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Archive for December, 2012

Nutmeg: A Good and Bad Spice

• Dec 26th, 2012 • Category: health, herbs, magic

One of my kids gave me whole nutmegs for Christmas. I am in heaven! It’s one of my favorite spices … if a recipe calls for cinnamon, you can bet your bippy I’m going to add a pinch of nutmeg in there, too. Use it medicinally? Not so much. I like my body fully functional, […]

Sweet Potato Soufflé

• Dec 21st, 2012 • Category: Musings

I was asked on Facebook to share this recipe and this is easiest. I’d love to take credit but can’t: it’s from my ex-boyfriend’s mother. Ingredients 3 cups cooked sweet potatoes (not yams), mashed 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1/3 stick butter/margarine, melted 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla TOPPING 1 cup […]

Magic and … Video Games?

• Dec 13th, 2012 • Category: magic, Musings

The local tourism board posted the following picture on Facebook today and it got me to thinking: Magic is all about Nature. How do the younger generations do magic when they seemingly spend all their free time in front of a video game? How does one feel the Elements, much less work with them, if […]

Quiet Country Living?

• Dec 7th, 2012 • Category: Musings

I decided this morning to take a much-needed mental health day. (One of the perks of being self-employed. I can do it on a minute’s notice.) I thought about going for a walk in the woods but that’s not a good idea this time of year. It’s hunting season, I don’t own any neon-colored clothing […]