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7.) favorite fruit - cherries and strawberries!!
8.) favorite season - spring
9.) favorite book - oh no this one is hard!! I might be a sap but I loved The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks
10.) favorite scent - sandalwood, bergamot
11.) favorite color - bordeaux red
12.) favorite animal - oh god, i don’t really like animals, we’re not really friendly! But I do have golden fishes, they’re beautiful and they don’t bother me haha!!
13.) favorite beverage - alcoholic: white wine , non-alcoholic: ice tea, lemonade
14.) fav hours to sleep - 8 and I’m as fresh as a cucumber 
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herb garden

a guide for witches who need a more herbal garden for healing, tea crafting, and growing plants in their practice.

Originally posted by sashabloodsoup

anise : helps find happiness, and is good for psychic abilities.

basil : anything pertaining to love, wealth, protection. dispels fears and weaknesses, drives off evil spirits, and confusion.

cat nip : brings forth beauty, happiness, good luck, good spirits, and a great high for a kitten.

borage : courage and psychic powers.

bergamot : corresponds with money, provides protection from evil and illness, and promotes a restful sleep.

chamomile : love, healing, and sleep. also known to reduce stress.

dill : corresponds with money, protection, lust and luck.

coriander : corresponds with love, health, and protection.

thyme : attracts loyalty, and good opinions from others.

sage : used for self purification and promotes dealing with grief.

rosemary : protects, cleanses, and aids in memory.

oregano : corresponds with joy, strength, and vitality. 

mint : promotes energy and communication.

lemon balm : corresponds with love, success, healing, and psychic/spiritual development. 

🌿💐BIG WITCHY GUIDE ON HERBS AND FLOWERS💐🌿

Acacia: Protection, Psychic Powers, Money and Love Spells
Adam & Eve Roots : Love, Happiness
Adders Tongue : Healing
African Violet : Spirituality, Protection
Agaric : Fertility
Agrimony : Protection, Sleep
Ague Root : Protection
Alfalfa : Prosperity, Anti-Hunger, Money
Alkanet : Purification, Prosperity
Allspice : Money, Luck, Healing
Almond : Money, Prosperity, Wisdom
Aloe : Protection, Luck
Aloes, Wood : Love, Spirituality
Althea : Protection, Psychic Powers
Alyssum : Protection, Moderating Anger
Amaranth : Healing Heartbreak, Protection, Invisibility,
Anemone : Health, Protection, Healing
Angelica : Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Visions
Anise : Protection, Purification, Youth
Apple : Love, Healing, Garden Magic, Immortality
Apricot : Love
Arabic Gum : Spirituality, Purify Negativity and Evil
Arbutus : Exorcism, Protection
Asafoetida : Exorcism, Purification, Protection
Ash : Protection, Prosperity, Sea Rituals, Health
Aspen : Eloquence, Anti-Theft
Aster : Love
Avens : Exorcism, Purification, Love
Avocado : Love, Lust, Beauty

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WITCHES BLACK SALT RECIPE

I finally came up with my own recipe for black salt! I’ve been wanting to make my own for ages now and this is what I came up with. I love that everybody has their own take on it and I like looking at the inventive ways people have come up with so I thought I’d share my own.

It contains:

-Pink Himalayan Salt (for protection from evil, especially in and around the home. Attracts abundance, prosperity and good health). 

-Ground Chia Seeds (for protection, particularly useful to counteract back-biting, gossip and ill-wishing)

-1 to 2 drops of Bergamot Essential Oil (to dispel unwanted thoughts and emotions and negative energies. Lends protection and relief from grief, rage , poor self-confidence and melancholy) 

-Ashes of a protective sigil

-Incense ashes  

Then all I did was burn up the sigil paper and grind it together with everything. I put some in a bottle for my apothecary and put the excess in a bag for future use. 

Steam Cleansing ♨

Since incense makes me sneeze, I’ve been resorting to a different method of cleansing lately - steam cleansing! It’s exactly what it sounds like, using steam to cleanse your space. 

