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Read our most recent blogposts on current astrology transits, store updates, and helpful how-to's from some of our favorite staff & guest writers.

Crystals for the Summer Solstice

Crystals for the Summer Solstice

Tapping into the power of stones is a great way to celebrate and capture the essence of the Summer Solstice! Since the Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year, connecting to fire energy & creativity could feel expansive, but calming & soothing water energy stones or love & leisure stones may also feel needed this time of year. 
June 20, 2022
How to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

How to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice takes place on the longest day of the year when the sun is at it's peak, and this year it occurs Tuesday, June 21st. Summer is a time of abundance and life, but also waiting and leisure as we wait for our spring plantings and projects to flourish & grown.  Here are some suggestions for ways to celebrate & honor this bright and fun season for yourself!
June 17, 2022
Full Moon in Sagittarius

Full Moon in Sagittarius

The moon is on her way to being full this Tuesday June 14 in the fiery sign of Sagittarius at 6:52 am CST. This full moon can either act as a reminder to set our sights on a particular goal before we take action or bring to our attention current situations where we need to be more flexible and adaptable. Let's take a break from our ruts and routines and see what new adventures await!
June 12, 2022
Moonstone: Connect with the Moon

Moonstone: Connect with the Moon

With its pearly luster, Moonstone conjures images of mystery, wonder, and lovers underneath the full moon. We often associate the moon itself with the unknown, stories of magic, intuition, and cycles - and the same can be true of this magical stone! When you wear or carry this stone, you bring the mystery of the Divine wherever you go.
June 08, 2022
Deck Review: The Herbcrafter's Tarot

Deck Review: The Herbcrafter's Tarot

Get the low-down on the Herbcrafter Tarot from our staff member & tarot reader Kali!  Plants are a huge part of her life, both working with and studying them, so the inclusion of plant symbolism is a huge plus.  The soft, dream-like images & vibrant colors give the deck a subtle boldness. Read more to find out why this is one of Kali's favorites!
June 06, 2022
Gifts Ideas for a Gemini

Gifts Ideas for a Gemini

If you’re looking for the perfect birthday gift for someone born under the Gemini sun sign, look no further! We’ve put together a list of gifts and gift ideas that are sure to please even the most discerning Gemini. Pamper your favorite Gemini with a thoughtful gift for their solar return, and they'll happily share their energetic & fun-filled energy with you!
June 01, 2022
New Moon in Gemini

New Moon in Gemini

The moon is on her way to being new this Monday, May 30 in the airy sign of Gemini at 6:30 am CST.  This current Mercury retrograde is getting activated during this lunation, so we may find ourselves getting too caught up in the details of a situation.  Take this as a reminder that we don’t have to have everything figured out - we can take one small baby step forward and that's perfectly fine!
May 27, 2022
Emerald: Heart Soother

Emerald: Heart Soother

Emerald is the birthstone for May and boy is it beautiful! The green of Emerald connects our minds to all that is lush, vibrant, and restful and can assist in opening our hearts and living day to day with compassion towards ourselves and others.  Emerald also helps connect us to Divine Love and assists us with gathering deep wisdom from the earth and spirit worlds.
May 16, 2022
Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio

Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio

The moon is on her way to being full this Sunday October 15 in the watery sign of Scorpio at 11:11 pm CST. This full moon is also a lunar eclipse and a blood moon!  The watery nature of this full moon could make us a bit more sensitive, so take time to get real with yourself about your feelings. This full moon could also herald a change in direction as we're being asked to let go of an old identity - if you’ve been contemplating change this lunar eclipse could be the push you need!
May 13, 2022
New Moon Solar Eclipse in Taurus

New Moon Solar Eclipse in Taurus

The moon is on her way to being new this Saturday, April 30 in the earthy sign of Taurus at 3:28 pm CST, and this new moon will also be a solar eclipse!  The topic of money and finances may be brought to the forefront so keep an eye out for any new opportunities. Taurus also has a way of attracting who and what they want, so be ready to manifest the intentions and wishes we make during this lunation!
April 29, 2022
Perfect Gift Ideas for a Taurus Sun Sign

Perfect Gift Ideas for a Taurus Sun Sign

If you’re looking for the perfect birthday gift for someone born under the Taurus sun sign, look no further! We’ve put together a list of gifts and gift ideas that are sure to please even the most discerning Taurus. Pamper your favorite Taurus with a thoughtful gift for their solar return, and they'll happily share their cozy, high-vibe energy with you!
April 21, 2022
Full Moon in Libra

Full Moon in Libra

The moon is on her way to being full this Saturday April 16 in the airy sign of Libra at 1:55 pm CST.  The full moon in Libra can bring our attention to an area of our lives where we feel conflicted. Instead of blocking or denying the more difficult emotions we may be experiencing we should allow these feelings to move through us so we can come to a truly authentic place of peace within
April 14, 2022