Crafting · DIY

Handcrafting Beeswax Candles

Beeswax candle making is an open ended craft. Make as little or as much as you have need for. Use what containers you like or have around. And best of all, it requires no experience or deep learning to make a rustic light for the upcoming Winter Solstice. No need to add scents, beeswax candles… Continue reading Handcrafting Beeswax Candles

Crafting · crafts · Homesteading · Urban Homesteading

Celebrating The Winter Solstice

This year, in 2017, the Winter Solstice will happen December 21st, a Thursday, at 8:28 am in the Northern Hemisphere. The Solstice has always been a comfort to me, even as a child. I was raised in a cult, and we were forbidden from celebrating Christmas, so as a child, without knowing what the Solstice… Continue reading Celebrating The Winter Solstice

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Winter Solstice: Gifts of Light

Winter Solstice: Winter comes. The night is long and dark. But there is hope: every day after brings more light. Give the gift of light, and maybe even warmth if you can. Snuggle in and hibernate. This year I spent the last week of Fall making candles, to give as gifts, to friends and neighbors.… Continue reading Winter Solstice: Gifts of Light