Scent is such a simple way to elevate your everyday. Find out how you can get a Mrs Meyers holiday set of limited time, seasonally scented cleaning products for FREE.
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Science confirms that certain smells can trigger emotions and memories, and to me it seems like an obvious, common sense practice. Simply put: smelling things that we believe smell good, or that evoke good memories, makes us feel good. Feeling good staves off to some degree feelings of anxiety, stress and depression, which are all too easy to come by during the hustle bustle of the holiday season.
As a bit of anecdotal evidence, I’ll say that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and it has everything to do with the sensation of walking into a warm house that is absolutely filled to the brim with the smell of a million good things cooking. It’s the best feeling in the world. Thinking about it leads to me to another, similarly wonderful feeling, of entering a room with a freshly cut Christmas tree inside and breathing in the crisp scent of pine.
Scent is such a simple way to elevate your everyday, but because the smells of the holidays are so tied up in nostalgia the effect is that much more powerful.
I particularly like when my cleaning products, especially soaps, smell nice. That’s because every time I clean or soap up, I’m reminded of the Thich Nhat Hanh story of how doing dishes can be a mindfulness practice, a moment of zen, as you’re forced to live in that moment and experience dish washing.
All of this is my roundabout way of explaining (again!) why I love Mrs Meyers products so much. Most of the year, I use Basil dish soap and Rosemary laundry detergent, and it really, genuinely makes dish washing and hanging laundry out on the line an enjoyable experience for me. (I also buy the Rosemary hand soap, but I haven’t reached that level of mindfulness yet where washing hands is a transcendent moment. Washing hands is boring.)
I also love Grove Collaborative. They have a really impressive selection of natural and non-toxic household, health and beauty products with very competitive prices. It’s stuff I buy anyway— dish soap, laundry detergent, body soap, face wash, shaving cream, sponges, essential oils for the diffuser, you name it— only it’s my favorite brands without me having to go out of my way to find them.
The way it works is that you build yourself a virtual “pantry” of products, which ships once a month (you can change the date of shipment or skip a month if needed.) I get a reminder before shipment that a delivery is imminent, so I can go in and quickly remove items that we’re still good on or add things I need. Since I tend to forget to buy things like dish soap when I’m out, that’s a huge help for me— plus, with a VIP membership shipping is quick and free!
Grove Collaborative is constantly adding new items I’ve never seen sold before, and offering little bonus freebies that keep my love for them going after all this time. If you’ve never tried them before, this is a freebie you don’t want to miss.
Mrs Meyers has just released their limited-time seasonal scents: peppermint, orange clove, and Iowa pine. They are wonderful, and such a simple, little indulgence that sort of ushers in the holiday season for me. (The WHOLE holiday season. Let me bask in Thanksgiving before you start with the caroling, please.)
When you place your first order of $20 using my link through November 19th 9pm ET, you get to experience the magic of Mrs. Meyer’s for FREE with this Holiday Set from my friends at Grove Collaborative.
- Free Holiday Mrs. Meyer’s hand soap
- Free Holiday Mrs. Meyer’s dish soap
- Free Holiday Mrs. Meyer’s multi surface spray
- Free Grove seasonal kitchen towel
- Free Shipping & 60 Day VIP Trial
Existing customers get a free set of Grove walnut scrubber sponges. I love those, too, as much as you can really love a sponge.
With the VIP status: for 60 days, you’ll get free shipping, free gifts, price matching, exclusive sales and personal service.
I should warn you that last year, Mrs. Meyer’s seasonal scents sold out quickly. This offer is only available through November 19th or until the sets are gone, so don’t miss out! Here’s how it works:
- Sign up for Grove Collaborative here. You will receive the Holiday Set for free when you sign up.
- To receive this offer, your order needs to be a minimum of $20. Choose the combination of products and scents you love and receive your first box within a few days.
- That’s it! Click Finish & Pay and place your order.
Enjoy the scents of the season and making new aromatherapy memories. 🙂