November 26, 2019 1 Comment
The time of Yule is approaching and we’re helping to get you ready with our Fab-YULE-ous gift guide! Find all the best gifts for Yule below. Shopping on a budget? No problem! Keep scrolling to find our favorite 5 items for under $15!
If you’re unfamiliar to Yule, it is the annual Pagan celebration of the Winter Solstice. Many Wiccans also mark it as the rebirth of the Great horned hunter god. The event historically was celebrated with candles, bonfires, and/or the burning of the yule log. Since Yule is a celebration of the sun returning or being reborn, sources of light are a major part. People would then get together around the fire, share meals, and exchange gifts. The Yule holiday and traditions still continue today and are celebrated and mirror by many cultures and religions around the world.
If you’re following Yule tradition, your celebration will likely include a delicious, pot-luck type meal and an exchange of gifts. But what should you get for those you love during Yuletide? We asked some of our favorite Wiccans and pagans and here are the results!
This is definitely a stocking that should be hung above the fireplace with care. The Blessed Be Pagan Christmas Stocking comes in both black and purple and it features various pagan and witchy design motifs. The red trim and loop for hanging add the perfect touch of Christmas. While this stocking can be a wonderful gift for anyone, our gift guide team really liked this idea for a Pagan friend who celebrates Christmas with their non-Pagan family. Add a touch of what you love and believe in all festival celebrations!
This long-sleeved Christmas sweatshirt/shirt comes in several colors and is the perfect Yule attire. While we know this is a gift list, we wouldn’t blame you if you wanted to sneak one of these for yourself to wear to the celebration! The text reads, “Merry Witchmas and a Blessed Yule” and it’s definitely throwing off that ugly sweater vibe. The cats and bats are also a really nice witchy touch.
Do you have a friend that’s looking for the ultimate in relief? A deep feeling of peace and tranquility? Than the Pale Moonlight Natural Perfume is just the gift you’re looking for. This perfume brings a truly magical scent that is perfect for all of the romantic souls. The scent features Lavender and Patchouli with subtle notes of Ylang Ylang, Bergamot, and Mandarin. Not only does it smell incredible, but these essential oils can also help you sleep better, relieve stress and anxiety, calm the nervous system, and alleviate fatigue.
This magical mist is a handmade hair elixir that comes with real Quartz Crystal chips in the bottle to infuse it with extra loving vibrations. All dilution chemicals are removed from Witch I Love Your Hair – Hair Mist and it’s infused with crystals instead! This incredible hair mist is also organic, vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free. When you use the hair mist it deeply nourishes your hair, promotes hair growth, and delivers health benefits to both your hair and the nervous system alike while killing frizz and provide extra magical glow. Not only is this product incredible for your hair, but it also smells absolutely amazing. It would make a wonderful gift for anyone who likes magical smelling products with amazing benefits and great results, great for curly and wavy hair. *Worldwide shipping of Witch I Love your Hair, available only here at Spirit Nest.
Treat the ones you love to a facial spa experience this Yuletide! The Sage Witch Face Cream is a luxurious, earthy and natural face and neck moisturizer and anti-aging cream. Each face cream is made with high-quality organic and natural ingredients that are all completely vegan. It is safe for all skin types and combinations and leaves a light, non-greasy feeling behind that is deeply hydrating. Anyone is sure to love this luxurious, face-hugging experience. Especially in the dry cold winter air.
Do you know someone who loves crystals and candles? Then the Moonstone Crystal Candle is the perfect gift! This magically charged candle offers a yummy calming scented blend of rum, vanilla, and toasted coconut. There is also a hidden Moonstone crystal inside! The candle is made with all-natural, American grown soy wax, eco cotton wicks, and premium fragrance oils. It also has a burn time of over 60 hours. While some would say that candles are the perfect gift for Yule, we think crystal candles are an even better choice!
Spirit Junkie White Sage Smudge Spray is vegan, organic, cruelty-free, all-natural, and ethically wild-harvested. Try to say that five times in a row! That’s not the only reason we love it though. This sage cleansing spray has a refreshing and purifying scent that everyone loves. Cleansing with sage is an ancient tradition that can be used for many things such as healing, clearing space, and ceremonies. It is an uplifting and thoughtful gift to give to any person, especially a practicing Pagan. This handcrafted smudge spray is also infused with the essence of Quartz Crystals for extra loving, positive vibes. It's a great saging option for someone who can't burn sage in a house or workspace.
