In my quest for becoming eco-friendlier I now use these 100% natural, non-toxic, long lasting food wraps that cling to your food and are an amazing alternative to cling film. They are un-BEE-lievable! I love them so much that I have invited Nette from Bee Wrapped to give you some insight into her cool wraps. Read on….. 1402

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Imbolc is celebrated on the 1st or 2nd of February and is Goddess Brighde’s birthday. Brighde a Celtic Goddess of Ireland, is born at sunrise, a flame on her head that leaps up into the sky, the sign of the sacred child and Goddess. Imbolc, which means ewe’s milk, is a time of rebirth and renewal, to think and dream of the new projects and activities ahead, and ask Goddess Brighde to bless and breathe life into them. It is centered around the energies of excitement, innocence, inspiration, hope, fresh starts. We tend to

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Snow Quartz’s has a lot of the supportive qualities of Goddess Brighde, which is why it is one of my go stones of the Imbolc season. Brighde is The Great Healer and has many wells of healing waters in her name, Goddess of Fire and keeper of the living flame, of midwifery, poetry, and Smith craft, the bringer light, spring and new life as she breathes life back into the hard-frozen soil to waken the sleeping seeds that lie within. 1399

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30th October 2018

Samhain Yew tree

The yew tree is also connected to Samhain, a sacred tree to the druids who saw it as a representation of the eternal cycle of life and death. 1268

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Soul cakes are part of the traditional English Samhain / Halloween festivities. Traditionally soul cakes were flat round cakes flavoured with saffron, mixed spices and currants and would be considered the equivalent of modern day Halloween treat collected by children going door-to-door.  During the 19th and early 20th centuries children would go ‘souling’ on All Souls’ Day (November 2nd) where they would request alms or soul cakes with the following song: 1265

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