Mercury's first retrograde period of 2022 is upon us! From January 14th to February the 3rd Mercury, the planet of communication and technology, will be moving in reverse-- astrologically speaking. None of the planets actually suddenly go backwards in their orbit around the sun, but from our position on earth it can appear that way … Continue reading Planets Retrograde in January 2022 – #MercuryRetrograde
It's the beginning of a brand new year and time for me to think about the kinds of things I want to learn and experience this year, the things I want to leave in 2021, and where I'm going to go looking for magic. In a bizarre bit of irony, over the last 2 years … Continue reading 6 Witch Reads for 2022!
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Hello again witches, seekers, and friends - and thank you for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast for my annual Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special! https://open.spotify.com/episode/29B0P3WezS3JAR9yH1VtoG?si=MZu7KjqjQeantCNrkacohg Every year at Halloween we examine some of the stories, tropes, and stereotypes that have contributed to the image of the Halloween Witch, the ways we celebrate … Continue reading Episode 94 – ZOMBI – A Very fat feminist halloween Special!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5rlLS5CJdccE21t2MD9xTN?si=DwZrNeHIQ8ioKKscetSBYQ Hello again witches, seekers, and friends - and thank you for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast! Today's episode is the first HALLOWEEN episode of 2021! Today I'm talking about Halloween, and trick or treating in particular, as a truly North American folk holiday! Of course it wouldn't be Halloween without a … Continue reading Episode 93 B-SIDE – Trick or Treat!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/4kCeNQlZoX6bN0gWFfw4Sy?si=yHrKiM3GT-ypb1PHT4inUQ Hello again witches, seekers, and friends - and thank you for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast! Today's episode is the first HALLOWEEN episode of 2021! Today I'm talking about Halloween, and trick or treating in particular, as a truly North American folk holiday! Of course it wouldn't be Halloween without a … Continue reading Episode 93 – Trick or Treat!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/3AhYzVz11G6HM8urcfSvCj?si=Ksp1TS0mQziU3tHA3dtbSQ&dl_branch=1 Hello again witches, seekers, and friends - and thank you for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast! In today's episode I'm talking about my new book, Witchcraft for Emotional Wisdom, and some of the ways witchcraft has helped me through a journey toward mental health and wellness. Witchcraft for Emotional Wisdom comes … Continue reading Episode 92 – Emotional Wisdom
I am so excited to announce my third book, Witchcraft for Emotional Wisdom, is being released on the Autumn Equinox of this year - September 21, 2021! This book was written to help absolutely anyone use witchcraft and magic to help them heal from the past, be kinder to themselves, and form more intimate and … Continue reading Introducing: Witchcraft for Emotional Wisdom!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/4xkMwcLJIPgu3yrxTc9Dq2?si=wYlkU1ucRH2VBH84H63NjA&dl_branch=1 Hello friends! Thank you so much for tuning in today I’m really excited to be back! Today’s episode is an exploration for the eye in magic, be it third or evil, belonging to an Egyptian god or floating atop a glowing pyramid. I’m going to tell you how to diagnose the presence of the … Continue reading Episode 91 B-SIDE – Eye See You
https://open.spotify.com/episode/1q4K8zSokhnxxjDH7Y1Uvn?si=tkq7EbYBRw-qlnHZ2eQGkQ&dl_branch=1 Hello friends! Thank you so much for tuning in today I’m really excited to be back! Today’s episode is an exploration for the eye in magic, be it third or evil, belonging to an Egyptian god or floating atop a glowing pyramid. I’m going to tell you how to diagnose the presence of the … Continue reading Episode 91 – Eye See You
Hello cosmic conjurers! It's that time of year again - when the Perseid Meteor Shower reaches it's peak and tons of shooting stars will be visible between midnight and dawn! We got lucky and the shower follows close on the heels of the Leo new moon, which means you won't have too much light interference … Continue reading The Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks this Week!