Ingredients:

  • A pot, to be used for boiling water
  • Essential oils of your choice (about 50 drops total)
  • Water

Instructions:

  1. Add about 2 cups of water to your pot depending upon how large it is
    1. Otherwise, just fill the pot about halfway with water
  2. Add 50 drops of whichever essential oils you choose 
  3. Turn on your stove, and let the water boil 
  4. You should start to smell the essential oils throughout your house in very little time
  5. When the water has almost completely evaporated, turn your stove off
  6. Let the pot cool down and proceed to wash it as you would usually do with your dishes
  7. The scent tends to linger all day, if not longer
  8. Repeat as necessary :)

Essential oils for cleansing:

  • Anise
  • Camphor
  • Cedarwood
  • Citrus oils (bergamot, grapefruit, lemon, lemongrass, lime, orange, tangerine)
  • Dragon’s Blood
  • Hyssop
  • Lavender
  • Oregano
  • Peppermint
  • Pine
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Sandalwood
  • Spearmint
  • Thyme

Some essential oils may cause respiratory irritation in both humans and animals, and many essential oils should not be used if pregnant or if you have other various medical problems. Please consult your physician if you have any questions about the use of essential oils.

Aromatherapy, Memory, & Magick

Plants that Attract Beneficial Insects

Annuals

  • Sweet Alyssum
  • Bishops Flower
  • Buckwheat
  • Candytuff (dwarf fairy variety)
  • Coreopsis Tinctoria
  • Coriander
  • Salvia (”Lady in Red” variety)
  • Cosmos (”Psyche” and “Bright Lights” varieties)
  • Dill
  • Dwarf Sunflower (”Pacino” variety)
  • Bee Balm (Bergamot)

Perennials

  • Black-Eyed Susan 
  • Coreopsis (”Double Sunburst” and “Moonbeam” varieties)
  • Caraway
  • Dianthus
  • English Lavender
  • Fennel
  • Gaillardia (”Arizona Red” variety)
  • Hyssop
  • Lamb’s Ears
  • Mallow
  • Pyrethrum
  • Rudbeckia Lacinata
  • Scabiosa
  • Shasta Daisy
  • Veronica
  • Yarrow
Stardust Powder Variants ✨

Based on my original recipe for Stardust Powder, here is a list of 26 variants based on intent! (this is a long list, so click “keep reading” for the rest.)

Banishing/Binding Stardust
Herbs: Basil, black pepper, black salt, cayenne pepper, chamomile, garlic, juniper berry, onion, rosemary, sage, sea salt, thyme 
Essential oils: Basil, chamomile, clove, juniper berry, sage, thyme
Glitter color: Black
Associated constellation: Aries, Gemini

Cleansing Stardust
Herbs: Garlic, marjoram, parsley, rosemary, sage, sea salt, thyme
Essential oils: Cedar, lemon, lavender, lime, sandalwood, sage
Glitter color: White
Associated constellation: Aquarius, Canis Minor, Lynx, Ursa Minor

Confidence/Courage Stardust
Herbs: Allspice, basil, cinnamon, ginger, rosemary, sunflower, thyme
Essential oils: Grapefruit, neroli, nutmeg
Glitter color: Red
Associated constellation: Hercules, Leo, Orion

Creativity Stardust
Herbs: Lavender, lemon verbena, orange, rosemary, tangerine, valerian
Essential oils: Orange, tangerine
Glitter color: Yellow
Associated constellation: Boötes, Cancer, Hercules, Monoceros, Pisces, Scorpius

Cursing Stardust (see also: Baneful Stardust Powder)
Herbs: Black salt, cayenne pepper, chili powder, clove, dragon’s blood, onion, patchouli, wormwood
Essential oils: Clove, lemon, lime, patchouli
Glitter color: Black, red
Associated constellation: Canis Major, Capricornus, Cygnus, Grus, Lyra, Scorpio

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Lesson 11: Cosmic Witchcraft 101

By: Teacher Nova

Live class date and time: 1/19/2017 at 7:00pm CST

Cosmic witchcraft involves bonding with and utilizing celestial or planetary energy in your practice. You may choose to work with one celestial body or a multitude of them, calling upon their energy depending on your intent. In this lesson, we will discuss terminology associated with cosmic magick, and the correspondences associated with various celestial bodies.

What is a cosmic witch?

