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Grove and Grotto Fall 2020 update

Posted by Michelle Gruben on

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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Grove and Grotto Spring 2020 update

Posted by Michelle Gruben on

Grove and Grotto Spring 2020 update

Welcome to another edition of our Spring shop update! It’s a couple months late, but there has been a whirlwind of activity here at the Grove. As I write this, we’re in the midst of recovering from the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. All of our April and May 2020 events were cancelled, of course. We were heartbroken to not be able to see Pagan friends and family at Beltane! (Summer trade shows are also a no-go.) We have been battling shipping delays, stock shortages, and restrictions on pickup and delivery of packages. On the plus side, we’re a...

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Grove and Grotto Fall 2019 update

Posted by Michelle Gruben on

Grove and Grotto Fall 2019 update

Greetings from the Grove! It’s Michelle, your dedicated shopkeeper (and blogger). For all our friends and loyal customers, here’s a quick look at what’s been going on around the store. Improved website Groveandgrotto.com got a l’il makeover a couple of months ago, and doesn’t it look snazzy? We switched to a new store format that supports the most recent security features and a better browsing experience. (We also ditched our signature seafoam green color...everybody is using it these days. Oh well!) You told us you wanted the site to be more mobile friendly, and we listened. We also added more...

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Grove and Grotto Spring 2019 update

Posted by Michelle Gruben on

Grove and Grotto Spring 2019 update

Greetings! It’s your friendly shop fairy Michelle with some updates on what’s new at the Grove! 2018 was a very busy year. We’ve added hundreds of new products and made many other changes and improvements. Here’s some highlights: New products We have a new house brand of resin incense, packaged under the Magick Cupboard label. Some of the pre-packaged resins we received weren’t meeting our quality standards, so we ditched them and started producing our own. The Magick Cupboard resins are shop-tested, practically dust-free versions of the world’s best resins for your altar and home. (View all our resin items...

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Grove and Grotto Fall 2018 update

Posted by Michelle Gruben on

Grove and Grotto Fall 2018 update

Greetings from the Grove! It's been a very, very busy year for us, with no signs of slowing down. Samhain is just around the corner...and after that, the holiday shopping season. If updates to the blog have been few, it's because we're prioritizing filling orders and keeping your favorite items in stock. Here's what's been happening around the shop in the six months or so since we've posted a business update: New product lines One of our favorite new items is the clearing sprays from Sun's Eye. These are made for people who want to cleanse and purify a place,...

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