Find the Magick: in a cup of tea

In the spirit of Kitchen Wytchery, let’s find the magick in a cup of tea, and I’m not talking about a special cup of tea that we’re brewing just for some magickal mysterious purpose, but a ready-made tea purchased at the local grocery store.  *These teas are chockfull of herbs which all contain magickal occult properties,…

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Winter Solstice: December Magick, the Whys & Hows

Happy Winter Solstice!  December  Named for: “Decem”, meaning ‘ten’ Anglo-Saxon: Midwintra-monap Birthstone: turquoise, zircon Flower: holly, narcissus, poinsettia  December Moon Magick: Oak Moon Herbs: cedar wood, juniper, sage, star anise, carnation Stones: lapis, smoky quartz, lazulite Scents: violet, patchouli, frankincense, myrrh, rose geranium Colors: red, white, black Trees: pine, fir, holly Deities: Hathor, Hecate, Athese…

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Plantain: Magickal or Mundane

The perfect carpet of suburban green lawn does not exist at our house; at least not yet, but that might change once my husband gets his hands on it.  We don’t have a conventional lawn right now at all, we have what’s been called “pasture”.  Within it grows numerous types of plants, many of them labeled ‘weeds’…

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Garden Magick: My Herbal Shopping List

I have friends who live in warmer climates, and they tell me that their rosemary and lavender are perennials. That’s not the case where I live, except for a huge mound of sage I planted years ago which comes up faithfully every year, and several plants that are native to my area (Nebraska). So every…

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Cat Magick: Herbs & Spells

Catnip is commonly used in sleeping potions. The easiest and most pleasant way I can think of to use catnip for this purpose is to make a delicious pot of tea. Catnip is one of the herbs that I grow in my own gardens, so all I have to do when I want to brew…

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Saturday’s Magick

    Saturday:  the planet- Saturn; the element:  fire and earth/Protective Energy:  this is the get even, in your face, I-can-take-care- of-myself energy that so many people need and so many people are afraid or hesitant to seek and to use.  Gird up your loins, set your boundaries, put your wagons in a circle, stand…

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Update: Online Book Launch

 Natural Magick the Gray Witch Way This book is a magickal formularia for the gray witch. The information found here will help you to successfully follow your pagan path, cast your spells, empower yourself, protect those you love, and work your magick… the gray witch way. After you purchase this online book through Paypal, I will email you the link, along with…

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Autumn Magick: Flower Power

I was just talking to my girls the other day about flowers and foliage and the seasons. I mentioned that it seems, after that first brilliant ‘coming to life’ in the spring, there is a hot and lazy period. Everything seems scorched and beaten by the summer sun, wilted and tortured by the elements of…

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A Mojo Bag for My Purse

I decided to re-do the old mojo bag I carry in my purse, and I thought it would make an interesting video for anyone else who would like to make a mojo bag for their purse but maybe wasn’t sure what to add to it. The bag that I created is for 1) prosperity/money, 2)…

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Wytchy Chit-Chat: Books n’ Pics n’ Stuff

Right now I’m reading a book by Sherrie Dillard, “Discover Your Psychic Type: Developing and Using Your Natural Intuition” click  Here So far, I love the book.  Ms. Dillard has all of the psychic types nailed down pat, making them easily identifiable:  the emotional intuitive, the mental intuitive, the physical intuitive, and the spiritual intuitive. …

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Teatime With the Witch: “The Motherpeace Round Tarot Deck”

    Tarot Card of the Day: Shaman of Swords  I’m using a deck today that I’ve only used for myself so far, “The Motherpeace round Tarot Deck” by Karen Vogel & Vicki Noble I find this deck fascinating for several reasons.  First, the round shape, this just goes against any deck of cards I’ve ever owned. …

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The Cottage Witch/Kitchen Wytch/Hedge Wytch

The cottage witch/kitchen wytch/hedge wytch– she’s one and the same, and for me, this is the epitome of what I have always viewed witches as being ever since I was a child. It is that unobtrusive and eccentric woman who grows herbs in her gardens and about her house, who has developed a unique and…

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A Little Magick

Today was the perfect day, literally speaking, to tweak a little magick and give it a special nudge.  Although today is Tuesday and influenced by the energy of Mars, I used the hour of Saturn…the energy I needed for my little task.  The herbs were wormwood & cloves, salt, and an old hoodoo oil (which…

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Tea Time with the Witch: A Little of This, A Little of That

So much going on, where to begin?…First, there are issues with the webhost of my website, The Witch’s Corner.  Some people have uninterrupted access to my site and others do not, including me.  First they said it had something to do with the ISP, then it was the DNS, and since I have no access…

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December Newsletter & Updates

I’ve included in this newsletter an excerpt from the book I’m working on now:  “The Gray Witch’s Grimoire”    You’ll find it in the section titled, ‘Spell of the Month’.  It’s a handy little spell called: “To Spite Your Face”   This newsletter is loaded with all sorts of information, links, and special offers from…

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August Newsletter: The Theme is “Family”

The theme this month is ‘Family’, & this includes a slideshow of vintage photos of mine, as well as spells for reconciliation & a few other issues. I’ve posted an anonymous tarot reading for a client, and I may continue to include this practice in future newsletters. if you’re interested in receiving a free reading,…

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Anonymous Tarot Reading, Pineapples, & Rum

 The July Newlsetter is out… Tarot: This month I’m going to do an anonymous random “mini-reading”.  I’m going to pull three cards and interpret them, letting the universe take me where it will and reveal what comes.  This information is meant for someone out there, and when they read it, they’ll know who they are:…

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The Witch’s Chest

The Witch’s Chest Although this will not be a limited item, and I will be making more witches’ chests, each one will be unique and will be a limited edition.   Witch’s Chest #1 Hot Pink Witch    This is a very girly box– who says witches have to be shrouded in black?   There is an array…

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Garden Slide-Show

The following slide-show is made up entirely of original photos of what’s growing in my gardens and on my grounds right now– May of 2010:

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