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Love Alert! Mercury Retrograde Hits Valentine’s Day!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Mercury Retrograde is never very much fun, and as a Gemini it always seems to affect me more because Mercury is my ruling planet. But this time Mercury is going retrograde from February 6-28 in quirky Aquarius and spiritual Pisces, […]

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Lovers, It’s Time to Get Serious

posted by Karen A. Kay

My favorite planet is making news today. Venus, the planet of love, relationships and beauty, is going direct after a month and half in retrograde motion. Matters of the heart have been complicated during this time — feelings were conflicted […]

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The Astrology of 2014: An Awakening

posted by Karen A. Kay

Hmmmm … will 2014 be a repeat of 2013? The cosmos are serving up some similarities, for sure, and judging by the 2014 horoscopes, it looks to be another challenging year. I actually had a great 2013, personally — lots […]

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2013 Winter Love Horoscopes

posted by Karen A. Kay

For those of you who read my blog regularly, it’s pretty obvious I’m in love with love. I figured out a long time ago that love is the most important thing in the world, and if you’re lucky enough to […]

Venus in Capricorn: Get Real

posted by Karen A. Kay

Oh boy, here we go again. Every time love planet Venus moves into serious Capricorn, which it does tomorrow (November 5, 2013), it gets me a little bit concerned. I guess it’s really a good thing, but I’m not sure […]

Speak No Evil

posted by Karen A. Kay

Oh dear, I’m in for a challenging week. Whenever the horoscopes tell me to watch my mouth, I know I’m in trouble. See, I already have a big mouth to begin with — I blame it on my chatty Gemini […]

Getting Back in Balance

posted by Karen A. Kay

Wow, what a cruddy couple of weeks I’ve had. Lots of stress and fatigue following the death of a friend, and all around me others have been going through a similar spell of bad luck and loss. What exactly is […]

Strange Love

posted by Karen A. Kay

It’s my birthday, it’s my birthday, I’m gonna party like it’s my birthday … and somebody better get me a bottle of Bacardi stat, because it looks like we’re going to need it this week. I’m heading out of the […]

May You Fall in Love

posted by Karen A. Kay

I just read the May 2013 Love Horoscope at Tarot.com and it’s looking lovely for most of us! In fact, there’s a little bit of something for everyone, whether you’re single or coupled up. Love planet Venus is in titillating […]

I ♥ the Merry Month of May!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I love May! It’s that perfect mix of beautiful early spring weather, lots of lazy Taurus times to enjoy, and then the Sun scoots into my own sign of Gemini mid-month and the good times really get rolling. The May […]

It’s a Scorching Scorpio Weekend!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Whew (big sigh of relief). I’m SO glad yesterday’s Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio has passed, leaving me relatively unscathed and both my bank account and my relationship intact. Now I can relax and enjoy the weekend. Or can […]

Hey Venus! Show Me the Money!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Money stresses me out. They say it’s the root of all evil, right? And while I don’t necessarily think of it as “evil,” per se, I certainly don’t have enough of it myself. And I’m well aware of how much […]

Step Out for a Sexy Weekend!

posted by Karen A. Kay

We’re coming up on a super-sexy weekend, my friends! All the astrologers seem to agree that Friday will be fun and flirty, and not to be taken seriously in matters of the heart … but hold on! It’s Saturday that’s […]

Cha-Ching! It’s the Best Week of the Year!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, we made it through April Fool’s Day unscathed — at least I did, and I hope you did, too. But that’s not the only good news: This just so happens to be one of the best weeks of the […]

Love Alert! Venus is in Aries

posted by Karen A. Kay

Lovers, keep your cool today! Relationships may get a jolt as love planet Venus moves into the aggressive sign of Aries from March 21 to April 15. Sigh. I’m annoyed by this transit, to tell you the truth. It’s all […]

This Week Is a Cosmic Treat!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I don’t believe in fairy tales. I’m a little too jaded at this point in my life to believe in things like fated love or forever soul mates. But according to Astrologer Maria DeSimone, this week might change my mind. […]

Venus in Pisces: Drunk on Love

posted by Karen A. Kay

I must say I’m pretty excited about love planet Venus moving into tender Pisces yesterday (February 25, 2013). This transit is supposed to make us feel drunk on love for the next three weeks, and as someone who’s usually just […]

Love in Retrograde

posted by Karen A. Kay

Mercury, my ruling planet, is going retrograde this Saturday, February 23, and I’m always interested to see how it affects my love life. Because it always does! Last time Mercury went retrograde in November 2012, my love life kind of […]

