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When Small Businesses Support Each Other – We All Win

Festivals cancelled, vendor fairs cancelled, fun events cancelled! Yep 2020 is almost over and we decided to do something sweet and positive. We invited some small business friends to Bliss to set up their tables and give us all a chance to exchange greetings and hopefully pick up a few treasures. We love crystals at Bliss! We know you do too, so we invited our friend Justin from Winchester Virginia down to visit us. We usually see him at the Festival of Lights in Berkeley Springs. We also invited Eddie Spaghetti Art to set up shop. You would have missed them at Cheat Fest but now you get to pick up one of their prints full of West Virginia flora,...

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Do You Smudge?

Smudging is a practice to purify and protect Smudging has been part of spiritual rituals dating back thousands of years. We often smudge during workshops at Bliss. This "smudging" practice is the burning of herbs and other plants to create a sacred space. American Indians and other indigenous peoples hold smudging ceremonies in which sacred plants, such as cedar, lavender, sage, sweet grass, and yerba santa, are burned. In India resins like Frankincense or Myrrh are burned. We love the cleansing smoke of a smudge in the way that it bathes the body and purifies the spirit, restores balance and eliminates negative energy. Burning incense and diffusing essential oils can also serve to purify a space and lighten the mood. [caption id="attachment_15130" align="aligncenter"...

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