It's a rare magical practitioner that hasn't had to adapt a spell at one time or another. Usually it's for personal practice reasons or ingredient reasons, but it can simply be that it's too cold to walk outside or they just don't like the spell's steps or wording. Adapting spells can be really easy - … Continue reading Witchcraft 101: Adapting Spells
Starting as a new witch is always hard, but the internet can make it really hard. Who do you trust? What should you focus on? Do you really need that $50 cauldron or those 80 herbs? The truth is that no one's going to have exactly the same experience. What your interests and passions are, … Continue reading 6 Tips for New Witches
I don't keep an altar. I don't need one in my practice. But I like the beauty of altars and shrines and most people do have them. But not everyone can leave things out, whether because they're not public with their craft or they have children, pets, or share space with other people. I do, however, … Continue reading Hidden Altars & Supply Storage
Things that are still endlessly weird: Writing 2020. This month we kicked off with a post greeting 2020 into the world. It also covers this year's wishes and goals plus an introduction. It also also includes a self-dedication spell for your new year's resolutions at the bottom of the post. (Anyone fall off the wagon … Continue reading January 2020 Round Up
The Witch's Book of Self-Care by Arin Murphy-Hiscock 5/5 - The Preciousssssss. [Crown's Book Review Guide] TL;DR: It's more than just "take a bubble bath and meditate". It covers real self-care and includes a ton of spells too! No errors or issues that I could see. I love this book. I've heard great things about … Continue reading Book Review: The Witch’s Book of Self-Care by Arin Murphy-Hiscock – 5/5
May your year be filled with glorious growth, spectacular successes, brilliant energies, great loves, few losses, and overflowing abundance! Welcome to 2020! It's great to be in a new year where you can give yourself a calendar-centric new page to your life. As you can see above, my blessing for the year. Below, I'll do … Continue reading Warm Welcome to 2020!
Heat magic is a form of magic using heat as a conductor of or influence to spells. In short, it's hot as balls, so might as well cast some spells. Heat magic is, for real, any time you work magic invoking or using heat as an element within the spell or working. So if you're … Continue reading Heat Magic
I've been catching up on some reading and magical research of my own recently and a thought occurred to me. Are our homes less protected from spirits and outside forces than homes were historically? The short answer is yes, of course they are. Historically speaking, it was culturally relevant to place simple household protections in … Continue reading Are New Homes Less Protected From Spirits?
The Witch's Mirror: the craft, lore, & magick of the looking glass by Mickie Mueller - 4.5/5 This book is a neat, approachable little technical book written in a conversational tone about magic mirrors. It gives you the basics, runs through different types, gives you DIYs and spells. The only "eh" thing about the whole … Continue reading Review: The Witch’s Mirror by Mickie Mueller – 4.5/5
Ever been lost in the sea of yourself? You just feel restless and confused and sad. Hopeless yet desperate to move forward. Hoping to find something that will help you keep your head above water yet finding yourself anchored with no where to go. It's a crappy feeling. When you spend several weeks, months, or … Continue reading 3 Ways to Magically Reclaim Yourself