Samhain 2020 — Lady Dyanna

“Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite,All are on their rounds tonight;In the wan moon’s silver ray,Thrives their helter-skelter play.” ~ Joel Benton “Nothing beats a haunted moonlit night on All Hallows Eve…. And on this fatal night, at this witching time, the starless sky laments black and unmoving. The somber hues of an ominous, dark forest…Samhain 2020 … Continue reading Samhain 2020 — Lady Dyanna

October Nights — willowdot21

October Nights The moon is full and golden Spirits awake, become emboldened Leaves and mists swirl about Autumn is here, without a doubt. ++++ Foot steps echo down the street It’s not someone you’d want to meet. Something fluttering round your ears Black and sharp, awakes your fears. ++++ Keep your eyes straight ahead Keep […] … Continue reading October Nights — willowdot21

Retail Therapy: Pumpkins, Turkeys and Spooky Fun — Home is Where the Boat Is

Happy Friday! Can you believe it’s almost September? Autumn is my favorite season and after the sweltering heat of summer, I’m counting down the days to fall and ready for a harvest of apples, leaves, pumpkins! Easy DIY Fall Harvest Arrangement While there is still plenty of summer ahead of us in North Carolina, I’m … Continue reading Retail Therapy: Pumpkins, Turkeys and Spooky Fun — Home is Where the Boat Is


Samhain is pronounced sowen, soween, saw-win, saw-vane or sahven, but not sam-hayne. Other names for Samhain include Samhuin, Samain, Saman, Oidhche Shamhna, Hallowe'en, Halloween, Hallows, Hallowtide, Shadow Fest, Allantide, Third Harvest, Harvest Home, Geimredh, Day of the Dead (Feile na Marbh), Feast of the Dead, Spirit Night, Candle Night, November Eve, Nutcrack Night, Ancestor Night … Continue reading Samhain

Celebrating Samhain — Good Witches Homestead

Originally posted on Good Witches Homestead: As October turns to November, thousands of Witches, Wiccans, Druids, and other Pagans in America, Canada, Europe, and elsewhere observe the sacred time of Samhain. Samhain is a festival of the Dead. Meaning “Summer’s End” and pronounced saah-win or saa-ween, Samhain is a celebration of the end of the… via … Continue reading Celebrating Samhain — Good Witches Homestead