Many holidays take place in December. For pagans, this holiday is Yule. Taking place on the Winter Solstice, it marks the shortest day of the year. At this time, pagans would celebrate the return of the sun. The days here on after would become longer and the promise of warmer months was ahead. A twelve… Continue reading Magickal Herbs for Yule
Greetings fellow witches and happy Samhain! I hope everyone is enjoying this magickal time of the year! I sure know I am. Last night, my coven and I had a little ritual of our own to celebrate. Samhain marks the halfway point between the Autumn Equinox and Winter Solstice. It is seen as the end… Continue reading Spiced Apple Cider – A Witch’s Brew for an Auspicious New Year
Samhain is one of the main festivals in the pagan calendar. Taking place on October 31st, it marks the end of the year. At this time, the veil between our world and the spirit is at its thinnest, and we are able to communicate with souls more easily. There are many traditions and practices for… Continue reading Magickal Herbs for Samhain
The pagan festival of Mabon falls on the Autumn Equinox. Pagans have a deep connection to nature and the changing seasons, realizing that the energies of the land alter with the time of the year. The Autumn Equinox divides day and night equally, and is the time of the year where we anticipate and prepare… Continue reading Crystal Pairing – Stones of Mabon
Add this crystal pairing to your Imbolc celebration!
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Samhain is probably the biggest holiday for Wiccans and Pagans alike. Celebrated on October 31st, it is an ancient festival that gave origin to what we know today as 'Halloween'. Samhain is a Celtic Festival. Known as "Summer's End", it marks the end of summer and the harvest season. It is the half way point… Continue reading Kitchen Witch – Seven Foods for Celebrating Samhain
Happy Imbolc everyone!!! I hope all you witches and mystics are celebrating the holiday in your own magical way. I myself am going to have a magical night of mediation, divination, and a little spell 😉 If you don't know how to celebrate, head over to my article, Seven Ways to Celebrate Imbolc, for some… Continue reading Imbolc Crystals for Every Pagan
February 1st (or 2nd according to some) is the pagan festival of Imbolc. Imbolc was practiced by the druids and was the festival of lactating sheep. It is derived from the Gaelic word, "oimelc", which means "ewe's milk". Ewes would give birth to their lambs, nursing them at this time. With the darkest days of winter… Continue reading Seven Ways to Celebrate Imbolc
For many centuries, herbalism has been associated with paganism and 'the craft'. Just as crystals are associated with types of energy and have their own specific properties, plants and herbs have their own attributes as well. Considering back then, they were easier to obtain than gemstones, plants and herbs were commonly used during the numerous… Continue reading Five Imbolc Herbs that are in your Pantry