Flower Essences ~ Pomegranate

Flower Essences ~ Pomegranate

And so begins a new series on flower essences! Thanks to Black Rabbit Tea Lady for bringing "flower essences" to my attention -- something I have just recently learned about and continue to educate myself on. So as a way of spreading the knowledge, and also teaching myself at the same time, I'm going to [...]

Mythology ~ Persephone (and Hades)

Mythology ~ Persephone (and Hades)

Persephone is an ancient Greek goddess -- who's name is pronounced like purr-seff-uh-nee (rhymes with Stephanie.) The energy surrounding Persephone is very dark, gothic, and almost gloomy. Yet ironically, she is associated with springtime and fertility. Representing death and rebirth, Persephone draws many parallels to the goddesses Isis and Kali. Persephone is the daughter of [...]

Happy Lammas!

Happy Lammas!

Lammas takes place on August 1st-2nd, marking the period between midsummer (first day of summer) and the first day of autumn! We are letting go of summer and welcoming the coming of fall. Lammas is pronounced like "lom-us" and sort of sounds like you are saying "llamas." It's derived from "loaf-mass," marking the first harvest [...]