Feature Image: Photograph by NATE BURROWS The word forage might call to mind the image of an adventurer with a harvesting basket strapped to her back, wandering through wild fields and forests. But urban farmer, forager, mushroom cultivator, and poet Indy...
“We look at the world once, in childhood. The rest is memory.” —Louise Glück In the morning, I open the back door with my two-year-old daughter and step into the garden. The dew clings to the viburnum blossoms, and the foliage of the...
Rona Berg: Why did you decide to tackle unicorns next, after fairies and mermaids? Carolyn Turgeon: My editor and  I contemplated other creatures (who may or may not be the subject of future handbooks), but I was really excited...
This month we asked our readers: How do you incorporate beauty into your everyday life? A walk before work always shows me something beautiful, whether it’s the morning light hitting the river, someone’s breath in the cold air, a perfect...

A Place of Peace

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Close your eyes and dream about a place where farm animals gambol and frolic in a beautiful, bucolic setting. Imagine rolling green lawns, flowering gardens, and brightly painted barns with fruit trees like papaya, pineapple, and banana perfuming the...
We've told you before about glamorous perfumer Cat Marx of Deep Midnight Perfumes, which is now celebrating its ten-year anniversary of conjuring all manner of intoxicating scents with a brand-new website, a sale, and an irresistible goody bag: https://www.deepmidnightperfumes.com/ Here is...
In gorgeous news, we wanted to share some pretty spectacular images with you. These are all from designer extraordinaire Avigail Adam, who not only creates all manner of enchanted things, from goddess crowns and hair prongs to necklaces and...
Photography by Jo Bradbury Photography Joanne Fleming’s sensibilities are not a surprise. The British designer’s sumptuous, sensual wedding and evening gowns appear nothing so much as the costumes created in the mind eye’s during a particular lush and fanciful fever...
You may remember the glamorous Melissa Lynn Herold from our interview with her last fall in which she unveiled her debut fantasy novel Heaven’s Silhouette: Iyarri Chronicles Book 1. As it happens, Melissa also has more than fifteen years of experience using herbs...
In my rather long acquaintance with the world of Faerie, there are a few things that have helped me stay connected to that world. I believe that in these strange times of feeling and indeed being disconnected from our...