make because they’re made in the crockpot! Oh how I love crockpots and this is just one more reason to love them. Just put your room scent ingredients in a mini crockpot (I love THIS one), fill it with water, turn it to low and you’ll have such a lovely holiday scent all day long.


Here’s 3 of my very favorite natural holiday room scents:

Natural Holiday Room Scents Made In The Crockpot
Holiday Spice
Warm Apple Pie
  • Apple peels from 2 apples
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves
Orange Cinnamon Vanilla
  • Orange peels from one orange
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or 4 drops of vanilla essential oil (Find HERE)
  1. Choose a scent and place the ingredients in a mini crockpot.
  2. Fill the crockpot with water.
  3. Turn to low and leave uncovered.
  4. Enjoy!
If the water levels gets too low, just add more water!
You can reuse the room scents a few times - just keep the mixture stored in the fridge up to 4 days while not in use.


Do you have a favorite scent? Have you found a natural version for it yet? I hope you get a chance to try these natural holiday room scents out soon! Let me know if you do :)

Primally Inspired Kelly



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  1. I love that you’re not suggesting people use any “real food” that could otherwise be eaten, well, except for the ¼ C of cranberries 😉

  2. Enjoyed your post. I had not thought of cranberries however. I use the wood stove because it is going all winter and uses no electricity . Thank you for the recipes.

  3. Can I just triple ingredients and use a regular crockpot? I don’t own a mini…

  4. I’m Going To Get My Mini Cockpot Out Today! I’ve “Trained” My Family That When They Peel Any Citrus, To Put The Peels In A Baggie And In The Freezer For Making My Household Cleaner, So I Always Have Some On Hand. Now I Can Use Them For This Too :)

  5. I cannot wait to try this … along with lots of other great ideas on your website! I was wondering if you know what I can use to get a Christmas tree smell. I love the scent of balsam fir.

    • Primally Inspired

      Oh Gina, I love the smell of balsam fir, too! Smells just like Christmas :) There is balsam fir essential oil that you could use! Just add a few drops to the holiday spice recipe above and I think you will fall in love!

      If you can’t find balsam fir essential oil locally, here’s the link to the one I use that I get online: http://amzn.to/1xSw4WM

  6. I put the first scent together in my little crockpot a few hours ago. I didn’t have cloves but I added the leftover skins of a an apple and it smells great!! Thanks for the post. :)

  7. So the wax melting items such as Scentsy are not good for you? What if you use essentials oils in the Scentsy Warmers? The Warmers are plugged in and use a small light bulb to warm the dish.

  8. Great post! We’ve been dehydrating and saving orange peels for the last 2 months for just this purpose. They rehydrate nicely in the water and still put off a nice, potent scent. Never thought of cranberries.

  9. I use my rice cooker for this purpose. It does a great job.

  10. Just got a mini crockpot and dying to try this! Love that is uses stuff I already have around the house!

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