  • A cosmic witch, by my own definition, is a witch who utilizes planetary and celestial energy in their practice. While some witches tend to feel a connection with elements like earth, air, fire, and water, cosmic witches feel this connection with celestial bodies instead.
  • Some practitioners who practice planetary magick focus on the seven classic “planets” (I know the sun and moon aren’t planets but: Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn), whereas a cosmic witch includes the planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto as well.
  • A cosmic witch also includes the energy of other celestial bodies when appropriate, such as comets, asteroids, meteors, supernovas, stars/star clusters, galaxies, black holes, etc. We may not be able to see these specific occurrences with the naked eye (most of the time), but we know they exist and harness energy from them when we see fit.
  • A cosmic witch not only uses astrology in their practice, but also astronomy. The big difference here is that astrology is basically a form of divination using the placement of celestial bodies to analyze our emotions and behaviors. Astronomy, on the other hand, is a science that examines the positions, motions, and properties of these celestial bodies.
  • Astrology may be a cosmic witch’s preferred form of divination, but other mediums can be used. I like to use an oracle deck whose meanings are based on astrology, but I also enjoy using Elder Futhark runes and tarot cards. Perhaps a cosmic witch with a strong affinity for Lunar or Neptunian energy might take up water scrying; a cosmic witch who connects with Jupiter may want to use a pair of dice or playing cards; a cosmic witch who connects with Plutonian energy may utilize reading bones as a form of divination, etc.
  • Cosmic witches may worship deities and call upon them for assistance, the most common and relatable being those of Greco-Roman origin considering the planets were named after Roman and Greek Gods, but it is not required and we are not bound by religion. I personally worship the planets themselves, with a focus on Saturn.
  • Aside from deities, the belief in alien beings is totally plausible in the same way that some witches believe in fae or angels.
  • Cosmic witches are not limited to what kind of items they use in their practice: herbs, crystals, incense, sigils, charged water, and other things can be used to utilize and represent celestial energy.
  • The timing used for spells can be based on a variety of things, such as planetary positions/alignments, lunar cycles, days of the week as they correspond to the planet the day was named for, or planetary hours.
  • Astral travel is useful for cosmic witches if they decide to travel within the cosmos, being able to “visit” and visualize the different celestial bodies in their own way.
  • Cosmic witches may use celestial energy to ground, center, and cleanse themselves (and other objects), instead of “earth grounding” or other common methods.

 

Terminology:

Astral - connected to or resembling the stars

Celestial - relating to the sky or outer space

Celestial Body - any natural body that exists outside of Earth’s atmosphere

Chaos - the void before the universe or cosmos was created

Cosmic - relating to the universe or cosmos

Jovian - relating to Jupiter

Lunar - relating to the Moon

Martian - relating to Mars

Mercurian - relating to Mercury

Natal Chart - a chart that shows the position of the planets and other celestial bodies at the time of your birth

Neptunian - relating to Neptune

Planetary - relating to the planets

Plutonian - relating to Pluto

Saturnian - relating to Saturn

Solar - relating to the Sun

Stellar - relating to the stars

Uranian - relating to Uranus

Venusian - relating to Venus

Zodiac - a circle of celestial longitude divided into 12 sections, each section represented by a different astrological sign

Correspondences for each planet: (I personally believe these correspondences to originate from the deity they were each named for)

Moon -

Associations: Emotions, moods, peace, dreams, imagination, the unconscious mind, memory, safe travel, protection, psychic abilities, balance, sensitivity, nostalgia

Botanicals: Cabbage, datura, evening primrose, honeysuckle, hydrangea, iris, jasmine, juniper, lemon, lotus, mallow, moonwort, morning glory, mugwort, myrtle, orris root, sandalwood, sweet pea, violet, watercress, water lily, white rose, wild lettuce, willow

Crystals: Moonstone, selenite, pearl, milky quartz, aquamarine

Metals: Silver

Colors: Silver, white, light blue

Numbers: 2

Elements: Water

Zodiac Signs: Cancer
Day of the Week: Monday

Sun -

Associations: Self-confidence, self-awareness, success, leadership, health, employment, pride, self-centeredness, ambition, money, optimism, potency, courage, generosity, nobility

