Friday, August 31, 2012

August Blue Moon

Full Moon Blessings...


The Blue Moon will reach its full phase at 9:58 a.m. ET Friday.
The Full Moon occurs in Pisces, opposite the Virgo Sun.  Keyword for today is "Balance".

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Thursday Magical Correspondences

Thursday Magical Correspondences


Thursday gearing up for the end of the week.

Correspondences to use in spells for Thursday

Planetary influences - Jupiter
Zodiac Signs - Sagittarius & Pisces
Deities - Thor, Juno, Jupiter, Zeus
Flowers & Plants - Honeysuckle, cinquefoil, mint, maple tree, oak tree
Metal - Tin
Colors - Purple, royal blue, green
Crystals & Stones - Sapphire, Amethyst, Turquoise
Tarot Card Associations - Ten of Pentacles, Nine of Pentacles, Ace of Pentacles
Foods, Herbs & Spices - Cinnamon, nutmeg, wheat

Thursday are great for spells that involve prosperity, abundance, leadership, good health, good luck, success.

It's always good to wear gemstones & crystals that are associated with the days magical energys.




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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Wednesday Magical Correspondences

Wednesday Magical Correspondences


Wednesday mid-week anything goes, best day to go with the flow.

Correspondences to use in spells for Wednesday.

Planetary influences - Mercury
Zodiac Signs - Gemini & Virgo
Deities -  Mercury/Hermes, Odin, Athena
Flowers & Plants - Fern, lavender, lily of the valley, aspen tree
Metal - Quicksilver
Colors - Purple, orange
Crystals & Stones - Opal, Agate, Aventurine
Tarot Card Associations - Wheel of Fortune, The Magician, Eight of Pentacles
Foods, Herbs & Spices - Dill, lavender

Wednesday are great for spells that involve improving your skills, communication, writing, the arts, granting of information, business, travel.

Wear gemstones & crystals that are associated with the days magical energys.




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Tuesday Magical Correspondences

Tuesday Magical Correspondences


Tuesday is a day of action, use todays energy to get things of the ground.

Correspondences to use in spells for Tuesday.

Planetary influences - Mars
Zodiac Signs - Aries & Scorpio
Deities - Mars, Lilith
Flowers & Plants - Holly, snapdragon, thistle
Metal - Iron
Colors - Red, black, scarlet, orange
Crystals & Stones - Bloodstone, Garnet, Ruby, Red Jasper
Tarot Card Associations - Five of Wands, Six of Wands, Strength
Foods, Herbs & Spices - Allspice, peppers, carrots, garlic, ginger

Tuesdays are great for spells that increase strength, courage, bravery, passion, protection.

Wear gemstones & crystals that are associated with the days magical energys. 




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Monday, August 27, 2012

Monday Magical Correspondences

Monday Magical Correspondences


Monday the day most people associate with the first day of the week or at least the start of doing what you normally do on Monday thru Friday.

Correspondences to use in spells for Monday

Planetary influences - Moon
Zodiac Signs - Cancer
Deities - Thoth, Selene
Flowers & Plants - Blue bell, jasmine, gardenia, white rose, white poppy, moonflower
Metal - Silver
Colors - White, silver, pale blue
Crystals & Stones - Moonstone, pearl, quartz crystal
Tarot Card Associations - The Moon, The High Priestess
Foods, Herbs & Spices - Melons, chamomile, wintergreen

Mondays are great for spells that involve lunar energies, confidence, inspiration, dreams, emotions, psychic abilities, intuition, protection, travel, fertility, women's mysteries.

It's great to wear gemstones & crystals that are associated with the days magical energys.  Moonstone is associated with the Goddess and lunar magick.  Excellent to wear when traveling for safety, for psychic powers and divination.




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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Sunday Magical Correspondences

Sunday Magical Correspondences

Sunday the first day of the week, time to plan out what we want to accomplish during the week.

Correspondences to use in spells for Sunday.

