Learn a new household craft or skill. Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? Or crochet? Sew? Cross stitch? Embroider? Or knit? Take the opportunity to learn a new skill. There are plenty of websites out there and YouTube is absolutely fabulous for information. Look for local Meet Up groups as well (in my … Continue reading June 20: Sacred Month of Hestia
I found this in my files the other day. I have no idea why I have it, exactly. It's correspondences of incense. However, I actually use herbal and resin incense, and many of these look synthetic. Take it for what you will......
So excited! How could I not be? Early Spring is coming and that means I’ve made it through another winter (even though Texas winters are negligible). As I’ve mentioned in previously blogs, my family originally came to Upstate New York via Quebec, and we’re accustomed to difficult winters. We figure if we make it as … Continue reading Early Spring
Hooray for Early Spring! And with Early Spring comes my incense blend that's a little more involved than the Longest Night Incense recipe I gave you the other month. This incense (like many of mine) are meant to be burned on a coal disc, which is put on sand or salt in a fireproof container. … Continue reading Early Spring (Imbolc) Incense
This was a super fun little blog post over at Moody Moons that I thought you might like. Enjoy! The color of royalty, magic and divine insight, this rich, exquisite hue paints any magickal ritual with a stroke of mystical allure. From flowery faerie cakes to enchanted moonwater, here are ten creative ways to … Continue reading 10 Ways to use the color purple in witchcraft
At some point in time most children fear monsters in their closet or under their beds. I was one of those children, and my great- granny put together an awesome little spell for me. When my daughter came around, she had the same concerns at age 4. I remembered Great-Granny's spell, and I decided … Continue reading Simple Spells For Children
Beeswax burns hot, so I recommend actually doing a blend with beeswax and coconut oil. I also am a huge fan of container candles because beeswax spills are difficult to clean. Here’s what you need: 1 pound filtered beeswax ½ cup coconut oil 3 ½-pint canning jars 60 ply braided cotton wick #4 pre-tabbed Empty … Continue reading Making Beeswax Container Candles
During this winter holyday season I always make a change in my incense offering to Hestia. I love making my own herbal incenses, and this particular blend has easily obtained materials. You will burn this on a coal tab, so be sure you have a heat proof dish that has sand or salt in the … Continue reading Longest Night (Yule) Incense