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"Happy Holidays" or "Merry Christmas"?

My thoughts on …

Did you know that the phrase “Happy Holidays” was started by Christians?  Yes, that’s right folks, it was.  In fact it dates back to the 1600’s in England.  263 more words

The Midwinter Archives

Midwinter, past and present…all here for you to see!

Feeling a touch nostalgic, I decided to share some of the magic of Midwinter with you from previous years. 240 more words

Bealtaine Cottage

A few of my favorite things...

Yule is approaching (in case the far too early carols on the radio and television commercials haven’t reminded you a thousand times today). Oh, and Buffalo, New York is currently under four feet of snow. 576 more words

Top 10 Health & Wellness Gift Ideas

As you can probably tell from my blog, health and wellness is a passion of mine. I strive to live a healthy life, to raise my family in a healthy lifestyle, and to help inform and empower others to follow their own journeys toward health and wellness. 1,031 more words

Wild Witchcraft

Preparing for Yule & winter

This might be the first year in…well years… where I can actually find time to prepare for the holiday season in (almost) all areas of my life. 453 more words

Yule Advent Calendar- Ideas

In trying to put together a Yule Advent Calendar (and mentally block out all the commercial BS!) , I’m looking around at other folks’ practices. Beth like me, enjoys adapting medieval holidays to her own purposes. 265 more words