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Beer Witches

Leah finishes up witches month by talking about the Ale Wives of Europe through the middle ages. Did you know that when the Ale Wives would sell their goods in the marketplace they would wear pointy hats so people could spot them in a crowd? They would be busy stirring their large cauldrons of beer. […]

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Catherine Monvoisin

Katie gets gruesome with the tale of Catherine “La Vosin” Monvoisin. This French black magic sorcerer was the head of a powerful network that provided poisons, love potions, and abortions. She might have killed over 1,000 people but she also might have got King Louis XIV to fall for Madame de Montespan. Listen, if you […]

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What’s in a Name?

by Leah Leach INTENTION My intention is to help make what I have learned in Buddhism approachable to all levels of readers regardless of faith or practice. I also cultivate the intention to share this wisdom with all beings. Prince, Puff Daddy, and Queen Victoria and I have something in common… We’ve all changed our […]

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Circe & Medea

Bonnie tells the tale of not just one witch from Greek Mythology but two! Dive into the weirdness of Greek myths and learn to about Circe and Medea. We also ask “If you could have any witch’s power, what would it be?” Images About The Gal’s Guide Podcast What if you could only share 1 […]

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Sacred Feminine Retreat

Perfect for Mothers & Daughters, Daddies & Daughters, Friends & Non-Binary Folk A half-day, in-person retreat to connect with the nurturing side of sacred feminine energy. It is a feeling that is in all of us regardless of how we were born or raised. Powerful insights into the importance of girls’ empowerment, insights into understanding […]

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Witches Month

Grab your brooms ladies, because we’re talking about witches this month! The library is a buzz with stories about fictional witches, historical witches, those accused of being witches, and modern-day witches. See what’s new at the library on First Friday, October 7, from 12pm-9pm. We’re open late and expecting a few spooky guests. It is […]

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Book Signing with Helen & Elizabeth Davis

Gal’s Guide is pleased to welcome a mother-daughter writing team for a special book signing! Helen Davis (Da Mama) and Elizabeth Davis (Da Baby) are the owners of Dead Fish Books. They are so cute – they give out Swedish Fish candy at their booths! Da Mama and Da Baby will be signing copies of […]

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Hulkin’ Out

by Leah Leach INTENTION My intention is to help make what I have learned in Buddhism approachable to all levels of readers regardless of faith or practice. I also cultivate the intention to share this wisdom with all beings. The story of the Hulk is an excellent example of Feeding (not fighting) Your Demons…get the […]

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Who is Tara?

by Leah Leach INTENTION My intention is to help make what I have learned in Buddhism approachable to all levels of readers regardless of faith or practice. I also cultivate the intention to share this wisdom with all beings. WHO IS TARA? Tara is the female representation of compassion, wisdom, and enlightenment. She is a […]

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Journey Writing Workshop

Re-charge your writing skills & get published! Gal’s Guide is pleased to return with another fantastic writing workshop this fall. 2022 workshop will focus on the difference between Hero’s Journey & Heroine’s Journey as well as expand on Leah’s Born of Many Mothers (BOMM) writing method. BOMM incorporates visual exercises, mythology writing styles, and feminine […]