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3 Herbs to Use for Mercury Retrograde

One of the most talked about astrological occurrences is the infamous Mercury Retrograde. So, what is mercury retrograde you ask? 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 sorts. Have no fear though, mother earth provides us with just the right sacred tools. Here are 3 herbs to help you get through the stress of Mercury Retrograde.  1. Lemon Balm  To Soothe &...

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DIY Spelled Bath Bombs for Self Love, Beauty

I am obsessed with taking baths and when it comes to ritual, adding a little fizz and excitement is just what we need to set our intentions flying into the air! Bath bombs are a fun and creative way to create a ritual bath for any intention like love, protection, success, health, purification, etc... Experiment, have fun, and make some fizzy Magick!!! Time: 10 minutes to make, 8 hours to dry Difficulty: Easy ---> WHAT YOU NEED: ✭ 1/2 cup baking soda ✭ 1/4 cup citric acid ✭ 1/4 epsom salt                                                            ...

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The Inner Compass: Developing Your Intuition

Often times I find myself intuitively and instinctively knowing the outcome of certain situations before they take place. It's as if someone has outlined the major bullet points in my head in one big flash. Now this is not to say that I can predict the numbers of the lottery or major catastrophic events in the world. I'm referring to situations in my immediate environment. As a registered nurse, when I was working in the hospital, I experienced many situations where my intuition kicked into high gear. I'm going to tell you a story, one that is personal to my journey and one that I haven't shared with many...until now. I was in the process of discharging a patient from...

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Yuletide Blessings from Nature

Do you know what I love the most about the holidays? Sharing!!! I've really enjoyed sharing daily Witchy Stocking Stuffer Tips with all of you on my Facebook Page and I have one final tip to share with you. This tip is one of the most thoughtful ways to spread holiday cheer, straight from mother earth herself! And the Final Witchy Stocking Stuffer Tip of 2014 is.... ***Fill Your Loved One's Stocking with Treasured Blessings from Nature*** We had a Magickal Yule exploring some of our favorite spots at the beach and we were blessed with so many witchy goodies, straight from mother earth!   Always nice to collect a few 5 pointed pods! I've discovered a Necklacepod tree and...

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Shampoo Ginger Plant: How to Make Natural Shampoo

Have I mentioned lately how much I love living in Florida and learning all about tropical plants?! I recently discovered several Shampoo Ginger ( Zingiber zerumbet) plants, also known as Pinecone Ginger, in my yard and I've been jumping for joy ever 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. The best part about the Shampoo Ginger plant is it can be used to make natural shampoo and body wash. Once I discovered this tidbit of information, I couldn't wait to experiment with some recipes for my hair. This is what I love about...

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