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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Key West Ghost Tour

“Yes, we are the doomed!” everyone on the Ghosts & Gravestones trolley tour yells out whenever a person on the street yells to us, “You are doomed!”  This was a fun ghost tour. Visiting Key West for the first time, I was surprised there seemed an acceptance of all types of people but no Pagan […]

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October 22, 2013

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New Orleans Vampire Ball

This year’s Endless Night Vampire Ball in New Orleans will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the House of Blues on Decatur Street.  Carfax Abbey will be performing. The Vampire Ball hosts a mixture of vampyre, steampunk, pagan, neo-victorian, gothic, medieval and rock.  It has been described as a Venetian Masquerade Ball mixed with […]

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Three easy Halloween cakes

Halloween is a great holiday for invention, from homemade costumes to decorations and food.  Here are 3 easy desserts that won’t take up much time, but will look impressive. Ghosts in the Graveyard More of a pudding, but looks like a cake.  This is super easy – from kraft.com. 2 boxes (3.9 oz.) Jello Chocolate […]

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October 20, 2013

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