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A Taste of Summer Magick

Mmmm… I love all the flavors and scents of summer, don’t you? Here in the arid desert, just watering my rosemary, mint or creosote in the garden is a heady experience. And for this witch, the scent and flavor of … 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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Vernal Equinox – Beginnings and Renewal

The first day of spring, the Vernal or Spring Equinox, occurs between March 20th and 21st here in the northern hemisphere.  This year it’s today, March 20, (at 2:58 PM, here where I live). Many pagans and Wiccans celebrate it … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday- Dark Moon Edition

Will you walk under the starred velvet sky tonight, dazzled by the bright diamond cut outs revealed by the darkness bereft of moonlight? I got a new tarot deck last week.  It’s stunning. Inspired and inspiring.  Magick. It came in … 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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Tarot Tuesday – Health & Balance

Today’s pull is from one of my favorite decks when I’m feeling like tapping into archetypal energies for some deep truths.  This is the Motherpeace Tarot by Vicky Noble and its theme is A way to the Goddess through myth, … 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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Tarot Tuesday – Doubt & Delay

Today’s pull is from one of my very old decks.  This is the Knapp Tarot, 1929 original printing deck. Even the reproduction decks are long out of print and quite sought after by collectors. It’s slightly reminiscent of the Rider-Waite, … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday – Awakening and Renewal

For this week’s tarot forecast I’m using this lovely Shadowscape Tarot, by Stephanie Put-Mun Law.  It’s a little light on symbolism for my taste, but a gorgeously illustrated deck full of flowing and fantastical imagery.  I was given her book … 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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