Find a Pagan community

Find a pagan community near you Those new to the Pagan lifestyle may find it difficult to reach out and find others like themselves.  Even long-practicing Solitaries may not know where to find fellowship when they have questions or would like to socialize.  There is, however, an extensive resource on the net that has helped […]

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November 19, 2013

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Celebrate Samhain

Happy Samhain / Happy Halloween Today is the day when the veil between the worlds is thin.  We honor our passed ancestors and loved ones.  We celebrate the Witches New Year on the Wheel of the Year.  We celebrate and party.  Some things to do on this Samhain (pronounced Sow-wen) are: Burn incense, scry into […]

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October 31, 2013

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How to make a garlic wreath for Halloween

Around this time of year every home should have a garlic wreath to make sure no vampires can enter and drain your family’s blood.  We can’t have that.  Plus it makes an awesome Halloween decoration.  This wreath was very easy to make, using only garlic cloves, a straw wreath form, raffia for the bow, and […]

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October 23, 2013

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Salem shopping bargains

Ouija boards, spell kits, herbs, talismans, pentacles.  These are not the normal items one sees when they go souvenir shopping.  However, Salem, Massachusetts (or Witch City, as it is also called) is not a normal type of town.  It is for sure a touristy place and many establishments (hotels immediately come to mind) seem to […]

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August 10, 2013

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Celebrate the summer harvest

Celebrate Lammas Tall stalks of corn, baseball bat size zucchini, luscious ripe berries, red runny watermelon.  These are the fruits of hot summer days.  In order to avoid turning on the oven, we prepare salads and enjoy dinners made of veggies, fruits and crusty breads.  These steamy days mark the time of Lammas, the Pagan […]

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Fremont’s naked Summer Solstice parade

One of our readers sent us a photo from Seattle’s (Fremont, technically) Annual Summer Solstice parade, which consists of naked (body painted) walkers and  bicycle and other vehicle riders.  Seattle is evidently much more liberal than New York City and we applaud them!  Alas, we don’t have rights to photos from the parade, but we […]

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June 29, 2013

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Celebrate Summer Solstice 2013

  The Summer Solstice begins 1:04 a.m. Eastern time on Friday, June 21.  It marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year.  To scientifically explain the solstice, we turn to National Geographic: The solstices are the results of Earth’s north-south axis being tilted 23.4 degrees relative to the ecliptic, the […]

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How to make a fairy garden

A fairy garden can be as simple as a kit from a box or as complicated and scenic as a witchy Martha Stewart can make it.  It can be housed in a pot, a plot of land, or the corner of your terrace, garden or porch. Planning Your Fairy Garden The first step is to […]

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June 6, 2013

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