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We are always on the hunt for new and interesting products to share with our customers. Sometimes they come from our favorite makers, who are constantly innovating and sharing the results of their latest endeavors. Sometimes, new products are found when we leave the shop to go out in the world and explore new markets. And occasionally, it’s our customers who bring us something new with “You’ve got to try this!” enthusiasm. Take a peek at some of our newest additions on our website!
We stumbled upon this French sewing brand while exploring Bath, England back in June and knew immediately it belonged in our general store. 😊 You can now find these quality, vintage inspired @maisonsajouofficiel sewing tools in both of our shops and online! #bostongeneralstore #purveyors
Need those Back-to-School essentials? We’ve got everything from colorful basics for kids, to desktop supplies for teachers, and organizational tools for students of all ages. Come by one of our shops or head to the website and get prepared for the year ahead 🖇📒🖋✂️✏️ #bostongeneralstore #purveyors
As purveyors of useful things, we take great satisfaction in finding quality products that will function as the daily tools of our lives – basics like sturdy pencils, good writing materials, and reliable pens and markers. As we prepare for a new year of learning, there’s no better time to do a good restock or replenishment of these indispensable tools. Take a peek at some of our favorite products for Back-to-School on our website or in one of our shops!
Calling all dahlia and sunflower lovers! 🌻🌻🌻We are so excited announce that our Dedham shop will be a CSA pickup location for @katsflowersanddesign fall flower share! This fall share will be focused on fresh, local dahlias and sunflowers, featuring different colors and varieties each week. Pick up will be at our Dedham shop (626 High St. Dedham, MA) or MacArthur Farm on Fridays between 12-6 pm. Pick up dates are: September 16th, 23rd, 30th and October 7th.
We recently received a big shipment from German maker Trendglas JENA, and our shelves are stocked once again with their popular glass kitchen products. Made from heat-resistant borosilicate glass, all of Trendglas JENA’s teapots and glassware are microwave, dishwasher, and stovetop safe. The laboratory-grade glass is also highly resistant to sudden temperature changes and is lead and chemical free.
Everybody’s favorite @aboutblanks notebooks are back in stock! These notebooks are handmade from vintage book covers — that means each is one of a kind. We just got a fresh batch but if this shipment is anything like the last, they’ll go fast, so snag one before they’re gone!📚📚📚 #bostongeneralstore #purveyors
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☀️☀️☀️ The temperature is rising and we’ve got your heat wave essentials: new iced teas from @smithteamaker, insulated tumblers for cold drinks, hydrosol spray to cool off, ice trays, bandanas, sunscreen.. you name it. (And make sure to pop into our Dedham shop for a cold drink from our fridge!) Stay cool people. 😎 #bostongeneralstore #purveyors
Want a summer salad recipe featuring some of our favorite BGS pantry products? 🥗🥗🥗 Drawing inspiration from food writer Martha Rose Shulman’s delicious Caesar dressing, our friends at @rancho_gordo developed this recipe for a chopped salad with a bean-based yogurt dressing. We made it using our Alubia Blanca beans from @rancho_gordo, olive oil from @getgraza, and salt and pepper from @curiospice We hope you enjoy it as much as we did! #bostongeneralstore #purveyors
These @savonnerie_lacorvette olive Marseille soap shavings are made in France from 100% vegetable-based ingredients, using traditional Marseille processes. They are free from palm oil, artificial colors, perfumes, and preservatives, which makes them gentle on all textiles and hypoallergenic. A natural and effective alternative to synthetic detergents, La Corvette soap shavings will clean your dirtiest loads of laundry, while still being safe enough to use on babies’ clothes as well.
Clear your calendars because BGS is having an epic sale this Saturday at our Dedham location! We’ve teamed up with some of our Dedham Square neighbors to throw a summer sidewalk sale, with discounts of up to 50% off. Find us, and our friends @nestdedham, @termagoods, and @bluebunnybooks on the sidewalks in front of our shops from 10am - 5pm this Saturday, July 16th. BGS will have discounts on housewares, apothecary items, pantry goods, clothing, office supplies, vintage and more.
New to our shops and online store is French maker La Corvette! Since 1894, @savonnerie_lacorvette soaps have been made in the Savonnerie du Midi using traditional Marseille soap making methods. Today, the La Corvette line includes Savon de Marseille, as well as bath, skincare and cleaning products. Made with high-quality, plant-based ingredients, their products are effective, ecological, and ECOCERT certified. We are excited to add them to our shops!
The bar is stocked with a fresh batch of @bacanha_ syrups! Our favorite ways to use these organic raw syrups are in our cocktails and our coffees ☺️ Use Orgeat, Mojito, Raspberry, or Rose when shaking up a cocktail and add Cookie, Hazelnut, or Cardamom to your hot or iced coffee. 🤤 Head to the website or come into one of the shops to get your hands on some! #bostongeneralstore #purveyors