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13 09, 2018

Tarot Fundamentals Workshop I and II. Speaking the language of the unconscious mind.

By | 2018-09-13T15:58:06+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Workshops|

Why read Tarot? My workshop is on the “ how” to read Tarot, not the “why”.  But, still, why read Tarot? Is it superstitious or soft-headed to shuffle a deck of cards to look for answers to life’s dilemmas? Life does not always unfold in ways that seem rational and life certainly isn’t always fair and [...]

25 08, 2018

Smudging and it’s Elements – A Preface to our Smudge Workshop

By | 2018-08-25T20:58:11+00:00 August 25th, 2018|Workshops|

Once upon a time smudge sticks were a rare item found in witchy shops in small artsy towns. Oh, how things have changed and the variety of different smudges that are available is amazing.  In case you were wondering, Smudging is a ceremony that involves the burning of sacred herbs, in some cases for spiritual [...]

16 08, 2018

Our Lavender Sage Wreath. It’s more than just decor.

By | 2018-08-16T14:56:08+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Workshops|

We have just hosted one of our Lavender Sage Wreath workshops and it inspired me to share with you the significance of the wreath. Oh yes, they are more than just a seasonal household ornament. There is a history and symbolism behind that beautiful ring of flowers. Let’s start with the circle.  The circle is [...]

10 08, 2018

Sacred Sound Healing in Our Tipi

By | 2018-08-10T17:28:39+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Workshops|

I don’t think I have ever met anyone who didn’t like music. I mean, sure, people have their preferences but not to like music of any kind might actually be impossible. Music has been said to be "the universal language of all mankind."  - Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, or, “Music is a language that doesn’t [...]

1 02, 2018

Mushroom Soup with Roasted Lavender

By | 2018-02-04T17:03:06+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Recipes|

Roasted lavender buds are my go-to for savory winter dishes. Roasting lavender buds is a real game changer, introducing a unique and kind of nutty taste to savory dishes. Click on the link and then scroll down to see how to roast lavender buds. It's so easy. Mushroom soup with roasted lavender buds. [...]

7 03, 2017

Red Eggs for Eostar

By | 2018-02-04T17:03:07+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Pagan Celebrations|

Easter was originally a pagan celebration of the "pregnant" phase of the Goddess Eostar or Eostre, celebrated on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the Spring Equinox. The Moon-hare that was sacred to the Goddess is now know as the Easter Bunny. Saxon poets apparently knew Eostre was the same Goddess as [...]

28 12, 2016

How to Make Lavender Hot Chocolate

By | 2018-02-04T17:03:07+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Recipes|

I love hot chocolate in the winter. Perhaps because I drink it so much at this time of year, I also like to change it up a bit. Sometimes I add a pinch of cayenne to my hot chocolate to give it a gentle heat. Lavender always pairs really nicely with chocolate, too, with it's [...]

11 09, 2016

Heirloom Blue Potatoes with Roasted Lavender

By | 2018-02-04T17:03:07+00:00 September 11th, 2016|Recipes|

Ever since I discovered the inimitable aroma and taste of roasted lavender buds, I have been finding more and more ways to enjoy them. Tonight I prepared a pot of Heritage Blue Potatoes, cutting them into quarters and boiling them in a little salted water. I was going to run out to the garden and [...]