|Today is Homemade Bread Day. Bread is a potent symbol of the hearth as the heart of the home. To bless your home, pack a basket with a loaf of bread, salt, spice, and wine and cover with a cloth. Identify the heart of your home and set up a small altar that includes your chalice and athame, rose quartz for affection, and a green candle. Place the basket on the altar. Create sacred space, calling in the gods. Unpack the basket and arrange the items on the altar. Present each item to the elements and the gods. For the bread say, "May this home always have nourishment." Eat some bread. For the salt say, "May this home always have flavor." Put some salt in your chalice. For the spice say, "May this home always have spice to keep things lively." Put some spice in the chalice. For the wine say, "May this home always have something to celebrate." Present your chalice and athame to the elements and the gods. Slowly lower the blade into the chalice and say, "As the blade is to the God, so the chalice is to the Goddess, together they are one. Meld these blessings to hearth and home. So mote it be!" Close your circle and enjoy the bounty of your hearth.