your love for tea

Thymewitch’s Healing Tea Ritual

Recently I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather mentally, physically, and spiritually so here’s a little ritual I do every time I have a cup of tea thought my day to recharge! This ritual is perfect for beginners, closet witches, low-spoons witches, and those with only a few moments to spare thought their day ♡

*This ritual is not to be used to replace medications or professional help, it is simply an aid

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of tea (any kind) 
  • your intent

Take your tea and stir counterclockwise (to release anxiety, stress, and negative energy) 

Add a dollop of sugar or artificial sweetener (to sweeten one’s mood and other’s disposition towards oneself)

Stir your tea clockwise (to seal in universal love and well being)

(Optional) Cast a circle

Kneel or sit on the floor facing the direction that best corresponds with your needs

  • North for mental stability, prosperity, money, wealth, a green thumb, oneness with animals, mental strength, grounding, mental protection, nature, rebirth of one’s sense of purpose
  • East for mental power and focus, improved communication skills, easing travel anxiety, honing intellect, increasing abstract thinking, improved teaching, divination, freedom, happiness, new beginnings
  • South for the will to step into action, increased passion and lust, increased energy, purification and rejuvenation of will, physical strength, protection from bodily harm
  • West for emotional strength and understanding, achieving dreams, increased compassion, unconditional love, mending a broken heart or sadness, strengthened psychic ability, spiritual healing, feeling rested, emotional cleansing, astral travel, death of emotional pain

Drink your tea and focus on healing!

Note: Correspondences in this spell are personal. If one or more of them do not feel right, change them to better suit your needs. New ideas are welcomed but I am not looking for your criticism. 

Cafe Asks ☕️

Vanilla Chai Latte : Are you in love?
Flat White : Coffee or Tea?
Cappuccino : What’s your middle name?
Mocha : Dream Job?
Pumpkin Spice : Dream car?
Jasmine Tea : If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
Old English : You’re stranded on an island, who do you bring with you?
Iced Chocolate : Do you have a crush on someone?
Caramel Frappe : Favorite video game?
Iced Lemon Tea : Favorite song/band?
Iced Cafe Mocha : Favorite thing to do on rainy days?
Hot Chocolate : Are you an affectionate person?
Caramel Macchiato : You’re travelling the entire world but you can only take one person with you. Who do you take?
Green Tea : How tall are you?
Early Grey Tea : The inevitable Zombie Apocalypse is upon us! What’s your plan of action?
Mint Tea : How do you relax?
Vanilla Latte : Board games or drinking games?
Iced Coffee : Do you like reading? If so, what’s your favorite book?
Italian Soda : Describe your dream date
Sparkling Water : Describe what qualities you look for in a person
Orange Juice : Have you ever had a valentine?
Rose Hip Tea : Describe your first kiss
Herbal Tea : You’re at a candle shop, what scented candle do you buy?

things to be happy about:
- finding a new favorite song
- taking a hot bath when you’re really cold
- finishing a good book
- having sex with someone you really love
- falling asleep at the beach
- sunscreen on a babies nose
- getting into a freshly made bed
- coming home after a long vacation
- watching the people you love most laugh
- painting your nails
- hot cups of tea when it’s raining
- coming home after a long day
- waking up and stretching

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Things have been crazy lately so I just wanted to take a moment and remind you to love yourself because you are important!  No matter who you are or where you come from! Don’t ever let anyone tell you otherwise!

I decided to make a step by step “How-to Jenny’s Witchy Brew” for Self Love ~ Rose Soy Milk Tea <3

Things you will need:

-Rose Tea: I get mine at 99 Ranch Market but it’s essentially just dried rose hips so if you have rose hips that you can dry out, that will work too! You will want to use 6-8 rose buds, the more you add the stronger the flavor!

-Organic Soy Milk: This can be regular milk or almond milk, I prefer unsweetened organic soy milk. If you decide to use soy make sure it’s organic! Brands such as ‘Silk’ isn’t good, even if they claim it’s organic, for some reason it burns and wont cook right. It’s gotta be the real deal! For this recipe you only need 1 cup.

-Honey: Any kind of organic honey will do, if you have herbal honey that’s even better for adding more florals to your tea! I usually add about 2-3 teaspoons, but feel free to add to taste!

-Cinnamon & Nutmeg: This is optional! I like to add just a pinch of both spices to add a little kick to my tea. If you don’t care for spice try ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract instead!

-Sugar: This is also optional, I like my tea to be a little on the sweet side & since we are using organic unsweetened soy milk it helps to really sweeten it up! I only use barely a ½ teaspoon,  but just add to taste!

