Replace fruit with blooms Freshen with Botanicals -- Elevate a humble wooden box to Christmas-centerpiece status. Start by lining the box with dry florist's foam to anchor evergreen sprigs. Attach citrus fruits (lemons, oranges, limes) to florist's picks and tuck into the greenery. Add interest by cutting some of the fruits in half or adding decorative details.
Scents of the Season...Simmering Stove Top Potpourri
Holiday Stove Top Potpourri Mix one whole orange or just the orange peel 1/2 c cranberries 1 T. whole cloves 3 sticks cinnamon or a small handful of small pieces of cinnamon a bit of grated nutmeg if desired Quarter orange. Put all the ingred. into saucepan & fill pan with water. Place on the stove on the smallest burner, on the lowest setting. Refill water as needed.