Botanicals: Bergamot, buttercup, calamus, calendula, cedar, celandine, centaury, chamomile, cinnamon, citronella, frankincense, heliotrope, hibiscus, laurel, mandarin, marigold, orange, peony, poppy, rosemary, rue, saffron, st. john’s wort, sunflower

Crystals: Topaz, citrine, goldstone, gold, amber, carnelian, tiger’s eye

Metals: Gold

Colors: Gold, red, orange, yellow

Numbers: 1

Elements: Fire

Zodiac Signs: Leo

Day of the Week: Sunday

Mercury -

Associations: Communication, learning, memory, comprehension, intellect, agility, good fortune, gratitude, gain, exchanges, trade, reason, duality, education, travel

Botanicals: Almond, bladderwrack, caraway, cassia, celery, clover, eucalyptus, fennel, fenugreek, heather, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, lily, mandrake, marjoram, mint (peppermint, spearmint), narcissus, parsley, sandalwood, sweet pea, valerian, wintergreen, wormwood

Crystals: Blue lace agate, fire agate, aventurine, opal, alexandrite, mottled jasper, citrine

Metals: Mercury/quicksilver

Colors: Green, yellow, purple

Numbers: 5

Elements: Air

Zodiac Signs: Gemini, Virgo

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Venus -

Associations: Cooperation, unity, agreements, originality, creativity, beauty, love, companionship, fertility, joy, romance, peace, sexuality

Botanicals: Apple, bergamot, cashew, daffodil, daisy, damiana, geranium, goldenrod, hibiscus, larkspur, lavender, lemon verbena, lilac, passion flower, peach, plantain, primrose, raspberry, rose, spearmint, strawberry, tansy, thyme, vanilla, violet, yarrow, ylang ylang

Crystals: Emerald, jade, rose quartz, celestite, turquoise, peridot, malachite, sodalite, coral

Metals: Copper

Colors: Pink, green, aqua, peach

Numbers: 6

Elements: Earth

Zodiac Signs: Taurus, Libra

Day of the Week: Friday

Mars -

Associations: Power, lust, force, passion, will, courage, physical strength, war, male virility, energy, action, independence, practicality, protection

Botanicals: Acacia, allspice, basil, black pepper, calamus, cardamom, cassava, chives, coriander, cumin, dragon’s blood, garlic, ginger, hawthorn, hyacinth, nettle, onion, patchouli, pennyroyal, rue, thistle, turmeric

Crystals: Ruby, garnet, red jasper, bloodstone, sardonyx, lavastone, red tourmaline

Metals: Iron

Colors: Red, brown

Numbers: 9

Elements: Fire

Zodiac Signs: Aries

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Jupiter -

Associations: Gain, riches, prosperity, wealth, success, luck, self-confidence, investment, gatherings, favors, ambition, mercy, humanity, publicity 

Botanicals: Anise, bayberry, bergamot, blessed thistle, carnation, catnip, chamomile, cinquefoil, clove, clover, corn, crampbark, eyebright, hops, hyssop, nutmeg, oak, sage, stevia, tulip

Crystals: Yellow sapphire, yellow apatite, yellow jasper, green aventurine, azurite, lepidolite, kyanite

Metals: Tin

Colors: Blue, purple, yellow

Numbers: 3

Elements: Air

Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius

Day of the Week: Thursday

Saturn -

Associations: Safety, protection, intellect, life lessons, loss, past lives, law, justice, sincerity, restraint, discipline, responsibility, caution, time, chaos

Botanicals: Black poppy seeds, bluebell, comfrey, cypress, daffodil, datura, elm, foxglove, garlic, hemlock, hemp, holly, mandrake, mullein, myrrh, nightshade, patchouli, rosemary, skullcap, snowdrop, thyme, tobacco, valerian, vetiver, wolfsbane (aconite, monkshood), wintergreen, witch hazel

Crystals: Hematite, jet, onyx, obsidian, blue sapphire, halite, black tourmaline, black diamond, garnet

Metals: Lead

Colors: Black, maroon, purple, yellow

Numbers: 8

Elements: Earth

Zodiac Signs: Capricorn

Day of the Week: Saturday

Uranus -

Associations: Changes, revolution, independence, freedom, clairvoyance, disruption, metaphysics, higher consciousness, intuition, technology

