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Ostara – The Spring Equinox

Ostara (1884) by Johannes Gehrts.The goddess flies through the heavens surrounded by Roman-inspired putti,beams of light, and animals. Germanic people look up at the goddess from the  realm below. The celebration of Ostara occurs on the 20th or 21st March (depending on the book you read) and is the Pagan celebration for the Spring Equinox. This celebration and marker is also… Continue reading Ostara – The Spring Equinox

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put essential oils in ALL the things! (yeah, NO.)

So, this is me sitting in my house on a quiet Sunday morning. The sun is casting wide beams of warmth and light across my living room and my dogs are blissfully ensconced, each on a dog bed in their own respective beam, at various places on the floor. I’ve managed to scrub and clean the shower…

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Why being a member of a professional association is important

    This is a post I published least year but it’s coming round to renewal time again so I thought I would post it again I’m sure we’ve all looked at our professional association renewal when we receive it and thought ‘Do I really need to be a member?’ It seems like a lot… Continue reading Why being a member of a professional association is important

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The Aromatic Sages

What and who are the CPD Hive Aromatic Sages? When I began developing the Hive concept for CPD I wanted to include the chance to work with other tutors – experts in their field. What to call them was the next question? The term Aromatic Sages came from much musing. Sages are defined as someone… Continue reading The Aromatic Sages

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Love Potions

You could use essential oils to enhance the mood, relax tense feelings and help the passage of true love run smoothly! There are lots of essential oils that can be used. Some are expensive but there are lots of reasonably priced ones that you can also use. Below is some information about the essential oils… Continue reading Love Potions

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The Birds and the Bees

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is next weekend and whilst the birds aren’t singing nor the bees buzzing (My Mum always said that birds have their mates for the coming year on Valentine’s Day) as it’s still very cold with snow forecast  a bit of love does wonders for warming the heart! I… Continue reading The Birds and the Bees

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Aromatic Hive Community Forum

 Don’t we all love to chat, muse, ponder, share our passion, be inspired and share a creative space with like minded people? With the advent of the internet and Social Media this has never been easier to do.  Within a bee hive there are lots of different roles and the bees all working together for… Continue reading Aromatic Hive Community Forum