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Simmer Scents: Stovetop Potpourri Recipes

**Create Your Own Natural, Easy, Inexpensive Home Fragrance Blends **Forget pricey candles and store-bought, synthetic potpourri! Why not try an easier, more natural, and more budget-friendly way to scent your home? Simmer scents are a mixture of fruits, herbs, leaves, flowers, natural extracts, essential oils, and spices combined with a liquid and simmered over low heat. These stovetop potpourri blends are a great way to make your home smell cozy and inviting! Why Use Simmer Scents? -- They have a natural, gentle aroma which makes them perfect for those with allergies or sensitivities.-- They are made from all-natural, eco-friendly ingredients.-- They are economical, and most of the ingredients are common kitchen items.-- They make your house smell fantastic!-- And many more...In This Book, You Will Find:-- Easy instructions and helpful tips for crafting simmer scents for yourself and as gifts.-- A list of simmer scent benefits.-- A list of the most commonly used simmer scent ingredients (many of which you probably already have in your garden or pantry).-- 75 aromatic recipes, divided into seasonal favorites!-- A helpful appendix with online sources for organic spices, dried herbs, and essential oils.Happy Simmering!

File Size: 179 KB

Print Length: 43 pages

Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited

Publisher: The Olfactory Press (October 3, 2013)

Publication Date: October 3, 2013

Sold by:  Digital Services LLC

Language: English


Text-to-Speech: Enabled

X-Ray: Enabled

Word Wise: Not Enabled

Lending: Not Enabled

Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled

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While this e-book does include many recipes for simmering potpourri, it does not include pictures at all. Also, some of the instructions are just strange. For example, the author instructs you to fill a mason jar with dried potpourri and then fill it with water to give as a gift. Why would you fill it with water? One other thing: The book has many recipes that feature citrus peels and citrus fruit, but nowhere here are there instructions about how to dry the fruit. (I eventually found them by doing a simple google search.) My take: Save yourself $4 and spend 10-15 minutes doing google searches. The same info is easily available for free.

There are many wonderful recipes in this book. My kids and I have been trying different ones. The kids have a lot of fun making them, and then we all enjoy the wonderful smells. Perfect for our family, as most commercial fragrances give me a horrible headache!

Wish ya had smellavision?! Simmer Scents is a generous pot full of 75 recipes, something for everyones taste. I liked the clear instructions, the handy index, and the listed natural benefits. I am looking forward to putting a pot on with numerous of these easy peasy recipes.

These recipes all sound wonderfully aromatic and inviting. Can't wait to try them out. The hard part will be deciding which to try first. I definitely recommend this book.

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