Recipes for Beltane

It is almost time for us to celebrate passion, light, and renewal of life, yes, it is almost Beltane. Whether you are painting an egg talisman or making a wish box charm, one thing we all be doing is eating.  Below are some traditional and fun Beltane recipes to help in your celebration of life, love, and new times. To begin: Fried Honeycakes These cakes were left in the garden to please Faery visitors. If you plan to leave an offering to the Fae, double the recipe to keep some for your family, or you may discover the ones in … Continue reading Recipes for Beltane

I Hate Lavender

Now most people would say that is a heavy statement.  I use the word hate, which of course is strong language and I could tone it down I suppose.  If I did tone it down, however, it would not convey the absolute loathing I feel when the perfumes, heavily scented with the frangrant flower billow over my senses. By now you are wondering why I even stated this.  Why should you care?  You should care because this is a post about essential oils.  And no matter who you are, lavender is at the core of essential oils.  Not the lavender … Continue reading I Hate Lavender

Anticipation and Anxiety

Oh yes, the two of them go hand in hand, especially when the wait is prolonged or we want something badly.  One of the things that I am working on now, within my own path and my own life, is controlling the anxiety that goes with the anticipation.   Anxiety can be crippling.  It can cause heart palpitations, sweating, shaking, headaches…all of which can be dealt with fairly easy.  However, it can also cause complete shut down for some.  The fear of not knowing, literally paralyzes them.  Keeps them indoors, creates scenarios that they can’t deal with.   There are … Continue reading Anticipation and Anxiety