Themes: Fertility, Love, Friendship, Romance, Nature, Reproduction, flowers , sexuality , mid spring day , trees, Playful / youthful male activity ( Think Pan )
About Honey- Honey is killing the bees and this is devastating for plants and all who eat them . Please read this great article -
You may want to also watch this video :
- Feed the birds . Find vegan bird suet here http://www.veganstore.com/product/596/vegan-dogs-and-cats , or make your own vegan suet
- Planting flower baskets
- The bouquet - The modern May Day basket
- Responsible wild crafting & foraging
- Forest rejuvenating prayer, spell or meditation
- Earth Candles !!
I recommend you burn these on a stone altar indoors, in your yard , or another safe place . And if not on an all stone altar on an altar slab of flat stone such as slate .
- Making a place for life - Make or buy and put out butterfly feeders, bird baths and houses , bee attractors etc.
- BEE WATER -
- Edible flower list - http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/42-flowers-you-can-eat.html
- Flower ice cubes - Place flowers in ice cube trays with water and freeze then use in water , lemon water, iced tea etc.
- Flower salads - Add flowers to your salads
- Iced rosehip tea - Sweetened to taste with agave syrup
- flower recipes - Dandelion flowers can be ground up and made into a meal/ flour and used in baking . http://toadstoolmushroomgazer.blogspot.com/2014/07/day-lilly-salad.html
- Salad pitas - Salad with home made oil and vinegar dressing . My favorite is with apple cider vinegar and herbs( oregano, basil, parsley and nutritional yeast ) in a warm pita is one of my favorite meals !
- Veggie couscous and quinoa - 1.) cook desired amount of quinoa using the basic directions(water and quinoa only ) 2.) cook desired amount of couscous with just water (I do a 1:1 ratio of couscous and quinoa 3.) I combine the two in a large bowl . 4. Add desired veggies , I like shredded carrots, sugar snap peas, and frozen organic corn . 5. Add black pepper to taste and a small amount of celtic sea salt
- Apple Trail mix http://youtu.be/XeSvdg2o1Bs
- Mango Trail Mix http://youtu.be/6CE1mnTFMTU
Cucumber lemongrass soup ( chilled soup - great for summer!)
- slice cucumber
- put coconut creamer in bottom of blender along with a small amount of soymilk so you have about 2/3 c. of liquid in the bottom
- cut lemongrass into 1 inch pieces .
- add cucumber and lemongrass to blender
- pour in soymilk
- using scissors cut dill into blender
- blend until well blended and frothy
Videos on Beltane :
Vegan make up and hygiene - https://youtu.be/thDdn6Bmuz8
Vegan hygiene Men's stuff too ! - https://youtu.be/tcFzx65F3H8