Good(ish) Housekeeping, Half-Assed Witchery, Uncategorized

Preparing the Hibernaculum – Magical Housecleaning Part 3 – Decluttering

Roll up your sleeves and get out your recycling bins for this one, gentle readers – it’s magical clutterbusting time. Cleansing and Blessing 4:  Clutter Removal (for real this time) I left this section for last because sometimes it can be the most daunting – even worse than moving furniture and disturbing the dust bunnies.  I am, as I’ve said…

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FOOD!, Half-Assed Witchery, Uncategorized, Wheel of the Year

Samhain Sojourn: Thanksgiving Thoughts

I honestly can’t remember if I told the tale of my strong dislike of Thanksgiving last year, gentle readers, but just in case I didn’t, I’m going to tell it again now.  For the first 8 to 10 years of my life, I somehow managed to be violently ill on Thanksgiving — either sinus-infection-can’t-even-move-my-eyes-without-barfing ill or full-blown-stomach-virus-gagging-at-the-smell-of-all-food ill.  My loving…

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Prepping the Hibernaculum – Magical Housecleaning Part 2

Welcome back, Household/Domestic Generals!  (No, really, that’s what Mrs. Beeton called them – think of it as a cross between Mrs. Patmore, Mrs. Hughes, and Lady Cora from Downton Abbey…) Our next installment in the Prepping the Hibernaculum series involves both the mundane and spiritual sides of cleansing and blessing your home.  Remember, to get started, you’ll need to have…

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Good(ish) Housekeeping, Half-Assed Witchery, Herbology, Wheel of the Year

Preparing to Seal the Hibernaculum: Magical House Cleaning, Part 1

Fall is fully upon us, gentle readers, at least here in the Midwest, where the leaves and temperatures are both dropping drastically.  One of my goals for this season is to get my house, affectionately called The Hibernaculum, mundanely cleaned and magically blessed and protected before Winter sets in and I basically seal the doors until Spring. Traditional witchy sources…

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