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4 sticks cinnamon

5 Bay leaves

1/4 cup whole cardamon

1/4 cup whole cloves

1/4 cup ground coriander

1/4 cup whole ginger

1/4 ground nutmeg

peel of 1 orange

4 sprigs mint, fresh

4 sprigs rosemary, fresh (optional) I am allergic

pine needles (optional)

Put ingredients in a decorative pan.  Fill saucepan with enough water to cover ingredients and simmer on top of the stove for a wonderful aroma that smells of Christmas baking.  Refrigerate when not in use and add water as necessary.