Candles: Which Wax is Right for Your Spellcraft – Part III

Now let’s take a look at beeswax. Beeswax is the oldest known ingredient in candle making history. It is reported to date all the way back to the ancient Egyptian culture and was found in many of the pyramid excavations. It is believed that they dipped papyrus leaves in the wax before burning them. BeeswaxContinue reading “Candles: Which Wax is Right for Your Spellcraft – Part III”

Honey Jar, anyone?

In light of recent social media rants about the ineffectiveness of some of the more uncomplicated ways of performing conjure, I felt the need to re-approach the subject from a Swamp Witch’s perspective. Now, my perspective isn’t the end all, be all – but it’s the way I see things, as well as my reasonsContinue reading “Honey Jar, anyone?”

Behind the Mask . . .

Let’s face it – most of us have been hurt in some form or fashion by someone we really cared about. That’s life – it happens to the best of us. But occasionally, we are unfortunate enough to care about a drama queen (or king). I’m not talking typical drama either – I mean theContinue reading “Behind the Mask . . .”

‘Severance Package’ Ritual Offering

February 14 – Conjures up images of baby cupids in diapers, arrows with heart-shaped tips, and little hearts floating over couples’ heads. But what about those of us that are Anti-Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day isn’t all about love… or a diaper-clad baby shooting arrows at people… it’s also about those that can’t get rid ofContinue reading “‘Severance Package’ Ritual Offering”

Karma – Shamarma . . .

Karmically-speaking, I expect most of you will believe I shall be struck down by lightning before I finish this post.  I don’t “do” karma… I’m a realist. Karma – noun – is defined by the folks at Merriam-Webster as, ‘: the force created by a person’s actions that is believed in Hinduism and Buddhism toContinue reading “Karma – Shamarma . . .”

Krampus – the Anti-Claus!

In honor of Krampus, and the upcoming movie release – Inexplicable Things is proud to, once again, offer a Boxed Gift Set of Krampus Kandles for the holidays! Pre-Order is happening, NOW! This gives you first dibs on a unique, limited-time, holiday candle with a surprise fragrance, this year!  Last year, we sold out inContinue reading “Krampus – the Anti-Claus!”

Blood Moon Rising

September is an important month. It is a wonderful harvest month – It draws summer to a close – It gives us the first official days of Autumn – It is the month preceding October (only the greatest month, ever!) – And, most notably, the Full Moon in September 2015 is quite special. This month’sContinue reading “Blood Moon Rising”

Orishas/Lwas 101

Just a quick little explanation of what an Orisha is. Orishas (also known as Loas, Lwas, Mysteries or The Invisible) are basically the Gods – or the ruling forces of nature, and all serve different areas of human needs. They embody the traits of those areas in nature that they rule over. It is importantContinue reading “Orishas/Lwas 101”

Fresh Dirt

Hello again, my minions! I thought since I was on a roll, I might as well do another blog posting. This is on one of the projects we have started since moving to the bayou. The dear hubby read an article about turning compost into actual dirt – so thought he would give it aContinue reading “Fresh Dirt”

Bayou Living

Greetings and Salutations from the bayou! So many wonderful things have happened since last we spoke! I apologize for my absence over the last couple of months – but it will not be happening again. As most of you know – my family and I moved not once, not twice, but three times in theContinue reading “Bayou Living”