4 Scents to Get You in the Mood for Fall + Free Printable

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The air is finally crisp and breezy, and I am hoping that it stays this way for a while. When the weather gets like this, I open all of my windows to air my house out. I love air conditioners, but there is nothing like a wave of fresh air coming into your house especially when there is a scent of fresh goods baking, or the nostalgic smell that reminds you of being a child and jumping in a pile of leaves. There is just something about Fall that makes me feel like a child again, maybe because Halloween is coming up which is one of my favorite holidays and now that Franco is here, I get to spend this special time with him.

The sense of smell is linked with memory more than any other sense we have, and this plays a major role in controlling our mood, behavior, and emotion. This Fall, when you are deciding on which scent you want for your home, check out these simple ones first to help set the mood in your home.

Vanilla

The scent of vanilla can help promote both joy and relaxation, who doesn’t want to feel both of those? Vanilla is linked to baking and the idea of fresh baked goods promotes even more joy!

Try This- Air Scense Vanilla

Apple

Apples are all about visits to the orchard during the Fall season with friends and family. Studies have also shown that the scent of apples reduce the severity of headaches and migraines!

Try This- Bath and Body Works Warm Apple Pie

Pumpkin

I bet you didn’t know this, but pumpkin is known to have a ‘sexy’ benefit to it. According to a 2010 study by The Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation of Chicago, 40% of men were most aroused by the scent of pumpkin and lavender combined. Pumpkins and donuts worked for 20% of participants. I mean who doesn’t get turned on by pumpkin donuts?

Try This- P&J Trading Pumpkin Pie

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is usually in a baked dessert during the Fall season, but it can also help your memory and attention span. You might as well have your house smell good while you are looking for your keys!

Try This- Plant Therapy Cinnamon Cassia

If you are essentials oils gal like me, I am also sharing my favorite Fall blends with you!

Feel free to download and print this free printable so you have it each year. These blends are sure you get you in the mood for the new season and upcoming holidays.

You can get your free printable here

Enjoy and stay happy! And if no one has told you today, you are doing an amazing job!

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10 Comments

  1. Sara

    I really like the essential oil suggestions! They are a great way to enjoy the scents of fall without causing damage to your body through chemical use. Thanks!

    • Nicole

      I agree! And I love that more companies are starting to use essential oils instead of harmful chemicals.

  2. Trish

    Fall is my favorite time of year! The scents are amazing and food too!

    • Nicole

      Fall is also my favorite time of year!

  3. Samantha

    Love them all! Such great scents! Thanks for sharing!

    • Nicole

      Glad you liked it!

  4. Dawn

    I do apple-scented candles in fall every year!

    • Nicole

      Yum! I feel like that is one of the best ways to celebrate Fall!

  5. Lorena | www.lorenaylennox.com

    Fall is my favorite season by far! I have never seen the vanilla air spray. I am interested in checking it out!

    • Nicole

      The sprays are great! Made with essential oils and come in come in many different scents!

Welcome!

My name is Nicole and I am a full time working mom to my toddler Franco. I love creating and sharing ideas. You can find me rummaging at estate sales, binge-watching The Golden Girls while chugging Diet Coke, listening to old school hip hop, supporting small businesses and being an advocate for maternal mental health.