Okay, everyone, let’s get real. Valentines Day comes from a pretty bloody background…
Got no time to cast your spells? Live in a shared house where you can’t exactly set up an altar? Or maybe you’re in the broom closet. Join in the Imbolc fun with a dedicated candle in my personal group ceremony, focusing on manifestation, love attraction, self love and new life. All you have toContinue reading “Join the Imbolc Candle Ritual!”
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Welcome to Wednesday, Witches! Today I am going to address the subject of poppets, otherwise known as dollies, pippies, moppets and mommets. I know that for a long time when I was young, I personally thought poppets were basically the Western version of the “Voodoo Doll”. In pop culture, there is this idea of theContinue reading “Witchcraft Wednesday: What's the Deal with Poppets?”
Happy Witchcraft Wednesday! I’ve decided that every Wednesday, I’ll post about witchcraft, whether it’s a spell, a relaxation recording, an activity or even something crafty. The whole point of this blog is to make witchcraft more accessible every day for every person – which is why today, we’re focusing on 3 simple spells that doContinue reading “Witchcraft Wednesday: 3 Simple Spells (No Witchy Gear Required)”
What do Witches do on a full moon? You might know that we have one coming up (Tuesday 12th November). This time around, we have the ‘Frost’, ‘Snow’ or ‘Beaver’s’ Moon. That sounds bizarre, doesn’t it? But traditionally, this was the time to set beaver traps. Please don’t do that. Beavers are beautiful, wonderful creaturesContinue reading “November Snow Moon: What Does it Mean?”
It’s the human condition. We all want to be the best at what we do, whether that’s work, or hobbies, or family, or just being the best cook in the family (I’m not). This idea of having to ‘do’ things properly – i.e., you can’t be a real painter unless you’ve taken classes, or youContinue reading “Being a ‘Good’ Witch”
Blessings, Boss Witches and friends! It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Samhain, or Wiccan New Year. It’s a time to celebrate and honour our ancestors and make use of the thinned veil to enhance divination, communication with the other side and consider our practices in general.
Coming out as a Witch is something I perhaps held a little more hidden shame in. Don’t get me wrong – I am not ashamed to be a Witch. It’s just that it’s not something that comes up daily, despite the fact that I’m constantly banging on about crystals and planetary alignments, incense, meditation and crystals.
Happy Weekend, Witches and friends! I’ve been thinking a lot about Samhain over the past few days. I’ve been listening to Pam Grossman’s amazing podcast, The Witch Wave, and one episode in particular (#26 with author Peter Bebergal) made me think more closely about the thinning of the veil, and what happens when our ancestorsContinue reading “Samhain 2019: How I’m Preparing & Protecting”