12 Days of Yule – History & Traditions of Twelfth Night – Mother’s Night

12 Days of Yule – History & Traditions of Twelfth Night – Mother’s Night

In Old England, the Twelfth Night marked the end of a winter festival that started on Samhain, October 31st. The Lord of Misrule symbolizes the world turning upside down with the coming of a cold winter. In the middle ages, the Twelfth Night began on the eve of December 25th moving forward 12 days to January 6th, hence the name the Twelve Days of Christmas, in Christian religious practice. But traditionally the Twelve Days of Yule for pagans,...

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Haunted Harvest Heartwood Candles for Samhain and Halloween

Haunted Harvest Heartwood Candles for Samhain and Halloween

Haunted Harvest Heartwood Candles are back for 2016! – Celebrate the spirit of Samhain and the harvest season with these wickedly magical Haunted Harvest Candles generously scented with harvest oils of deep dark musky woods, oak moss, myrrh, saffron, ginger, heartwoods, sandalwood, orange, pomegranate and strawberry. One of my favorite candles for fall and even into winter, the essence is hauntingly elegant. The top of the candles is...

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Beltane – Traditions and Celebrating – Decorating Tips for Your Beltane Festival and Feasting Table

Beltane – Traditions and Celebrating – Decorating Tips for Your Beltane Festival and Feasting Table

Beltane kicks off the merry month of May! In ancient times, festivities began before the 1st of May upon the evening of the last day in April. Old world pagans continue this tradition today in the 21st Century. And what a splendid time for a celebration! Whether it be a small gathering with family and friends in the backyard or a large party, there are a myriad of ways to create a festive environment and ambiance for your Beltane celebration....

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