Create a perfume oil to invoke the element of fire. You need: 1/3 ounce roller bottle Eyedropper Carrier Oil (jojoba is my oil of choice, but olive or sunflower oil work well, too) 3 drops ginger essential oil 2 drops rosemary essential oil 1 drop clove essential oil 1 drop petitgrain essential oil Directions: Put essential … Continue reading June 27: Sacred Month of Hestia
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
Create a sacred space that is yours and yours alone -- whether it be outside or in a corner of a room. Create a welcoming space where you can meditate, read, or perform your rituals. I have had both indoor and outdoor sacred spaces. Blessings from the Hearth.
Craft Home Blessing Incense.
I am a huge fan of Old World and Folk Magick, and this blog post by Witch and Walnut fits the bill (plus it's one of my favorite blogs at the moment!). Enjoy! Blessings from the Hearth. Binding beads can be used the same way as mala beads. Except instead of a repeated prayer or … Continue reading Black Chokeberry Protection and Binding Beads
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
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