Category: Aunty Snark

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…

It’s Dangerous to go Alone – Take This!

Auntie Snark, I am currently a solitary witch but I don’t want to be! I want to be part of a coven and learn from others. Do you have any recommendations on how to find a good coven? All Alone ____________________________________________________________________________ All Alone, Being the one little lonely witch in the vast forest of your area can be overwhelming. I…

Seeking the Herb

Hi Auntie Snark, I have been seeing articles on Facebook about not using Sage nor Palo Santo when smudging because these two herbs are being endangered due to overuse. Is there other herbs that I can use? Seeking the Herb____________________________________________________________________________Seeking the Herb, I saw that article as well. After doing some research I have discovered that sage is not endangered,…

What Spell?!

A spell, my soul for a spell. Our newest advice seeker isn’t so desperate but sometimes we do see witches that bad. Shall we take a look at the letter? ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Auntie Snark, I have had the worst month of my life. I could go into details but I am pretty sure it will just depress you. I know…

As a Man, What is my Title?

This week our letter comes from a man who needs help with titles. Let’s help him out shall we? ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Aunty Snark, As a man in the Pagan community who practices the craft, I am wondering what I should be calling myself? I have heard people call men sorcerer, wizard, sage, warlock and witch. Am I a witch or one…

I am new – Help!

This week our letter comes from a dear sweet new witch. Auntie Snark, I have just started looking into Paganism and Witchcraft but I don’t know where to start. Do you have any recommendations? Websites? Books? Anything at all would be greatly appreciated. Dazed and Confused ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Dazed and Confused, Look no further my little new witch. I am here…