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TRADITIONAL WASSAIL RECIPE

To “Wassail” is simply to make a toast, during the years first snow or on New Year’s Eve, or during any kind of Yule celebration. To go Wassailing was to go spreading cheer and singing carols. In even older lore, the spiced cider was made to honor the trees. In wintertime, wassailers would prepare the traditional wassail – soaking pieces of bread, cake or toast in it – and travel from apple orchard to apple orchard in effort to ensure a good harvest for the coming year.  Wassail-soaked pieces of bread or toast were then buried at the trees’ roots…

Venus Alchemy Recipes

Blessed Bath Recipe Courtesy of Herman Slater from “The Magickal Formulary.” There once was a magic shop called The Magickal Childe in NYC run by a talented man named Herman Slater who made all sorts of wonderful potions for oils, incenses, baths, you name it! One of his books, The Magickal Formulary, has been deeply influential to occultists everywhere, yet the book is not easy to attain. Here’s a recipe for one of the easiest and loveliest recipes to make. Blessed Bath* For Purificiation A Cup of your favorite Sea Salt Lavender and Sandalwood Essential Oils ( a capful of…