Awakening in a Box: February

Month 2 in the Element series of Awakening in a Box is Fire.  This month’s box included 3 stones, a sticker and a crystal grid kit.  Stones varied in different boxes; mine included carnelian, red jasper and garnet, while others received red malachite, citrine, and sunstone grid kits. My crystal grid kit featured garnet pebbles;…

Stone of the Week Printouts

  A few of my Stone of the Week cards needed corrections, so I decided to put together some updated printable sheets.  These are designed to display two per landscape page and you can cut them on the line to organize them however you prefer.  I don’t publish them in alphabetical order, so this gives…

Stone of the Week: Amethyst

It seems like a natural follow-up to last week’s Citrine.  Amethyst was one of my very first crystals.  My grandmother was a major rock hound and gave me my very first tumbled amethyst chip.  Of course I was very young at the time and I have no idea where that stone ended up, but the…

Stone of the Week: Agate

This seemed like a great place to start since agate is really easy to acquire.  It already comes in a huge variety of colors, but readily takes dye, so it is often sold in eye-catching magenta or teal.  You’ll often see large bins of assorted tumbled stones in stores advertising amethyst, sodalite, tiger’s eye and…

Awakening in a Box: November

  Oh yes, it is that time again.  My Awakening in a Box came in at the end of the first big holiday week.  The month really got away from me and I can hardly believe it’s December already!  The theme for the November box is Crown Chakra.  It’s the final of the seven major…

Awakening in a Box: October

This is always my favorite time of year anyway, but I have so much to be excited about this week.  The weather is damp and cool, the way it should be in October.  Halloween is fast approaching and we have a Full Moon in the sky.  To make this week perfect, all I need is…