Botanicals: Calamus, chamomile, cinnamon, clove, coffee, eucalyptus, ginger, guarana, kava kava, lime, nutmeg, orange blossom, pansy, pokeweed, Solomon’s seal

Crystals: Quartz, diamond, aquamarine, amazonite, blue topaz, tanzanite, opalite, aqua aura

Metals: Uranium

Colors: Blue, purple, white

Numbers: 4

Elements: Air

Zodiac Signs: Aquarius

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Neptune -

Associations: Confusion, mysticism, imagination, illusion, chaos, divination, inner vision, perception, sacrifice, inspiration, emotions, compassion

Botanicals: Hemp, honeysuckle, jasmine, lobelia, lotus, melon, morning glory, mugwort, orange blossom, pine, poppy, skullcap, water lily, wild lettuce, willow, wisteria 

Crystals: Sapphire, amethyst, turquoise, fluorite, labradorite, aquamarine, celestite, vauxite

Metals: Platinum

Colors: Blue, grey, aqua, lavender

Numbers: 7

Elements: Water

Zodiac Signs: Pisces

Day of the Week: Friday

Pluto -

Associations: Death, the underworld, astral travel, realms, transformation, metamorphosis, cooperation, regeneration, mystery, power, change, crisis 

Botanicals: Acacia, barley, basil, chrysanthemum, columbine, cypress, damiana, dogwood, dragon’s blood, eucalyptus, fern, foxglove, galangal root, hops, larkspur, oats, pansy, passion flower, psilocybin, saw palmetto, silverweed, skullcap, strawberry, valerian, wheat, yohimbe 

Crystals: Smoky quartz, snowflake obsidian, black tourmaline, kunzite

Metals: Plutonium

Colors: Black, white

Numbers: 0

Elements: Water

Zodiac Signs: Scorpio

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Correspondences for other celestial bodies:

Asteroids, Comets, & Minor Planets

[] Ceres (dwarf planet) - named for the Roman goddess of agriculture, grain crops, motherly love, and fertility: nurturing, love, comfort, growth, compassion, fertility

[] Chiron (comet) - in Greek mythology, he was a centaur, the foster son of Apollo, and the biological son of Cronus - his most notable abilities included healing, prophecy, wisdom, and intelligence: wisdom, patience, life lessons, self-worth, perseverance, relief, healing

[⇨⇦] Eris (dwarf planet) - named for the Greek goddess of strife and discord: discord, rivalry, jealousy, revenge, battles, power, resourcefulness, clarity 

[] Eros (asteroid) - named for the Greek god of love: sexuality, intimacy, passion, desire, creativity, unity 

[] Hygieia (asteroid) - named for the goddess of health, cleanliness, and hygiene; was the daughter of Asclepius, the god of medicine: balance, satisfaction, indulgence, health concerns of all kinds - hygiene, medicine, vaccines, fitness, nutrition, illness

[] Juno (asteroid/minor planet) - Roman goddess of marriage and childbirth; said to be the highest goddess; sister of Saturn, and wife of Jupiter: attraction, commitment, beauty, companionship, compromise, security 

[] Lilith (asteroid/dark moon/black moon) - Lilith is the name given to a few different celestial bodies in the cosmos - the first one being an asteroid, the second being a hypothetical satellite that orbits between the moon and the earth, the third being used to describe the earth’s moon at its farthest point from the earth (black moon) - in biblical mythology, Lilith was Adam’s first wife who escaped the Garden of Eden after refusing to be subservient to Adam, and went on to procreate with demonic creatures - some say she was a demon herself - this is possibly due to the rise of patriarchal society: independence, temptation, consequence, fear, suffering, limitations, crisis, conflict 

[] Pallas (asteroid) - also known as Pallas Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, craft, and war: creativity, power, intuition, justice, wisdom, protection

[] Psyche (asteroid) - former mortal and goddess of the soul in Greek mythology - wife to Eros: unconscious mind, self-actualization, truth, perseverance, trials, transformation 

[] Vesta (asteroid/minor planet) - Roman goddess of hearth, home, and family: focus, dedication, passion, mental clarity, self-respect, diligence, purification

Other:

Asteroid (a small rocky body orbiting the sun) - strength, protection, stability, courage

