Don't think your house will pass the white glove test next time you're entertaining? Ditch the mop and head for the kitchen.
Turns out a wonderful smelling home makes a longer-lasting impression than a sloppy home. Watch this video and learn how to create an inviting DIY home fragrance that will distract your guests from the mess.
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This article is part of Mix It Up, an editorial series created in collaboration with AOL's Kitchen Daily and Huffington Post. It is dedicated to making the lives of mothers easier through articles, videos and slideshows focused on simple and creative solutions to everyday challenges. From healthy recipes to exciting ideas for a more balanced lifestyle, this section aims to become a resource for moms everywhere.