The mix is an art, not a science, but we usually include a cinnamon stick, ground nutmeg, cloves, and cardamom. Sometimes we'll toss in some pieces of lemon peel to give the mix a slight citrusy zing. Put all the spices into a small pot filled with water and leave to simmer on the stove - before you know it, your whole house will smell fantastic.
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(Edited from a post originally published 11.27.2007)