It's the beginning of a brand new year and time for me to think about the kinds of things I want to learn and experience this year, the things I want to leave in 2021, and where I'm going to go looking for magic. In a bizarre bit of irony, over the last 2 years … Continue reading 6 Witch Reads for 2022!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/3AhYzVz11G6HM8urcfSvCj?si=Ksp1TS0mQziU3tHA3dtbSQ&dl_branch=1 Hello again witches, seekers, and friends - and thank you for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast! In today's episode I'm talking about my new book, Witchcraft for Emotional Wisdom, and some of the ways witchcraft has helped me through a journey toward mental health and wellness. Witchcraft for Emotional Wisdom comes … Continue reading Episode 92 – Emotional Wisdom
I am so excited to announce my third book, Witchcraft for Emotional Wisdom, is being released on the Autumn Equinox of this year - September 21, 2021! This book was written to help absolutely anyone use witchcraft and magic to help them heal from the past, be kinder to themselves, and form more intimate and … Continue reading Introducing: Witchcraft for Emotional Wisdom!
Hello cosmic conjurers! It's that time of year again - when the Perseid Meteor Shower reaches it's peak and tons of shooting stars will be visible between midnight and dawn! We got lucky and the shower follows close on the heels of the Leo new moon, which means you won't have too much light interference … Continue reading The Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks this Week!
I am so excited to see a book that is entirely about some of the darker and less mainstream-accepted sides of witchcraft and magic. This book travels into the darkness and brings back the tools and knowledge you need to safely wade in yourself. "Shadow magick occupies a critical role in the rich history of … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Of Blood and Bones by Kate Freuler
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! This book was sent to me by Llewellyn for review at the very end of 2019 and I fully intended to review it right away – but then I couldn’t stop using it! This book quickly became one of my very favourites on the subject of tarot, and also for journaling and contemplation. When … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Pathworking the Tarot by Leeza Robertson
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! from ChronicleBooks.com This beautiful book is dreamy and spacey and makes you feel good all over. It's less of a deep dive into self-care, as an activity for you to partake in AS an act of self care! Similar to a comic book or graphic novel, the art does most of the talking, but … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Cosmic Care by Robin Eisenberg
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! This beautiful book provides you with a whole new way to cast spells and honour the planet with REAL magic potions. The author herself contacted me and offered to send me a copy of her book, and I’m so glad because I absolutely loved it! It’s beautifully written, super informative, full of really gorgeous … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: WitchCraft Cocktails by Julia Halina Hadas
🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! A guide to conscious living through the moon and her phases, incorporating intersectional feminist theory, wellness rituals, spellwork, and witchcraft for the modern seeker. We all know the moon. We all have a relationship with it. The earliest people obeyed her orbit, timed their months and holidays and celebrations and agriculture to the moon; … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows – The Moon Book: Lunar Magic to Change Your Life by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener
I’ve always had an unspoken policy when it comes to tarot readings I do for others and that is that the deck cannot be entirely white. If a deck features human characters all the way through and all of them are white, I don’t use it. The reason for that is that there’s a zero … Continue reading I Love a Fat Deck