Planetary influences - Sun
Zodiac Signs - Leo
Deities - Helios, Brigid
Flowers & Plants - Carnation, marigold, st. john's wort, sunflower
Metal - Gold
Colors - Gold, yellow, yellow-orange, neon shades of orange and yellow, hot pink
Crystals & Stones - Carnelian, diamond, amber, tiger's eye, quartz crystal
Tarot Card Associations - The Sun, Ace of Wands, The Chariot
Foods, Herbs & Spices - Orange, cinnamon

Sundays are great for spells that involve success, leadership, promotions, personal growth, personal power.

It's great to wear crystals and gemstones that are associated with the days magical energys.  Crystal Quartz is useful in healing, meditation, spiritual growth, enlightenment, focusing, cleansing & balancing.



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Saturday, August 25, 2012

Saturday Magical Correspondences

Saturday Magical Correspondences


Saturday the weekend is here, time to wind down and recharge.

Correspondences to use in spells for Saturday.

Planetary influences - Saturn
Zodiac Signs - Capricorn & Aquarius
Deities - Saturn, Hecate
Flowers & Plants - Pansy, morning glory, mullein, cypress tree
Metal - Lead
Colors - Black, Deep Purple
Crystals & Stones - Obsidian/Pache Tear, Hematite, Jet
Tarot Card Associations - Temperance, Knight of Swords, Two of Swords
Foods, Herbs & Spices - Pomegranate, beets, thyme

Saturdays are great for spells that involve protection or removing negativity, remove obstacles, clearing and cleansing,  justice, binding spells.

It's great to wear crystals and gemstones that are associated with the days magical energys,  Hematite, is great for grounding, balancing, reducing stress, & eliminating negative energy.

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Friday Love Day Magical Correspondences

Friday Love Day Magical Correspondences


I love Fridays and who doesn't love Friday?  It's the day before the weekend and time to get your party on or break from your normal routine.

 In magic it is best to use correspondences to use in spells for that specific day and intentions.  Here are some correspondences for Friday.

Planetary influences - Venus
Zodiac Signs - Taurus and Libra
Deities - Eros, Aphrodite/Venus, Frey/Frigga
Flowers & Plants -  Rose, Feverfew, Violet, Wild Strawberry, Apple Tree
Metal - Copper
Colors - Pink, Aqua
Crystals & Stones - Rose Quartz, Amber, Coral, Emerald
Tarot Card Associations - The Lovers, Two of Cups, The Empress
Foods, Herbs & Spices - Strawberries, Raspberries

Fridays are great for spells that involve love, fertility, romance, happiness, friendship and beauty.
It is also good to wear your crystals that are associated with love, like Rose Quartz, a very popular crystal to wear on Fridays or anyday you want the energy of love surrounding you.


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Monday, August 13, 2012

Apple Snacks Honey & Peanut Butter



Apple Snacksters with Honey & Peanut Butter

Makes 4 servings

•3/4 cup chunky peanut butter
•1/3 cup honey
•4 large Granny Smith or Red Delicious apples, stems removed
•4 small sprigs fresh mint, optional
• Cold water

1. In a small bowl, mix peanut butter and honey together until well blended. Set aside.
2. Fill a large bowl with cold water and stir in lemon juice. Set aside.
3. For each apple, choose a type of Snackster below and follow the steps.

To Make a Snackster Stacker
1. Use an apple corer to remove the center of the apple, making a hollow space from stem end through the bottom.
2. With a sharp knife, cut apple crosswise into 4 thick slices.
3. Dip apple slices in lemon water and gently pat dry with paper towels.
4. Starting with the bottom piece, use a butter knife to spread the peanut butter mixture on the cut sides of each slice and gently press them together to reassemble the apple.
5. To make a stem, top apple with a mint sprig.

To Make a Snackster Dipper
1. With a sharp knife, cut each apple in half from stem end to bottom.
2. Cut each half into 4 to 6 wedges. With knife or melon ballet remove apple core from each wedge. 3. Dip wedges in lemon water and gently pat dry with paper towels.
4. Spoon the peanut butter mixture into a small bowl and surround with apple wedges for dipping.

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