Aurora (a natural light produced when the magnetosphere of earth is disturbed by solar wind) - peace, spirituality, guidance, enlightenment

Black Hole (a region of the cosmos that exhibits such strong gravitational effects that nothing—not even particles and electromagnetic radiation such as light—can escape from inside it) - darkness, destruction, absorption, banishing 

Comet (a celestial body composed of ice and other debris) - stillness, isolation, balance, control, transformation 

Dark Matter (matter that does not emit or interact with electromagnetic radiation, thus making it invisible) - invisibility, protection, shielding

Meteor (the visible passage of a meteoroid, asteroid, or comet passing through earth’s atmosphere, causing a streak of light in the sky) - hope, wishes, luck, fortune, wealth 

Nebula (an interstellar cloud of gas) - foundation, illumination, radiance, renewal, cleansing

Star Cluster (groups of stars) - unity, strength, peace

Supernova (a stellar explosion that occurs during the last stages of a star’s life) - energy, illumination, manifestation, destruction, rebirth, cleansing

Lunar Phases:

New Moon (the first phase of the moon; the moon is not visible because it is in the sun’s shadow) – new beginnings, health, cleansing, inner harmony, peace, love

Waxing Crescent (right side of moon visible by 1% to 49%) – growth, wealth, prosperity, luck, attraction

First Quarter (right side of moon visible by 50%) – balance, decision-making, challenges 

Waxing Gibbous (right side of moon visible by 51% to 99%) – motivation, positivity, success, attraction

Full Moon (moon is 100% visible) – power, cleansing, charging, healing, divination, emotions, psychic awareness, enlightenment, banishing

Waning Gibbous (left side of moon visible by 51% to 99%) – reassessment, letting go, clearing away, cleansing, releasing, undoing bindings, opening up, making amends, making space

Third Quarter (left side of moon visible by 50%) – letting go, banishing, breaking bad habits

Waning Crescent (left side of moon visible by 1% to 49%) – achievement, rest, peace, deep wisdom, completion, banishing 

Dark Moon (the moon during the time where it is not visible in the backdrop of the sky; the new moon occurs during this time) – retreat, reflection of self, destruction, banishing, justice

Blue Moon (the third of four full moons in a season, or a second full moon in a month of the common calendar) – achieving goals, focus, major wishes and dreams, divination

Black Moon (has 4 meanings: a month with 2 new moons, a month with no new moons, a season with 4 new moons, or a month without a full moon) – power, manifestation

Homework: complete your natal/birth chart (astro.com > extended chart selection > fill out your info > select “pullen/astrolog” > select “simple chart delineation” from the dropdown menu > scroll down about ¾ of the way and find the section of the report that has percentages of the planets, zodiac signs, elements, etc.), and find out what your dominant planet is. In the chart, your dominant planet will be the one with the highest percentage. Do you resonate with that particular planet? If not, which planet do you like the most and why? Your favorite celestial body that is not a planet? Why?

Next week’s lesson:

Cosmic Witchcraft 101: Lesson 2 - incorporating cosmic magick into your daily life

Psyche Recharging Bath

This is a great bath spell if you’re feeling drained, groggy and don’t feel quite like your normal self. For the past couple of days I’ve been recovering from a very draining and hectic city trip and this bath was just the ticket. 

You’ll need:

-Bunch Of Carrots Bubble Bar or Lemon, Bergamot and Buchu essential oils (Bergamot relieves stress and purifies, Lemon cleanses, and Buchu helps open psychic channels to allow the Lemon and Bergamot go to work.) Lush only has the Bunch Of Carrots around March/April, so if you don’t have them the oils will work perfectly as well.

-If using the carrots, use your favorite color from the bunch. If using the oils, use a bath bar or a bubble bath in your favorite color to help you reconnect to your “normal” self and cleanse your body. This is an important step, and skipping it will lose a lot of this spell’s power.

-Sea Salt or Epsom Salt

-6 white tea candles

-Large orange candle (preferably with 3 wicks) mine is a cheap Orange Spice candle from Walmart. Orange is also very uplifting and boosts positive/productive energy.

