How to make your home smell cozy and inviting for the holidays

Scent is our strongest of senses. It can bring up the fondest of memories and summon a sense of nostalgia in an instant. For many of us, there is no stronger connection between scent and nostalgia than during the holiday season. It is a special time in which we both create and celebrate memories with family and friends.

So how do you capture the smell of the holidays at home? Here's a quick recipe to create your own holiday potpourri at home!


  • Clementines, oranges, or grapefruit
  • Ginger
  • Clove
  • Cinnamon Sticks
  • Cranberries

1. Slice the fruit. 

2. Place all ingredients in a saucepan with 4-6 cups of water.

3. Bring to a simmer over low heat.

4. Let it simmer as long as you like, adding more water as needed.

Or, just light a HomeWorx 4-wick Holiday Spice Candle!

With notes of sweet clementine, freshly grated ginger, fragrant clove, simmering spices and the essence of fir needle, our 4-wick Holiday Spice Candle will keep your home smelling amazing all season long.


Holiday Spice

Here's what our customers have to say:

Smells amazing! This candle has great throw and smells like a fall simmer you would cook on your stove. | Customer Jennifer F.

Perfection! This candle is perfectly named. It has just the right blend of spices for the holiday season. I will continue burning this one as long as it’s cold outside and possibly beyond because I like it that much! Well done Mr. Slatkin! | Customer Joyce B.

Full of Christmas. This smells like Christmas joy. All the right scents blended together instantly evokes all of the pleasant memories of the holidays. | Customer Nathalie G.