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Herb Drying and Storage

Alas, winter is swiftly on it’s way and sadly, some of our gardens cannot live forever. Drying herbs for later use is a very old tradition that has not left our knowedge. Since 5000 BCE, we have been storing these green flavorful things to improve taste for food, help create medicine, and to pay tribute…

Herb Broom~Sabbat Crafts

Mabon is full of creation from the things we harvest; one of them involves making  a herb broom! Things you will need: 1 stick (Preferably 7-10 Inches) Corn husk divided into thin strings 3 colors of thread (Any pick of yellow, maroon, orange, red, gold) Some tape Herbs from your garden ( I chose Rosemary,…

Apple Offering Bowl~Sabbat Crafts

Apple offering bowls are a great way to reduce littering, waste, and to give back to the season. These bowls are supposed to hold your deities favorite herbs, wine, crystals, etc. You will need: 1 apple ( or 3, go crazy!) 1 lemon wheel per apple Old fashioned icecream scoop Citrus Rind Knife Knife (…

Sabbats: Mabon the Second Harvest

September is here and quickly moving onward. It is the Autumnal Equinox. The cold wind is picking up, and the rains have made themselves known. It is the second harvest, the beloved “Witches Thanksgiving.” This Sabbat is pronounced: May-Bone or Mah-bun Northern Hemisphere (September 21st-23rd) Southern Hemisphere (March 21st-23rd) Origins: Mabon is  the name of…

Protection Spell Jar

Hello fellow Craft Creatures! Recently I have been feeling a rather ominous flow in my world, and so I felt it necessary to create my very own protection spell jar. Creation of this kind of spell is not only helpful to ward off unhappy and negative energy, it is there to keep such vibes from…

Sun Water~ Sabbat Crafts

Sun water is a wonderfully cheap way to make your magick spark with life. Sun water can be used for spells, rituals, tea, coffee, and much much more! Difficulty: Easy You will need: 1 Bottle with cork (Any container really) (Optional) Any defining marks to show it is your special Sun Water: String, charms, a…

Corn Husk Dolls ~ Sabbat Crafts

Corn Husk dolls are apart of many Sabbats for Summer and Fall like Lughnasadh and Mabon, and are very easy to make! They can be hung in the home during summer, and are later buried in the garden as an offering to nature/your deity/Fae-kind for a good harvest next year! These were revered as toys…

Sabbats: Lammas Lughnasadh the First Harvest

Happy August! The first of this month marks the first days of harvest. Lughnasadh (Loo-na-sah) or Lammas is named differently based on the different groups of people celebrating the same holiday. Northern Hemisphere (August 1st) Southern Hemisphere (February 1st) Origins: Lammas is Anglo-saxan for hlaef-mass (Loaf-mass) which provides the first harvest. This is specific for English and…

(Lammas) Lugh Bread

Lughnasadh ( Loo-na-sah) Is the beginning of the Harvest Season (August 1st). Learn more about this Sabbat. This recipe has been created based of what was available to me, and can be changed based off of the ingredients you have. My oven is also quite fickle, so I adjusted the baking times too. The tastes…

Incense and Smudging~ A Millennia of Smoke

One the few most important things I consider when practicing or living the craft is simply, ” Is my space secure and clean?”  Incense and Smudging have been used for thousands of years for all kinds of gatherings, rituals, prayer, and in our case, spells! What is Incense? In the most basic of terms, incense…

The Wax Seal Promise

Ever since I was a child, I was fascinated with the wax seal. Whether it was shown in a historical drama or at a museum, the tools and pressed letters always captivated me. I have long since used it in my craft as a safeguard, a seal of protection if you will. What is a…