What is Beltane? It is a celebration of fertility, love, and spring. It has Celtic roots and marks the middle point between the Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice. Celebrations typically include the use of bonfires and May … [Read more...] about What is Beltane?
March, the harbinger of spring! March is one of my favorite months. It's the time when the sap starts running through the trees, and the sweet smell of maple syrup is in the air. It's the start of the spring ski season, the … [Read more...] about Seasonal Celebrations for March
The days are once again getting longer. The soil is warming and bright green starts to cover the land as spring returns. The first day of Spring, Spring Equinox has returned! With it the holiday of Ostara! Now is the time to … [Read more...] about What is Ostara?
Can you feel it? The sun is getting stronger and the days are getting longer once more! After Yule, the cycle of the seasons moves on back towards the light and promise of spring. This is Imbolc. In my native Vermont, … [Read more...] about What is Imbolc?
May is one of my favorite months. For me it is true spring. As a native New Englander, Spring often comes late, and in spurts of hot days followed by snow followed by mud, and finally followed by spring. It is the first time … [Read more...] about Seasonal Celebrations for May
"The new earth quickens as you rise.The May Queen is waiting.Feel the pulsing ground call you to journey,To know the depths of your desire.The May Queen is waiting.Moving through the night, the bright moon's flight.In green … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Celebrate Beltaine (May Day)
April has arrived and brings with it this year many holidays, festivals and reasons for celebration! The weather is warming up and spring is finally bringing warm weather, sunshine, and my personal favorite: flowers! What is … [Read more...] about Seasonal Celebrations for April
The birds have returned, their calls once more echo from the trees and bushes. The sun's rays are getting stronger, and warmth once again returns to the land. The days are getting longer, no more does twilight creep in during … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Celebrate the Spring Equinox
The weather is slowly getting warmer and the days are slowly getting longer. Spring is coming! While you can't hurry the seasons of nature, you can get ready now to fully embrace spring once it does finally arrive. Save … [Read more...] about 10 Things to Do In February To Get Ready For Spring