-Small Pot

-Mesh Strainer: For removing the flowers once it’s cooked.

-Your Favorite Mug! Mine is a black mug with my astrological sign gold leafed into it!

Before starting, take a moment to close your eyes, clear your mind, breathe deeply through your nose and slowly release through your mouth (do this a few times). Visualize letting go of any negativity or weight you may be carrying on your shoulders…now…

<3 LET’S GET BREWING! <3

1- Pour soy milk into pot, turn heat on low

2- Add rose tea, gently crumble a couple of the buds

3- Add cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar

4- Add desired amount of honey; while you slowly drizzle it in feel free to draw symbols with it such as hearts or infinity symbols- whatever you feel is right for helping to instill your manifestations of self love into your tea!

5- Stir your brew clockwise! While slowly stirring visualize the self love that this tea will bring you & say some positive affirmations about yourself such as:

“I love the person I am, I am strong & caring, I am creative, I am beautiful inside and out…” say whatever best suits your needs for self love and take a moment to appreciate the wonderful person you are! <3

6- Let your tea brew for approximately 10 minutes on low stirring occasionally to prevent scorching. DON’T LET IT BOIL! You want to create an infusion of the flowers which means a longer slower heating process. Boiling will mean scorching the flowers and milk!

7- You’ll notice the rose buds will begin to loose their color, remove your brew from the heat to let it cool and allow the tea to steep for about 3 minutes.

8- Remove roses with mesh strainer and compost.

Enjoy!
As you drink, visualize your tea as a pink white healing light of love and remember your affirmations taking deep breaths in-between each sip! <3

I hope you all enjoyed this & that your tea was delicious & full of positive energy! Feel free to try making this with other flowers which have different properties such as: lavender & chamomile for happiness and relaxation!

Much Love <3

💗 Valentine’s Day Spells 💗

💖 for feeling beautiful 💖

💕 for confessing 💕

💘 love spells 💘

💞 for past loves 💞

🖤 for unwanted approaches: 🖤

💔 for broken hearts 💔

harry styles track by track aesthetic.
  • meet me in the hallway: wandering the streets at two am on a thursday morning. rain hitting against the windows. half remembered dreams. laying in bed with your headphones on.
  • sign of the times: the last warm day of the year. too hot coffee. sitting outside of a party listening to the muffled music playing coming through the door.
  • carolina: the hottest day of the year. dive bars. the feeling of being in the middle of a crowd at a concert with everyone singing along. a cold beer.
  • two ghosts: growing up. sitting on the roof of your house and crying. pretending to not notice an ex when you walk by them on the street. missing someone.
  • sweet creature: driving with the windows down on the first day of summer. seeing your loved ones for the first time in a long time. iced tea. petting your dog.
  • only angel: the build up right before you kiss someone you're into. walking down a city street. that sweet spot when you're drinking and you feel like you can fly.
  • kiwi: heartbeat going a little too fast. being on a roller coaster right before the drop. going to a twenty-four hour diner with your friends and laughing too loud.
  • ever since new york: watching the sunset. saying goodbye. the moment in between being asleep and being wide awake after a good night's sleep. sitting in your friend's backyard staring at the stars.
  • woman: ducks.
  • from the dining table: sitting on the floor with your knees against your chest. staring at your cell phone and waiting for a text. the day you realize all the holiday lights have been taken down. realizing that this chapter in your life is over.
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You’re the good different, you’re the good strange.

Alice & The Mad Hatter + Moodboard

Natural Spiders repellent

Please don’t kill them, I hate them so much but I can’t hurt these little nasty things.
I you find one in your house , simply remove it or call someone to help you get rid of it. 🌿

Here are some ideas for them not to come inside of your warm and lovely place. 🌿

🕷Essential oils :
• Eucalyptus
• Citronella
• Lavender
• Peppermint
• Tea Tree
• Cinnamon
• Citrus
• Cedar
( Use the Essential oils with extreme cautions, some of them may hurt you, and kill the spider with only one drop)

You can spray them with distilled water around your windowsill.


🕷 Plants in your garden :
• Lavender
• Mint *
• Lemon Balm
• Lemon grass

The safest way, plus it’ll smell amazing.

* Jumping Spiders seem to love Mint , people mentioned they had some in theirs, thank you *


🕷 Nuts :
• Chestnuts
• Walnuts

Put them near your windowsills or in places you’re sure you’ll find a spider.