I am so excited to see a book that is entirely about some of the darker and less mainstream-accepted sides of witchcraft and magic. This book travels into the darkness and brings back the tools and knowledge you need to safely wade in yourself. "Shadow magick occupies a critical role in the rich history of … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Of Blood and Bones by Kate Freuler
Wild Strawberry - fragaria vesca Hello my witchy friends! I've got a new sketchy herb and magic rock here for y'all, inspired by last night's strawberry moon - STRAWBERRY QUARTZ AND STRAWBERRY! Strawberry quartz is a new stone to me, one I just started working with when I began to research crystals that could be … Continue reading Green Witchcraft: Strawberry Quartz and Strawberry (fruit)!
If you listened to either Episode 67 – Muse-icology or Episode 90 – Muse-icology RE-RE-RE-REMIX! of the podcast, you heard all about how chakras resonate with different music notes and my theory that songs in that key can have the same effect! I recently re-tooled this playlist for the remix episode and added some new songs, and … Continue reading Chakra Keys Playlist
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6n5rDYiOGJ0Evf2T9fvpAk?si=e7382763f10041c6 Listen on Spotify Hello my witchy friends and a blessed Summer Solstice to all! Today's episode is a remix of episode 67 - Muse-icology, all about the magic of music! In that episode I spoke about the witchiest song of all time - I Put a Spell on You by Screamin' J Hawkins - … Continue reading Episode 90 – Muse-icology RE-RE-RE-REMIX!
In a recent episode of the podcast, North American folk magic expert Cory Thomas Hutcheson helped me peel back a new layer in a local mystery that's been on my mind for a couple of years now. In 2019 a friend of mine was working with the local library cataloguing and translating old French-Canadian news … Continue reading Les Sorciers de Walkerville
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0FG2CUsxg40UYdowdLseKo?si=dLNCjyK7SlebxvNa1zZk9Q Listen on Podbean I'm not alone in today's episode of the show - I had the absolute pleasure of talking with Cory Hutcheson from the New World Witchery podcast and a great new book by the same name. We talk about his new book, North American folklore, and cory even helps me peel back … Continue reading Episode 89 – Folk Magic with Cory Hutcheson
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0PjBwbu2ZtPE0hQ38n2qIX?si=FKhYyo5MTXmOm05W2QOexw Listen on Podbean Today's (unscripted)episode of The Fat Feminist Witch is all about the symbols and signs that make up the meaning for each tarot card, and how to read without memorizing each one. My go-to tarot books: Madame Pamita's Magical Tarot by Madame Pamita Pathworking the Tarot by Leeza Robertson (read my review!) … Continue reading Episode 88 – Confident Cartomancy!
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! This book was sent to me by Llewellyn for review at the very end of 2019 and I fully intended to review it right away – but then I couldn’t stop using it! This book quickly became one of my very favourites on the subject of tarot, and also for journaling and contemplation. When … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Pathworking the Tarot by Leeza Robertson
Elizabeth Olsen doing her best Samantha Stevens in WandaVision on Disney+ I've got a confession - I don't think I've seen a single Avengers movie. Despite being a big fan of comic-book based cartoons as a kid, and even loving the really horrible attempts at making movies in the early 2000s, the overwhelming volume of … Continue reading Witch Flix: WandaVision!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/4K5BcBHY16ygUmSkBiELJN?si=2zxaIRL0R8q43HVyNjd-Ew Listen on Podbean Hello my witchy friends and thank you for tuning in to the fat feminist witch podcast! This is episode 87 and is all about PLEASURE. This is a sort of personal episode, and most of what I’m discussing today is kind of a new topic I’m exploring within my own personal … Continue reading Episode 87 – Voluptas!
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! from ChronicleBooks.com This beautiful book is dreamy and spacey and makes you feel good all over. It's less of a deep dive into self-care, as an activity for you to partake in AS an act of self care! Similar to a comic book or graphic novel, the art does most of the talking, but … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Cosmic Care by Robin Eisenberg
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7KuS1PoUHZ50ziTnhjkPP2?si=IFHhLkasQHSbY90J3IqlGw Listen on Podbean Hello again my witchy friends, and thank you so much for joining me for the first episode of The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast of 2021! Today's episode is about potions! Tea, coffee, baths, perfumes, and cocktails! Since Valentine's Day is around the corner I share recipes for 3 love potions from … Continue reading Episode 86 – Magical Mixology!
