Lupercalia

Lupercalia is a Roman holiday that occurred on February 15th. It was celebrated to avert evil spirits, purify the city and release health and fertility upon its citizens. So how did the Roman’s go about this holiday? Well in the typical Roman way; sacrifice, nakedness and flogging. Lupercalia rites were confined to the Lupercal Cave, … More Lupercalia

Yule Food

Snow is falling, chestnuts are roasting on an open fire, the scent of pine and cinnamon fills the air. This the time of the Winter Solstice, or better known as Yule. There are actually many winter holidays that occur before, around or shortly after the Winter Solstice. The most famous Pagan one, is the neopagan … More Yule Food

Samhain – A Break Down

Samhain – October 31st Pronounced  – Irish: “Sow-in” Gaelic: “Sow-een” Colors – Black, Brown, Yellow, Gold and Red Stones – Smoky quartz, Amber, Obsidian, Onyx, Carnelian and Turquoise Flowers & Herbs – Calendula, Sunflowers, Sage, Ginseng, Wormwood, Allspice and Rosemary Trees – Apples, Hazel and Oak Foods – Apples, Pumpkins, Roasted game, Cider, Dark wine … More Samhain – A Break Down

Samhain Food

Samhain, it is a time for remembering our loved ones that have passed over, dispelling negative energy and invoking protection. It is the Celtic New Year, the third and last harvest of the year, and the time in which the Goddess becomes the Crone and the God lies in her womb waiting for his rebirth … More Samhain Food