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
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7tKNB2bDPWXW1O132Nnc3W?si=29TV-9scSBuejhfPv6TnUA Listen on Podbean Hey friends! And thank you so much for joining me today – on this beautiful very first day of October! That’s right, it is, officially, the season of the witch! This year’s Halloween season is especially special because the month of October is bookended by these 2 beautiful full moons. Tonight’s … Continue reading Episode 81 – Moon Magic with Michael Herkes, The Glam Witch!
🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Magical tips and techniques for keeping negative people and harmful forces at bay so you can take control of your destiny and live your best life.Does your house feel a little wonky? Is someone giving you the evil eye? Are you just having a run of bad luck or have you been cursed? Miss … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Hoodoo Cleansing and Protection Magic by Miss Aida
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5lX49GjTM0R0Zh3vIuM6I7?si=LDnScFaFQBGRFmJ-aUV82Q Listen on Podbean! Today’s topic is magical protection – using spells and rituals to protect your body, home, emotions, psychic self, and friends. This is the second episode in my new series of episodes about baneful bitchcraft – curses, hexes, and taboo magic for revenge and destruction. Protection spells aren’t inherently baneful, of course, … Continue reading Episode 80 – Baneful Bitchcraft: they protec/they attac
Saint Martha the dragon slayer! Tuesday is the day to petition St. Martha the Dominator, the patron saint of housewives and service people! Also known as Santa Marta Dominadora, she is the dragon-slaying, snake-charming badass sister of Mary Magdalene and Lazarus (the one who rose from the dead!) who can help petitioners gain the upper … Continue reading The Nine Tuesdays of Saint Martha the Dominator
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! An inspiring exploration of the goddesses of the West African spiritual traditions and their role in shaping Yoruba (Ifa), Santeria, Haitian Vodoun, and New Orleans Voodoo.Throughout Africa and beyond in the diaspora caused by the slave trade, the divine feminine was revered in the forms of goddesses like the ancient Nana Buluku, water spirits … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Orishas, Goddesses, and Voodoo Queens by Lilith Dorsey
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7CmkCSFxA9QXrZneHFGGuw Listen on Podbean “This is An Episode About You” said the witch behind the mic. And you were pleased, because you always wanted to hear about yourself on your favourite podcast. Welcome to The Fat Feminist Witch. Today's Welcome to Nightvale parody/appreciation episode features Night Blooming Cereus and Bloodstone as the Sketchy Herb … Continue reading Episode 79 – An Episode About You
Virgo | Libra | Scorpio | Sagittarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces | Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo Welcome to September, witches! Look for your sun sign in the list below to find your message for the month from the Welcome to Nightvale tarot deck! I've also included a recommended … Continue reading September 2020 Tarotscopes!
This sketchy herb and magic rock were inspired by the fiction podcast Welcome to Nightvale, but they both have real practical uses for modern witches. In the latest episode of the podcast, Episode 79 - A Episode About You, I described a ritual you can perform during the Night Blooming Cereus's 24-hour blooming period with … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Night Blooming Cereus & Bloodstone
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Harness the power of the moon―spells to invite abundance and achieve balanceLuminescent and ever-watchful, the moon is a powerful source of energy and a conduit for magical abundance, bestowing blessings from the universe to help you achieve your goals and desires. The Complete Book of Moon Spells provides down-to-earth guidance on the phases, folklore, … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Complete Book of Moon Spells by Michael Herkes
If you listened to my latest episode - BANEFUL BITCHCRAFT - you heard me announce that I'll be doing a series of episodes about baneful magic, curses, hexes, defensive magic, and other types of magic formerly considered taboo. https://open.spotify.com/episode/4PdEqW31YhN7Xnq3NT0xaz?si=N_w5BcxTRMChYQn2q6zhJA "I am working on an episode all about domination magic and I wondered if there are … Continue reading Magical Domination?
Listen on Podbean https://open.spotify.com/episode/4PdEqW31YhN7Xnq3NT0xaz Hello friends and thank you so much for tuning in today for episode 78 of the show Baneful Bitchcraft, the beginning of a series of episodes where I talk about the formerly taboo topic of hexes, curses, and magical acts to cause pain or misfortune in the lives of others. Today … Continue reading Episode 78 – Baneful Bitchcraft