Just the smell of oranges reminds me of Christmas. I love that our counter top bowls have been filled with mandarin oranges and our fridge full of the delicious citrus fruits of the season. I wanted to make a pomander to fill the house with even more of the delicious smells of Christmas.
While the girls were at school Matthew and I sat down with our cloves, chopsticks and an orange while Nathan bounced away in the chair beside us.
If you would like to make a true pomander it takes quite a lot of time to cure. We just wanted a pomander that would last a few weeks and were not worried about making a preserved one that would last for years. If you want to learn how to make a true, long lasting pomander here is a link.....