🌿 Edit: I found these info months ago, if i find back the source I’ll post it here •source• 🌿

tea witch.

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unknowingly, ape took a job at the new produce/plant/tea shop, valleys of neptune, next door and constantly sighs over the register while (silently) sampling the different kinds of tea on the counter

Be present. Make love. Make tea. Avoid small talk. Embrace conversation. Buy a plant, water it. Make your bed. Make someone else’s bed. Have a smart mouth, and quick wit. Run. Make art. Create. Swim in the ocean. Swim in the rain. Take chances. Ask questions. Make mistakes. Learn. Know your worth. Love fiercely. Forgive quickly. Let go of what doesn’t make you happy. Grow.
—  Paolo Coelho
2

I have developed a love for tea in the past few months and although I usually just grab some camomile-lavender or other herbal teas at the grocery store, I have recently discovered the delight of tea shops! One of my good friends got me bunch of loose leaf teas for the holidays and now I’m hooked. But hey, according to this lovely book, February is just the month for visiting tea shops 🌿

Now to stop babbling on about tea and get back to my French reading….

Ps. If you’re also a tea drinker, I would love to hear your favourites/recommendations! ☕️

Ask me my top threes:
  • 1: Top 3 ice cream flavors
  • 2: Top 3 Disney Movies
  • 3: Top 3 vacation destinations
  • 4: Top 3 places to shop
  • 5: Top 3 subjects of study/classes to take
  • 6: Top 3 make up products
  • 7: Top 3 music artists
  • 8: Top 3 spices/herbs
  • 9: Top 3 drinks
  • 10: Top 3 apps to use
  • 11: Top 3 months of the year
  • 12: Top 3 clothing items
  • 13: Top 3 binge perfect tv shows
  • 14: Top 3 romantic dates
  • 15: Top 3 kinds of flower
  • 16: Top 3 christmas movies
  • 17: Top 3 OTPs
  • 18: Top 3 quotes to describe your life
  • 19: Top 3 characteristics you love about yourself
  • 20: Top 3 kinds of candy
  • 21: Top 3 ways to exercise/ be active
  • 22: Top 3 spirit animals
  • 23: Top 3 petnames
  • 24: Top 3 books read outside of school
  • 25: Top 3 most used websites
  • 26: Top 3 people you last texted
  • 27: Top 3 hashtags you use
  • 28: Top 3 instagram accounts you follow
  • 29: Top 3 guilty pleasures
  • 30: Top 3 summer activities
  • 31: Top 3 things to draw/doodle
  • 32: Top 3 aesthetics
  • 33: Top 3 things you'd buy if you gained three million dollars
  • 34: Top 3 ways to treat yourself
  • 35: Top 3 celebrity crushes
  • 36: Top 3 books from your childhood
  • 37: Top 3 accents to hear
  • 38: Top 3 scents
  • 39: Top 3 "Friends" quotes
  • 40: Top 3 cupcake flavors
  • 41: Top 3 fruits
  • 42: Top 3 places you've had amazing pizza from
  • 43: Top 3 sports teams to watch
  • 44: Top 3 crayola colors
  • 45: Top 3 things you hope to accomplish in college
  • 46: Top 3 fanfictions you've read
  • 47: Top 3 people you miss right now
  • 48: Top 3 fears
  • 49: Top 3 favorite literary devices
  • 50: Top 3 pet peeves
  • 51: Top 3 physical things you find attractive
  • 52: Top 3 bad habits
  • 53: Top 3 pets you've had/wish to have
  • 54: Top 3 types of foreign food
  • 55: Top 3 things you want to say to someone in your lifetime
  • 56: Top 3 dog breeds
  • 57: Top 3 cheesy romance movies
  • 58: Top 3 languages you speak/wish to speak
  • 59: Top 3 series (book, movie, television)
  • 60: Top 3 pizza toppings
  • 61: Top 3 youtubers you're subscribed to
  • 62: Top 3 tattoo / piercing ideas
  • 63: Top 3 awards you want to win
  • 64: Top 3 emojis
  • 65: Top 3 cars you dream of owning
  • 66: Top 3 authors
  • 67: Top 3 historical figures
  • 68: Top 3 baby names
  • 69: Top 3 DIYs
  • 70: Top 3 smoothie combos/flavors
  • 71: Top 3 songs of this month
  • 72: Top 3 questions of this post you want to be asked
  • 73: Top 3 villains
  • 74: Top 3 Cities you want to see
  • 75: Top 3 recipes you want to try
  • 76: Top 3 dream jobs
  • 77: Top 3 lucky items
  • 78: Top 3 traditions you have
  • 79: Top 3 things you miss about being a kid
  • 80: Top 3 harry potter characters
  • 81: Top 3 lies you were told
  • 82: Top 3 pictures in your camera roll right now
  • 83: Top 3 turn ons
  • 84: Top 3 turn offs
  • 85: Top 3 magazines/news papers/ journals to read
  • 86: Top 3 things you wish you had known earlier
  • 87: Top 3 spongebob episodes
  • 88: Top 3 places to be in the world
  • 89: Top 3 things you'd do differently
  • 90: Top 3 TV shows from your childhood
  • 91: Top 3 meals you love
  • 92: Top 3 kinds of tea
  • 93: Top 3 embarrassing moments
  • 94: Top 3 holidays to celebrate
  • 95: Top 3 things to do in the rain
  • 96: Top 3 things to do in the snow
  • 97: Top 3 items you can't leave the house w/o
  • 98: Top 3 movies you'd like to see
  • 99: Top 3 art mediums
  • 100: Top 3 museums you've been to
  • 101: Top 3 school memories
  • 102: Top 3 things you don't/Won't miss
  • 103: Top 3 pick up lines
  • 104: Top 3 sports to watch
  • 105: Top 3 taylor swift songs
50 ways to practice self care when your mental health is crap