Optional Ingredients:

-Rose Quartz, Citrine, Clear Quartz or any of your crystals that are calling to you

-Green or Earl Grey Tea (Green is very energizing/purifying and Earl Grey gives an extra Bergamot boost)

-Rosemary (For protection. I recommend using a fresh sprig or oil but if all you have is dried put it in a coffee filter and tie it tightly. Loose dry rosemary in a bath likes to find uncomfortable nooks and crannies that are unpleasant and hard to wash off.)

-Sage incense to purify your bathroom before the spell 

-Eating a healthy meal/drinking water beforehand to help cleanse the body from the inside-out.

Fill your tub and add a handful of salt. Then dangle the carrot in the stream of water to fill the tub with bubbles or add your essential oils and bubble bath. Arrange the candles on the widest edge of the tub or on a flat surface that’s unlikely to catch hair on fire or otherwise be disturbed. Turn off the lights and light the candles keeping your intent in mind (healing, cleansing, rejuvenation of the mind and spirit, letting go of negativity, etc.) and be sure to blow out the tea candles when most of the wax is melted to be safe. I played spa music and meditated, giving my psyche a much-needed healing session. It also allowed me to have a very productive visit with Brigid, so it’s great to help you reconnect and spend quality time with your deities or spirit companions.

When you’re done, drain the water and be sure to rinse off so your skin doesn’t get irritated and rub in a hydrating lotion or oil. It should help you feel much more positive, clear and productive.

Possibili(tea)

Summary: Stiles might have a crush on his co-worker, who always brews him amazing tea.

Notes: Short and sweet! Inspired by this post. (On AO3)


Stiles puts all the little sample boxes into a paper bag, then staples on the string with a tag at the end. It holds the business information, and it makes the package look like a giant tea bag. Sort of. If you squint.

The girl smiles and pays him, then waves as she walks away.

“Tea you later!” Stiles calls cheerfully. Then he says, “Oof!” when Derek smacks him in the side.

“You deserved that,” Derek says mildly. “Didn’t we already have a discussion about using the word tea inappropriately?”

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Intercrural/Thigh Fucking Masterlist

Efficient - thespianhowell

Summary: “We really don’t have time to get up to anything.” “Wanna test that theory?”

Feel Good Inc. - mangothatismelancholy

Summary: Dan is your local sexually ambiguous religious boy. Phil is your local bad boy that sleeps with anyone that’ll have him and sins as if second nature. Then there’s also the poor original character that gets caught between them and their ridiculous amount of sexual tension. Threesomes, eh?  

Firestone - theaterkidlester

Summary: Dan and Phil get high and end up becoming a little bit closer than platonic best friends.

graffiti on the temple - dizzy

Summary: (ao3) Dan helps Phil remove his temporary tattoos after the pastel edits video.

Mark Me Up - kdee

Summary: (ao3) Phil’s going crazy, because its already hot in the room they’re broadcasting in; but not being able to give Dan little touches— just skimming a hand over his arm, or running a finger down the tendons in his hand is so fucking unfair. Casual, affectionate touches. What’s even more unfair is what Dan looks like right now, hair mussed from the humidity and shirt constantly riding up to show pale stretches of skin.

Please Don’t Tease - jilliancares

Summary: Dan can’t come until he begs, which he most certainly will not.

Stuck In A Rut - phan_anon

Summary: (ao3) Alpha!Phil goes through his first rut with help from Omega!Dan.

The Summer - snowbunnylester, botanistlester

Summary: Dan Howell has spent the last three summers at Camp Bergamot, but it’s never been quite like this before. This year, he faces a summer full of new friends, a new relationship, and an entirely new view on his own sexuality. Perhaps Camp Bergamot should be renamed camp self discovery for all the changes Dan has gone through, but one thing’s for sure - despite all the hiccups and the drama, he just might have found the love of his life.

 Horoscope and Tarot Overview for June 23, 2017-          New Moon in Cancer

 The Moon is in restless Gemini until this evening, with mixed lunar aspects enhancing the itchy feeling that we need to do something, fast. Staying balanced may be a challenge but one prospect that may be worth your while.   

The Moon opposes Rx Saturn, sextiles Uranus, and squares Chiron before switching signs, setting us up for sudden bouts of realistic thinking, ambitious behaviors and wistful self-absorbed memories of simpler times. We may flip between light hearted reverie and moody solitude. Not a good day for plans that need solid, grounded validity.   

