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Add power, sparkle, individuality, and wonderful smells to your candle magic following the simple steps outlined below. You can used dried herbs, ground spices, or essential oils to add your own special twist to your magical workings, or use them simply Read More
A few years ago, I began experimenting with various methods of raising psychic shields or firewalls to keep my home (and everyone in it) safe from physical harm, from negative energies and detrimental outside influences. It took a while to decide Read More
I've always been a big fan of tea. Tea is soothing, relaxing, warming, and delicious. For a while now, I've been toying with the idea of incorporating tea in my magic, and my daughter provided the perfect catalyst when she gave me an assortment of five Read More
This intriguing woman is Yin, High Priestess of the Phantasmagoric Theater Tarot by Graham Cameron.Yin sits alone upon a strangely flowing, organic throne that reminds me of the earth with its hills, plains, valleys, and cities. Her hair Read More
The making and use of ink has been part of human history for at least two thousand years. It's certainly been a basic element of magic for a very long time. I like to make my own ink for use in spells that require writing.   It's very easy to do Read More
A few years ago, I bought a wonderful book called "Carnival of the Spirit" by Luisah Teish.  I love this book because it's a joyous celebration of the seasons, complete with folklore, original stories, poetry, and ritual. Family plays a large part Read More
How many times have you said, "Let me sleep on it and I'll get back to you?" Letting things simmer in our subconscious overnight is a wonderful way to approach problem solving.  In fact, this concept can be taken to the next level (sympathetic magic, Read More
Incense has long been used to help establish a particular magical atmosphere.  I use it on a daily basis to help myself prepare for readings & meditation, for protection, or to promote certain energies within my home.  The top of my dresser Read More
The following spell is taken from the book, "Simple Spells for Success" by Barrie Dolnick. I took the basic spell and adapted it just a bit to fit my own needs, but I'm presenting it to you exactly the way the author wrote it.  "Spell to Attract Read More
Moon cakes! I love them. They're so beautiful and delicious that I named my blog after them. But what  are they, you ask? Moon cakes are a Chinese pastry I used to buy when I was a little girl. They're traditionally eaten during the Festival of the Read More
Candle magic (also known as candle meditation) has been a strong interest of mine for quite some time. I've read many books on the subject, scoured the internet for information, talked to other practitioners, and conducted my own experiments. If you search Read More
This is the riddle of the ages. How do you make love stay? Tom Robbins says in Still Life With Woodpecker:"Who knows how to make love stay? Tell love you are going to the Junior's Deli on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn to pick up a cheesecake, and if love Read More
Magical, cleansing salt baths are a wonderful way to dispel negative energy and infuse your mind, body (even your aura) with shining, positive energy!  And they're great for washing worries down the drain, too. If you don't have a bathtub, don't Read More
"Step outside and look around. The whole world is full of magic if you know where to look. This book will open your eyes to the magical reality hiding in plain sight, in the forests and fields, and in the world's hidden recesses.This wonderful resource Read More
Don't you just love the look, feel, and smell of homemade soap? I do. Soap making can be an exacting process, though, and I'm naturally lazy. It can also be a bit expensive to buy the supplies needed to start making your own soap. I was pondering all Read More
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