Tag: Autumn

Medicinal Herb: Marshmallow

Althaea Officinalis Also, Known As: Althaea Marshmallow Mortification Root Sweetweed Found growing in abundance in moist and wet places all over the world, marshmallow is a perennial aromatic herb that is sometimes found to grow up to four feet in height. While the herb…

Room on a Broom

An instant classic in our home. Myself, my daughter and little Miss Vivian watched this the other day and it has become a daily movie to watch. I hope you enjoy this as well. Happy Autumn! <p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/192151597″>Room on a Broom</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user59264148″>Lilli🌸&#8230;

Letting Go: Using Falling Leaf Essences to Ease Into Autumn

Somehow, we again find ourselves in Autumn. October, to be specific.  And although these past few weeks have felt more like the deep heat of Summer, signs of fall are appending to Summer’s coattails like burs.  The wind now has a rattle to its voice,…

Autumn Equinox

The Autumn Equinox is a time of harvesting and preparation. It is a time to reflect on your life and to start making plans for the future. Autumn Equinox, also known as ‘Mabon’, is the midpoint between the Summer and Winter Solstices. As at…

Fall Foods & Spices ~ Spices

Our autumn foods and seasonal spices are delicious, time – honored traditions. Full of nourishing vitamins and minerals, they also contain some savory and surprising returns on health. Cinnamon {Cinnamomum spp.} As autumn nears, it’s hard not to get excited about cinnamon. One of…

Fall Foods & Spices ~ Pumpkin

Those delightful fruits and spices we enjoy in autumn provide more than just a flavorful kick. Centuries -old use and modern research prove that fall staples like cranberries, pumpkins, and cinnamon pack powerful medicine inside. Our autumn foods and seasonal spices are delicious, time…

Spiders as Spiritual Guides

I know many are saying “Ewww”. Autumn is a great time to learn about spiders as many are attempting to come inside before the weather becomes too cold for them to survive. Last night my daughter and I had flashlight’s in hand searching around…

As Autumn Approaches…

As autumn approaches, it brings with it shorter days and cooler nights. This makes it the perfect time to experiment with warming essential oils, such as cinnamon, clove, ginger, cardamom, and black pepper.  One of my favorite combinations contains cassia (cinnamon), clove, and sweet…

Autumn Reflections

Autumn is a time of harvest, of reaping what was sown, of preparing for the long nights of winter.  The changing of the seasons reminds us all that nothing in this earthly realm is permanent. Even the mountains yield to the wind and water…

November, Autumn, Fall

“The name ‘November’ is believed to derive from ‘novem’ which is the Latin for the number ‘nine’.  In the ancient Roman calendar November was the ninth month after March.  As part of the seasonal calendar November is the time of the ‘Snow Moon’ according to Pagan beliefs and the period described…

Scarecrows Historically Speaking

For thousands of years, scarecrows have helped humans save their crops from crows and other hungry mouths and provided an outlet for human creativity. Scarecrows are as old and as mysterious as human nature and have been useful friends to humans since the mists…

Autumn ~ The Time Of The Crone

Spirited away, my energy gently glides above the treetops like a down feather blown within the circling wind. Below, I see the quilted workings of Mother Earth in the patches of green grass, freshly plowed ground and fields of grain ready now for the…

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