Natural Living

Six Simple Tricks to a Healthy Home

In today's society, we are embracing a culture that is focused more and more on healthy living. This is primarily seen in the increase of health food options and rise in activities such as yoga and crossfit. Juice bars and yoga studios are exploding in popularity, and even the media is taking part, campaigning slogans such… Continue reading Six Simple Tricks to a Healthy Home

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Eight Design Tricks to Use When You Don’t Have a Headboard

One of the main tips to decorating a bedroom is that you should have a headboard. You may have passed without one in college, but if you want to have a dreamy bedroom, you HAVE to have a headboard. Why is this so important? It's just a headboard. The bed is the largest and most… Continue reading Eight Design Tricks to Use When You Don’t Have a Headboard

Crystals · Pagan

Imbolc Crystals for Every Pagan

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

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Seven Ways to Celebrate Imbolc

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

Crystals

Crystal Pairing: Stones for The Year of the Rooster

January 28th marks the Chinese New Year. The Chinese New Year falls on the first new moon of the year, and follows the Lunar calendar. Each year, we transition into one of the twelve Chinese zodiac animals. In addition to the animal, one of the five Feng Shui elements is present (either earth, metal, fire,… Continue reading Crystal Pairing: Stones for The Year of the Rooster

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Five Imbolc Herbs that are in your Pantry

  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

Natural Living

Five Ways Composting Can Improve Your Life

    One of the reasons that I love Seattle so much is the environmental pride that this city has. Grocery stores don't offer plastic bags, and instead encourage you to bring your own reusable ones. City parks aren't just patches of grass with benches, but natural oasis of giant sequoias and redwoods. It's an… Continue reading Five Ways Composting Can Improve Your Life