How To: Make An Aromatic Wax Fire Starter For The Holidays

DIY aromatic wax fire starterWith Halloween basically behind us, it’s time to prep for Thanksgiving and Christmas! One of my favorite parts about this season is how delicious your home smells when treats are baking and Christmas trees are hanging out in the corner! Get a head start on making your home smell lovely with these beautiful aromatic fire starters!      

 They sure are pretty and the fact they serve a practical purpose is even better! Visit Hello Natural for the full tutorial! Continue Reading

How To: Make Homemade Fire Starters with Household Items

Help to get a fire started on a chilly day with this homemade spice and herb fire starter. Not only will it get your fire going in a pinch, it smells delicious too, and would be perfect to bring along to a bonfire or on a camping trip.    

Stephanie Gerber from Henry Happened shares a quick and easy tutorial for making these fire starters with coffee filters and a few other household items. It’s so easy. Continue Reading

How To: Make Your Own Scented Pine Cone Fire Starters!

created at: 11/07/2011

I love the scents of fall: all that cinnamon and nutmeg, cloves and, oh my, pumpkin!  And nothing beats warming up by a fire… except maybe warming up by a scented fire!  Am I right?  Turns out, turning your fire into a magical scent-producing machine is super easy and super inexpensive.  


You’ve probably seen scented pine cone fire starters in stores, but they’re usually a little on the pricey side.  Fortunately, they’re easily DIYable and, once you’ve got all the materials, you can make a million* of these things and even give them away as gifts!   Continue Reading