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The 12 Astrological Houses

The 12 Astrological Houses

01/19/2023 11:08am 3 minute read All Articles | Spirituality Guide

Last week we looked a little deeper into your sun, moon, and rising signs. This week we delve even deeper into your natal chart and talk about the 12 houses of astrology and what they mean. Because it can be a lot to take in, Chani Nicholas, author of You Were Born For This: The Astrology of Radical Self-Acceptance, likens the planets, signs, and... READ MORE

More Than Just Your Horoscope Sun Signs

More Than Just Your Horoscope Sun Signs

01/19/2023 10:35am 6 minute read All Articles | Spirituality Guide

Did you know that your Horoscope Sun Signs are just one facet of your natal chart? Natal charts are a map of the planets’ placements at the exact hour and even place of your birth.  Let’s break down your “big three” -- the sun, moon, and rising signs and what they mean for you. Your Sun Sign Determined by the position of... READ MORE

A Beginner’s Guide to the Chinese Zodiac

A Beginner’s Guide to the Chinese Zodiac

01/11/2023 2:00pm 2 minute read All Articles | Spirituality Guide

Happy Lunar New Year! If you’re new to the world of the Chinese zodiac, then you’re in the right place. We’re breaking down the Chinese zodiac!   THE BASICS Each Chinese New Year/Lunar New Year, a new year in the 12-year cycle begins. Your Chinese astrological sign is based on what animal rules the year of your birth. Each animal... READ MORE

Five Fun Facts About the Half-Blood Prince

Five Fun Facts About the Half-Blood Prince

01/11/2023 9:12am 3 minute read All Articles | Pop Culture Trivia

It’s our favorite potions master’s birthday today! To celebrate and honor ol’ Severus, we’ve prepared five fun facts we bet you didn’t know about him.   Starting with… Snape Disapparate GIFfrom Snape GIFs 1. He could fly without using a broomstick Aside from Voldemort, the only person who mastered flight without the... READ MORE

5 Facts About Sherlock Holmes

5 Facts About Sherlock Holmes

01/05/2023 11:20am 2 minute read All Articles | Pop Culture Trivia

January 6 is Sherlock Holmes’ Birthday! And how do we celebrate this super sleuth’s cake day? Elementary, my dear reader. We’re going to sniff out 5 fun facts about Sherlock Holmes, our favorite detective.   Holmes Elona GIFfrom Holmes GIFs He never technically said “Elementary, my dear Watson” At least not in the... READ MORE

5 Little-Known Facts About Voldemort

5 Little-Known Facts About Voldemort

12/20/2022 8:48pm 3 minute read All Articles | Pop Culture Trivia

December 31st is Voldemort’s Birthday! Yes, he’s bad and power-hungry, but he’s also one of the most compelling villains in YA because of his mystique and general… scary-ness. To celebrate his birthday (it’s today! Happy birthday, Voldy!) we’ve collected a handful of fun facts about He-Who-Must-Be-Named.  We bet... READ MORE

7 Gemstones : Their Uses and Magical Properties

7 Gemstones : Their Uses and Magical Properties

12/09/2022 2:31pm 4 minute read All Articles | Spirituality Guide

Moonstone According to Hindu mythology, moonstones are made from the moon’s ethereal light. In parts of Asia, there is a myth that every 21 years, blue moonstones are brought in by the tide. In Ancient Rome, the moonstone was associated with Diana, twin sister of Apollo and goddess of the Moon.  Wearing a moonstone is believed to bring love,... READ MORE

2022 Bestselling Fantasy Trinkets

2022 Bestselling Fantasy Trinkets

12/09/2022 2:29pm 3 minute read All Articles

It’s almost the end of the year, and we’re counting down our top 10 bestsellers of 2022. See how many you’ve got in your hoard!   Obsidian Dragon & Phoenix Couple Necklaces. This pair of intricately carved necklaces were a favorite of Wyvern’s Hoard couples. And no surprise—these pieces have a beautiful obsidian sheen.... READ MORE

Beginner’s Guide to Chakras: Simple Practices to Unblock Your Chakras

Beginner’s Guide to Chakras: Simple Practices to Unblock Your Chakras

12/05/2022 9:32pm 4 minute read All Articles | Spirituality Guide

Feeling depleted, depressed, or just generally out of balance? Then you might want to try some chakra work. Here is our beginner’s guide. You don’t have to be a New Age guru or a yoga expert to work with your chakras. There are plenty of simple, everyday things you can do to help balance, revitalize, and unlock your chakras. Today we’re... READ MORE

Our Fantastic Animal of the Month: The Wyvern (Trivia)

Our Fantastic Animal of the Month: The Wyvern (Trivia)

12/01/2022 3:56pm 2 minute read All Articles | Ancient Mythology | Animal Facts

The wyvern might be a creature of myth, but it’s our most favorite (can you tell?) and it’s high time we honor it by making it our Animal of the Month. Here are some cool, strange, and sometimes funny facts about the wyvern.   All wyverns are dragons, but not all dragons are wyverns You can distinguish a wyvern from, say, a standard... READ MORE

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