Part Six: Port Truffles

Welcome back! Chocolate, where to we begin? The food of the Gods, do we really need to say more? There is evidence that the heritage of the cacao bean in South American culture goes back over 3,500 years but it was not until the mid 1800’s that what we today view as chocolate was invented […]

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Part Five: Place Cards, Truth Telling & Invisible Ink

Welcome back! Today we are going to create our magical place cards. Cards that we will use with the candles made last time to go a little deeper into the meanings of the season. On a practical level as host/ess there is a responsibility for the emotional safety of your guests. If levels of trust […]

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Part Four: Floater Candles

Welcome Back! Around the world and through recorded history, people have attempted to organize their stories. We watched and recorded to know where in the cycles of the seasons we were. How long before the first snow fall? When might the earth be ready to plant? How many more sleeps before Saint Nicholas comes? From […]

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Part Three: Strawberry & Rose Petal Jam

Welcome Back! I mentioned in my previous post that “first fruits” was one of the symbols of Lammas and in my part of the world that is strawberries. I live in the fruit growing capital of Canada and when the first local berries are available you know summer is finally here. I walked into a […]

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Part Two: Getting Started

Welcome back! Today I am going to cover the items we are not making together. Don’t you just love seeing great ideas posted on line with not time to order them for a holiday or special occasion? I want to give plenty of time for any purchases you decide to make to arrive by August […]

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Join me in creating a spot of Lammas tea?

Over the next five weeks, on Tuesdays and Fridays, my plan is to post what I am doing to get ready for a Lammas Harvest Tea. I will tell you where I am buying supplies and what I am making myself. My intention is to share the essence My Kitchen Wand, which is to be […]

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