Decorating & Design

November 23, 2021

DIY: Holiday Simmers

What You’ll Need:

  • 3–5 dried orange slices
  • 2–3 dried apple slices
  • Fresh cranberries
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Star anise
  • Rosemary
  • Pine sprigs


  1. To a heat-safe bowl add dried orange and apple slices, and a handful of fresh cranberries.
  2. Then, add cinnamon sticks, star anise, rosemary and pine sprigs.
  3. Pour hot water over the fruit, herbs and spices — the aroma will be pure Christmas.


Janis Nicolay


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