Category: witchy

etymology: witch

etymology: witch

I’m giving this feature about witchy etymology (history of a word) a shot again, this time with the actual word “witch!” in the OED, has uncertain origin probably from old english “wicce” which means female magician/sorceress more specific kind of magical craft practiced by women than later general definitions later meant “ a woman supposed to have […]

Posted February 16, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in witchy / 0 Comments
how to be a literary witch

how to be a literary witch

Something I find really fascinating about witchcraft is that there are a lot of different “paths” you can take. Each “path” has a type of “magic” that they focus on, like a green witch, who focuses on plant things, or a kitchen witch, who focuses on magic in the home. I’ve seen literary witchcraft mentioned […]

Posted February 12, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in witchy / 1 Comment
lara jean spell jar

lara jean spell jar

Today’s post is going to be ~~~witchy~~~ This is a spell jar recipe I found a while ago that I think would go very nicely with the character Lara Jean from TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE. Lara Jean is a very positive, happy, warm&fuzzy person and obviously a Hufflepuff would be very interested […]

Posted January 3, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in witchy / 0 Comments
blogmas day 2: witchy ways to celebrate winter

blogmas day 2: witchy ways to celebrate winter

Today’s blogmas post is purely witchy and all about witchy ways you can celebrate winter! These tips are compiled from various Tumblr posts and my own witchy ideas. Wear shimmery highlighters and glittery blue nailpolish to feel closer to nature and snow/ice during this time of year Carry sparkly white quartz (looks like icicles!) and […]

Posted December 3, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in witchy / 0 Comments

why merricat blackwood is a witch

Today I’ll be doing a more in-depth version of a post I did on Tumblr about why Merricat Blackwood from Shirley Jackson’s amazing novel, WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE, is a witch, even though the book never explicitly states that she is a witch. Before we get to that, I’ll share a synopsis […]

Posted November 26, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books, witchy / 0 Comments