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Taurus Gift Ideas for 2024

Taurus Gift Ideas for 2024

Embrace the bull in your life. Our Taurus friends are born between April 20 and May 20. Taurus is an earth sign, ruled by the planet Venus. This earthy element is also a fixed sign which can give them great stamina and focus to see things through. Taureans can be both gentle and fierce, stubborn and sensual, dependable, and affectionate. Since Taurus sun signs have such a strong connection with the earth, crystals are a strong support for them.
April 16, 2024
Flower Agate: Blossom Into Your True Self

Flower Agate: Blossom Into Your True Self

Flower Agate is a powerful tool for those seeking to bloom into their best selves. It is known for its nurturing energy, encouraging you to root deeply in your own power and gently grow towards your highest potential. It's like having a wise friend by your side, reminding you of your strength and beauty, even on days when you might forget.
April 11, 2024
New Moon Solar Eclipse in Aries: April 2024

New Moon Solar Eclipse in Aries: April 2024

The moon is on her way to being new this Monday April 8 in the fiery sign of Aries at 1:21 pm CST. For this particular lunation both the sun and moon will be at 19 degrees Aries. This new moon will also be a solar eclipse. Solar eclipses can only occur on new moons just like lunar eclipses can only occur on full moons. During a solar eclipse the moon is between the sun and the Earth partially or totally blocking out the light of the sun. You can think of a solar eclipse as a more dramatic and hyped-up new moon and they have the potential to bring great change in our lives.
April 06, 2024
Aries Gift Ideas for 2024

Aries Gift Ideas for 2024

Aries sun signs are born between March 21 and April 19. They are a fire sign and their ruling planet is Mars. Those under this sign are brave, impulsive, and sometimes impatient – Ah, but they can be a lot of fun. Arians have a tendency to act first and think later. Yet this fire sign can teach us to say yes to life and all of its adventures. Here are some gift ideas for your beautiful, bold, and fiery Aries friends. 
April 02, 2024
Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Libra: March 2024

Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Libra: March 2024

The moon is on her way to being full this Monday March 25 in the airy sign of Libra at 2:00 am CST. For this particular full moon the sun is at 5 degrees Aries while the moon is in the opposite sign of Libra at 5 degrees. This full moon is also a lunar eclipse. Lunar eclipses occur when the sun, earth and moon are lined up and the earth is between the sun and moon, lunar eclipses only occur on full moons.

March 23, 2024
New Moon in Pisces: March 2024

New Moon in Pisces: March 2024

The moon is on her way to being new this Sunday March 10 in the watery sign of Pisces at 4:00 am CST. For this particular new moon both the sun and moon will be at 20 degrees Pisces. New moons are like a cosmic reset; it’s the perfect time each month to make wishes and set new intentions. New moons are about new beginnings. The day before the new moon is known as the dark moon; for this lunation that will be Saturday March 9.

March 05, 2024
Full Moon in Virgo: February 2024

Full Moon in Virgo: February 2024

The moon is on her way to being full this Saturday February 24 in the earthy sign of Virgo at 6:30 am CST. For this particular full moon the sun will be at 5 degrees of Pisces while the moon will be in the opposite sign of Virgo at 5 degrees. Full moons create a sense of tension and instability. Trying to maintain a sense of balance can feel challenging. Full moons can bring situations to completion and they can cast light on what was previously hidden in our lives.
February 23, 2024
Pisces Gift Ideas for 2024

Pisces Gift Ideas for 2024

Pisces dates are from February 20–March 20, with ruling planet of Neptune and water as its element. This water sign can be in their own world. But as we get to know them, we want to join our Pisces friends in this dreamy alternate way of being. We see that there is wisdom and insight to be gained from someone who can perceive what we cannot see. This blog features our top ten gift picks for watery Pisces.
February 20, 2024
New Moon in Aquarius: February 2024

New Moon in Aquarius: February 2024

The moon is on her way to being new this Friday February 9 in the airy sign of Aquarius at 4:59 pm CST. For this particular new the sun and moon will both be at 20 degrees Aquarius. New moons are about new beginnings and it’s the perfect time each month to make wishes and set new intentions.
February 07, 2024
Full Moon in Leo: January 2024

Full Moon in Leo: January 2024

The moon is on her way to being full this Thursday January 25 in the fiery sign of Leo at 11:54 am CST.  For this particular full moon the sun will be at 5 degrees Aquarius while the moon will be in the opposite sign of Leo at 5 degrees.  Full moons can bring situations to completion and they can cast light on what was previously hidden in our lives.  Since the moon rules our emotions in astrology we can feel especially sensitive and moody at this time of the month and because we’re dealing with a sun/moon opposition we can feel as though we’re being pulled in two different directions
January 22, 2024
Aquarian Gift Guide

Aquarian Gift Guide

Aquarius season is here and lasts from January 20 to February 18, 2024. The Aquarius sun sign is ruled by Uranus and by nature they are assertive and independent. Yet they are very friendly and are likely to have a wide variety of friends. Find out what their current passion is. This air sign is likely to have one special interest, hobby, or non-profit that they are excited about. A gift that will link to their passions will be especially appreciated.
January 20, 2024
New Moon in Capricorn

New Moon in Capricorn

The moon is on her way to being new this Thursday January 11 in the earthy sign of Capricorn at 5:57 pm CST. New moons occur every month when the sun and moon are in the same sign at the exact same degree. For this particular new moon both the sun and moon will be at 20 degrees Capricorn. New moons are symbolic of new beginnings. This is the perfect time each month to set new intentions and make new wishes.
January 08, 2024