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Cleanse the Air, Cleanse your spirit- Kitchen witch tips to purify your space

Hello Salamanders! I know here I am again after a long hiatus. I am beginning to accept that I may never get to the place where I am a regular blogger until my kids are grown up and off to college.I know things are hard right now. There is no sugar coating or spiritual bypassing… Continue reading Cleanse the Air, Cleanse your spirit- Kitchen witch tips to purify your space

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Loving Others While Hating Yourself

"What is wrong with me?" "Why does this person not like me?" "Am I not pretty, smart, (insert adjective) enough?" The answer is yes, there is something wrong with you- you don't love yourself enough. As a spiritual coach and tarot reader, I hear these questions often. The truth is, no one can love us… Continue reading Loving Others While Hating Yourself


Summer Solstice Peppers- Kitchen Witchery

A tasty kitchen witch recipe to kick start your Summer magic As the days become warmer and more colorful, the rays of the sun somehow seem more powerful and benevolent. The energy shifts from contemplative to active and we begin to feel busier (or if it is too hot, lazier). I have begun contemplating the… Continue reading Summer Solstice Peppers- Kitchen Witchery


Protecting Your Energy- Is Smudge Enough?

Smoke, visualization, crystals- are they enough? Smudge spray and Rosemary smudge bundle There are countless books, videos, and opinions about energy clearing, spirits, negative energy and protection. This blog is my take on this subject and the philosophies and methods that have worked well for me. My Relationship With Spirits When I was a child,… Continue reading Protecting Your Energy- Is Smudge Enough?


Repeating Cards and Synchronicity

Messages from the universe When I first started reading tarot cards, I was a teenager. I didn't know how to channel, use my intuition, or shuffle very well. All of these skills improved after working on them for several years, but I always had patterns of repeating cards. The Aces represent our personal power of… Continue reading Repeating Cards and Synchronicity


Review: Moonchild Tarot Deck

This. Deck. This is definitely the most beautiful of my collection thus far. The Moonchild Tarot has an exquisite soft palette color scheme and a blend of new age and antiquated imagery. Appearance Gold design on the back There is a very interesting blend of art-deco and new-age imagery in the cards which really makes… Continue reading Review: Moonchild Tarot Deck


Divination Destination Haul!

The goods I stumbled upon Divination Destination on Instagram (@divinationdest) and honestly wasn't quite sure what to expect until I spoke with them. I mean, online stores are a mixed bag, especially when it comes to magical and new age items. To my surprise, Divination Destination had friendly staff, a decently-sized collection (which they said… Continue reading Divination Destination Haul!


The Witch’s Moon unboxing-may 2019

Oh my goddess! This box was oh so gorgeous and resonated so much with my personal journey. Read on for pictures and my thoughts on this month's box! What treasures await inside? Paper treasures This box makes me want to take out my book of Rumi poetry because it is that good! The paper treasures… Continue reading The Witch’s Moon unboxing-may 2019


Sugarmuses Unboxing- April 2019

A very earthy box with a lot of handcrafted love! Beautiful artwork Sugarmuses deluxe April box is simply lovely! The gorgeous olive green packaging and pouches is perfect for this month's theme as it explores fairies and the May Sabbat, Beltane. I adore the beautiful Beltane art! The box includes: *incense *2 crystals *bath salt… Continue reading Sugarmuses Unboxing- April 2019


The Witches Moon Unboxing- April Subscription Box

Self-care, spiritual tools, and witchcraft- I wanted to treat myself to a subscription box and I am so pleased that I did! I am beyond thrilled-this is my first subscription box and I am in love. (No, I have not been paid to do this unboxing although, Universe, I am open to this!) How beautiful… Continue reading The Witches Moon Unboxing- April Subscription Box


Honoring Relatives With Tarot

Today was my cousin's birthday. It has only been five months since the day I received the news, and I wanted to do something special to honor her spirit. There are many belief systems centered around where a soul goes once a person passes, but in most cultures world over, there are ceremonies to honor… Continue reading Honoring Relatives With Tarot


The Two of Cups, wholeness, and self-love

Two of cups Lately, the two of cups has been following me around. I am married with two beautiful children so I did not accept the popular meaning of this card when doing readings for myself as it did not really fit in to my current situation or question. As it turns out, I did… Continue reading The Two of Cups, wholeness, and self-love


Magical Spring Cleaning

Just as the body is a vessel for our soul, so our home is a temple for our body. Happy Ostara! The Spring vibes make me energetic and want to clean everything in sight, so I thought I would post about magical spring cleaning. Witches and cleaning. I see a lot of people, witches included,… Continue reading Magical Spring Cleaning


Deck Review: Spiritsong Tarot

At last I am posting a review for this gorgeous Tarot Deck! As I sit typing, trying to ignore my migraine (due to the pressure changes in the weather), I still have my window open and am appreciating the cool spring air. While searching online for a new Tarot deck, I stumbled upon the Spiritsong… Continue reading Deck Review: Spiritsong Tarot


Ostara altar and two new tarot decks!

The birds are chirping, the weather is warming, and our senses are tingling- It's Spring! Join me as I show you my new altar and a sneak peek at my 2 new decks! It seems I cannot escape dark altar colors. I really tried! I work with dark goddess energies so the deep purple is… Continue reading Ostara altar and two new tarot decks!


Waxing Moon Self Care Ritual- Taurus moon energy

Self-care rituals are a form of magic. This ritual reveals our inner beauty and light. Firstly, let me begin by saying that I'm a mom of 2 little ones with a full-time teaching career and a card-slinging life on the side. Self-care rituals are not a monthly occurrence for me. My children are the core… Continue reading Waxing Moon Self Care Ritual- Taurus moon energy


Using Tarot Responsibly- Truth and Ownership

The tarot. Many people see this system of cartomancy only as a way to read fortunes or as a game to play with. But the tarot can do many other amazing tap into our subconscious mind where we can grow as people and find our role in the world. It can also be an… Continue reading Using Tarot Responsibly- Truth and Ownership


New Moon in Pisces, Making Incense, and having chocolate

There is nothing like drinking a cup of hot turmeric tea, having Godiva chocolate, and listening to the wind chimes outside while sitting in my sacred space. Tomorrow is the New Moon in Pisces. New moons are the time when we, like the light of the moon, retreat back into ourselves and reflect on how… Continue reading New Moon in Pisces, Making Incense, and having chocolate


My Journey Under The Stars

Thanks for joining me! Read on to see what you are getting yourself into. The Fool's Journey in Tarot is the journey we all begin but few seldom finish. I'm Ambry Dark, a tarot reader, light worker/shadow healer, witch, and life-long learner, and this blog is my journey under the stars. It doesn't matter if… Continue reading My Journey Under The Stars