Valentine’s Day Horoscopes

posted by Karen A. Kay

Happy Valentine’s Day! Or at least I hope it’s happy — if it’s not, read the blog I wrote yesterday and give yourself an attitude adjustment because love is in the air this year, truly! I shared the Valentine’s Day […]

Love Is for Losers

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’ve been single on Valentine’s Day — plenty of times. But honestly, I wasn’t always such a good sport about it. There was a lot of whining and crying and angry sputtering on those heartbroken holidays … and once I […]

Should a Pig Date a Rat?

posted by Karen A. Kay

In honor of Chinese New Year, which officially kicked off with the New Moon on Sunday, February 10, I’m learning more about Chinese Astrology and its zodiac of animal signs. I’m a Pig, as I’ve mentioned before, in regard to […]

Hearts and Stars Align for Valentine’s Day

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, Astrologer Maria DeSimone says I can expect a breathtaking adventure for Valentine’s Day this year, and I for one plan to hold her to her word. Valentine’s Day is always such a tricky holiday, isn’t it? I’ve spent this […]

February? It’s Fabulous!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I just finished reading the February Horoscopes for life, love and career at Tarot.com, and it’s not all chocolate kittens and rainbow roses, but it’s looking pretty sweet to me. That’s because, in my opinion, January more or less tanked. […]

Heart vs. Head: The Cosmic Lovers

posted by Karen A. Kay

Big things are happening to our love lives this weekend! Yes, I’m talking about YOU! It doesn’t matter if you’re single or in a relationship, there’s a cosmic shift when it comes to love and it all starts this Friday, […]

It’s NOT Complicated: Venus in Capricorn

posted by Karen A. Kay

Ok, here’s a question for all of you who are in relationships or almost-relationships or any kind of “it’s complicated” situation: Has your love life gotten even MORE complicated in the past couple of weeks? I just want to remind […]

Cosmic Compatibility: Will You Make It?

posted by Karen A. Kay

Calling all lovebirds, it’s time to make it or break it! January is dubbed “breakup month” because more relationships break up during this cold, dreary month than any other. I just read that six out of 10 couples will split […]

Venus in Capricorn: Love Yourself First

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, I hate to keep going on and on about Venus in Capricorn and what it means for love, but Master Astrologer Jeff Jawer just wrote the greatest blog about it and I simply must share. I’ve already mentioned how […]

What’s Your Venus Sign?

posted by Karen A. Kay

So, as I mentioned yesterday, love planet Venus is moving into Capricorn on Tuesday, Jan. 8, putting a serious spin on relationships. This is, of course, the general energy of Venus right now — but did you know you all […]

Get Real: Venus in Capricorn

posted by Karen A. Kay

Oh boy, here we go. Love planet Venus is moving into serious Capricorn tomorrow (January 8, 2013), and it has me a little bit concerned. I guess it’s really a good thing, but I’m not sure how it will play […]

Winter Love Horoscopes: They’re Hot!

posted by Karen A. Kay

For those of you who read my blog regularly, it’s pretty obvious I’m in love with love. I figured out a long time ago that love is the most important thing in the world, and if you’re lucky enough to […]

2013 Horoscopes: More Change Is Coming!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Everyone’s talking about 2012 — especially as the epic date of December 21, 2012 grows near. But I’m moving on with my life. The world’s not going to end and frankly I’m getting a little weary of the pointless speculation […]

Love’s Great Adventure

posted by Karen A. Kay

There’s a pretty sweet love transit happening this weekend and I can’t wait to tell you about it, so I’ll tell you now! Love planet Venus is moving into sassy Sagittarius on Saturday, Dec. 15 and it’s going to make […]

Love Alert! It’s a Wild Weekend

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m not sure if “wild” is good or bad when it comes to love. I mean, sometimes wild can be exciting, but sometimes it’s nice to just share a moment of calm with your partner as a safe harbor from […]

Love Blows Hot ‘n Cold

posted by Karen A. Kay

I can remember a number of years back when I was dating this wishy-washy guy who would be super into me one minute, and then push me away the next. It was around the time that Katy Perry “Hot ‘n […]

December Is White Hot!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Ok, the bad news is that I didn’t win the Powerball lottery, in spite of the fact that I used my Numerology lucky numbers. Perhaps Numerology shouldn’t be used for monetary gain? Hmph. But the good news is, the December […]

Astrology Tips for Meeting the Parents

posted by Karen A. Kay

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you’re all preparing to gather with family and friends to celebrate the things you’re grateful for. That sounds a little hokey, but I mean it. And you know what? If you’re not getting together with family […]

