New Spring, New Kind of Lemonade!

As promised, I posted not to long ago a recipe that I experimented with. It was the first night of the Spring season, and I felt inspired for something refreshing, and relaxing.

My husband has had a good stash of cannabis in the pile, and I thought it was a good time to medicinally use some of it. That, and I had a good amount of lemons that needed to go.

What are the magickal properties to this wonderful recipe, you might be wondering? Well, my full intention was a good positive purifying recipe, from the lemons. For the cannabis, I used it to bring a deep calming spiritual balance. And of course, the sugar to sweeten and bless.

So, at about one in the morning, I went at it! (I knoooooow, late night owl over here lol).

Here are the ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 6 cups Water
  • 1 1/2 cup lemon juice (about 6-8 lemons)
  • 1 tbsp Cannabis (or how ever much you prefer. 1 tbsp is pretty mellow per one cup.)

Instructions:

  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, cannabis, and 1 1/2 cup of water. Cook over medium heat until the sugar is completely dissolved. 4-5 minutes. Then turn down the heat and let it simmer for 22 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, begin juicing your lemons until you are at 1 1/2 cup of liquid. I like to use a cheesecloth to strain out the pulp. If you’re a pulp person, then never mind this step.
  3. Now, remove the cannabis syrup from the heat, strain, and pour into your pitcher. Stir in lemon juice. Let the syrup cool. Then, add the rest of the water and stir until well combined.
  4. Store in the refrigerator, and enjoy over ice.

*Note* So, for a 1 tbsp of cannabis per one pitcher, I found it to be very relaxing and soothing. It took 3 cups for me to actually feel any other effects, and really, that only helped me sleep deeper. So, if your one that prefers a mellow blend, then this recipe should do. For one that wishes for a stronger effect, add 1 or more tbsp to your sugar water mix.

*Note Note* If you are on a certain diabetic or keto restricted diet, then you can do what I actually did for this recipe. Substitute the cane sugar for your own sugar substitute. In this case, I used monk’s fruit sugar. Same measurement. Yum!

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I hope you enjoy this blend responsibly, and legally! Have fun!

Spring Equinox Magick

Hi! And welcome!

Rejoice! For Spring has come again! With it, renewal, and new beginnings!

This is a time of sparkling new paths, and time of action towards a fulfilling year. What this Tea Witch’s house has in store is a purifying magickal bath to prepare the mind and heart for a new season, and for whatever Spring has to offer us.

This spell I did under the recent new moon night, however, this spell is also perfect for a day such as the Spring Equinox.

Lately, I’ve been inspired by bath and water magick. I guess it’s the season that’s stirred it. The weather being extra rainy this time of year.

RENEWAL BATH POTION

1/4 palm size Sandalwood, White or Red
1/4 palm size Willow Bark, White
1/4 palm size Myrrh
1/4 palm size Hemp (medicinal cannabis optional 😉) * For this particular recipe, I’m going to use an oil base.

First I’m brewing the blend in boiling water, then will let it steep, and cool till I’m ready for my bath. I’m calling for prosperous, protective, and transcendent energies.

Then later, I plan on drawing the bath, and blessing it with sea salt. Then use the tea blend to manifest my spell.
I’m going to use this spell to shed away my late seasonal energy, and renew for a greater prosperous and loving season. That is why I chose the Red Sandalwood. Go for White Sandalwood if calling for more of a calm relaxed season.

This is especially a great spell to do now, or night of the Equinox. I’m also going to use the dry herb blend for the same spell. But this time, I will be burying portions of it at each corner of my homeland for the same outcome.

So looking forward for what this new Spring Season is going to bring!

May it also grant you best wishes and hearty joy!

Blessed Be

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Welcoming The Spring

Merry meet!
So being that this is the first week of spring, there was a lot to do in welcoming it.
As witches, one of our responsibilities is ushering in each season and rejoicing in its energy and meaning.
Spring is the time the great Goddess is fully awake and is embracing the earth, gifting it nourishment, beauty, and health. Thankfully, out here in California, where we were in desperate need for rain, we were granted a few storms. The California covens must of been pleased with their success.
The plants and animals are in full swing and are blooming. Seeing this and waiting on the full moon, I decided it was the perfect day to do my Spring ritual.
Planting seeds is a perfect offering to the earth and Goddess. This year I chose to do four types of herbs, cilantro, basil, lavender, and parsley. I setted up my pots and seeds. Lit some candles, and burned my spring equinox incense.

