Three Spring Essentials | Ostara 2017

Blessed Ostara

Blessed Ostara and Happy Spring! The wheel has turned once more and today on the northern hemisphere we are celebrating Spring! Since moving to Arizona I have already experienced a full winter here and now I am grateful to experience Spring (which then, of course, turns into a full blown summer here in AZ – Oh Boy!). It is exhilarating, captivating and Magickal! Never have I experienced the blooming of...

The Magick of Slowing Down – Ostara (Spring) 2017

Slow Down

The Spring Equinox is fast approaching – Ostara for those of us who walk the Wheel of the Year. Do you already have plans for Spring and Summer? Are you feverishly writing up your Spring to-do lists, checking your bucket list, making or made vacation plans, etc? It’s certainly understandable after months of being cooped up during the long cold winter months. I certainly remember dealing with cabin fever when...

Yuletide Moon Cookies

Making Holiday Cookies

These Yuletide Moon cookies are a family favorite. I have made them almost every year and they never last too long. With a hint of lemon and the festive taste of almonds, these cookies rejoice in celebrating the return of the sun. I have also made variations of these cookies which you can see below the recipe. Enjoy & Blessed Yule! Print Recipe Yuletide Moon Cookies Festive lemon and almond...

Yule – Celebrating the Sacred Dark Within The Light

If there is one thing I absolutely love, love, love about this time of year, I would have to say all the lights, glitter (I adore and love glitter and all things that sparkle!), scents and decor. Creating a cozy, warm, happy and uplifting atmosphere is something I tapped into many years ago. When people walk into my home, I want them to “feel” the vibe I have created. I...

Warming Harvest Recipes

Autumn has a different look for me now that I live in Arizona. Early morning there is a crispness in the air that transforms into 80-degree weather during the day. At night it dips down again to about 50-60 degrees. Truthfully, I am in love. I get all the colors and scents of Autumn without all the cold plus I can still feel the warmth of the sun on my...