Aromatherapy, Blessings, Cleansing, DIY Home Care Products, Essential Oils, Rituals and Ceremonies

Start the new calendar year with a Spiritual Cleanse

Sharing one of my favourite post-Solstice / New Year practices (and yes, I share this every year!!!) Many of us have cleansing rituals (both sacred and secular) associated with the new calendar year. For some it’s a simple clean sweep throughout the home, after all the holiday celebrations. For others, it’s a thorough decluttering of… Continue reading Start the new calendar year with a Spiritual Cleanse

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Aromatherapy, Celtic Celebrations, Essential Oils, Hedgewitch, Lughnasadh, Pagan, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wiccan, Witch, Witchy Ways

(Wild)Craft a loose incense for Lughnasadh

For your Lughnasadh (aka Lammas) rituals, consider crafting your own loose incense for burning on your altar or in a bonfire. Scott Cunningham suggested this recipe in his book The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews: 🌿 2 parts* Frankincense resin 🌿 1 part Heather 🌿 1 part Apple blossoms (or dried Apple pieces)… Continue reading (Wild)Craft a loose incense for Lughnasadh

Aromatherapy, DIY Natural Body Care Products, Earth Medicine, Essential Oils, Health

Bug bites? Soothe with all natural DIY anti-itch cream

   I was out walking after sunset at the beach last night and forgot to spray on my DIY yarrow bug repellant (it's very effective). Very frustrating, as there were quite a few mosquitos! And even more so this morning, when the mosquito bites on my arms, lower legs, and behind my knees started to… Continue reading Bug bites? Soothe with all natural DIY anti-itch cream

Aromatherapy, Cleansing, DIY Home Care Products, Energy, Magic, Rituals and Ceremonies, Spellcraft, Wiccan

Start the New Year with a Spiritual Cleanse for your Home

The New Year has just started and, as I chat to my friends and share New Year’s blessings, I realize that almost everyone I know has a cleansing ritual associated with the New Year. For some, it’s a simple clean sweep throughout the home, after the holiday celebrations. For others, it’s a thorough decluttering of… Continue reading Start the New Year with a Spiritual Cleanse for your Home

Alternative & Holistic Health, Aromatherapy, DIY Natural Body Care Products, Essential Oils

DIY aromatherapy inhalers for reducing stuffiness

This time of year I like to make a few inhalers with essential oils that I can carry with me and use whenever I get a little stuffy. Inhalers are great in allergy season, cough-cold-flu season or even just for a light refresher and switching up your moods. Who wouldn’t love the aroma of some… Continue reading DIY aromatherapy inhalers for reducing stuffiness

Aromatherapy, Celtic Celebrations, Essential Oils, Pagan, Rituals and Ceremonies, Samhain, Wiccan

How to make a fresh loose incense for Samhain

I love making fresh loose incense... So fresh and aromatic, and easy to make, and you can guarantee the purity of the elements! This is one of my favourite formulations, especially at Samhain: a mixture of frankincense and myrrh resins plus the fresh woody aromatic scents of cedar, rosemary and juniper. And if you prefer… Continue reading How to make a fresh loose incense for Samhain

Affirmations, Alternative & Holistic Health, Aromatherapy, DIY Natural Body Care Products, Earth Medicine, Healing, Health

Supercharge your herbal oil infusions with the Super Moon

I had a great day yesterday, welcoming the Full Moon - also a Super Moon and an eclipse, known as the Blood Moon. For those of you who are attuned and entrained with the energy of the lunar cycles, you will know that the Full Moon is an excellent time to start herbal infusions and… Continue reading Supercharge your herbal oil infusions with the Super Moon