❄ Gather pine cones
❄ Collect feathers from winter fowl.
❄ Collect snow and melt it. Charge the water under the December full moon to create a powerful snow water to use in your winter spells. Use snow water to protect your house and hearth, to charge your magick tools, and to purify your amulets. Snow water possesses healing powers.
❄ Have a winter bonfire to celebrate winter solstice.
❄ Set yourself goals for the new year.
❄ Take a walk under the full moon when the snow is reflecting its light. This is a time for reflection and visions. Record you experience and any important thoughts or visions you receive.
❄Stand outside in a blizzard and feel your energy restoring.
❄ Brew yourself a cider. Add herbs and fruits with certain correspondences for December such as joy, peace, family happiness, etc.
❄ December is a time for reflection of the passing year.
❄ Do Yule baking and incorporate kitchen witchcraft.
❄ Weave a wreath with holly and plants that correspond with protection and yule.
❄ Burn incense of cinnamon, patchouli, frankincense, orange, and myrrh.
❄ December is a time for hearth and home magick.
❄ Burn candles throughout your home to invite positive energies, coziness, and peace.
❄ Collect evergreen, holly, cedar and pine clippings.
❄ Forage for rose hips.
❄ Tie up any loose ends you have in your life.
❄ Finish this years grimoire and add any last minute touch ups.
❄ Collect dried leaves. Define their properties and put them in your herbal grimoire.
❄ Brew yourself new tea combinations to start off the new year with.
❄ Make witch balls and other magickal decorations to hang on your yule tree and decorate your house with.
❄ Make winter solstice lanterns.
❄ Throw a sprig of holly into a yule fire to burn away your troubles from the past year. A large amount or if thrown into an indoor fireplace may be poisonous, use with caution!
❄ Make a yule log.
❄ Throw a ritual or celebration to welcome back the sun.
❄ Use elements from nature to decorate your home.
❄ At the end of the month do a deep house cleansing to remove all negative energy and to give the new year a fresh start.
Have a happy Yule!