The Moon moves into home base Cancer and Moon-children delight in the comfort of 4 planets in their sign. (Mars, Mercury and the Sun). We will be extra sensitive the next few days not only on an emotional level but also on empathic, spiritual and caring levels.    

The New Moon in Cancer occurs at 10:32 PM bringing us a set of interests we may want to explore for the next lunar month. Loving, protective energy should be our guide, we are careful but too open, feeling creative, and intuitive but also needing to be quieter and more reserved. Embrace mid-summer with a review of life and relationships goals. A lunar semi-square to Venus just before midnight seals the deal and asks us to examine our hearts and minds for contentment so look for how to live in that zone.    

Tarot Cards of the Day- The Star, The Chariot and Queen of Cups-we are full of inspiration, freedom to choose our path and the sensitivity to know what is best for us and our loved ones. Take advantage of this imaginative and intuitive time, tap into your gut instincts, write, paint, and just create the future you want in warm loving and self-care ways.   

Chakras: throat, sacral and root 

Crystals: aquamarine, coral and garnet 

Aromatherapy: peppermint, bergamot and pine 

Yoga-yin or hatha yoga with supported backbends and a walking meditation  

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Simon dragging Baz into a Lush store, and even though Baz is grumpy about it, he's the one who ends up spending over £100

I’VE BEEN SAVING THIS PROMPT FOR A SPECIAL DAY. HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, Y’ALL.


“Just fuck me up,” Simon whispered under his breath, eyeballing the Sunnyside bath bomb.

Baz just stared at the metal bucket, overflowing with bath bombs covered in gold edible glitter. He tried to gently guide Simon away from the display, but Simon’s feet might as well have been made out of lead. “No, Snow. I draw the line at glitter.”

Simon just glared up at him, jaw set and right hand already defiantly grabbing a Sunnyside and dropping it into their basket.

“I don’t want to fight you today, love,” Simon said, wiping his hand on Baz’s jumper, “but you did promise to let me go to Lush today.”

Baz flicked the side of Simon’s head and shoved the basket at him. They’d been in here less than five minutes and he was already drowning in all these smells.

The sales lady had been far too chipper when they’d entered, there were too many bright colors, and the gigantic blocks of soap with knives stuck in them were making Baz really uncomfortable.

Simon, on the other hand, was living. He loved all the cute little bath melts, and the Valentine’s Day display they had, with cherub-shaped soap bars hanging from the rafters, was ridiculously cute.

He took a picture to send to Agatha since Penny definitely wouldn’t appreciate the aesthetic properly. 

Simon,” Baz snapped, suddenly leaning over Simon’s shoulder and almost making Simon send the display flying. “Quit doing a photoshoot and get what you need. I agreed on 30 minutes.”

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I should have known, Simon thought.

Somewhere along the way, Baz had remembered he loved to pamper himself. Like, really loved to pamper himself.

They’d been in there over two hours before Baz was ready to leave. Now, as they ambled their way back to the flat, there was a clear distinction between Simon’s stuff and his boyfriend’s.

Simon looked down at the reasonably-sized bag of goodies in his mittened hand. He got a couple bath bombs, a shower jelly in a nice cherry scent, and the Ocean Salt scrub because it reminded him of the beach he and Baz went to all the time in the summer.

Then, he glanced a look at Baz’s pile, stacked up toward the gloomy sky. Even with his vampiric strength, he looked wobbly under the weight of bath bubblers, lotions, fizzies, scrubs, eyeliners, shampoos, and boxes of every soap the store carried.

“You know, Simon,” Baz said conversationally, his voice muffled underneath a loofa, “I do think you bought too much.”

Simon snorted, winding an arm around Baz’s waist to guide him from falling off the curb. There’d be nothing for it if all his precious goodies ended up tumbling out all over the busy London streets.

Giggling into the pink scarf he had wrapped tight around the lower half of his face, Simon replied, “I think we’re getting a bit confused on who bought what. But I still love you.”

Baz, beginning to teeter up the steps to the front door of their flat building, paused. Simon heard him hum. “I love you, too. But,” he quipped, “I’d love you even more if you opened the fucking door for me.”

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