This captivating Enchanted Night bedding is an original design, exclusive to Spirit Nest. The beautiful, soft black fabric features a romantic, mystical design with death-head moths, roses, and moons. The blanket is a single-sided full-color print on luxurious brushed polyester fabric and it also comes with two pillowcases. This Enchanted Night bedding set can be a thoughtful gift for anyone you love. We suggest buying two as you’ll probably find it hard to give away.
Who wouldn’t love these unique, warm, and comfortable boots? These durable and eco-friendly Death’s-head Moth Faux Fur Boots include high-quality vegan artificial fur. They are made with the environment and our furry friends in mind! The unique design is a Spirit Nest original, so you won’t see it anywhere else which makes them extra special. No mass production here either. Each pair is made-to-order. Give the gift of comfort and coziness and keep your feet warm for Yule!
Everyone loves a big comfy bag. While large leather bags are all the rage right now, you can be fashionable and vegan-friendly! This bag is made of premium water-resistant PU leather, an artificial leather. It comes in black and features a stunning pattern of mystical motifs. The worst part about a big bag is when it comes with no pockets on the inside. It can be such a mess! No worries there with the Witch Please bag! It comes with multiple interior compartments to keep all of your items organized. From the strap all the way down to the bottom of the bag, you’ll find high-quality stitching for long-lasting durability. For any of your purse or handbag loving friends, this can be the perfect gift.
Which one of your friends loves to cook? There is always that crafty kitchen or green witch in a coven...
This multi-use bamboo cutting board is laser etched with the words “kitchen witch” and features a caldron, crossed wooden spoon and broom, herbs, and other magical designs is a great kitchen decor element while not being use for chopping.
Each one is made from high quality, organically grown bamboo that is certified free of pesticides, fertilizers, and chemicals. The Kitchen Witch Cutting Board can also be used as a fun serving tray for your Yule celebration.
If you’re looking for a stylish, trendy gift, you’ll find everything you need in the Astrology Map Blue Hoodie Dress! Every dress is made-to-order just for you, too. This dress is made from a premium polyester blend that is ultra-soft and incredibly comfortable. The print features an astrology map of constellations and more that are specially heat dyed to ensure long-lasting, vibrant color.
Since we’re talking about taking care of your face with all-natural, incredible products, we would be amiss if we didn’t mention the Moon & Rose Face Toner. Clary sage and basil are powerful antioxidants and can work magic on your skin. The included rose acts as an incredible moisturizer, rehydrating and replenishing your fact. While the witch hazel unclogs pores and the jojoba oil repairs and calms skin inflammation and impurities. This blend also brings a soothing herbal scent with calming and loving vibrations. This face toner would pair really well with the face cream as a Yule gift.
If you’re on a budget or your Yule gift exchange has a limit or you are looking for a smaller gift options, have no fear! You can shop our top Yule gifts below that are all under $15.
You really can’t go wrong with this Winter Witch Vegan Soap. It is completely natural, vegan, and handmade using the cold process method. The scent is absolutely amazing, imagine the scent that'll hit you when walking into a fancy yoga studio. Your Yule gift recipient will find it both calming and enchanting. It is also made with the perfect blend of oils to leave your skin feeling refreshed, cleansed, and renewed. The Winter Witch Vegan Soap would make the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys unique, incredibly scented, natural bath products.
It's also a great gift for a winter witch fan who would love to try a different product from that line.
If you know someone who loves incense gets headaches from them or doesn't enjoy the perfume scent, this is the perfect gift! These are all-natural, essential oil-based, air-purifying incense. Quoth the Raven features an invigorating blend of clove, cinnamon, and orange which is sure to please any discerning nose. Each stick burns for approximately 20-30 minutes so a whole box can last quite a while. This is a great value gift that anyone is sure to love.
Born from the natural botanicals found in Manoa, Hawaii, this Citrus Blossom Stain is just as amazing and yummy as it sounds. The light tint that can be used for lip color or blush comes from Oahu wildcrafted achiote seeds. While the unbelievable scent is derived from Hawaiian citrus fruits. The base of this stain is made from organic cold-pressed oils, cacao butter, and local beeswax. This blend leaves your lips and skin feeling soft, hydrated, and smooth. Inspired by the Moro blood orange, the color is a deep red-orange blend that looks good on almost everyone!
