The Wondersmith
Rewarding curiosity and gifting magic all over the Pacific Northwest


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!

Posts tagged wildcrafted
Nettle Crepes Two Ways and A Reverence For Plants

Reduce food waste by using up the scraps of your forage with these delicious and versatile recipes! Tender stinging nettle or spinach crepes pair well with a savory duo of wild mushroom filling and hollandaise sauce OR a sweeter option of yogurt and jam filling with primrose curd.

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Balm of Gold: Healing Summertime Sunlight

This versatile golden balm takes six months to make, but the results are so worth it: it’s super gentle and can be used for everything from skin conditions to menstrual cramps! Start with cottonwood buds in early spring and progress through the seasons to capture some of that sun magic to add to your first aid kit.

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Wildcrafted Smudge Sticks and the Sacredness of Smoke, Plants, and Intention

An introduction to smoke and spirituality, discussion about choosing the plants that are sacred to you, and instructions for making your own wildcrafted smudge stick out of local plant materials. This post also includes directions on how to smudge yourself, another person, your space, or a meaningful object. 

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