(The Best Years in Life) After doing a month of chemo in 2001, I became very sensitive to certain perfumes, smells and/or odors. For example, I used to wear a wonderful high-end perfume and now just about all perfumes make me feel ill. My husband has had to return several colognes because I just could not stand the fragrance. I have even found that many of the home fragrances do not set well with me and can actually make me sneeze. However, I love a nice smelling home – who doesn’t? We know that “smells” can lift the spirit and actually calm the soul. Below are some great non-toxic ways in which to keep your home smelling clean and fresh all year long. Read More.