Making a Spring Equinox Altar

This week, I’m trying out doing solo video for my post. In the spirit of spring’s new energy, I was in the mood to try something new in my desire to connect more deeply with you here. I’d love to know what you think (leave a comment and let me know). Last week I...

Allowing Spring

Moving from one season to another is kind of a big deal when you really think about it. For winter to transform into spring, a lot of shifts need to happen in the soil, with the temperature of the air, the little signals every microorganism gives each other, the way...

{VIDEO} Winter Folk Medicine & Magic with Liz Migliorelli

I have learned that it is good to begin by naming your place and people. I am currently writing this blog post in the town of Mill Valley in California, on the occupied lands of the coastal Miwok people. My people are almost entirely from the European continent,...

Re-enchanting Winter with Apple Cider Wassail

The sweet and faithful apple has been re-enchanting me during these darker autumn days. The apple is such a quintessential representation of autumn to me. Right now, I’m seeing so many of us wearing our best plaid flannel outfits and wanting to go apple picking, drink...

Autumn is the season of making {+ beeswax candle dipping}

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a handful of conversations with friends who have described the energy of the past week as overwhelming, rollercoaster-y, and unnerving. Beyond the obvious indicators of upheaval and strife that are hitting the news headlines...

Inviting in Death {Celebrating Samhain}

The natural world has been my greatest guide when it comes to sense-making and navigating life. I find great comfort in the way the seasons cycle every year, but also how she (yes, nature is a “she” to me) gives us little hints about what she’s going through and what...

The Magic of Root Season

Autumn, in many ways, is the seasons of roots. As the air begins to chill and move towards winter’s frost, the plants are shifting their energy down towards their root to stay strong and survive the winter. This is the time when we harvest many of the roots,...

Discover Your Unique Cycle with the Moon & Seasons

I’ll never forget the day it *clicked* on all levels of my being... My 28 year old self stood on the back balcony of her third floor walk-up apartment, looking at the nighttime sky and realized that the moon—the one that waxes and wanes through her cycle every 28 days...