Holiday Playlist!

Yule Fun & Ideas

I thought you might like to see my holiday playlist for parties and rituals: Android Lust: Into the Sun Avalon Rising: Dark Moon Circle Bing Crosby: Silver Bells; Winter Wonderland Celtic Woman: Carol of the Bells; Newgrange Chieftans: Dunnmore Lassies

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How Was Your Thanksgiving?

Turkey, asking how was your thanksgiving?

So, how was your Thanksgiving? We had a wonderful time with friends and family of choice, and out came the good china and the dinner was great, and the company, wonderful. Tell me, what did you do? Now, as we

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Blessed Imbolc

Blessed Imbolc. May the blessings of Brighid be on you and your household.

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Mabon–The Second Harvest

Mabon is coming up. From my Crystal Cauldron section of the site (see dropdown menu on the menu bar): Mabon is the celebration of the Autumnal Equinox, when day and night are once again in balance.  Once more the sun

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Litha–the Summer Solstice

This week Pagans “turn the wheel” by celebrating Litha—the Summer Solstice. In the southern hemisphere, they celebrate Yule—Winter Solstice. Summer Solstice takes place on June 20th, at 9:24 PDT this year. Litha is the season of expansion, when the crops

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Yule Activities

Hello everyone Jennifer, Yasmine’s assistant, here again with another blog post for you all.   Yule is one of my favorite times of the year. I enjoy the quality time I get to spend with my family and I look

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A Merry Yuletide To All

Back in 2001, after the Towers fell, I had a hard time come Yule and the Solstice. I still felt almost guilty for wanting to celebrate, and wondering if we should. And then, one night, I sat down and wrote

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Thanksgiving Dinner Thoughts

It’s Saturday evening–a few days before this post goes up–and I’m still working, but that’s okay. I took a good part of yesterday off.  I’m looking forward to Thanksgiving and the holidays, even if in a quieter mood this year

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Samhain–the Festival of the Dead

Pumpkins, crisp leaves tinged with rust and bronze, a lace-work of frost kissing red-cheeked apples, ghostly mist rises in the shadowed night…Monday night is October 31st, the eve of Samhain, Festival of the Dead and we prepare to honor and

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Allergy Safe Halloween Treats & The Teal Pumpkin Project

Halloween, for us, is Samhain—the festival from which Halloween evolved. But I also give out treats. A couple years ago, it occurred to me that my own allergies prevented me from eating the candy we were handing out, so what

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