This rich milk bath is filled with relaxing salts and a milk powder of your choice. A sweet and foresty blend of essential oils makes it even more luscious. Celebrate Imbolc with a ritual bath to deeply relax!Read More
This blog is an exploration of daily magic, featuring wild plants, creative recipes, meaningful ceremonies, and writings about our shared humanity.
Welcome to the Wondersmith's Writings! Here you can find magical recipes featuring foraged ingredients, musings on food and ceremony, and meaningful rituals to explore your own everyday magic. Don't forgot to subscribe if you'd like to get a notification anytime I post a bit more magic! And if you'd like to support my goal to spread magic far and wide, consider contributing to my patreon program!
Luscious rose hip jam fills fluffy yeasted donuts dusted with rose hip sugar for a decadent fall treat that speaks of wild woods and cozy fires.
Swirls of stars, plenty of purple, and lots of beautiful recipes and projects to share this month! Even though September has been a whirlwind of pain, illness, and doctors, I can still see the natural beauty all around us. I hope you can too :)
This beautiful and delicious gluten-free bread owes its delicious flavor and soft texture to an unusual ingredient: lichen! Read on to learn just why I’ve added lichen to this bread recipe and what kind of trickster energy it embodies .
This vulnerable post is an explanation of how important my work as Miss Wondersmith is, and why I’m fighting to be able to continue it.
A recipe for a seductive blend of dark complexity. A story about traversing the darkness. An invitation.
These beautiful and soothing bath salts take only moments to whip up, and are perfect when paired with a fire and water ritual meant to help experience and release stuck emotions.
A delightful evening sip, this cordial combines the juicy flavor of mountain huckleberries with the calming properties of passionflower. This recipe was inspired by the many wonderful influences in my life, a virtual toast to their generosity.
Crispy, buttery, flaky… and filled with the umami richness of porcini mushrooms and summer vegetables smoked with the wild herb Life Everlasting. This recipe is one for the books.
A reflection on the many Wonders of August, as well as this month’s beautiful nature mandala!
The unusual, sponge-like texture of this Asian-inspired cake is the perfect vehicle for delightfully creamy squash ice cream studded with candied black walnuts.
An overview of my special event “Fireweed” - the inspiration behind it, the ceremony of the gathering, and an account of what it entailed.
Hearty curly dock seed crust, thickened yogurt, and flavorful strawberries - what more could you ask for in a tart? How about edible monarch butterflies and an exploration of our collective roots? Read on.
It’s surprisingly easy to make real-life magic potions filled with the healing properties of wild herbs! These potions glow, change color halfway through, or shimmer when added to bath water. Even the scariest witches need some self-care time.Read More
A couple of special rituals: a New Moon bath salts ritual to share with a group of friends, and a solo Full Moon bathing ritual to re-engage with yourself and your dreams. These can be completed together or separately and are a wonderful way to check in with yourself on a regular basis, under the magic of the moon's gentle shiftings.Read More