1. Snuggle an animal.

2. Pet others animals in public… with permission.

3. Say yes to a meal with a friend you love dearly.

4. Take a sick day from work. Don’t feel bad about it.

5. Dust a book off your shelf and read it. Or, at least read a few pages.

6. Go to work, do your best, and tell someone you’re struggling.

7. Take frequent breaks at work, even if they’re just to take a deep breath in the bathroom.

8. Read body positive blogs like the Fuck It Diet, Love, Food, and Bawdy Love.

9. Make yourself a cup of your favorite flavor of warm tea.

10. Make yourself tea, then add a bunch of ice cubes to the cup. Feel the sensations of the temperature.

11. Sit outside and stare at the sky. Lay in the grass if you can.

12. When your attention spans lasts 5 minutes, be okay with coming back inside.

13. Say no to someone asking you to do something you don’t want to do.

14. Avoid toxic people while you’re hypersensitive. Sometimes this means family.

15. Say no to events that will trigger you.

16. Be ok with many nights feeling like you’re acting selfishly by saying no.

17. Ask a friend if you can come crash on their couch and have a slumber party.

18. Bring popcorn and fuzzy socks to said slumber party.

19. Cook a simple meal from scratch with one of your favorite ingredients. (I made cardamom baked pears recently- YUM and super easy)

20. Do some therapeutic writing. Prompts can be found through a quick google search.

21. Donate books you don’t read anymore.

22. Workout for 15 minutes.

23. Don’t work out.

24. Don’t beat yourself up about not working out.

25. Mindfully eat a meal.

26. Totally un-mindfully scarf down a bunch of sweets. (I’ve been really into vegan ice cream lately).

27. Stop reading a book that you started and feel obliged to finish.

28. Pick up a new book that you’re excited about.

29. Only do exercise that makes your body feel good. (For me, simple stretching is all sometimes.)

30. Avoid exercises you think you “should” be doing. (Cycling hurts my knees. I hate cycling. I don’t do it).

31. Take “should” out of your vocabulary entirely. Quit “shoulding” on yourself.

32. Tell your partner how they can best support you.

33. Tell your roommate how they can best support you.

34. Donate clothes that taunt you or that you no longer wear.

35. Go to Goodwill and find a lovely outfit that fits great.

36. Take a nap. Don’t set an alarm.

37. Lower your expectations of yourself. Be ok with being mediocre right now.

38. Go to a 12 step meeting or a support group.

39. Call or text an old friend to meet up over a cup of coffee.

40. Buy a coloring book and some crayons. Color away.

41. Practice a 3 minute guided meditation.

42. Do a Pinterest DIY project with an old shirt that no longer fits.

43. Laugh if said Pinterest project ends up disastrous (mine usually do).

44. Binge watch Netflix. Watch a show that’s silly and not too emotional.

45. Throw your to-do list in the trash for a day.

46. Go for a gentle stroll.

47. Blast music that matches your mood (for me, this is often Slipknot or Katy Perry interchangeably).

48. Make a gratitude list about things you’re grateful for in your life.

49. Make a gratitude list about body parts of yours you’re grateful for and why.

50. Put on some nice scented lotion.

music and lyrics yoongi for @auriee happy birthday, cutie~