An Herbal Blend for Work, Study, and Intellectual Pursuits


I must prepare this!

Originally posted on Cauldron and Brew: A Witch's Blog:

This is a formula I put together for blog writing and homework.  You can use it for anything from doing your taxes to working in your home office to writing a screenplay.   I also find this is a good scent to burn while writing rituals.  While I usually combine these scents as essential oils and diffuse them, it can certainly be blended as a loose incense.


  • 1 part sage, loose herb or essential oil
  • 1 part rosemary, loose herb or essential oil
  • 1 part ceder, loose herb or essential oil
  • 5 or more drops of bergamot essential oil

If using loose herbs, combine the herbs and the bergamot oil together in a container and burn on charcoal tablets.  If using essential oils, combine about five drops of each scent into the diffuser bowl filled with water, then diffuse.

Rosemary has been used for centuries as a memory aid.  Sage…

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YES! I love the character Hannibal, as well as the movie. Sir Anthony Hopkins breathes exquisite life into his portrayal of Dr. Lecter, and it leaves a memorable and fond impression on me. I admire this character and Sir Anthony Hopkins’ acting very much. I’ve been watching the TV series, as well, and although Sir Anthony isn’t in it, Mads Mikkelson brings another perspective. I’m dedicated to the original two movies (Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal), yet willing still to embrace new representations of my favourite character. ❤

Originally posted on MoviesShouldNotSuck:

First of all, to hell with television. I’m not talking about any damn T.V. series here. I’m talking about the film, almost a decade and a half old at this point, and nearly universally derided as being a failed sequel to what may be the artiest, classiest slasher film ever made – The Silence of the Lambs. Yes, I’m talking about that Hannibal. I’ve written elsewhere about my love for this film. I’m writing again because there is nothing but negativity out there for this gem. Indeed, Hannibal is one of the most beautiful films ever made, albeit also one of the nastiest. You take the good with the bad, I suppose. Salt and sweet.

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To get the bad out of the way, the film is not as tight as its predecessor. That cannot be denied. But so what, let’s move on.

The scenery is great. Really…

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