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Yule Traditions: Yule Log and Evergreens


Wildwood Pagan

I’ve been attempting to do some research on a few Yule traditions and decided to dedicate a post to the Yule Log and to the roles Evergreen trees played as well (or the roles that they actually didn’t play)hqdefault. I think I felt inspired to use these as my first topics since husband and I recently got our tree for our house. It appears that a lot of Yule traditions stem from Germanic Paganism, but the Yule Log may have Anglo-Saxon pagan ties. From what I’ve gathered, there isn’t a definitive answer.

So far I’ve found that the Yule Log was/is a very important part of the Yule celebration. It celebrates the light returning and defeating the darkness; representing the days becoming longer with the Spring/Summer months returning (or the birth of The Sun God in some views). The Yule Log did/does have superstition surrounding it, in that you must…

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My Favourite Winter Warmer: Mulled Wine


Vitam(in) Pink

To keep warm during winter season just sit back, relax and enjoy this gorgeous cold evening with a glass of spiced mulled wine, my favourite winter warmer!


1 (1L) bottle of red or white wine
200 ml of water
1 orange, sliced into rounds
½ lemon Slices (optional)
¼ cup brandy (optional)
¼ cup honey or sugar
8 whole cloves
2 cinnamon sticks
2 star anise (optional)

Combine all ingredients in a non-aluminium saucepan, and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, until is about to boil.  Reduce heat to medium-low, and let the wine simmer for at least 15 minutes. Let it cool for a bit, and serve warm.

Voilá! We feel better already🙂

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Coffee Shop Peppermint Mocha at Home



Now that pumpkin spice season is out of the way, peppermint is in full swing!

In honor of that, I want to share a recipe for coffee shop Peppermint Mocha that you can make right in your own kitchen. (And I promise you don’t need a fancy coffee machine either). This peppermint mocha tastes wonderful and I know this because ever since I outed this recipe, my husband has made it everyday. Really. It’s that good.

Here’s what you need:

1 cup Hot Coffee
2 Tbsp Hot Cocoa Mix
1 drop Peppermint Vitality Essential Oil (save 24% on it here!)


Spoon your hot cocoa mix into a coffee mug, add your coffee, and then the peppermint oil. Then, all you have to do is stir and enjoy!

Like this recipe? Pin it below!

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“3 Hours of Christmas Music Classics and Holiday Scenery – “The Original!”

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Perfect Gifts for Tarot Readers


moonthrall tarot

tarot reader gift board image.pngMystic Crescent Moon pendant by Nightshade Botanicals

Have a tarot reader on your gift list?  My Perfect Gifts for Tarot Readers board has loads of beautiful, magickal goodies for your diviners and witchy loved ones.

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COTD 04.12.16:Affluence in all its forms…


Guinevere Fae

9-of-pentacles04.12.16 – Today’s COTD is the 10 of Pentacles

Security may be offered to you today and it could arrive in any form, so be on the look out.

A sense of permanence to a situation which may have been feeling a little unsettled should come about too, most likely in a conventional way.

However your day unfolds, revel in the wonders it beholds and recognise the real value of all that you have around you at this time.

Love Jennifer x

Illustrations from The Wild Unknown by Kim Krans ©2012 used with permission. 

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