Using Vanilla Extract for an Inviting Home

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Ready or not, the holidays are right around the corner. We all want to have our homes ready for guests, and one of the ways to make our homes more inviting is to fill it with a nice aroma.

There are many different ways to give a boost in the scent department such as room sprays, wall plug-ins, and candles. While it can be fun to purchase festive fragrances at times, it can also be quite costly.

Vanilla Recipe

Here is a trick to please most any nose without breaking the bank so that the focus can be on giving to others this month:

  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
  • Pour 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract into an oven-safe coffee mug.
  • Place it in the oven, and set your timer for one hour.
  • Before long, the sweetness of vanilla will take over your space so you can tend to other things on your to-do list this season.
One Response to "Using Vanilla Extract for an Inviting Home"
  1. Lyndsy says:

    What a great idea! I’ve never heard of doing this before, but I will have to try it.

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