So this year I learned how to knit. What you should know is that every year for the last 16 years, I get tired of crocheting and pull out a set of knitting needles and try to figure out the magic. I literally had one set of #8 knitting needles and a pamphlet from Frank’s Nursery … Continue reading The Magnolia Beanie; My newest skill
I want to talk about personal power and self discipline....It's not a popular topic. Everybody wants a magic answer. They want to wave a wand or wiggle their nose and have the job done. Me too, folks. Me too. This is at the forefront of my mind for a couple reasons. The first has to … Continue reading Self-Discipline and Personal Power
This page contains affiliate links to products. I may receive a commission for purchases made through these links at no extra cost to you. So far the toughest part about blogging about life stuff is remembering to take the pictures. You'd think it would be fairly easy in this Age of Instagram but I keep … Continue reading Harvesting the Basil
I recently received a request for a custom Spirit Doll from a client I've worked with before. He asked if I'd ever heard of Dame Habonde. I hadn't but a quick google search netted me plenty of information of this little known goddess and peaked my interest. In Celtic areas she was a Goddess of … Continue reading Dame Habonde – a Lesson in Abundance
They are the first flowers to show up in my yard every spring. For me, its the first sign that the long cold miserable Midwest winter is almost over.
I'm the only practicing witch here at the Haven. I have hopes for the younger minions; Peter Pan, Dark&Twisty and maybe even Dennis the Menace. The rest are doing their own thing. Just because I'm the only witch doesn't mean I'm the only one affected by the energy. Both The Renaissance Man and The Princess … Continue reading The Hag of Winter
Yeah for the new year! Are you feeling feisty and ready to conquer? I am. It's been awhile since I've made a Spirit Doll. It's been awhile since I've connected with any specific Goddess. The last two years have been rough. I feel like I've been in constant contact with my personal guides and ancestors, … Continue reading It’s 2019 B!tches!
By the light of moon's wane
Cleanse my soul of this stain
Let the spell be reverse
Lift away this dark curse
They’re kind of magical, if you think about it. Egg shells act as protection for the growing embryo inside. That’s the concept I consider when using egg shells in magic.
A few weeks ago I joined a group that is all about learning and making Flower Essence. I love flowers. I keep a garden. I collect plant material for Art and Spells. I knew nothing about Flower Essence but I jumped in feet first! The first flowers to come up in my garden were Daffodils. … Continue reading For the Love of Daffodils