Heat Magic

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

7 Magical Things to Do When You Want Love (But Don’t Want Romance)

Valentine's Day is almost upon us. Even if you don't pay any attention to this couple-centic holiday, many pagan related festivals also focus on love (or sex). But what about the times in between? Have any of you ever been at a point in your life when you're ready to encourage new love into your … Continue reading 7 Magical Things to Do When You Want Love (But Don’t Want Romance)

Pop Culture Spells Are Real Spells

I’m sure you’ve heard it before. “That’s not a real spell” or “You can’t use that spell from Charmed” or my personal favorite “You need to use a spell from a real spell book not one that you made up or stole from TV.” Some of my followers are laughing. You should be. The sad … Continue reading Pop Culture Spells Are Real Spells

7 Tips to Get Your Life Under Control So You Can Get Back to the Magic

We're all busy, right? We've all got a ton of things on our minds and it gets to be so hard to keep track of stuff. It's even harder to fit in spiritual practices and make time for witchcraft. I recently experienced this myself. I took on a lot of projects for This Crooked Crown … Continue reading 7 Tips to Get Your Life Under Control So You Can Get Back to the Magic

Grimoire or Book of Shadows 101

    Grimoire, Book of Shadows, Book of Secrets, Book of Spells... Magical research is often collected into a book (or two) and is known by a specific name. There isn't a universal name that is correct for your book. You can name it whatever you want! Although "grimoire" isn't a technically accurate name for … Continue reading Grimoire or Book of Shadows 101

Elemental Combinations

I don't really use elements in your traditional ritual set up. I do sometimes use them but it's often in a more alchemical way than an earth-air-fire-water way. One of my favorite ways to use elements is to combine them. A good example is an air plant. An air plant largely lives on air (with … Continue reading Elemental Combinations

Starter Plants for a Witchy Garden

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

Money Powders

Money powders are an often under utilized magical tool that is so easy to create and use. I use money powders quite often in my money spells and in general day-to-day money handling. First, let's cover what a money powder is. Simply put: it is ground magical ingredients enchanted to bring money or financial boons … Continue reading Money Powders

Enchanting Objects for Second Sight

If you've hung around fairy tales long enough, you've run into the concept of using objects to achieve second sight. Second sight is the ability to see things that are beyond normal perception such as spirits or energy. Some people are naturally gifted at this and others train themselves to use it. It sits firmly … Continue reading Enchanting Objects for Second Sight

Chocolate Rose Tea Love Philter

A philter is a magical potion geared towards inducing love. This Love Philter is a tasty treat that you can share with your partner or drink yourself to encourage self-love. It can be served hot or cold and adjusted to your taste. I actually do a ton of baking but I don't tend to share recipes. … Continue reading Chocolate Rose Tea Love Philter