Today I've asked you, witches, to share some of your favourite, and most used crystals using the #howrealwitchesdo hashtag and I've seen so many great responses already! I'll be posting my own to Instagram later, but I thought this was a great time for a Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rock! We haven't done that in … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Borage + Galaxyite
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! "Italian Folk Magic is a fascinating journey through the magical, folkloric, and healing traditions of Italy with an emphasis on the practical. The reader learns uniquely Italian methods of magical protection and divination and spells for love, sex, control, and revenge. The book contains magical and religious rituals and prayers and explores divination techniques, … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Italian Folk Magic by Mary-Grace Fahrun
Hello again, witches seekers and friends, and thanks for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast - the show where I do a little ranting, raving, and wand waving. Today I'm talking all about CHAKRAS. Where they come from, what they are, what they do, and why you should care haha. I'll also be … Continue reading Podcast Episode 32: Chakras Plain & Simple
The new moon is a time of renewal and new beginnings and personal growth. New Moon Water can be used to bless a new project or venture or to lend its power to your magical workings. I like to keep a regular supply of both full and new moon water, and this particular one also … Continue reading Sit for a Spell: New Moon Water with Shungite
*Sit for a Spell! will be a new feature on the blog and podcast where I share a little spell from my own grimoire with instructions to do it on your own!* Ah, coffee. Without it, I would probably die. Or at least... get a brutal headache from the withdrawals. Though herbal tea has long … Continue reading Sit for a Spell! Magickal Pour-Over Coffee
This Sketchy Herb and Magic are both featured this month in the Witch n' Bitch! I chose them because they have strong connections to the world of the dead, and to transformation. Both Malachite and Mullein are an excellent addition to a Halloween or Samhain altar, are great for dream magick and astral travel, and … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Mullein & Malachite
If you haven't been following American or Canadian news lately, you might have missed the terrifying mainstreaming of nazism and hatred that's occurring in the US right now. Though racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, transphobia, sexism and general hatred has always existed in very scary ways in the US, for the first time in my life those … Continue reading Flight of the Night Witches – Anti-Nazi Mass Action
This weekend is the peak time to view the annual Perseid Meteor shower, which is visible in our sky through July and August. This is an awesome time of movement and magick that can contribute tons of positive energy to your magick. Last night the Witch n' Bitch and I started our book for August … Continue reading #30DaysMagicalRoots Day 11: Write a Spell
Summer is here, y'all, and so is summertime magick! The Summer Solstice is a time of celebration, energy, action, and love. It's a time for bonfires, enjoying the beauty of the summer sun, interacting with nature, finding true love, and leaving your garbage all over Stonehenge. Nearly every culture in the world has celebrated this … Continue reading A Secular Witch’s Guide to the Sabbats: Litha
I hope you all have a wonderful and blessed first day of spring! I’m unfortunately bundled up with the flu so I have no Secular Witch’s Guide for this sabbat today. Sorry friends!
Here’s a ritual I wrote for Ostara last year that focuses on the bees. I really like to focus on the seasonal changes around this time and most of the magick I do revolves around animals and the environment. I also like to celebrate the day outside and even do things like picking up trash in a local park if the weather allows.
How do you celebrate the Vernal Equinox?
Sure, bunnies are cute and chocolate eggs are delicious, but spring is about more than just fertility and baby animals – it’s about flowers. Flowers everywhere are popping up out of the sleepy winter ground, or blooming and dotting the world with a little colour. You may only have snowbells or daffodils now, but soon the trees will be green and the ground dotted with all the colours of nature. Once those pretty yellow dandelions start to decorate your lawn you’ll know it’s honey bee season. (Dandelions are one of the first flowers honey bees drink from once they shake off the winter blues!)
Honey bees are, unfortunately, a dying breed. Pesticides, human encroachment on wild land, having grassy lawns instead of gardens, and once more with feeling PESTICIDES have put us in a dangerous situation with our honey bees. These busy little critters pollinate not just pretty flowers, but…
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