Giveaway Winner!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the weekend activity to herald in the Spring. I very much appreciate each of you and welcome you to return for more chances to win in upcoming giveaways. Meticulously I typed out each of entrants name, some with multiple entires, cut each out and placed them into a… Continue reading Giveaway Winner!

Blossom by blossom

“And frosts are slain and flowers begotten,And in green underworld and coverBlossom by blossom the spring begins. ~ Algernon Charles Swinburne “When the Hounds of Spring” In a time long ago, when the people of the earth followed the signs of nature as their guide, Mean Earraigh also termed the Spring Equinox was celebrated with… Continue reading Blossom by blossom

Watch for the Greenwitch!

“Hazel for the framework, Rowan for the Head, The body is of Hawthorne boughs and Hawthorne blossoms.” ~ Susan Cooper In January 2007 I created a Green Chypre perfume, forthwith are the nitty-gritty details. Following this post I will also contribute the workings of another very green perfume with the working title Hedera helix. GREENWITCHIn… Continue reading Watch for the Greenwitch!

Bunnies, Eggs and Mythical Creatures

Happy Easter! The origins of the word Easter are found in the ancient Saxon Lunar Goddess known as Eostre and Norse Goddess Ostara. In both these traditions, as well as those of the Greeks and Egyptians we find the symbolic use of eggs and bunnies. These images, along those of flowers, birds and resurrection are… Continue reading Bunnies, Eggs and Mythical Creatures