sabbaths, festivals & feasts

Biscotti for Brighid

Biscotti for Brighid

I’m aware biscotti aren’t exactly a traditional food for Imbolc. Also, I get that biscotti aren’t likely to be found on a list of typical items celebrating Brighid. I don’t care. I’m over here in a wee emotional funk, feeling a bit messy, moving a […]

Practical Magic for Imbolc

Practical Magic for Imbolc

While many people associate Groundhog Day with superstitious weather prediction (or a timeless movie with Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell), witch-y types recognize it by other more evocative and symbolic names: Candlemas, the Feast of Brigid/Brighid, the Feast of Lights, Imbolc. Situated between the Winter […]

Sweet, Fragrant Milk & Honey: An Aromatic Bath for Imbolc

Sweet, Fragrant Milk & Honey: An Aromatic Bath for Imbolc

The pagan festival of Imbolc–also known as the feast of Brigid, the Festival of Lights, Candlemas, Lupercalia, Feast of Flames, and the Festival of Milk–marks the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. Celebrating the return of the light, it falls at the […]

Clearing, Purifying, and Cleaning at Imbolc

Clearing, Purifying, and Cleaning at Imbolc

It’s about that time when we begin getting antsy for signs of spring. As the light, warmth, energy, and glow of spring build behind the scenes, many of us are feeling the turning point… While some people will be watching a groundhog for signs of spring’s […]


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