A no muss, no fuss divination book. It covers the most common forms of divination (tarot, scrying crystal balls, tea leaf reading, and so on) and does it in a easy to understand and thorough way. I knocked it down from a 5 to a 4.5 because I question the inclusion of a chakra pendulum … Continue reading Book Review: The Divination Handbook by Liz Dean – 4.5/5
Witches and plants go hand in hand. (Generally, of course. I'm not the boss of your craft, but, you know, it's generally a thing.) But gardening is expensive. So expensive. You wouldn't think nature, the thing we live on, in, around, and with would be difficult to acquire, but it is. You can easily drop … Continue reading Magical Gardening Tips for Complete Beginners
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?