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The holiday season is upon us and we are already preparing our homes accordingly. We love to make our homes nice and cozy during this time of year, as we all do.

The weather is starting to get much chillier. Once we are inside for the day, we are all the way inside. You can’t pry out of our cozy homes, no matter how hard you try.

Photo: Pixabay/JillWellington

A warm blanket and a funny movie are the best ingredients for an awesome night this time of year. We can’t blame those who are already breaking out the Christmas movies, though. In the interest of full disclosure, we have already watched A Christmas Story, so we can relate to this impulse. Now, TikTok crafter Carolina Mccauley is here to help us take our Christmas domiciles to a whole new level.

If you are anything like us, you love the scent of Christmas. We would love it if our house always smelled like Christmas Day. Now, with the help of Carolina, we can make this fantasy a reality. The holiday simmer pot that she is teaching us about is a great alternative to the scented candles that we typically rely on in these instances.

Photo: TikTok/carolina.mccauley

To get started, all you need to do is grab some fruit, herbs, and spices. Once you have followed Carolina’s instructions, your home is sure to be smelling great. The home will be filled with one of the most comforting aromas that you have ever experienced in no time at all.

“Make your home smell like Christmas,” she writes in the caption and truer words have never been spoken. We might start using this hack in the summertime, too. You simply never know when something like this might come in handy.

Photo: TikTok/carolina.mccauley

We are not about to spoil her method but rest assured, this is an awesome clip for anyone who wants to learn more about how this method works.

It’s a huge win for anyone who loves the smell of Christmas but does not want to rely on scented candles to achieve the effect. You can also add any number of special items to the mix, as Carolina suggests fresh rosemary, cinnamon sticks, and dried cranberries. Watch the video below:


🎄 Make your home smell like Christmas 🍃 ib @LaTreese Atkins #christmashack #simmerpot #homehackswithcarolina

♬ The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) – Nat King Cole Trio

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