Black cats and witches go together like newt’s eyes and cauldrons! The black cat has been following in the footsteps of their witchy master for as long as anyone can remember, and it’s no wonder. Cats are mysterious, agile, cunning, and vicious hunters. Cats get what they want and always land on all fours no … Continue reading Feisty Feline Familiars!
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Harold Roth is a leading authority on plant/herbal magic. His new book, The Witching Herbs, is an in-depth exploration of 13 essential plants and herbs most closely associated with witchcraft—13 because it’s the witching number and reflects the 13 months of the lunar calendar. The plants are poppy, clary sage, yarrow, rue, hyssop, vervain, … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Witching Herbs by Harold Roth
Summer is here, y'all, and so is summertime magick! The Summer Solstice is a time of celebration, energy, action, and love. It's a time for bonfires, enjoying the beauty of the summer sun, interacting with nature, finding true love, and leaving your garbage all over Stonehenge. Nearly every culture in the world has celebrated this … Continue reading A Secular Witch’s Guide to the Sabbats: Litha
Listen to the episode on Podbean! Thanks for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast! Today I'm talking about how out-dated and racially insensitive some of the common language of witchcraft and paganism can be - especially when witches who are white talk about the magickal traditions of witches who are black. This is … Continue reading Episode 21 – #WitchNBitch: How White Witches Talk About Black Magick
Today is 420 - the official weed holiday for people who love weed. Thanks to a group of teens (bless 'em) in San Rafael California who used to meet up after school to get baked, April 20th has become a day for stoners every where to partake in and brag about illicit drug use. No, … Continue reading It’s Kushcraft! Weed in Witchcraft
Today's sketchy herb and magic rock are both inspired by my new journey towards better mental health. That doesn't mean I think they are a cure for any illness, or that I think you can skip seeing your doctor and just use these instead, but there's no harm in finding complimentary magical tools to incorporate … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Hibiscus and Lepidolite
Listen to A Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special on Podbean! HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Tonight is Halloween, AKA the greatest day ever! In this very special and spooky episode of the podcast I'm talking about some of the super fun myths and legends associated with the Halloweeniest version of the witch! I cover why brooms fly, green … Continue reading A Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special!
Happy Halloween, Witches! In a very special Halloween edition of Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks we're covering the witchiest herb around and the crystal that powered an entire magical city! Eye of Newt "Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog, adder's fork and blind worm's sting, lizard's leg … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Eye of Newt & Emerald
The Halloween Witch is unlike any other - in the first place she's kind of not real. I'm not here to tell you to start painting your skin green or growing warts to emulate her, but underneath all of the fairy tales and Halloween costumes lies real magic - movie or otherwise. Let's continue our … Continue reading Eye of Newt, Flying Ointments, Nose Twitches, & Frog Princes: Part 2
This newest segment of the podcast will highlight an herb and a stone or crystal who’s energy can be used for magic that follows the general theme of the show. As a natural witch I regularly use herbs and stones in my spells, magic and just every day life … and I just love talking … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Aquamarine & Bladderwrack