The Medicine Wheel

Native American Medicine Wheel History of the Medicine Wheel: To understand the significance of the Medicine Wheel, we need to go back to a time when most Indian nations were constantly at war with each other. Tribes were obsessed with wiping out their “enemies.” Then a dramatic shift in perception occurred, and a peace was…

Madame Nilene’s Blessing Oils

Madame Nilene’s Blessing oils are all about the higher good. Always remember to ask for what is in your higher good before using Madame Nilene’s Blessing Oils. These oils can help you find the favorable outcome you desire if it is in your higher good. These Blessing oils are based on old recipes passed down…

How to Light a Stick of Incense

Lighting a stick incense is really simple, but you must have it in a safe burner away from flammable materials. You will need 3 items: A Stick of Incense An Incense Burner A Match or Lighter There are 2 types of Stick Incense Incense with a Core (Stick in the Center with a little part…

Candles, Colors, Chakras and Magical Properties

Brown Earth, Animals, Grounding Chakra: 1st or Root or Muladhara Chakra Red Love, passion, energy, enthusiasm, courage Chakra: 1st or Root or Muladhara Chakra Orange Strength, authority, attraction, joy, success Chakra: 2nd ,Sacral or Svadhisthana Chakra Yellow Clairvoyance, learning, mind, communication Chakra: 3rd , Solar Plexus or Manipura Chakra Green Healing, money prosperity, luck, fertility…

Celebrating Beltane

Beltane is a time of hope! It is about dreams! It is about your aspirations and manifestation. I call it the fire life festival! With the global pandemic in our lives, I can’t think of a better time to look at what you would like to create and bring into being. Beltane Friday May 1,…

Grandma’s Recipe for Chest Congestion Salve

It’s time for my Nana’s Chest Congestion Salve. Every time I go out to the  grocery store, the post office or the bank, I have to make sure I come back and clean everything off. My 90-year-old parents are wonderful people and I am terrified that I will bring back Covid-19 and get them sick….

The Chakras

Chakra is the Sanskrit name of the little power center that pull in and distribute the mana (energy/light) from heaven (the source of energy/light). Each chakra supports functions of the body, mind and emotions. We have seven major chakras and they are located along the spine with one more in our head and another on…

Affirmation Candles

Affirmation Candles will leave you with a light heart, a big smile and a great smell! You talk to yourself more than anyone else, so make sure your words hold the type of intent that heals and empowers. Be gentle with yourself, love yourself, be kind, be your own best friend. The Affirmation candles are…

Anza Borrego Art

These large insects are from the imagination of metal sculptor Ricardo Breceda. The works of art can be found throughout Borrego Springs thanks to Dennis Avery.  You never know what might be around the next corner,  a dragon crossing the road, wild horses or even raptors. We had a blast searching the valley floor to find…

Recipe for Boric Acid Eye Wash

So as I write this it is the first day of mandatory home quarantine in the state of California during Covid 19. I am laughing as I write this and feeling a little embarrassed.  Why am I finally putting down my Grandmother’s eye wash recipe during a viral pandemic? Leave it to me – Last…

Cleansing your space with a Sage Bundle – Smudging

When we smudge, we are looking for the smoke, not the flame. Remember to give thanks to the bountiful earth for giving us the gift of sage. Burning Instructions: Use a candle, match or lighter to ignite your bundle of Sage. I use a t-lite candle; it’s easier to get it lit. Hold the stem-end…

Easy Black Bean Soup

I love this easy Black Bean Soup. The skill set is: Can Opener Use, the Blender and then heat it up on the stove. (This recipe can be Vegan) My friend Julie gave me this recipe, but it was her sister that found the original recipe in a newspaper in the Mid West. I have…