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
Starting a witchy garden? Or maybe you're just trying to add more magic to your cooking with fresh herbs? It can be so hard to know which plants to start with and which herbs to keep on hand. This "must haves" for your practice is going to vary wildly. It's even going to vary … Continue reading Starter Plants for a Witchy Garden
Or, Herbs, Spices, Ingredients, and Additives You Can Put In A Money Spell I disregard most of the magical herb recommendations. Why? Because most of the time these books don’t tell you why they’re recommending it. And I think that’s pretty important stuff to know. Don’t get me wrong; I own at least three different … Continue reading WTF Do I Put in A Money Spell?
Sometimes, you just need to keep your cool despite all the stress and annoyances in life. This potion can help you do just that. You'll need: Saucepan Open flame (see notes) 1 pint Purified water 3 parts Ginger 1 part Rosewater or Pink roses Pinch Allspice Pinch Betony Pinch Valerian Pinch Sage Over an open … Continue reading Grace Under Fire Potion
Earth day is here. Some practitioners will even have rituals to renew the environment, praise mother nature, or volunteer to help clean up pollution. Others will spend their day adding or tending their garden or houseplants. And then there's some who don't care or have "oh shit!" moments ten minutes to midnight and light a … Continue reading Blessing & Ensorcelling Your Plants
One of those things that I LOVE to make for the shop but rarely sells is bath salts. And it makes me sad because not only does one of my favorite things not sell as well as I'd like them to but it makes me feel like no one really gets the true power of … Continue reading SEA SALT! Why salt scrubs needs more (witchy) love.
Information on Common Mugwort (Artemisia Vulgaris).
Cleansing yourself (or other people or your home) is the spiritual equivalent of "did you try turning it off?" (Meditation, of course, being the equivalent of "is it plugged in?") https://www.instagram.com/p/BEeE5ifBVsE/ Even though it is such a common remedy for so many things, it is often one of the things people just don't know how … Continue reading Cleansing Yourself
Anonymous: Hi! I love your blog! Thanks for being so willing to answer questions! I was wondering if you knew why it is that certain herbs work better for certain purposes more than others? Is there any reason other than "Just because they've always worked like that"? (And at the same time, I know there … Continue reading Herbs, Plants, and Why They Have Their Associations (tumblr repost)