Expecting company and want the house to smell great? Put a pot of water on the stove to boil. Add some fragrant kitchen items. Examples include cinnamon sticks, cloves, apple slices, orange or lemon peal, a little vanilla or almond extract. Let these items simmer in the water until the water is nearly gone. You can continue to add water as needed. This is quick and so simple. When anyone enters your home it will smell delicious.