Cross My Heart: Venus in Scorpio

posted by Karen A. Kay

Love planet Venus has been in peaceful, balanced Libra since October 28, but I have to admit I hardly noticed. Frankly, my own love life has been more of a struggle for peace and balance since then, and I’m pretty […]

Sharpen Your Verbal Daggers

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, it seems everyone around me is lashing their tongue swords today, and as I reported yesterday I know this is because of Mercury moving into scathing Scorpio. I’m doing it myself, too. I’ve said a few bitchy things today, […]

Romance in Retrograde

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, Mercury is officially retrograde, and I managed to wait a whole two hours into it before freaking out on my boyfriend. Romance gets tricky in retrograde, and clearly no one is immune to love complications now. I mean, if […]

Love Gets Critical: Venus in Virgo

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to share this with the world or not, but I had a terrible fight with my boyfriend directly beneath the Full Moon in Aries on Saturday night. And, well, when horoscopes are THAT […]

Reach for the Stars this October!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Here comes Rocktober! I love this month — the gorgeous colors of the changing leaves, so much pumpkin pie and my favorite holiday, Halloween. And astrologically speaking, this is the month of the lovely Sun in Libra, when everyone just […]

The Heat Is On

posted by Karen A. Kay

Excuse me for a minute while I rock out to Glenn Frey: The heat is on … the heat is ah-on. Caught up in the action, I’ve been looking out for you. Oh-wo-ho, oh-wo-ho, tell me can you feel it, […]

Fall in Love

posted by Karen A. Kay

Oh boy. The Fall Love Horoscopes are in, and I’m not sure I like what I see. It appears there’s going to be a lot of tension for everyone to work through in romance and relationships. Gee, when isn’t there? […]

Mercury in Libra: Messages of Love

posted by Karen A. Kay

Mercury moves fast, changing signs every two and a half or three weeks, and it’s a good thing because its trip through Virgo since August 31 has turned me into a witch. Ok, not really, but it’s been a rough […]

The Flip Side of Venus in Leo

posted by Karen A. Kay

I must say, so far Venus in Leo isn’t working out exactly as I’d hoped. The planet of love moved into expressive and loving Leo last week, but since then I’ve only managed to make a mess of my relationship. […]

Venus in Leo: Say You Love Me!

posted by Karen A. Kay

It’s a bird … it’s a plane … it’s love planet Venus in Leo, so get ready to express yourself in a big way. Venus, as we know, is the planet of love. And Leo is a sign that’s all […]

Lovin’ that Pisces Moon!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m so excited this morning! It’s Friday, there’s a very loving Full Moon in Pisces — not to mention it’s also a Blue Moon — it’s a three-day holiday weekend, and I have a date with my man tonight! Romance […]

Love Gets a Jolt!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Have you ever had a painfully embarrassing moment in your love life? I’m not talking about having spinach caught in your teeth or farting on a date. I’m talking about something much more heavy — like telling someone you love […]

Lovin’ That New Moon in Leo!

posted by Karen A. Kay

It’s only Thursday, but I’ve got my eye on the weekend. Yesterday I told you how excited I am for Friday’s New Moon in Leo and the boost of creative energy it will bring. But I didn’t mention the positive […]

Love Is a Battlefield

posted by Karen A. Kay

Wow, tomorrow is going to be off the cosmic charts! Wednesday, August 15 is filled with all kinds of conflicting planetary energy that will seriously affect personal relationships. We might need to call in some professional help! On the one […]

Lighten Your Load, Lovers!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Ok, I have a confession to make: I’m writing and programming this blog post in advance because I’m on vacation as you’re reading this. I’m going on my first backpacking trip with my boyfriend, out in the rugged wilderness of […]

It’s Getting Good

posted by Karen A. Kay

It doesn’t matter if you’re one of those sappy, schmoopy, lovey-dovey couples we all hate to envy, or if you’re single and ready to mingle — either way, life is getting good. That’s because love planet Venus is now in […]

Kiss Up to Venus in Cancer

posted by Karen A. Kay

Oh, thank heavens — literally. Love planet Venus is moving into Cancer tomorrow, and I’m looking at it like a much-needed relationship IV that will feed my starvation for intimacy. Sorry, that sounds melodramatic (you can blame that on my […]

In Love with August

posted by Karen A. Kay

My boyfriend made a kissy noise when he hung up the phone with me last night. Seriously. I was shocked — but in a pleasant way. He’s pretty reserved, and he’s certainly never done that before. It was, like, MWAH! […]

