Imbolc activities

Imbolc Imbolc, or the Mid Winter Festival of Lights, begins February 1. It’s beginning to stay light a bit longer and we are now halfway between Winter and Spring. There are several ways to celebrate this Sabbat. Also, refer to my earlier article, Imbolc, festival of lights for more craft, decoration, and meal ideas (including the […]

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Add magic into your Happy New Year Day meal

Happy New Year! Almost every culture has a favorite New Year’s Day food to bring good luck.  In the South, it’s black eyed peas.  Spanish celebrants pop 12 grapes at midnight.  Lentils are a biggie in Italy and Cubans cook roast pork.  My father’s lucky food was creamed herring, eaten every New Year’s Eve and Day, to my […]

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Unique Halloween costumes for women to buy online

While looking for a Halloween costume, I came across some unique ideas and wanted to share a few of them.  If you see an unusual outfit or accessory, let me know! OUIJA: WITCH:   VOODOO: TIGHTS: JEWELRY: MISC./CATEGORIES TO CHECK OUT: ANYTHING from curiology.bigcartel.com. They have book of shadows, Dracula’s Castle, Ouija, tattoo machine (and more) […]

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October 16, 2015

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Mabon ideas

Happy Mabon!  Happy Autumn! Mabon is a Sabbat that occurs at the same time as the Autumnal Equinox.  It’s a celebration of harvests, and also referred to as the Witches’ Thanksgiving.  Last year I wrote an article about Mabon – read it here.  Included there are ideas on decorating, spells, Mabon oil and incense, activities, […]

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Imbolc snow ritual

No matter what the Groundhog says tomorrow, February 2 is also Imbolc (pronounced “Im-olk”) and that means Spring will soon be here.  Also referred to as St. Brigid’s Day, Candlemas, or the Mid-Winter Festival of Lights, Imbolc is a stop on the Wheel of the Year that celebrates the mid-point between the Winter Solstice and […]

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February 1, 2015

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Easy King Cake with refrigerated rolls

The only way it could be easier is if you don’t make it January 6 marks 3 Kings Day.  In our household this means we burn frankincense and myrrh incense, eat king cake, and light the Christmas tree and outdoor lights one last time before putting everything away for another year.  We would always wait […]

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Witches’ balls in Salem

Salem, Massachusetts, is a fun place to be for Halloween/Samhain.  The streets are packed, everyone dresses in elaborate costumes (all day long), bands play outdoors, vendors set up tables, people line up for ghost tours and haunted house tours.  If you’re looking for an authentic way to spend Samhain, I recommend the following: Laurie Cabot […]

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October 28, 2014

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