This romantic bestsellers perfume oil blends patchouli, frankincense, myrrh, sandalwood, vanilla, musk and a hint of seductive rose. No one is immune from its earthy, grounding scent that seems to warm you from head to toe. It’s the perfect size for on-the-go relaxation and quick touchups for stress relief. The Winter Witch scent is very popular and beloved by everyone who uses it. Therefore, it can make a wonderful gift for anyone at your Yule gathering.
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If you’re looking for a practical gift with the incredible gift of happiness, this Labradorite Crystal Candle is perfect. It is infused with rosemary which has been used for centuries for its mood-boosting properties. Rounding out the soothing herbal scent are other natural essential oils including cedarwood, eucalyptus, patchouli, and thyme. Each candle is hand-poured with all-natural, American grown soy wax, eco cotton wicks, and premium fragrance oils. There is also a hidden Labradorite crystal in each candle; a powerful conduit for transformation. While we believe this is a great gift for anyone, it can be especially helpful for those that might be feeling down during the holiday season.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our list of Fab-YULE-ous gift ideas for this Yule season. What gifts did you find to give? Let us know in the comments! Also, make sure to subscribe to our mailing list and follow us on social media for promotions and more from our blog! We hope all of our readers have a happy Yule and Winter Solstice season.
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November 30, 2022
As we prepare to say farewell to 2022, we welcome December, a month of change and renewal to send us off with flying colors into the new year. As the last month of the calendar year, December is likely to bring some closure to the events going on in our lives and present the signs with the opportunity to sit down, reflect, and plan out their future. As such, this is likely to give us a chance to get our life together more, slow down, and enjoy the moment with loved ones.
Aside from the general vibe of the month, December is likely to be quite an active month for the planets, with key influences coming from Mercury, Mars, and Jupiter. To start, we will kick off the month with Neptune going direct in Pisces in the first week of the month, stirring up a dreamy and imaginative aura that is likely to help us find better clarity in our lives. Mercury will then move into the sign of the Capricorn on the 6th of the month, boosting our communication and pushing us to speak more freely about the things on our minds. A few days later, Venus will move into Capricorn, which is likely to put a focus on our relationships for the next several weeks and help us find more stable ground within them. On the 20th, Jupiter will enter the Aries sign, encouraging expansion, new energy, and passion in our lives.
Then, on the 21st, we enter the season of the Capricorn, which is likely to push the signs to become more serious about the path ahead and work to start planning out their future better. This is also the same day that Yule begins, bringing with it a powerful period of restrospection, transformation, and rebirth. To end the month, Mercury retrograde will begin in Capricorn on the 29th, ushering us to reflect and slow down as we move into the new year with a steadier and calmer pace. And, with Mars retrograde still actively going on until January, this is likely to slow our energy even more so.
As you can see, December is likely to be full of many unique energies that are likely to inspire many changes within us as well. But, to give you a better idea of some energies that may be present around you this month, today, we're going to go over what energies and changes each Zodiac sign can expect throughout November and how you can adjust your life to make the most of them.
November 13, 2022
There’s no doubt about it; 2022 was quite a year for us all, and it’s hard to believe the holidays are just around the corner as we bridge the gap between 2022 and 2023. While the year may have brought its fair share of challenges, let’s all end the year on a positive note and focus more on celebrating the warm moments and loving people we have around us. And what better way to do that than to give a thoughtful gift before the year’s end?
Giving gifts has a way of instantly bringing a smile to your face and on the face of the receiver. Bought or handmade, gifts are magical in the way they don’t have to be expensive in order to be special when there’s love behind it. Truly, receiving a gift always brings us back to a simpler time and reminds us of all the love and kindness we have around us, even in difficult times.
So, if you’re looking to spoil yourself with a gift you deserve this season or shop something special for someone close to you, here are the best-of-the-nest gift ideas for 2022, featuring 22 enchanting ideas to help you find a gift full of love that is sure to put a smile on someone’s face.
November 13, 2022
If you have a friend or family member who has recently shared their interest in the occult or witchcraft with you, you may be wondering what items you should shop for them this holiday season. While they are sure to enjoy the usual beauty kit or bath bomb, you may be looking to get something a little more personal that aligns more with their witchy interest but may not really know where to begin (and that’s okay).
Shopping for a witchy friend or family member can be tough, and you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with where to start. But don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. This year, we’ve made it easy for you and have put together a unique gift guide of our top 20 favorite and witchy items for $20 or under to help you find a unique gift for that special someone. Let’s get started.