Spices and sugarWe all love to have the warm scents we’ve grown accustomed to on the holidays fill the air.

If you’re hosting this Thanksgiving, you too can have the wonderful smell of vanilla, clove and cinnamon fill the air for your guests to enjoy.

Here are three stovetop scent ideas to try this holiday season. What’s great about this method is the scents fill the house, last longer and are enjoyed by everyone.

This Christmas

Add orange slices, one cup of cranberries, three cinnamon sticks and a tablespoon of clove into the water. Bring the water to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. This scent will remind you of your favorite traditional Christmas scent we smell in the stores.

Cinnamon Apple Pieapples

Add two sliced apples, three cinnamon sticks, a lemon rind, one teaspoon vanilla extract and three cloves into the water. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer. The scent will make your guests ask if there is a warm pie in the oven.

Pumpkin Spice

Add a tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice, a teaspoon of nutmeg and three cinnamon sticks to boiling water and reduce to a simmer. This scent is for all those pumpkin spice latte lovers.

Warming your home with these scents is a great way to fill the air with a holiday feeling.

And don’t worry about loosing a stovetop burner all day to scent your home. Once you feel Bowl of cranberriesthe scent is potent enough, remove the pot from the stovetop and turn off. Your house will continue to smell of fresh apple pie.

This method is all natural, and helps eliminate candles burning, especially when there are kids running around.

Did you try these wonderful stovetop scents? Let us know which one was your favorite in the comments below.