No peony plant is without its ants, I know this can be bothersome for some but for this Witch.... its gold! Peonies don't need ants to bloom, they will absolutely bloom on their own without them, so don't worry about removing them, your blooms with be just fine. The ants are used mostly in spell … Continue reading Wild Witch-Crafting With Peony Flower Ants Part 2
Peonies are a long time favorite of mine in spell work. Each part of the plant from root to bloom and the little ants on top are all magic. Peony plants are are a hardy perennial in my neck of the woods. They can easily live for a 100 years which makes them ideal in … Continue reading Wild Witch-Crafting With Peony Blooms, Root, Seed & Ants – Part 1
Celebrating "Imbolc" is not part of my personal spiritual practice. I do not honor it as a holy day in my personal spiritual practice. I do not honor saints/gods/goddesses and this one is meant to honor St Brigid and the beginning of Spring by the light of a fire. There are parallels with my personal celebration … Continue reading Imbolc Is Not My Jam
Finally the first new moon is here, it couldn't come soon enough for me! First new moons are a great way to start your year off by showing gratitude. We are always finding ourselves asking for this and asking for that, and never saying thank you enough. When we sit under the moon or at … Continue reading First New Moon Ritual
Binding spells are a very easy anyone can do them and there are a lot of ways these can be done. You can perform ritual before hand to amp things up or you can sit at your desk at work and start tying knots. Its really up to you how much ceremony you want to … Continue reading Braided Binding Spell
Such a great post! Thank you so much for sharing this and writing about this topic so well. Although I personally do not honour or have patron/matron saints or any Gods or Goddesses, (but! Never say never!) I get asked this question a lot and because my belief is different from this I really struggle with answering this correctly. A LOT of people do and really struggle with this and finding deity can be discouraging for some, this post will be re-affirming and comforting for those who are seeking.
What I love about writing my blog: people ask me amazing questions that make me think. I need more of this! Lovely Cupcake Witch asked me the other day about discovering Patron Deities, and in answering her, I figured out that I had a lot more to say than the lengthy reply I was in the midst of creating.
It’s obviously no secret that I am completely dedicated to my Hestia, my Patron Goddess. Innately, I am a person of hospitality, home, service, and family. These things are very important to me. I am also “Complete in and of myself.” I like having my husband around…and I really do love him a lot; but we were a military family for an inordinate amount of time and he was gone more often than he was around. I choose to have him in my life…but I honestly don’t *need* him (in an…
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This is spell work I did last quarter and since tomorrow is another half moon in the last quarter it might be something to consider doing. I feel like half moons don't get enough love and attention as the full and new moon do. For my personal practice I actually prefer working with the half … Continue reading Half Moon Spell – Last Quarter
Boiled spit has been a spell that we have been doing for as long as I can remember. From my earliest memories this was just the norm and if you need to get something out of you this was how to do it. The Spell can be used 2 ways... Spit at someone to give … Continue reading Boiled Spit Spell – Remove Blockages & Negative Vibes
Happy Friday Everyone! Although there is absolutely no sight of spring in the air in my parts and won't be for quite some time, I still felt compelled to write about living binding green things. Perhaps it is all the sunshine. Binding is a popular option when it comes to spell work. This post is … Continue reading 5 Magical Binding Plants
'Tis the season of yellow snow, always grateful for that! Makes it a lot easier to find and retrieve dog urine for spell crafting. Its the gift that keeps on giving. I know to some this may seem a bit odd but it can be quite powerful, beneficial and add extra energy to your workings. … Continue reading Witchcraft Spells & Dog Urine