Ostara: Overview for Beginners

Ostara

With Ostara quickly coming up on us, I thought I would write a brief overview about this holiday. First, let me say that I personally found the change from the standard holidays to the pagan ones was the hardest part of the transition of my faith.  I was always pagan and just did not know it.  Continue reading “Ostara: Overview for Beginners”

The Cosmic Separation

cosmic separation

The Cosmic Separation

The Cosmic Separation was written by the great philosopher Plato in his work “The Symposium”.  A tale of how, at the dawn of creation, human beings were made with two faces, four arms and four legs. The Gods feared they would be overpowered by these humans.  Seeing this dilemma, Zeus split each human in half and sent them in separate directions, creating twin flames. Two halves eternally searching for each other. This is the origin of the Roman God Juno, opposite sides never able to look upon, but eternally aware of each other. Continue reading “The Cosmic Separation”

The Sordid History of Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day

The Sordid History of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is steeped in the modern celebration of romance, flowers, candy and Valentine’s Day cards. In delving into this days’ actual history, I was surprised to find it so muddled. Read about the sordid history of Valentine’s Day.

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Phoenix Rising Apothecary

Phoenix Rising Apothecary

I am going to start publishing my experiences as a buyer and not just a seller.  It is important to me to ‘share the love’ and promote those companies and individuals in our community that really go the extra mile for their customers and bring us all into a brighter light. Phoenix Rising Apothecary does this.

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Charissa’s Cauldron

Charissa's Cauldron

Charissa’s Cauldron

We had the very fortunate opportunity to try and review the essences at Charissa’s Cauldron.  Not intending to take any focus away from these essences, but this woman needs a little attention herself. This Lady is Awesome! She is a great person to have as an ally. But, I am going to review her essences now. 🙂 Just wanted to cover that first.

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Mystic Echoes Review

Mystic Echoes

Mystic Echoes Review

Greetings.  As many of you may know, I love incense, baths, candles, etc.  I think a lot of us do.  My roomie jokes that men put condiments on their food and women put them in our bath.  Though I think he needs to stay out of my bathroom, he is kinda right.  Needless to say, I was ecstatic when I received the trades with Charity at Mystic Echoes.  Once I got the package open, I could smell the herbs! Continue reading “Mystic Echoes Review”