Hello, my name is Kristen!
Pretty Zesty Magic is the infusion of tarot, astrology, food, art, and REAL TALK – Some of the best ingredients for living a beautiful and conscious life!
On this site, I post articles and informational blog posts on astrology, tarot cards, Pagan/Strega holidays and ritual ideas, spells for inspiration, recipes, info-graphics, and more.
In addition to my posts, I also offer a number of services where we can work together. Whether it be intuitive tarot card readings, or astrology foundation charts, I am here to offer you some *inspiration, support, and guidance. Click here for more info.
What makes me qualified? While I’ve studied/practiced/and read cards on my own for many years, I am also a Certified Reader ( via Biddy Tarot because that was the only one I could find at the time). I personally do not believe that one needs a certification in Tarot Card Reading in order to be “qualified”. It is most likely that a certification program did not exist in Italy in the 1400’s and prior to that even!! It’s all about practice, routine, learning, and one’s code of ethics. However, I, unfortunately, do not have any live ancestors in my area to learn from. So I learned on my own, and through a program to fine tune my skills. Which was a privilege!
I have been a practicing Pagan/Strega (Italian Witch) for over 15 years (as a child, I was raised Lutheran). In following my ancestral background that I am culturally closest to (I am American with Italian/English/German/Jewish ancestry), my Pagan faith stems from Roman/Etruscan Stregheria and Saxon/Celtic beliefs and texts. That all being said, I feel closest to my Italian roots and Stregheria, so I have more of a focus here.
We DO NOT need to be the same faith to work together. My readings are in the personal development space as I see them as a tool that anyone can use to gain more confidence and push through what they can, and sit in what they must. I want people to restore/discover their own personal power.
It is a privilege to offer my services to anyone that is interested. If you see a reading you’d like, but it’s not in your budget. I am here for you. We can work it out!
I also just opened a SHOP with Society 6 for my design work and will work on commissioned pieces if you are interested.
Here I am!
*I do not think tarot cards/astrology/etc are a replacement for clinical help from licensed professionals when it comes to serious mental illness, or any other diseases. They can help a person when they are on the mend and in therapy to further their healing, explore a new topic, achieve clarity, and/or add zest to their life.