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Written by Feather GardenBelle


Crafting Magick Tip: Using Pecans to Attract Abundance

Pecan Ritual for Attracting Abundance Around the holidays, our homes are filled with delicious aromas, and in the southern kitchen you are sure to find a warm, baked pecan pie. Every year there is the simple ritual of gathering pecans from the grove, filling up our baskets, and sitting down together cracking each one by hand. Family and friends are gathered, sharing and making memories, and pecans shells are flying across the room. Where is the witches broom when you need it? There is laughter and magick in every step we take to prepare these delicious nuts, whether to eat by the handful or to bake in a homemade pie. Just like under a pecan tree, where the nuts are...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


Crafting Magick Tip: Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums for House Blessings Yellow Chrysanthemums symbolize joy, happiness, and comfort and are a great flower to plant at the front entrance of your house. When you're wanting to bless your home and those living within it, grow some mums! Mums, mums, they are everywhere this time of year! In brilliant hues of orange, yellow, red, and purple, chrysanthemums embody the essence of Fall.  Using different varieties of flowers in and around our home is just one way we can use plant energy to create change in our environment.  The Front Entrance of Your Home Setting our intentions to create change is like setting the scene for our magick to unfold.  Let's take the front entrance of our home for example, as this...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


Spell Candles: What to Expect

What is a spell candle? A spell candle is crafted under specific planetary influences, for the purpose of manifesting a desired intention. Spell candles are made with herbs, roots, flowers, spices, woods, and oils that correspond with the desired intention. Energy, prayer, and incantations are used by the practitioner to infuse specific intentions into each candle for the desired outcome to be effective.   How do I use a spell candle? Start by lighting the bottom of the spell candle to allow the wax to soften, then stick the candle to the center of a large cookie sheet or a plate. This will help your candle to stand straight up without a candle holder. It's also helpful to line your cookie sheet...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


3 Herbs to Use for Mercury Retrograde

Stress During Mercury Retrograde  One of the most talked about astrological occurrences is the infamous Mercury Retrograde! When we aren't grounded we can feel drained, unfocused, and leave ourselves vulnerable to negative, low vibrational energies. Many feel this way during Mercury Retrograde and consequently are easily affected by the moods of others.  What is Mercury Retrograde It's a time when the planet Mercury decides to change directions, appearing to be traveling backwards in its orbit. Since the planet Mercury rules all forms of communication, including technology and travel, there is a sense of apprehension during this time because things have a way of going haywire. Communication is backwards to say the least, often making us feel a little nuts and out of...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


Shampoo Ginger Plant: How to Make Natural Shampoo

DIY Natural Shampoo with the Shampoo Ginger Plant The best part about the Shampoo Ginger plant is it can be used to make natural shampoo and body wash. I recently discovered several Shampoo Ginger ( Zingiber zerumbet) plants, also known as Pinecone Ginger, in my yard and I've been jumping for joyever since! This plant is so much fun to work with, not to mention, the aroma of the cone is amazing!  This perennial plant spreads by rhizomes and is pretty generous in producing colorful red pinecones.  Once I discovered this tidbit of information, I couldn't wait to experiment with some recipes for my hair. There is magick to be found in every single plant! I've made 4 batches so far...

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