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Book Review: The Modern Witchcraft Guide to Fairies

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Book Review: The Modern Witchcraft Guide to Fairies

What if you could peek into a world of enduring magick, wisdom, and beauty? What if you could visit fairyland and return safely to being a human Witch, forever changed and empowered? The Modern Witchcraft Guide to Fairies (June 2021) is an invitation to anyone who’s ever been drawn to the fairy dance. Popular witchcraft author Skye Alexander has just come out with a thorough and accessible guide to connecting with the magick of the Fae. The Book Part encyclopedia, part grimoire, this book is packed with information. (It’s subtitled Your Complete Guide to the Magick of the Fae—and while it’s...

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Grove and Grotto Spring 2021 Update

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Grove and Grotto Spring 2021 Update

Greetings, beloved Witches! Whew! This past year has been a whirlwind—certainly our busiest to date. While we missed vending at events during the pandemic, we've been hard at work, fine-tuning our online shop to try and give you the best witchy shopping experience on the web. Let's begin with some new and notable items, shall we? We're absolutely loving this Cernunnos statue—certainly he's been the star of our Beltane season! Would you look at those antlers? We recently added some new HEM incense fragrances (the big, 20-stick packs) to our inventory. There's also dozens of different 8-stick packs available, all priced...

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Transformative Tips for Creating a Sacred Space in Your Home (Guest Post)

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A collection of bright ideas for creating tranquility at home, curated by Redfin. (We're honored to be included at #8!) Do you have a sacred space at home that’s just for you? Somewhere you can go to take a break from the outside world. A tranquil area where you can breathe deep, sit in meditation, practice yoga, or just exist. A place that encourages quietness. If you don’t have a space like this in your home, we highly recommend creating one.  But how do you actually go about creating such a space? To help you get started, we reached out to...

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Grove and Grotto Fall 2020 update

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Grove and Grotto Fall 2020 update

Autumnal greetings from the Grove! It's your friendly shop fairy Michelle, working in place for now at our Dallas HQ. As you may know, I post a semi-annual update to share shop news with our circle of friends, customers, and supporters (and maybe a handful of secret haters, who knows). Our year, like just about every other business owner's, has been defined by the 2020 global pandemic. We've stumbled and stressed, angst-ed and adapted, but are coming out stronger thus far. This picture shows me after pulling an all-nighter to get a surge of online orders out the door. I'd...

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The Shaman Box (Deck Review)

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The Shaman Box (Deck Review)

Thanks to Andhe Standiford for providing this guest review of The Shaman Box! This exciting new title is now available in the shop. The Shaman Box measures 8 inches tall by 6 inches wide, by 1 inch deep. It has a weight and the feel of a small hardcover book. Inside you will find a deck of 36 animal oracle cards on the left side, and a softcover 96-page book titled "The Shaman Box" on the right side. The Shaman Box Animal Oracle Cards contain 36 beautiful black and white illustrations of totem animals done in a style reminiscent of...

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