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
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2ArvGmo1bLRvtmmvePGoNt?si=azbtPZmdQku-gQVq9axjOQ https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2u72v-e61c60 Good evening stargazers and thank you so much for joining me today as we talk about what I call cosmic conjure or star magic. This is a branch of magic that draws energy from celestial sources, follows cosmic or astrological seasons and directives, and features spirits and deities of an extra-terrestrial nature. In … Continue reading Episode 77 – Cosmic Conjure
In my most recent podcast episode Episode 76 – Skip to My LUGH!, I shared a sketchy herb (magical plant) and magic rock (crystal) perfect for the sunny season of abundance that follows Lughnasadh on August 1st - mulbery and honey calcite. Both of these magical allies attract abundance to you, but they also help you … Continue reading Green Witchcraft: Mulberry & Honey Calcite
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6jOdHw7qOpIH5dyt6eCtAp Hey witches, thanks for tuning in to episode 76 of the show! Today’s episode, Skip to my Lugh, is all about the August 1st pagan holiday of Lughnasadh, its ancient and mythological Irish roots, and modern themes for celebration. For those who love episodes featuring stories of gods and magical people, I’ve … Continue reading Episode 76 – Skip to My LUGH!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7vP1kck3jAsSanjQkaYvWV https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wdhpk-e45e99 Hello friends and thank you so much for tuning in to today's episode of The Fat Feminist Witch all about your magical body! I'm talking about palmistry, magical jewellery and body art, and medical astrology, and how to use these practices to know thyself and make some magic. Visit the YOUR MAGICAL BODY … Continue reading Episode 75 – Your Magical Body
So you’ve decided to hex the moon.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CCoJ4EzH49z/ Today my new book, The Grimoire Journal is finally released! I'm so excited! This book is filled with writing prompts, recipes, spells, activities and rituals that can help you explore a wide range of magical craft. I included some of my favourite types of classic spells, made a bunch of my own from scratch, … Continue reading Happy Birthday to The Grimoire Journal!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0b5KcQG69ScQyEb2NAC5ks https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-yb2k9-e2b7c1 Hey witches and thank you so much for tuning in to my first episode in a series I am calling FFW PADS! All about home magic. So hey fat feminist witches, welcome to my pad! Haha. (I've been watching old episodes of CRIBS...) We are all staying home a little more than usual … Continue reading Episode 74 – Making Magic in The Bedroom
claim your pre-order thank you gift! Witches! I am so thrilled to see the positive feedback to The Grimoire Journal! This book was a big challenge for me to write and I'm so proud of how it's turned out. A lot of people don't really realize this, but pre-ordering the book sends a strong message … Continue reading The Grimoire Journal Companion: A thank you gift for those who pre-order!
Hey witches! Want a chance to win TWO brand new books full of spells, rituals, and recipes for magic? Share this photo along with a mantra for a moon phase and you could win The Grimoire Journal AND The Complete Book of Moon Spells by Michael Herkes! 📖🌙.Here’s how to enter: Follow me @fatfeministwitch and … Continue reading Win a copy of The Grimoire Journal!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/479PlxrO1H1iwuenWw6tsE https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-avp3c-e11f67 Hey witches! Thanks for tuning in to episode 73 of the podcast, an interview with Gabriela Herstik, author of Inner Witch: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Craft, the High Priestess column in High Times Magazine, and Bewitching The Elements, which came out in April 2020. We talk about her book, elemental magic, … Continue reading Episode 73 – Interview with Gabriela Herstik
Craft a life filled with your own magic--a guided grimoire journal for new witches A witch's grimoire, or book of spells, is their magical companion and most powerful tool--and The Grimoire Journal is your personal guide to building your own. Learn to bless your home, scry with stars, craft your own tarot reading, or brew an enchanted … Continue reading Introducing – The Grimoire Journal: A Place to Record Spells, Rituals, Recipes, and More!
Thank you so much to everyone who has donated to the fund so far, and who joined me for a live fundraiser yesterday where we talked about Oshun and her magic, and did a grounding meditation! We've raised $1782 in less than 2 weeks! I am so proud of you guys! In this live fundraiser … Continue reading Thanks witches! $1782 Raised for The Therapy Fund for Black Women and Girls so far!
When it comes to casting a curse, I believe there are two parts - first the hexing, and then the healing. The protests rebellions, happening worldwide are the hex. Through collective energy, black people are toppling the racist system that enslaved them, disregarded them, and killed them in their hours of need. It's well overdue. … Continue reading Fundraising for The Therapy Fund for Black Women and Girls through The Loveland Foundation
Hello again witches, and thanks for joining me for another magic rock monday - especially after last week's hiccup! I'll be sharing a little bit about working with black moonstone, introducing you to a crystal for the revolution, and even tossing y'all a freebie by discussing the crystal I had PLANNED to work with last … Continue reading #MagicRockMondays – Galena
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kjb2w-de074b Hello all you witches, seekers, and friends of ALL ages! Today's special guest is Nikki Van De Car and we're talking about her new book The Junior Witch's Handbook and making magic with kids and families. This entire episode is FAMILY FRIENDLY and includes music breaks and even some very special magical friends just … Continue reading Episode 71 – Interview with Nikki Van De Car!
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ya4rw-dd4241 Hello again witches, seekers, and friends and thank you so much for tuning in to this episode of The Fat Feminist Witch. Today I am answering questions from 9 different listeners about magic, astrology, crystals, alchemical symbols, and the afterlife. Thank you so much to everyone who submitted questions! I had SO many more … Continue reading Episode 70 – Ask The Fat Feminist Witch
Welcome to another Magic Rock monday, witches! For those just tuning in, these weekly posts chronicle my exploration for crystals and their magical uses more deeply - using only ones that I already have in my collection! I'll be sharing my experience with Nuumite, and introducing this week's crystal which was selected for use during … Continue reading #MagicRockMondays – Black Moonstone
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-sa8ip-dc760c SURPRISE! Hello witches! After a bit of a hiatus while I dealt with the coronavirus and some mental health struggles, I am back with a quick episode about me and the future of the podcast. Thank you so much to all of those who've sent messages asking for updates and about the status of … Continue reading Episode 69 – SURPRISE! Solitary Witchin’
Hello witches, seekers, and friends! If you tuned in to the latest episode of the podcast (just a mini one!) you heard that on Thursday May 21st I will be doing an entire episode where I answer YOUR questions! You can ask about magic, witchcraft, spells, witchy trouble-shooting, podcasting, me, books - whatever! As long … Continue reading Ask The Fat Feminist Witch – Submit Questions!
Welcome to another Magic Rock Monday, witches! Today I'm sharing my experience of working with pietersite, the tempest stone, for the last week and introducing the stone I'll be working with for the next 7 days! Wanna recommend a magic rock for next monday? Use the tag #MagicRockMondays on Instagram and let me know! Pietersite … Continue reading #MagicRockMondays – Nuumite