Just before Early Spring I do a complete top to bottom cleaning of my house. Whether you decide to perform it at Early Spring (Imbolc) or on the Spring Equinox, here is a great tip to bless your home while doing simple housework. Every year I purchase a new broom and use it literally (or … Continue reading HearthKeeper Household Tip
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
Early Spring (Imbolc) is just around the corner and this is the time when many pagans begin to plan their spring planting. This year...start a revolution. Cleanse your soul with freshly turned dirt, green things, and sunshine. Start with this fabulous blog post from Heathen Embers: Forget protesting in the streets. The most revolutionary thing … Continue reading If You Want To Start A Revolution, Start A Garden — Heathen Embers
Our family celebrates fewer holydays than most other pagan groups, but that may be due to the fact that we have lived in tribal or communal situations so often in the past 17 years and we had several gatherings a week...not counting all the mini-celebrations we would have throughout the year. Longest Night, is, most … Continue reading Longest Night Is Coming!
*Whew* being away from humanity a few days really does a HearthKeeper good. Got rid of a lot of the ick cloud hovering over my head and now I'm ready to rule the world again! While many pagans celebrate Samhain and the end of October, my household celebrates Last Harvest. Beginning at dusk on … Continue reading Last Harvest (or…Samhain For Most of You)