Sometimes also called Witches New Year, Samhain is a sabbat * marking the end of the harvest and the beginning of the darker half of the year. It is also a time to pay respects to and remember the dead.

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Samhain is celebrated from October 31st to November 1st. It is the halfway point between the Autumn equinox and Winter solstice!

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  • colours: black, orange, brown, scarlet
  • herbs/plants: marigold, fern, heather, sage, mugwort, patchouli
  • crystals: jet, obsidian, carnelian, smoky quartz, amber
  • foods: pumpkin, apple, nuts, turnip, pear, cider
  • tarot correspondence: death
  • spell/magical workings: divination, work with passed loved ones/ancestors.
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Activities you can do:

  • Decorating your home with seasonal decor and autumnal colors (foods of harvest like corn, acorns, pumpkins etc. make good decor)
  • Carve pumpkins
  • Set up an altar to honor your ancestors
  • Tell stories about those who have passed with shared loved ones
  • Visit the cemetery for your own loved ones and for those who do not have anyone left who remember them
  • Any type of divination/divinatory guidance
  • Light a candle to guide your spirits
  • Anything that makes you happy
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Thank you, and Happy Halloween my dear witches and wizards.