Halloween is the time of year when the veil lifts between the earth plane and the spiritual planes, making it the easiest time to communicate with loved ones who are in spirit.
This year on Halloween, I held a private dinner with some dear friends, where we gathered for a dinner of this type.
The event is intended to reach out and connect with our loved ones on the other side, by inviting them to a special dinner held in their honor. Each guest brings a favorite dish of their loved one to share at the dinner.
Here's how the evening went for us...
Guests were greeted into my home by candlelight, leading them into the dining room.
The dining table was set for a formal dinner for the evening. The intention is to create sacred space to gather and hold the energy while loved ones come through to visit.
A variety of metaphysical items were given to each guest once they sat at the table. These included a bracelet to wear, made from select gemstones, which protected...
Ever wonder why cauldrons are featured so prominently during Halloween and associated with witches? Maybe you're 'engaging' in this magical practice and didn't even know that you are!
You may be thinking, what are you talking about Kala? I don't use a cauldron, how am I part of this magical old world practice?
Sure back in the day, meaning way back in the day centuries ago, cast iron cauldrons were the pot used to cook over an open fire.
I mean once upon a time, the cast iron cauldron was the Instant Pot of its day!
But the way we cook has evolved over time and rarely are cauldrons used to cook with, except maybe while camping out as seen in the old western movies with a pot of beans roasting over the fire.
So why are cauldrons still represented today with magic?
The reason is that cauldrons are a symbolic shape and tool. They represent the energy of the Divine Feminine. The shape is round and nurturing and represents that good things come from within, symbolizing...
I love decorating for Halloween, starting with the entrance to my home. This year it's challenging in a new way, as I'm in a condo, where there are some restrictions of what I'm allowed to do and I don't have a yard to play around with. I do have a landing though where I've been able to decorate.
The video above shows the area where I have some outdoor furniture on the landing and the photo here shows the entrance. No matter how much space you have or don't have, there's always a creative way to make some seasonal fun, that you and visitors will enjoy. Even my UPS delivery guy tells me he loves seeing the changes I've done as he delivers throughout the seasons.
Here's a few pictures of what's new. My ghost girls are still floating around, if you remember pictures from other seasons where they were out in the front yard. I have them sitting in flower pots this year so they can stand up and do their thing.
These white hutches are probably my most favorite pieces of furniture that I...
Ever wonder why witch hats are so pointy? There must be a point to it right?
Photo: Spirits of New Orleans book by Kala Ambrose
Once again my dear friends, as your travel guide to the other side and all things mystical, it's time to delve deeper into the meaning of these icons of Halloween.
Back in ancient times and up through the late Middle Ages, women of nobility wore pointed hats. Queens and princesses wore them, aristocratic noble wealthy women wore them. They were symbols of power and prestige. Later in the 19th century, Queen Isabella of Spain brought back the fashion of wearing a very tall hat with the veils and interestingly enough, I write about Queen Isabella in my Spirits of New Orleans book, as she gave magical iron gates to two sisters who lived in New Orleans who were female entrepreneurs running a business.
Photo: Divine Feminine Energy Blessing the Witches Hat - Kala Ambrose Intuitive Interior Decor
Hmmm, so here's another reference to magical energy in iron as I...
Happy Halloween! I may have more than my share of Halloween decor, but if you haven't noticed I love all of the holidays, especially decorating for each one. And some holiday decor is so special, that I love to feature it in little video clips like the one above here with my Spirits of New Orleans and Ghosthunting North Carolina books. The projector in this video is from Grandin Road.
Thank you to everyone who has been posting such wonderful comments on my Facebook and Instagram pages about my Intuitive Interior Decor posts, I appreciate hearing from you so much!
You've asked for more photos, so here I go, I'll share even more Halloween decor photos here and of course, go look at my Easy Wows Halloween Decor post to see even more.
Let's go, up first, I have to share this darling bracelet. While it's jewelry and not home decor, I love charm bracelets and wear this one through most of October. It's also inspired me to find large ornaments that are similar to these charms, as I'd...
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Kala Ambrose is the award winning author of six books -
The Awakened Aura, The Awakened Psychic, The Awakened Dreamer, 9 Life Altering Lessons, Spirits of New Orleans and Ghosthunting North Carolina. More are on the way...
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