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2W11bVX1sml7EryBM9jZm8?si=lxkSWTuXSmW2csVexCGQ3A Listen on Podbean Hey friends and thank you so much for tuning in to the show! Today’s episode is pumpkin spiced and full of practical magic. I’ll be talking about the magical properties of pumpkins and the spice blend we use to flavour them – ie how magical IS your pumpkin spice latte, … Continue reading Episode 82 – Practical Pumpkin Spice Magic
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! An inspiring exploration of the goddesses of the West African spiritual traditions and their role in shaping Yoruba (Ifa), Santeria, Haitian Vodoun, and New Orleans Voodoo.Throughout Africa and beyond in the diaspora caused by the slave trade, the divine feminine was revered in the forms of goddesses like the ancient Nana Buluku, water spirits … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Orishas, Goddesses, and Voodoo Queens by Lilith Dorsey
This sketchy herb and magic rock were inspired by the fiction podcast Welcome to Nightvale, but they both have real practical uses for modern witches. In the latest episode of the podcast, Episode 79 - A Episode About You, I described a ritual you can perform during the Night Blooming Cereus's 24-hour blooming period with … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Night Blooming Cereus & Bloodstone
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Harness the power of the moon―spells to invite abundance and achieve balanceLuminescent and ever-watchful, the moon is a powerful source of energy and a conduit for magical abundance, bestowing blessings from the universe to help you achieve your goals and desires. The Complete Book of Moon Spells provides down-to-earth guidance on the phases, folklore, … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Complete Book of Moon Spells by Michael Herkes
In my most recent podcast episode Episode 76 – Skip to My LUGH!, I shared a sketchy herb (magical plant) and magic rock (crystal) perfect for the sunny season of abundance that follows Lughnasadh on August 1st - mulbery and honey calcite. Both of these magical allies attract abundance to you, but they also help you … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Mulberry & Honey Calcite
Hey witches! Want a chance to win TWO brand new books full of spells, rituals, and recipes for magic? Share this photo along with a mantra for a moon phase and you could win The Grimoire Journal AND The Complete Book of Moon Spells by Michael Herkes! 📖🌙.Here’s how to enter: Follow me @fatfeministwitch and … Continue reading Win a copy of The Grimoire Journal!
Craft a life filled with your own magic--a guided grimoire journal for new witches A witch's grimoire, or book of spells, is their magical companion and most powerful tool--and The Grimoire Journal is your personal guide to building your own. Learn to bless your home, scry with stars, craft your own tarot reading, or brew an enchanted … Continue reading Introducing – The Grimoire Journal: A Place to Record Spells, Rituals, Recipes, and More!
"Let's begin with what makes this book special - the fact that cursing, binding, jinxing and otherwise casting "baneful magic" (I love how poetic that is tbh) is a rarely touched-upon subject in books for modern witches. This book covers everything from the different words for this type of magic, to common methods and ingredients, ethical considerations, and reversing hexes and curses. She doesn't shy away from including classic ingredients like the witch's own urine, but there are plenty of spells for most purposes and the reader can decide what they're comfortable with. " [Read More] 🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Book Review of Shadows: Utterly Wicked by Dorothy Morrison | The Fat Feminist WItch
Welcome to May, witches! Today I'm continuing my weekly exploration of the crystals in my collection to get more acquainted with their energy and uses. Working with crystals may start by seeing something shiny in the store and looking it up in your favourite encyclopedia (this is mine), but once you get it home it's … Continue reading #MagicRockMondays – Pietersite
get the 2020 beltane box! I am absolutely thrilled to be collaborating again with one of my favourite witchy companies - Green Moon Apothecary - on another sabbat box! This time we're celebrating Beltane, a spring time festival full of fire, sensuality, and mysterious faerie magic. This box includes magical tools explored in Green Witchcraft … Continue reading Green Moon + Fat Feminist Witch Beltane Box!