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! This beautiful book provides you with a whole new way to cast spells and honour the planet with REAL magic potions. The author herself contacted me and offered to send me a copy of her book, and I’m so glad because I absolutely loved it! It’s beautifully written, super informative, full of really gorgeous … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: WitchCraft Cocktails by Julia Halina Hadas
Hello, witches and welcome to February 2021! I'm so excited to be heading into The Fat Feminist Witch's 6th year on the air, and to be OUT of 2020. What a strange and difficult year! After months of thinking "God, is this year over yet?" I'm pumped to instead be thinking "WAIT IT'S ALREADY FEBRUARY?!" … Continue reading Welcome to 2021, witches!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/1XcfgnR3NSzlcUgHWejH7o?si=lB_cI_JXSkOhGFY0qkTyKA Listen on Podbean Hi friends! Thank you for joining me today! It’s a chilly day and gigantic snowflakes are hitting my old windows while the cats snooze nearby and my coffee warms up my hands. It’s a perfect day to curl up with a good book – or 30. Today I'm talking about the … Continue reading Episode 85 – #WitchReads 2020 Wrap-Up!
I am very much struggling to get work done lately. My computer is dying, I’m struggling to afford hosting, I’ve had a headache for 3 weeks preventing me from getting good readings with cards, I keep losing my voice after a small amount of recording, and I can’t keep up with the work I’ve taken … Continue reading My Apologies
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6mLr6HZnyZ7ToAPpNknWPE?si=n_H1cpUvT2KE9sSrPLcttQ Listen on Podbean Hey friends! Thank you for joining me on this chilly fall Friday the 13th! Today I’m talking about numerology and working with numbers even if you have a math-related learning disability like Dyscalculia, which I have! Even with my issues, Numerology is both shockingly simple, and accurate. I’m also talking about … Continue reading Episode 84 – Magic Numbers for Witches Who Hate Numbers
Today's episode is about NUMEROLOGY - divination using the spiritual vibration of individual numbers. Just like astrology, there are fortune telling methods and also personal exploration methods. I'll be talking about both today, and also about how difficult math and numbers are for me! Wild, right? Since many of you said numbers are hard for … Continue reading Get a FREE Personal Numerology Handout!
🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! A guide to conscious living through the moon and her phases, incorporating intersectional feminist theory, wellness rituals, spellwork, and witchcraft for the modern seeker. We all know the moon. We all have a relationship with it. The earliest people obeyed her orbit, timed their months and holidays and celebrations and agriculture to the moon; … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows – The Moon Book: Lunar Magic to Change Your Life by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-sipfb-f0cea3 Hello friends and thank you so much for tuning in to the show! For today’s episode, we’re going back to a Victorian Halloween tradition – love divinations and apple magic! You can now get signed & spelled copies of my books Green Witchcraft and The Grimoire Journal on my Storenvy shop - http://thefatfeministwitch.storenvy.com Thank … Continue reading Episode 83 – Divining Love on All Hallow’s Eve
I’ve always had an unspoken policy when it comes to tarot readings I do for others and that is that the deck cannot be entirely white. If a deck features human characters all the way through and all of them are white, I don’t use it. The reason for that is that there’s a zero … Continue reading I Love a Fat Deck
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2W11bVX1sml7EryBM9jZm8?si=lxkSWTuXSmW2csVexCGQ3A Listen on Podbean Hey friends and thank you so much for tuning in to the show! Today’s episode is pumpkin spiced and full of practical magic. I’ll be talking about the magical properties of pumpkins and the spice blend we use to flavour them – ie how magical IS your pumpkin spice latte, … Continue reading Episode 82 – Practical Pumpkin Spice Magic