• Wheel of the year

    Mabon activities

    Mabon is the next turn of the wheel, so this post looks at 15 Mabon activities to help you plan your best sabbath yet! Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  15 Mabon Activities Guided meditation Guided meditations are a great way to start meditating as they give you something to focus on rather than struggling in silence. There are so many different themed meditations available on platforms such as YouTube. For Mabon, I really liked the meditation from Correspondence Meditations. It is really descriptive so great for helping you to visualise.  Mabon Tarot spread Tarot spreads are…

  • Wheel of the year

    Mabon correspondence

    In this post, we explore Mabon correspondence so you have all of the information for your celebrations and spell work. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Colours Browns – Brown represents grounding, balance, the home, animals, and stability. Oranges – Orange is a combination of red and yellow. The yellow brings warmth and mental clarity, while the red brings intensity and power. Therefore, orange is very much linked to justice, ambition, and creativity Greens – Green represents nature, fertility, prosperity, health, wealth, and abundance. Reds – Red represents strength, courage, and passion. It is linked with the…

  • Wheel of the year

    What is Mabon?

    Mabon is one of the eight sabbaths in the Pagan wheel of the year. In this post, we explore what Mabon is all about and how it relates to us in today’s world. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Mabon (pronounced May-bun) is the second of three harvest celebrations from the wheel of the year. It normally occurs around September 21st to 24th each year.  Mabon history Mabon is perhaps the newest of the sabbaths on the wheel of the year. There is not very much evidence of it being celebrated before the wheel of the year…

  • Carnelian stones and beads
    Crystals and gemstones

    Carnelian: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of the blog series – crystal magick. In this post Carnelian is discussed, properties are listed and magickal uses are also touched upon. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Carnelian explained Carnelian is a reddish-orange or reddish-brown crystal that comes from the Quartz family. It has been documented as being used by the ancient Egyptians to protect the souls of their departed on their way to the afterlife some 4,500 years ago. The Egyptians called Carnelian the stone of Isis and would place the stone on the throat of the dead to signal to Isis…

  • Obsidian sphere, obsidian tumble stone and Obsidian beaded bracelet
    Crystals and gemstones

    Obsidian: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of the blog series – crystal magick. In this post Obsidian is discussed, properties are listed and magickal uses are also touched upon. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Obsidian explained Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass that is formed from molten lava cooling too quickly. So even though we call it a crystal or a gemstone, it is a glass. Archeologists have dated Obsidian being used as blades and arrowheads as long as 7,000 years ago. The first found written recordings of Obsidian were in the times of the Romans.  It…

  • Small images of Lughnasadh activities on top of a wheat field background. Images from top left to right are; pan of popcorn. besom. herb. lady on a towel sunbathing. Bottom left to right: couple watching the sunset. Loaf of bread. Fire pit alight. Jar of jam with some strawberries.
    Wheel of the year

    Lughnasadh activities

    In this post, we look at Lughnasadh activities to inspire you for your holiday planning. Lughnasadh is a Pagan holiday and part of the wheel of the year. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Lughnasadh activities Guided meditation Guided meditations are great for those of us who can not sit in complete silence and silence our minds! There are so many fantastic meditations available, you are sure to find one that you like. I really like this incredibly relaxing meditation from Blossom Fae.  Make a corn doll Corn dolls are traditional decorations made from corn or wheat…

  • Background - a field of wheat with the sun setting. In the foreground are images of items that are Lughnasadh correspondence. There is a loaf of bread, a malachite crystal, hops, a bee, a crow, potatoes, and a citrine crystal.
    Wheel of the year

    Lughnasadh correspondence

    In this comprehensive Lughnasadh correspondence guide colours, crystals, herbs, incense, animals, food and spell work are discussed. Please note that this post contains affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Lughnasadh correspondence Colours Greens – Green represents nature, fertility, prosperity, health, wealth, and abundance.  Oranges – Orange is a combination of red and yellow. The yellow brings warmth and mental clarity, while the red brings intensity and power. Therefore, orange is very much linked to justice, ambition, and creativity. Reds – Red represents strength, courage, and passion. It is linked with the fire element and can be used to intensify or speed up a spell. …

  • Wheel of the year

    What is Lughnasadh

    This post explores what Lughnasadh is, looking at its history and how that relates to us today. Lughnasadh is also known as Lammas and is the first of three harvest festivals on the wheel of the year. It normally occurs on or around August 1st each year in the Northern hemisphere.  Lughnasadh history Lughnasadh has been celebrated in some shape or form for centuries. This modern Pagan celebration in the wheel of the year takes its origins from the Celtics. Some say that it is named after the sun god Lugh as Lugh is often celebrated at this time. According to worldhistory.org the name Lugh translates to light and brightness.…

  • Crystals and gemstones

    Tigers Eye: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of a blog series, crystal magick. In this post, Tigers Eye will be discussed, looking at properties and ways to work with it in magick. Please note that there may be affiliate links in this post. For more information about what this means, please click here. Tigers Eye explained Tigers Eye is a member of the Quartz family of crystals. It is typically brown, yellow, and black striped with a golden shimmer. However, there are other colours such as blue which is also known as Hawks Eye and red that is also known as Dragons Eye. When light reflects off the fibres in the stone, the…

  • Four small examples of the Litha art on a pale yellow background
    Real life,  Wheel of the year

    Litha art and altar

    In this post, I show you the free Litha art that I made for displaying on your altar. I also share my 2021 Litha altar too! Free Litha Art If you pop over to my freebie library, you can grab yourself a free copy of the Litha art that I put together. There are four to choose from and I have put them onto single sheets so that you can just print what you need to save ink and paper.  You could mount them onto card so that they stand upright, or add them to a frame. They will be a beautiful addition to your Litha altar. If you use…