Essential Oils, Full Moon, Goddess, Lunar Cycles

Full Moon in Gemini

This is most certainly an energetic day. Not only are my friends and colleagues in the US (and around the world) celebrating their Thanksgiving holiday, but the Sun has moved into Sagittarius and Grandmother Moon is now half-way through her lunar journey, and is fully illuminated, manifesting as a Full Moon in Gemini. Sun enters… Continue reading Full Moon in Gemini

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Essential Oils, New Moon, Soul Questions, Wise Woman Bean Gealach

Coeur-ageous Transformation with the New Moon in Leo

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) New Moon in Leo (Fire, Fixed) at 23-July @ 02:45 AM Pacific Time / 09:45 UTC Moon Mansion Al-Jabhah until 3:36 PM PT (Essence: Recovery. Benevolence. Help against enemies.) Theme for this Lunar Journey: Coeur-ageous transformation PART ONE: MOON ENERGIES This New Moon in July is always one near… Continue reading Coeur-ageous Transformation with the New Moon in Leo

Celtic Celebrations, Essential Oils, Litha, Pagan, Wheel of the Year, Wiccan

25 Ways to Celebrate Summer Solstice Celtic-style

The Wheel of the Year is turning. It feels like Beltaine was just yesterday, and yet this week in the Northern Hemisphere we welcome the Summer Solstice, also known as MidSummer or Litha. The Solstice — from the Latin for “standing sun” — arrives on Wednesday, June 21st at 4:24 UTC (Universal Time), which is… Continue reading 25 Ways to Celebrate Summer Solstice Celtic-style

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

DIY Home Care Products, Earth Medicine, Essential Oils

Greening your home during Earth Day week

If you want to make a DIY spray cleaner/disinfectant using all natural ingredients - and don't have a handy stock of essential oils - try this very simple cleanser with just two ingredients: orange peels and household vinegar. You'll need to be a little patient, as it takes a couple of weeks for the orange… Continue reading Greening your home during Earth Day week

Cleansing, Earth Medicine, Elements, Essential Oils, Full Moon, Holding Space, Lunar Cycles, Meditation, Pagan, Rituals and Ceremonies, Spirituality, Stress, Wiccan

Holding Space on the Crow Full Moon

l love Full Moons ... and Full Moons with an eclipse are even more amazing and powerful! The eclipse peaked this morning at 4:47 AM PST just as the first Full Moon of Spring — also called the Crow Moon, Sap Moon or Easter Moon — was reaching her fullness at 5:01 AM PST. The… Continue reading Holding Space on the Crow Full Moon