Romance Gets Restless

posted by Karen A. Kay

If you can get out of town with your sweetie this weekend, you should do it. Take a road trip, book a room at a cozy hotel, or at the very least go on a picnic or a moonlight bike […]

Putting the “Ex” Back in MRx

posted by Karen A. Kay

As an Astrology writer, I often hear from women with questions about love and dating and relationships, and sadly I hear from way too many people who are broken-hearted. Many times these people are eager to know if Astrology or […]

Keep Smiling, Lovers!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Love is complicated enough without Mercury Retrograde adding to the confusion, darn it. I mean, like we really need more miscommunication when it comes to matters of the heart, right? Well, get ready for it, because Mercury Retrograde is here, […]

Lovers, Dream Big This Weekend!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m pretty excited about camping in my boyfriend’s Volkswagen Westfalia pop-top camper van this weekend! I’m even more excited that the Weekend Love Horoscope is all about going with the flow, because it’s hard to camp in a van and […]

It’s a Wild Weekend for Love!

posted by Karen A. Kay

As a 9-to-5 girl-on-the-job whose weekdays are all work and no play, I really, really, really, really, really look forward to romancing my way through the weekends. Weekend’s typically are the only time I have a chance to go out […]

Do You Know Your Venus Sign?

posted by Karen A. Kay

Love planet Venus went direct in my personal Sun sign of Gemini yesterday, and that means we’re all going to want to make plenty of mental connections when it comes to romance. This is likely going to affect me and […]

Venus Direct: It’s Decision Time!

posted by Karen A. Kay

My favorite planet is making news today. Venus, the planet of love, relationships and beauty, is going direct after a month and half in retrograde motion. Matters of the heart have been complicated during this time — feelings were conflicted […]

Get Serious! Saturn Direct in Libra

posted by Karen A. Kay

Saturn, which has been retrograde since February 7, finally went direct yesterday (Monday, June 25), and frankly it’s killing my buzz — but just a little. Saturn is known as the planet of karma and life lessons, so whenever it’s […]

Summer of Love! Or is it?

posted by Karen A. Kay

Now that it’s officially summer, it’s time to make some plans! The question is will those plans include romance? There is a lot of planetary action that needs monitoring this summer, and it’s going to make our love lives exciting […]

Weekend Love Horoscope: Hearts Beat Fast

posted by Karen A. Kay

I can’t believe another weekend is almost here already! Life sure speeds up while the Sun is in Gemini, doesn’t it? But I’m happy to report this weekend’s lovecast is once again as hot as the weather. This makes two […]

Weekend Love Horoscope: It’s a Good One!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m so excited! For the first time in years I get to spend my birthday weekend with a man I love. I haven’t told him that yet, though, so shhhhhhhhhhh. My birthday is Sunday, June 10, but obviously I plan […]

Jump Into June! (And Wear a Helmet)

posted by Karen A. Kay

June is always my favorite month — it’s when the roses start blooming here in Portland, Ore., the weather starts to warm, people pick up on that fun, flirty Sun-in-Gemini energy, and then of course it’s also my birthday month. […]

Same Sign Dating: My Gemini Twin

posted by Karen A. Kay

Have you ever dated anyone with the same horoscope sign as your own? Well, I’m a Gemini and I’m dating another Gemini, and let me tell you — the four of us are having a fabulous time. But seriously, it’s […]

Romantic Compatibility: Are You Hot or Not?

posted by Karen A. Kay

Don’t you hate it when you realize you’re dating the wrong person? You always wish you’d figured it out sooner, but that’s impossible to know. Or is it? It’s happened to most of us. You’re attracted to someone, you start […]

Can Astrology Help You Get Your Ex Back?

posted by Karen A. Kay

Ok, first of all, it’s true Astrology can help you win back a lost love. But are you sure you really want that? I sure don’t. Breakups usually happen for a reason, but there are exceptions to the rule and […]

Love Alert! Venus Is Retrograde

posted by Karen A. Kay

Okay, I already was whining about Venus Retrograde yesterday, so I’ll try keep this short. But the thing is, it’s kind of a big deal. I’m on high love anxiety wondering if my boyfriend is going to call and tell […]

Venus Retrograde: Love In Reverse

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m on high love alert! Venus is going retrograde in the spastic sign of Gemini on Tuesday, May 15, and frankly I’m offended. Just when my love life is finally going good, here comes the planet of backward romance and […]

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