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non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

There’s nothing better than your house smelling delicious, especially around the holidays.  Unfortunately, many candles on the market today contain ingredients that are not good for your family to inhale such as synthetic fragrances, harsh chemicals and even lead based wicks!  This non-toxic DIY crockpot potpourri is the perfect solution for keeping your house smelling festive without the unwanted exposure to chemicals.

non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

Once the potpourri is made, you can let it simmer for hours without having to closely monitor it.  Yet another perk of using a crockpot instead of candles!  I usually set mine on the 4 or 6 hour timer so it turns off automatically.

non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri


non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

 

You can keep adding to the mixture for weeks (I usually keep mine going for about 3 weeks before I dump it and start a new batch).   It keeps for such a long time (it won’t be as pretty as day 1, as all of the spices turn the liquid brown, but it does not “go bad” for  several weeks.  Every few days I’ll add more liquid as it cooks down and sometimes a few extra spices for a refresher.

non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

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non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

non toxic DIY crockpot Potpourri

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Looking for more ideas?  Try my 5 easy detox water recipes for beginners HERE.

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