Are you weary of giving voice to the same tired old invectives when boorish rubes intrude upon your serenity?“Don’t you wish you could inveigh your enemy with a genuinely classic put-down?” asks…Continue
by Elizabeth Barrette
a Witch's garden
grows with the sun, flows with the rain
a flowering of air and earth
ancient is the knowledge of herbs
their properties and powers
a thing for Grandmothers, Midwives, Witches
flowers speak their own language
all but a few phrases forgotten
but Witches know more than roses mean love
how now? the drought comes
but the Witch's garden still grows green
though elsewhere even…Continue
This is my new shelf (the one that almost broke my foot ) that I've organized in the last few days. Can I tell you how much I love this new kitchen addition?
~small lidded basket for the essential oils I use in the diffuser, in homemade household cleaners, ones that are handier in the kitchen.
~mortar and pestle to grind herbs, flowers, spices.
~wooden bowl with muslin bags used in herbal…Continue
1. For good smelling towels, sheets, clothes, etc. place a few drops of your favorite essential oil onto a small piece of terry cloth
and toss into the clothes dryer while drying.Add 5 drops essential oil to 1/4 cup fabric softener or water and place in the center cup of the washer.
2. Potpourri which has lost its scent can be revived by adding a few drops of essential oil.
3. Add a few drops of oil to water in a spray bottle and use as an air freshener.
"A Witch seeks to control the forces within themselves, that make life possible in order to live wisely and well, without harm to others, and in harmony with Nature."
When we talk about being a witch, we are overwhelmed with images of candles, circles, cats, herbs, tarot, etc. We are immediately curious as to the degree of the witch, or her specialty, or her lineage. But none of these things makes the witch what she is. A witch is the care-taker…Continue