Showing posts from June, 2011

Mad Tea Party 2011

Welcome to my Party!! Feel free to grab a cup and a chair. 

4 pots of tea consumed hundreds of laughs  good friends lots of food What a fabulous party!! 
Thank you for stopping by, have a fabulous tea day.  Clean cup, move down.

And don't miss Vanessa's beautiful party @

Who I am...My witchy self.

I greatly enjoyed a post by Danni at The Whimsical Cottage that was regarding Who are you and what are you?: Personal styles of the craft. I then went to the original post by Angel at Ivy on the Path and greatly enjoyed her post as well.  I loved this insight into their worlds and decided that it would be interesting to address this myself. 

I have always been an active reader and I can remember in elementary school checking out all the books on mythology, unexplained phenomenon and other such things. I remember trying to convince my very Christian Grandmother that there could be a big God and then other smaller Gods and Goddesses (she was not swayed). I was active in church, though, until I was 16 or so. At that point I had reached a point where things no longer made sense and I could not handle the hypocrisy anymore (the church we were attending would not allow my mother to be a member because she was a smoker, but within 6 months of this the pastor was let go when they found out he…

Litha Blessings!!

It's Litha, and in celebration I thought I would share the items I made and received in the Craftster WWP Litha Swap. My partner was the wonderful sugarsandwitch. She was a fantastic partner and it was great meeting her through the swap. :)

First what I received:

Inspirational Books

I don't know if I have ever mentioned that I listen to books on cd at work. I like having something else to think about while doing my very monotonous job. This week I was listening to the book Eat. Pray. Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. I went into it not knowing what to expect, but found the book insightful, beautiful and inspiring. Her views on divinity are lovely and heartfelt. I highly recommend the book and if you are a book on cd person this one is quite lovely because it is read by the author and is highly engaging. It left me feeling so at peace and healthy, as well as empowered. Following Liz on her journey is a beautiful experience.

It got me thinking about those books that really affect you. The one's that make you think and challenge you. The ones I could think of off the top of my head were:

And the new one: 

Are there any books that made you feel changed just by reading them? Any that made you want to be a better person? Or look at the world differently?