Hello witches! After a couple of weeks without internet while I moved into a new apartment, I am happy to be back to share some witchery - even if today's topic is a little bittersweet. https://www.instagram.com/p/B-zZzkMnPhF Easter weekend - as well as Ostara in March - has me thinking about my little bunny friend Jimmy … Continue reading (even more) Rabbit Magic! 🐰
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! The life and work of the legendary “Pope of Voodoo,” Marie Laveau—a free woman of color who practically ruled New Orleans in the mid-1800s Marie Laveau may be the most influential American practitioner of the magical arts; certainly, she is among the most famous. She is the subject of songs, films, and legends and … Continue reading Book review of Shadows: The Magic of Marie Laveau by Denise Alvarado
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! A modern, inclusive guide to astrology that will illuminate your love life as well as your relationships with your family, your friends, and yourself. When it comes to friendship, family, and romance, we all want the same things: to love and be loved, to communicate, to fight fair, and to feel okay in our … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Astrology for Real Relationships by Jessica Lanyadoo & T. Greenaway
Today the ebook edition of Green Witchcraft: A Practical Guide to Discovering the Magic of Plants, Herbs, Crystals, and Beyond is available for purchase! To celebrate let's take a look at the Crystal Grid for Courage from Chapter 8: The Strength of Stones & Crystals. Below you'll find tips and extras, and a free printable … Continue reading The Ebook edition of Green Witchcraft comes out today! 🌿📲
The Cimaruta (Chee-mah-roo-tah) is an Italian folk charm that’s usually worn as jewellery or hung in the home to offer protection against the Evil Eye. Usually made of silver, the charm is shaped like a living sprig of rue with magickal and protective symbols sprouting from the ends. Over time and, through the Christianization of … Continue reading Green Witchcraft Preview: Cimaruta Charm Bag
👁️👁️👁️👁️👁️/5! The Herbcrafter’s Tarot celebrates the handicrafts, tools, and time-honored folk skills related to herbs, trees, flowers and other plants that share their gifts with us. This deck and book set explores the relationship between herbs and how people use them for medicine, creativity, ritual, and spiritual guidance. It also considers herbs as archetypes and … Continue reading It’s in the Cards: The Herbcrafter’s Tarot Deck Review
Another year, another STACK of witchy books I have the absolute pleasure to plow right through! There are some books I like the devour on my own, and others I'd love to get other opinions and perspectives on - which is what book clubs are for! Now that books of spiritual wisdom are more popular … Continue reading Book Coven Questions for Wordy Witches
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Engage the chakras as a road map for self-discovery, harness the power of crystals, and practice self-love through erotic spirituality with Crystal Healing and Sacred Pleasure. This book features:A clear introduction to the body’s chakra system, Guidance for determining if a chakra is blocked, Essential information on crystals and how they work, Specific techniques and … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Crystal Healing and Sacred Pleasure by Vanessa Cuccia
I've got one copy of GLAM WITCH by MICHAEL HERKES to giveaway to A lucky witch! Head to Instagram to find out how to enter! "THE GLAM WITCH plants the practice of modern witchcraft in Lilith’s garden of glittery fruit. Laid out over a sparkling assemblage of chapters, a modern mystic will explore the theory, … Continue reading Glam Witch Instagram Giveaway! #FatWitchFall
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! " A nonfiction book of deeply personal essays by marginalised people using the intersection of feminism, witchcraft, and resistance to summon power and become fearsome in a world that would prefer them afraid. With contributions from twenty witchy femmes, queer conjurers, and magical rebels, Becoming Dangerous is a book of intelligent and challenging essays that will … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows- Becoming Dangerous: Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers and Magical Rebels on Summoning the Power to Resist
You can watch the episode here, or always catch the replay on my facebook page. Thank you so much to everyone who tuned in to today's live episode of Seeker's Corner all about candle magic! I answered questions about types of candles, tools to cast candle spells, oils and herbs, how to read candle wax … Continue reading Seeker’s Corner Wrap-Up – Burn baby, burn!
In keeping with my general goal of doing more spellwork this year, my next episode of Seeker's Corner will focus on my absolute favourite way of working magic - CANDLE SPELLS! I'll be answering questions about candle magic, colour and candles, spell candle brands and books, candle carving and dressing, and even specific questions about … Continue reading Submit Questions for ‘Burn baby, burn!’ #SeekersCorner
Thanks to everyone who watched and participated in today's episode of Seeker's Corner celebrating the Summer Solstice! Today we talked solar energy and magic and ways to honour and celebrate the sun as well as pagan handfasting! I also got a chance to show off the Litha Box from Green Moon Apothecary which includes magical … Continue reading #SeekersCorner Wrap Up – Sunshine of Your Love