As my solar return approaches…

This year for Halloween, I dressed as Bee from Bee and Puppycat, my new favorite TV show. It premiered on Netflix only about a month ago. I went to Peddlers Village with my friend and I got recognized a few times, which I totally did not expect! The absolute highlight was when this mother walkedContinue reading “As my solar return approaches…”

Happy Halloween from Lotus Laura!

Happy Halloween! This is one of my favorite holidays! My mom would always laugh about how when I was a little girl, I woke up on the morning of Halloween and shouted, “I can’t believe it! It must be a dream! It’s Halloween!” I used to drag my dad to Party City every year andContinue reading “Happy Halloween from Lotus Laura!”

Seventeen types of witches

There are practically an infinite amount of witches. More often than not, you find yourself falling into multiple categories! The following are just to name a few… 1. Baby witch A baby witch is another term for “beginner witch” — someone who is just starting out. Regardless of age, if you’re new to the “witchyContinue reading “Seventeen types of witches”

It’s BLOG-OWEEN!!! New homepage/portfolio!

Yes, that’s right… spooky season has already begun. Although it still may be summer, technically, it’s never too early (or late) to celebrate Halloween. I’ve changed my homepage so that you can explore all of my Halloween posts, with many more to come very soon. You can still find my original portfolio in the ExploreContinue reading “It’s BLOG-OWEEN!!! New homepage/portfolio!”

DIY Craft: Mini Spell Jar

A mini spell jar (or “wish jar“) is a little glass bottle that you can fill with ingredients in order to promote a certain desire. They can be used for manifestation, for decoration, for aromatherapy, just for fun — or all of the above! First, set your intention First, you must figure out your intentionContinue reading “DIY Craft: Mini Spell Jar”

Halloween Recipe ~ Irish Griddle Cakes

The history of pancakes can be traced back to over 30,000 years ago, during the stone age! The ancient Greeks and Romans truly enjoyed their pancakes, which have also been connected to Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas — all over the world! Pancakes are not only tasty, but connect us with all cultures from theContinue reading “Halloween Recipe ~ Irish Griddle Cakes”

Halloween Story ~ “The Witch’s Ghost”

Faye was born on halloween, and now, eighty years later, she was celebrating eight whole decades of being alive. The elder lady had never married or had children, as love was not in the cards for her. Instead, she dove herself into the world of witchcraft. Strengthening her gift of divination and communication with spirits,Continue reading “Halloween Story ~ “The Witch’s Ghost””

Halloween Recipe ~ Soul Cakes

Soul cakes are rich cookies that have been used traditionally by the British and Irish during the Middle Ages on Halloween. As children and the poor would go door-to-door in hopes of money or blessings, many homes would give out soul cakes. This is where the origin of trick-or-treating came from. Soul cakes have evenContinue reading “Halloween Recipe ~ Soul Cakes”

Quarantine Halloween ~ costume party with my cats!

Bad news… I couldn’t decide on a costume this year. Good news… I don’t have anywhere to go! It’s just my cats and me, stuck at home! The Coven Cheerleader The Black Cat The Groovy Ballerina THE CATS… Venus’s costume (left) is a black top featuring skeleton hands making the shape of a heart, alongContinue reading “Quarantine Halloween ~ costume party with my cats!”