Imbolc (pronounced Im-olk) is one of thePagan 8 yearly Sabbats and can be referred to as St. Brigid’s Day, Candlemas, or the Mid-Winter Festival of Lights. It is the time between Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox when we look forward to Spring and seed is prepared for planting. We burn candles to symbolize the […]Read More Easy Vegan dinner for Imbolc
We had always celebrated Epiphany on January 6 – not necessarily by marching in a parade or throwing a party, but at the very least by keeping the Christmas decorations up past New Year’s Day until The Three Kings came and having a nice dinner. Epiphany marks the time when the three kings traveled to […]Read More Three Kings Day or Dia de Los Reyes
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success. – Pablo PicassoRead More Happy New Year from The Trip Witch
Sunday I was in Manhattan to see ‘A Christmas Story’ on Broadway (so much fun, by the way) and braved the crowds to catch a glimpse of the 80 foot Norway Spruce, decorated with more than 30,000 lights, in Rockefeller Center. Everyone should come to New York City during the holidays to experience the beauty, […]Read More Merry Christmas from the Trip Witch in Rockefeller Center
Tomorrow is December 21, 2012. As much as I’d love to be holed up with some doomsday preppers tonight to see the extent of precautions taken, supplies gathered, and tension built – I don’t know any. Maybe I’ll be able to find some for the next fake end of the world. Tomorrow is not really […]Read More It’s not doomsday, preppers!
Yule gifts should be useful but also fun and desired. It falls on December 21, the longest night of the year, and celebrates the Winter Solstice. Read the History of Yule here. Following are 10 ideas for Yule gifts, some to make or put together yourself, and some to purchase. Blessed Be! 1. Amy Brown […]Read More 10 gifts for Yule