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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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM THE GALENORN FAMILY!!!

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Recipe Corner: Thanksgiving (Part 2)

RECIPE CORNER

So, last week we looked at desserts for Thanksgiving. This week we’re going to talk about two hotly debated sides: dressing, and mashed potatoes! First, gluten free dressing is possible, but honestly? The bread isn’t all it’s cracked up to

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Inspiration Corner: 7 Ways to De-stress The Holidays

Inspiration Corner: 7 Ways to De-stress The Holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching. I love this time of year. We host Thanksgiving for friends and loved ones, and I love the sparkle of the winter holidays. But I know it can be an extremely stressful time for people.

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Recipe Corner: Thanksgiving (Part 1)

RECIPE CORNER

Thanksgiving can be difficult when you have food allergies.  I’ve learned the hard way that holidays are NO excuse for eating what you are allergic to. And it’s no excuse for serving your food allergic friends and family food that

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The Nature of Samhain

Samhain image

Samhain (pronounced Sow-en) is the primary Celtic festival, celebrated on the evening of October 31st–November 1st.  It focuses on our links to our spiritual and physical ancestors.  The honoring of ancestors is a concept celebrated world-round under a number of

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Welcome to the Witching Season

Welcome to the Witching Season

Every year, on October first, I write my Welcome to the Witching Season post. October has always been my favorite month and autumn, my favorite season. This makes sense, of course, given I’m a shamanic witch and this season is

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The Nature of Mabon

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Tomorrow we’ll be celebrating Mabon. Mabon is the celebration of the Autumnal Equinox, when day and night are once again in balance.  Once more the sun crosses the celestial equator and day and night equal one another. Celebrated in late

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The Nature of Lughnasadh

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It is August 1st, the Festival of Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo’-na-sah). Lughnasadh is the Celtic festival dedicated to the God Lugh, the Long Handed, who is associated with light and fire.  The festival is also considered to be the first harvest,

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