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    Samhain art and altar

    In this Samhain art and altar post, I show my altar for 2021 and list what I have used for inspiration. I also have some altar art for Samhain that is free for you to download and print to use at home for your altar too should you so wish. Please note that there may be affiliate links in this post. For more information, please click here.  My Samhain altar 2021 Samhain altar contents 2 Black taper candles in an old glass candle jar and a glass candle holder A green taper candle in an old glass candle jar A purple spell candle in a pentagram holder A white tealight…

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    Samhain magick

    In this post, we have searched the web for the best Samhain magick spells and rituals so that you can pick what best suits you this Samhain.  Table of Contents Samhain magick Ancestor summoning spell.  The witch of Lupine Hollow has a really easy ancestor summoning spell for Samhain. You just need a black candle and then salt, pictures of ancestors that you would like to connect with, tarot cards,  and yew branches are optional extras.  To get rid of unwanted habits Tina over at Magickal spot has some Samhain spells and rituals and one of them is all about getting rid of unwanted habits. You only need a cauldron…

  • Samhain activities - Tarot cards, pumpkin pie, a grave stone, a cup with magick symbols on, someone meditating and a potion bottle
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    Samhain activities

    This post gives you 14 different Samhain activities so you can plan your perfect celebration. Please note that the post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  14 Samhain activities  Bake with pumpkins  So it is pumpkin season after all! Why not do some seasonal cooking. You could make some pumpkin soup or a pumpkin pie. Last year I made my first pumpkin pie and it was a lot of fun and tasty too! I used fresh pumpkin but you can even get it in a tin to save time.  Make soul cakes  Have you heard of soul cakes? These are what were…

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    Samhain correspondence

    In this post, we are looking at Correspondence for Samhain. Samhain is one of the eight Pagan celebrations on the wheel of the year. This post covers corresponding colours, crystals, herbs, food, animals and spell work. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Samhain correspondence Colours  Black is a colour of protection and safety. It is good for banishing spells, removing hexes or cruses and unblocking emotions.  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,…

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    What does Samhain mean for witches?

    This post looks at the Pagan holiday Samhain. Exploring where the holiday originated, the links to modern Halloween, and what Samhain means for witches today. It finishes with a look at the symbols of Samhain.  What is Samhain? Samhain is an ancient festival that was originally celebrated by the Celts. Samhain is believed by some to be a Gaelic word that translates to ‘summer’s end’. It is one of the eight sabbaths that make up the wheel of the year which is a Pagan calendar of celebrations. It normally falls between October 30th to November 1st each year. Samhain is the final harvest festival of the three that occur every…

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    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…

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    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…

  • 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.
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    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…

  • Examples of Litha activities, a bonfire, a person meditating, the sunrise, a BBQ and a watering can over some sunflowers
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    Litha activities

    Litha, also known as the summer solstice, will be on June 20th, 2021. Unless you live in the southern hemisphere in which case you will be celebrating the winter solstice. This post contains 18 Litha activities to help you plan your Litha celebrations.  Litha activities Watch the sunrise Litha is all about the sun as it is the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. Watching the sun rise or set is a fantastic way to celebrate. Make sun water Making sun water is the same as moon water, just charge your water in the sun. Sun water can be used for lots of things such as adding…

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    Beltane activities

    Beltane is coming (May 1st) so here are 14 Beltane activities to help you plan for your celebrations. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. To learn more about what this means, please click here.  Bake for Beltane Baking is a traditional Pagan activity for celebrating the sabbaths. Baking with food and herbs that correspond to Beltane is a great way to honour the holiday and is great to share with friends and family too.  Do a Beltane themed meditation Typing ‘Beltane meditation’ into YouTube and you are sure to come up with a good selection of meditations to choose from. I really like the Beltane meditation from…