Tuesday Turn About #76 Seasonal Fragrance DIYs

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The link party has started and this week it’s all about Tuesday Turn About #76 Seasonal Fragrance DIYs.


At last week’s party, we saw lots of ‘hang-ups’!

And this week, there were LOTS of posts connected with fragrance, whether is was homemade candles, heavenly smelling recipes, DIY potpourri, and even candleholders. (I know that’s a stretch, but you’ll thank me.)

Let me just stop here and say “Happy Thanksgiving”. As we ponder this past year’s events, good and not-so-good, I’m especially thankful for you all, family and friends that follow the blog, as well as my blogging buddies.

Without you, there would be no My Wee Abode blog!

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MWA has been bustling with all kinds of Christmas decor and DIYs. I’m hoping to share at least three new Christmas DIYs this season, plus a couple of home tours!

When will you start decorating your Christmas home?

A Special Shout-Out

Before we get to this week’s features and tips, I want to give a special shout-out to my friend Kari at Me and My Captain.

Kari has been very open on her blog about her 1.5-year-battle with cancer. And this month, she is finally returning to part-time blogging. Take a look at her sweet Thanksgiving tablescape and give her some love.

We are SO glad to have you back, Kari! Praise God!

Weekly Household Tip

Do you make homemade stuffing/dressing (what do you call it)? If you do, here’s a quick tip I learned from my mom.

We do a bread stuffing in our family, and mom taught us ‘the cheaper the bread, the better the stuffing’. Buy the cheapest bread you can find and tear it up. Let it dry out in the open for at least 2-3 days, turning it over every few hours to get an even ‘drying’. The longer the drying process, the better! (Oh, that’s two tips, right?)

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This Week’s Features:

Creamy Yellow Beeswax Candles

These creamy buttery colored beeswax candles stopped me in my tracks! Joy from Artful Homemaking is sharing her easy tutorial on how to make these “hot” little items (see what I did there?). You can use essential oils to add fragrance to these, or just leave the soft scent of honey to ‘touch’ your room.

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DIY Potpourri for the Fall

Tee from TeeDiddlyDee is sharing her homemade recipe for a fall potpourri. Tee shares all the different dried items she uses, and you may be surprised by some of them. Add these yummy dried fruits and spices to a jar and give them as a gift, and be sure to keep some for yourself!

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Custom Christmas Fragrance Holders

Okay, here’s the ‘stretch’… these tealight holders are gorgeous!!! Paula from Sweet Pea is sharing exactly how to create these yourself… and not just one design, but several wooden tealight holder designs for the holidays! So pretty and unique… You’re welcome!

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I’m thinking the Christmas posts will be in full force this next week. So exciting! Hope you all are as inspired as I am!

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  1. I am so glad that Kari is back to blogging! I’m headed over there immediately to show her some blog love. Thank you so much for featuring my candle holders this week. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

  2. So many fabulous posts to dive into this week, Julie! I love all the features you chose and your tips are great too. I hope you and your family have a blessed Thanksgiving weekend. Hugs, CoCo

    1. Thanks, CoCo! We did have a blessed holiday, even though my mom was only ‘allowed’ to be with us for a couple hours. The assisted living community is being a bit strict right now. But, I’m still glad she could come for even a little! Hope you had a blessed holiday, too!

  3. Thank you for hosting. This is what I featured the week of 11-16 to 11-20-2020 on my blog. On Tuesday was Carnival Squash With Apples and Thyme. Wednesday was Slow Cooker Green Beans. Thursday was Chicken Broccoli Cheddar Wreath. Winding up Thanksgiving Preparations was a Green Bean Casserole. Enjoy!

  4. I’ve been wanting to make gluten free stuffing, so maybe I can get in gear and get that accomplished. (won’t have 3 days to dry out the bread), but at least motivated now. Thanks so much for having us over, have a great Thanksgiving, Julie!!

  5. Lovely to hear some good news, will head on over Kari’s blog right after this. Thanks for the email tip, I never do that so I suppose I should start! Wishing you a lovely Thanksgiving with your family Julie and thanks for hosting. x

  6. Thank you so much, Julie, for featuring my Fall Dried Fruit Potpourri! I really do appreciate it and all the time you put into this weekly party! I hope you have the most awesome Thanksgiving! Wishing you a safe and healthy holiday season!

    Many hugs,


  7. A belated Happy Thanksgiving to you, Julie! I remember my mom always used stale bread for her stuffing, too! (I use boxed stuffing that I “doctor.” haha) So glad I made it here today!!

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