It’s time! Go get yourself some oranges and cloves, and create the most beautiful, holiday fragrance in your home!
Yes, I want to see bright lights and colors, as well as snow on the ground. I want the taste of peppermint and the feel of flannel PJs but mostly I love the smells I associate with the winter holidays.
You probably know the smells I mean. Evergreen boughs. Cookies baking. A wood fire. Caramel and chocolate and mint.
And the best smell of all, to my way of thinking—oranges studded with cloves.
Every year at this time, my husband gets a big bag of oranges and a big jar of whole cloves and makes pomanders while he watches football on TV.
He has done this for many years and, because the cloves dry and preserve the oranges, we probably have pomanders around here that are older than some of you!
Pomanders make a wonderful addition to holiday decorating. They are natural and rustic…
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