Category: Aunty Snark

It Doesn’t Need to Be Old

This tradition dates back to Ancient Egypt. That celebration can be traced to the Celtics. This is the Norse Pantheon, incredibly old and the runes can be found here and there. “I am a 47th Hereditary witch that can trace my lineage to a Druid High Priest that cursed a Roman legion.” “I am the reincarnation of Cleopatra.” What do…

Why the Hate on Wicca

Auntie Snark, I am on some Facebook groups that are for Pagans in general and I am seeing a lot of hate for Wiccans. What the hell gives?! Why is there Wiccan hate? Wondering Wiccan ____________________________________________________________________________ Wondering Wiccan, Your question, well there are several answers to it and maybe all are right and maybe none will be right. You see,…

Looking for a Mentor

Aunty Snark, I was wondering how I should go about finding a mentor? Looking for a Mentor ____________________________________________________________________________ Looking for a Mentor, The search for a mentor can be long. This isn’t something that you are going to want to rush into. This will require work on your part. I know I just said a dirty word but you have…

Wands, Athames and Staffs, Oh My

Dear Auntie Snark, I am looking into getting a wand but I should I get an athame instead? Should I get both? What should I be looking for? Looking for a Tool ____________________________________________________________________________ Looking for a Tool, My first question for you is; why do you need a tool? Is it because some book told you that you need it…

Hex the Ex

Auntie Snark, My ex broke my heart and now I want to get even. I have spent hours crying over the cheating bastard and now I want to get even. How should I go about hexing the ex? Wants to Hex the Ex ____________________________________________________________________________ Wants to Hex the Ex My first question about this is; are you sure you really…

Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble – Crafting Your own Spell

Auntie Snark, I have been using spells that I have found online or in books but now I want to create my own. Where should I start? Wants to Craft ____________________________________________________________________________ Wants to Craft, Yes, that’s right, my little witch, come to the dark side. I mean, come to the side that crafts his/her own spells. I know that it…

Making a Book of Shadows

Auntie Snark, I have been seeing Books of Shadows on Pintrest and they look freaking amazing! I really want to make my own Book of Shadows like the ones I am seeing. Do you have any recommendations about what I should be putting into one? Wants to Build A Book ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Wants to Build a Book, Ahh yes, Books of…

Muggle – It’s a Stupid Word

This week we have no question posed by our readers, instead, we will focus on one of my biggest pet peeves. I see it all the time and every time I grit my teeth to resist going through the computer and shaking some sense into the person that has caused my annoyance. What annoys me? Pagans and or witches calling…

Cultural Appropriation or Appreciation?

Aunty Snark, I am really interested in studying shamanism but I am afraid to because I am white. Would it be considered appropriate for me to even to show any interest in shamanism? Am I appreciating or appropriating? ____________________________________________________________________________ Am I appreciating or appropriating, Way to bring me a tough one. There are so many things for me to address…

Wanting a Tarot Deck

Hey Auntie Snark, I have been looking into getting a tarot deck but have heard that my first deck should be given me. What are the rules for this sort of thing? Wanting a Tarot Deck to Call My Own ____________________________________________________________________________ Wanting a Tarot Deck to Call My Own, Let’s take a look at Tarot “rules” shall we? Never buy…