Can we talk brownies for a second? I mean….seriously. I love them. Not the cakey brownies but the dense, ooey gooey ones. The ones that….I make from scratch. Seriously, what kind of HearthKeeper doesn’t have skills in the kitchen? Okay…aside from my mother. She’ll tell you her culinary skills are limited to special … Continue reading Brownies from the Hearth
I'm rather fond of the 4th doctor (he was my first!)
I found this particular binding chant on a scrap of paper in one of my grimoires. It's not in my handwriting, so I assume it's something that was given to me in the early 2000's, as it was in a book I had filled between 2000 - 2007. It must be Wiccan-esque in origin because … Continue reading Chant To Seal A Spell
I am always quite cautious when I do spellwork. I rarely do it for myself (though I really should be a little more selfish in that way). But what do you do when things go wrong and you wish to reverse your spell? Here's some good advice on how to do it (but...the smartest thing … Continue reading How To Reverse A Spell When Everything Goes Wrong
I’ve been wanting to write a post about this topic but haven’t found the right words. I still haven’t found the right words, but I was prompted by a conversation I had last night with a friend about this topic.
Staying true and authentic to your craft can be a struggle at times for various reasons. There are so many ways to practice the craft and no two ways are alike. Doesn’t make them wrong, just different from one another.
Everything you have learned on your own through countless hours, months and years of research took discipline. It got you where you are and that means something to you. You followed through for a reason, or you wouldn’t have stuck with it.
Whether you have been taught the craft from an elder or self taught, sometimes you start to get pulled in other directions. These can bring about some uncomfortable…
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...Or maybe it should say: "Less Stressful Home." We all have stress in our lives, but sometimes it's the little things that eliminate - or at least scale down -- that stress. I came across a lovely article on Daily Om a few months back that really resonated with me. For the past several months … Continue reading Creating A Stress-Free Home
Magickal cross stitch in progress. It's being imbued with health and happiness for an elder I work with who will be going in for major surgery next week. Follow Hestia Servant on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
My husband is not an adventurous eater. I suspect it's because he grew up in a conservative white family without much means. That's why he has me, right? To show him all the amazing things out there. My daughter and I could pretty much live on soup, along with Middle Eastern, Indian and Asian foods. … Continue reading International Kitchen Witchin’ — Kofte
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