As I began planting I started to chant:

The goddess is awakened from the sun’s warm rays.
She breathes new life and grows through the blossoms.
She transfers her life force through us and in all things living.
She is within us. Around us. And in those about to be born.

After planting, I then used some of my blessed stream water that I collected from my trip to the mountains and watered the seeds. Then chanting~

We celebrate the seeds and blooming spring of mother earth. She gifts to us in her bountiful love.

*Blessed be the Goddess*

If you have not already, light the candles. And then chant~  

We are now entering the light half of the year, may the light in our hearts illuminate the sun.

Light the candles or bonfire.

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Blessed Be! And may the upcoming season bring you all peace and balance.

~The Tea Witch

Magical Spring Activities!

Merry meet every one!
I hope you all are having a blessed spring week! And enjoy your upcoming Easter day this Sunday!
Well I wanted to share some ideas on how to celebrate the beginning of Spring. A lot of people enjoy having the family over for food and fun, egg hunting being a very popular choice. However, if your looking for something calm and fun to do with your little ones, I will like to suggest a little something like the activity I chose to do this year.
I decided to make a bird’s nest and an offering of seeds. I wanted to do a home made nest but decided it would be quicker to use a cute basket that I found at the 99c store. I added some bedding as a filler and then some lovely flowers and leaves to give it a homey appeal for the cute little birds that fly around my yard. You can definitely make it your own and natural by scavenging with your little ones and friends to find some beautiful items to add to the nest.
It’s an amazing way to get the kids outdoors and search and find the most enchanting things! My little nephew found a piece of wood once; it was in the shape of a claw! He became so engrossed, I helped him turn it into a charm!
So in any which way you choose, try to make it fun and awarding! You must always remember to feel alive! Because that is when you truly can feel the love from the earth and the Divine.

~The Tea Witch

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Spring Equinox Incense

Merry meet! Welcome!
So today’s post is simply a recipe of my spring equinox incense. I use this incense for my Spring morning prayer. And also during my day ritual.

Before I begin blending, I light a candle to open the doorway for the god and goddess. As I blend the herbs and oil together, I begin chanting all the names that mainly the Goddess goes upon to summon the female element/energy to this incense. Spring has a female aura to it, in my opinion.

As you blend, be sure your also checking on the candle’s flame. Most believe that in a still room, when a candle flame flickers, you have a divine presence in your company. Fortunate enough, my candle flickered. 🙂

            Spring Equinox Incense
· Cinquefoil
· Jasmine
· Rose (I used oil)

Happy Spring! Enjoy your barbeques and families! And most especially be happy!

~The Tea Witch

Happy Spring Equinox!

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Blessed be one and all! Tis the Spring Equinox! And I don’t know about you, but I feel so blessed to be alive and rejuvenated!
Waking up this morning, I knew I just had to do a morning prayer to the Goddess. The day is beautiful, the grape vines are blooming so quickly. And now the tree that was bare is now starting to sprout! I had to pay tribute and thanks.
So mind you, I had to do the prayer quickly because I had to make breakfast and then rush soon after to work. (I’m very much NOT a morning person but I’m working on it! xD)
I began creating my spring incense; I will do a separate post on that. All the while, I lit a candle and began invoking the great spring Goddess. When I witnessed the flame flicker, I saw it as the right time to begin.
I lit another candle and placed it in my lovely rabbit holder that I use every spring. I lit some charcoal and began to burn the incense. As the incense burned, I began chanting:

We give honor and thanks to the sun for it’s sustenance, warmth, and light

*Blessed be the dawn*

And as our blessed mother earth is rebirth in the spring
So time is rebirth in the morning.

*Blessed be the dawn*

*Blessed be the Goddess*

(* is to represent the group saying it together)

Well I hope y’all morning and day goes beautiful! Enjoy the sun, the sky, and the earth, but most importantly your life and family.

Blessed be~

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