The Inked Grimoire

  • Full Moon with Lunar Eclipse in Libra - March 25, 2024

    Full Moon with Lunar Eclipse in Libra - March 25, 2024

    Our first eclipse of 2024 is happening with our Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Libra on March 25! Libra is all about balance and justice, so this Full Moon will encourage us to find balance, stand up for what’s right, and look at both sides of situations.
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  • Tools for the Herbal Witch

    Tools for the Herbal Witch

    The path of the herbal witch weaves the power of plants into your magickal practice. But just like any skilled herbalist, you need the right tools to cultivate and utilize the potent energy of the plant world.
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  • The Magick of Leap Day

    The Magick of Leap Day

    There’s magick in every day if you want to tap into it. There’s something special about Leap Day, though, and it has its own energy you can tap into for your intentions and practice. Let’s dive into this special “in-between” day!
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  • Spells and Enchantments 101

    Spells and Enchantments 101

    Magickal living encompasses all facets of life, from work to relationships, family to abundance. Sometimes, you work with spells; sometimes, you want to enchant a piece of jewelry or protect your car before going on a road trip. But what’s the difference between spells and enchantments? Is there a difference?
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  • Embracing Your Dirty Witch Side

    Embracing Your Dirty Witch Side

    Let’s talk about self-care. Sometimes self-care is giving yourself a break. And sometimes self-care is freezing a bitch in an ice spell. Yep, that’s right – sometimes the best thing we can do for ourselves is to be a little bit of a dirty witch. But first, what is a dirty witch? Keep reading!

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  • Yule for the Busy Witch

    Yule for the Busy Witch

    Yule falls on the Winter Solstice and the longest night of the year. The day following Yule, the Sun returns, and the days start to get longer and longer. Here are some of our favorite Busy Witch tips to celebrate Yule this year!

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  • 12 Days of Witchmas

    12 Days of Witchmas

    You know the song… “On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…” but why can’t we give ourselves little magickal gifts for 12 days of Witchmas? Guess what? We totally can! So rather than lords and ladies – and all those dang birds, am I right? – how about 12 magickal practices to create an even more delightful Yule this year? Let’s do it!

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  • Cozy Witchcraft for Autumn and Winter

    Cozy Witchcraft for Autumn and Winter

    With the shortening days and lengthening nights, it’s the perfect time of year to cozy up with some comfy witchcraft – and witchy crafts! Here are some ideas for increasing the magick of the autumn season with your own magickal crafts.
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  • Samhain for the Busy Witch

    Samhain for the Busy Witch

    Samhain occurs on October 31 – the same day as Halloween! The energy of Samhain occurs the week before and the week after October 31, so don’t feel too much pressure to practice your rituals on the date if you’ve got other things going on in your life.
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  • The Art of Pagan Veiling

    The Art of Pagan Veiling

    Living a magickal life means you’re exposed to more energies than other people – it’s like we become an antenna for good and bad vibes. It also feels like you’re suddenly on the radar for the spiritual world, so a little extra protection always comes in handy. But this is just one reason you might want to veil in your practice and/or everyday life. Once reserved for Abrahamic religions and specific occasions like funerals or weddings – i.e., a bride’s veil – veiling is becoming popular among the magickal and pagan communities.

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  • Mabon for the Busy Witch

    Mabon for the Busy Witch

    Mabon falls on the Autumn Equinox, and for us witches, it’s an excellent day for practicing gratitude and balancing our energy. It’s also a great time to celebrate what we’ve accomplished this year. Even if you’re a busy witch, you can celebrate this beautiful sabbat and quickly honor your practice. We promise you have time to celebrate! Here are some ideas.

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  • How to Set Up an Ancestor Altar

    How to Set Up an Ancestor Altar

    As we move toward the thinning of the veil at Samhain, you may feel the urge to connect with your ancestors. From cooking with your ancestors to setting up an ancestor altar, there are many ways to honor those who have come before you. In this post, I’ll discuss setting up an ancestor altar. Your altar can be as elaborate or as simple as you desire.

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