Tag: Magic

Stomping out Gatekeeping

Excitement vibrates through your body as you post the image of your newest tarot deck that you made to one of your favorite online Pagan Facebook Groups. With great reason, you are extremely proud of something you have spent hours making because although finances are tight, you are a decent artist. You eagerly wait for the comments of how beautiful…

Witch Bottle Vs Witch Ball

Aunt Snark, I am seeing witches bottles online. What are they? Can I make them? What is the difference between a witches bottle and a witches ball? I looked up witches bottles and witch balls came up too. Can’t Decide Can’t Decide, Ahhh, a witch bottle vs a witch ball. These two items are two separate things and one is…

An Unwelcomed Bible?

Aunt Snark, I recently have come out of the Broom closet to my very religious family. I am constantly getting unwelcomed preaching and my grandmother just recently gave me a bible! How do I tell my family to stick it?!  Frustrated from Unsolistiated Preaching Dear Frustrated, Welcome to the first year(s), depending on your family’s persistent nature, of coming out…

Moon Magick – What the Phases Are

Like so much of our craft, we tend to pay attention to the changing season and the changing of the moon. Now if you are like me, you have never paid much attention to the moon cycles besides to go, “Ooooh pretty. Give me your power.” but if you are unlike me, then you may want to tap into the…

Full Moon Magick

Auntie Snark, I am horrible at remembering when the full moon is. In fact, I forget about it so often that I barely do any spells on the full moon. Does this make me a bad witch, not remembering when the full moon hits? I mean it seems like the most basic thing all witches remember/practice on. Bad Moon Witch…

Fire Magick

Fire Magick Direction – South Season – Summer Colors – Greens, Browns, Blacks and Coppers Astrological Signs – Ares, Leo & Sagittarius Herbs – Cinnamon, Chili, Pepper, Cloves, Ginger, Wormwood, Asfoetida Crystals – Amber, Apache Tear, Citrine, Carnelian, Ruby, Fire Agate, Fire Opal, Flint, Sardonyx, Red Tourmaline, Sunstone, Spinel, Sulfur. Moon – Waxing Cresent The element of fire can be both creative and destructive. It can warm our homes, heat our food and…

Where the Hell Have You Been?!

Dear Aunty Snark, Where the hell have you been?! Wondering if You Are Ever Coming Back? Dear Wondering if You Are Ever Coming Back, Ahhh yes, we have been missing from The Snarky Witches for some time now and I am sure you are all wondering, what the hell happened here? Well we added a small, adorable little human to…

It Blew Up! Now How to Fix It

You THOUGHT you did everything right. You had down the proper moon phase. You had the correct candle color and the proper herbs. Your circle was almost perfect and everything had seemed to go perfect. Yet, now your spell has come back and bitch slapped you across your face with repercussions you were not expecting. So the spell blew up…

Air Magick

Air Direction – East Season – Spring Colors – Yellows & Blues Astrological Signs – Gemini, Libra & Aquarius Herbs – Comfrey, Elder, Eyebright, Lavender, Mugwort, Peppermint, Thyme & Wormwood Crystals – Sapphire, Rock Crystal, Citrine, Smoky Quartz, Tourmaline, Topaz, Gold Beryl, Chrysolite, Rhodonite, Blue Chalcedony, Lapis Lazuli, Amethyst, Peridot & Carnelian Moon – Waxing “Heed the North wind’s mighty gale: lock…

Earth Magick

Earth Direction – North Season – Winter Colors – Greens, Browns, Blacks and Coppers Astrological Signs – Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn Herbs – Moss, lichens, patchouli, cypress, cedar, honeysuckle and ivy. Crystals – Emerald, jet, tourmaline, quarts, granite, and peridot. Moon – New Earth, our lush home and our protector provides us with warmth, sanctuary and food. It is the…