#31daysofwitchcraft – Witchy Tag Part One

#31daysofwitchcraft – Witchy Tag Part One

So there is this #31daysofwitchcraft tag going on over on Youtube, related to Witchcraft Practices. I’m a little bit bored with my shop closed and the restrictions on outdoors activities (thanks Covid-19!), so I’m just gonna give it a shot in a form of a couple of blog posts. That way by the end of it, you’ll known a little more about my own Witchy Path and I’ll have spent a few hours occupied. 🌿 Is your witchcraft secular, spiritual…

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Ogham basics: keywords and interpretation ideas

Ogham basics: keywords and interpretation ideas

Last week, as I was celebrating my very own version of Ogham Day, I found myself having the urge to go back to basics regarding my relationship with the Irish Alphabet. Basically, it means that I had a good look at the various meanings and keywords I developed and associated to the Feda during the years I’ve been working with them. And as I was writing in my journal, realizing that it hadn’t actually change that much over time, I…

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Re-imagining the Wheel of the Year

Re-imagining the Wheel of the Year

Today is Ogham Day! Let’s celebrate! What? Never heard of it? Oh, right, that’s because I kinda made it up. Today is Ogham Day in my own Personal Calendar. Or should I say, in my own Wheel of the Year, since it’s actually based on this system. Have you ever thought about your relationship with the traditional Wheel of the Year? Did you ultimately changed things up to a more personal level too? And perhaps more importantly, why would you…

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Did you say Morning Routine?

Did you say Morning Routine?

As a small business entrepreneur working from the comfort of home, I have to rely a lot on self-discipline. I have the same amount of daily hours as anybody else, the clock keeps ticking at the same pace, but there’s no one to check if I’m using my time efficiently nor to tell me if and where I can improve myself. And in fact, as a person, I’m heavily driven towards self-improvement and learning new techniques, tips, and ways to…

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Wildera Lenormand – Stories behind the Key & Cross

Wildera Lenormand – Stories behind the Key & Cross

There’s at least one thing I didn’t tell you yet about Wildera Lenormand: while I was painting the cards, I intentionally sprinkled the images with private jokes, symbols, and secret nods to personal objects. I couldn’t go through all of them in a single article even if I wanted to, so let’s start with a couple of stories for now. We’re going to talk about two cards today: the Key & the Cross. These two form the “Amulets” category of…

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Are you a Witch, or do you like the idea of being a Witch?

Are you a Witch, or do you like the idea of being a Witch?

With the explosion of the Witch Aesthetics on Instagram, I’ve often found myself pondering this question as I scrolled and browsed through the overwhelming amount of altars standing in a well-curated dim light, contemplating the various reclaimed skulls adorned with puzzling sigils as well as the glittery unicorn pink polished fake nails holding an equally perplexing pentacle cupcake. Some pictures inspired me in the greatest way, others definitely did not. To each his own I suppose. Whatever floats your boat,…

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Wooden Wildera Lenormand finally complete

Wooden Wildera Lenormand finally complete

You may already know this, but it is actually the second version of my Wooden Wildera Lenormand. Unfortunately, the first one had to stay back in France at my parents’ house because I couldn’t take it with me when we were moving to the USA. But I’m okay with it, it wasn’t a complete set anyway. I don’t really remember which pieces I had the time to finish before I took off. Well, I suppose I could easily find out,…

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A Month of Drawings – #Inktober 2019

A Month of Drawings – #Inktober 2019

Inktober is now finished, and I almost made it to the end of the month. I say “almost”, because I kind of fell off the wagon during the last week, having a lot of things to deal with at home beside enjoying Samhain Tide as much as I could. I planned and did so much magic and rituals and cooking and fun pumpkin carving this year that I don’t mind having ended Inktober a little bit sooner. This Witch feels…

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Hibernation mode

Hibernation mode

Winter is coming, and with it, the hibernation of my sweet little shop. I already told you about the unfortunate change of visa that I’m going to experience next month and the consequences that come with it – aka an extended period of forced vacations for me and my husband. So far, no other changes to declare, all that I said last week is still valid. So, first things first, I will close the shop on November 17, and the…

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Expatriate update: changing visa and the consequences

Expatriate update: changing visa and the consequences

It’s funny how it’s easy to forget about the technicalities of your residential status when you’ve settled in a foreign country for a while. Once you’ve dealt with all the challenges of the beginning, you start to build your new life and your routines, and soon you forget that you’re here on a visa that is meant to be temporary. At least I did. But things always end up changing, right? The wind turns, the moon disappears from view, the…

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