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Allergies, Colds and Flus, Oh My! Herbed Honey

It’s that time of year.  For all of us here in Thornesworld, the allergies kick in first.  As Autumn begins to dry plants to drop leaves for the winter to come, a lot of plants flower and make their last … Continue reading

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Composting in Thornesworld

We had one of our rare snows this winter in February.  They happen about once every four years or so and the snow doesn’t usually stick for long.  This time we had a fun 6 inches or so, but it … Continue reading

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Thorne’s Natural Bug Repellent

I hate poisons and pesticides, and it’s that time of year here in Thornesworld. Bugs, bugs and more bugs. You might remember that here in my desert home we have some big, scary bugs like scorpions and of course spiders … Continue reading

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First Dibs Friday – Moon Phase Bath Salts & Sweet Blessings

This week’s First Dibs Offer is for my ritually crafted and blended, Full Moon and Dark Moon Bath Salts.  4 ounces of skin softening, scented magick for your bath.  Luxuriate in my blend of 3 Solar dried Pacific Sea Salt, … Continue reading

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First Dibs Friday – Moon Phase Incense

This week’s First Dibs Offer is for my ritually crafted and blended, Full and Dark Moon Loose Incense.  Half an ounce each of these luscious blends.  As always they are composed of 9 herbs, resins and oils, each chosen to … Continue reading

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It’s Elemental! – First Dibs Friday

Do you use elemental candles, colors and oils in your rituals and circles?  I do, when I’m doing a full on ritual, like for esbats or on the rare occasion that I work with others.  I go full ritual for … Continue reading

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Dark Moon Crafting

It’s that time again.  Time to dive into my interior spaces and heed the call of my shadow, my left handed sister within who knows that if she can’t hex, nor can she heal. I listen.  Do I hear a … Continue reading

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Uncommon Uses for 9 Common Kitchen Herbs

Witches and wise women and men the world round and since the dawn of time have used what is native and handy to them.  In today’s world we have access to herbs and spices, plants and fruits from areas far … Continue reading

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Dodder the Lovely Lady’s Laces

From the moment this delicate yet persistent little vine showed up in my flower boat a few years ago, I was intrigued. It seemed like some sort of parasite, but like many such, it didn’t seem to harm the plants … Continue reading

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