Grooving in the Grove

June 27, 2020

OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Serenity by the Sea at 53 Main Avenue is back in the groove, now open daily from 1 to 4 p.m. The specialty shop in downtown Ocean Grove has reopened after a three-month hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Since then, shop owner Sarah Taylor Izzo has been busy creating ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Face masks with a patriotic flair are among the latest styles being handcrafted by Serenity by the Sea owner Sarah Taylor Izzo — just in time with Fourth of July celebrations right around the corner. Based on a growing number of customer requests, she’s added a plethora of ...

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Serenity by the Sea's Sarah Taylor Izzo will be outside her shop of wonder and delight at 53 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 13. Come visit and get your dose of serenity. OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Serenity by the Sea has added a new item to its popular ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Serenity by the Sea is easing into the summer with custom-designed items just right for a visit to the beach or walk on the boardwalk. While waiting to reopen her specialty boutique at 53 Main Avenue in Ocean Grove, Sarah Taylor Izzo continues to create face masks for adults ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — While Serenity by the Sea's new online store can give you a dose of “your serenity” any time — whether it’s choosing a gift for someone you love or treating yourself to something special. And much of that mix of merriment can be viewed on the shop’s new website, which provides ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Serenity by the Sea owner Sarah Taylor Izzo has been busy at her sewing machine at home, whipping up face masks from fabrics in all sorts of patterns and colors. Known for her handcrafted lines of home textiles and tutus for children and pets, she has been met with a growing ...

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Join Shop Owner Sarah Taylor Izzo in Creating Face Masks for Health Care Workers OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Serenity by the Sea’s wondrous mix of merriment is now showcased on its new website, with free shipping on all merchandise being offered through March. This comes at a time when the “little shop ...

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For the month of March, Serenity by the Sea is offering free shipping on all merchandise purchased through its new website. OCEAN GROVE, NJ — While you’re spending time at home these days, wouldn’t it be nice to get a little surprise in the mail — or better yet, send to someone special in your ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Have a favorite recipe? Serenity by the Sea owner Sarah Taylor Izzo is looking to see what you’re cooking up to feature on her specialty shop’s new website. “We love trying out and sharing new recipes, and will showcase some of these delightful dishes on our website,” she said.

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Serenity by the Sea will host a two-session reiki course for beginners on Monday, March 9 and Tuesday, March 10. Reiki master/teacher Diane Todd will lead the Reiki-Level 1 Certification Class, which will offer participants the opportunity explore and experience the healing ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — The Rock & Ram Kirtan Band will bring their harmonies of the heart, mind and soul to Serenity by the Sea on Friday, March 6. The group is known for its blending of traditional kirtan — the ancient art of chanting — with many types of music, including rock ‘n’ roll, reggae ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Visual artist Vincent DiGerlando, who uses driftwood, stones and seashells as his canvas, is Serenity by the Sea’s featured artist. His driftwood word and image paintings are part of the ever-evolving “mix of merriment” at the specialty shop located at 53 Main Avenue, where ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Since girls just wanna have fun, Serenity by the Sea will host a full array of artful, whimsical and inspirational activities for Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend in Ocean Grove. Take a look at what’s planned for the three-day event at the little shop of wonders, located at 53 Main ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Gain some insight into your life today, February 16 at Serenity by the Sea — the little shop of wonders and other delightful treasures at 53 Main Avenue. Trish Josephs will offer intuitive tarot card readings from noon to 4 p.m. These readings can show someone’s path of energy, ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Just in time for Valentine's Day, Serenity by the Sea offers a wide selection of specialty items for those close to your heart.  “If you’re looking for something unique to make someone you love smile on Valentine’s Day, chances are you’ll find it here,” said Sarah Taylor Izzo, ...

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UPDATE: This workshop has been canceled. OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Certified master angel practitioner Cyndi Skola will lead an Angel Workshop and Meditation today, February 9 at 5:30 p.m. at Serenity by the Sea, 53 Main Avenue.  She will explore how helpful it is to call upon the angels for ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Calling upon your angels for inspiration, guidance and assistance is the focus of this two  special events at Serenity by the Sea in Ocean Grove this weekend, while a third will explore shamanic healing  Certified master angel practitioner Cyndi Skola will host a Vision Board ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Serenity by the Sea owner Sarah Taylor Izzo will lead a workshop on how she creates her signature “grateful heart” sachets on Wednesday, January 22 at the specialty shop, located at 53 Main Avenue.  From 2:30 to 4 p.m., participants will join Izzo in making the colorful, ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ —Two “energizing” events will be held on Sunday, January 19 at Serenity by the Sea, 53 Main Avenue, where shopping is always an experience for the mind, soul and creative spirit. Trish Ann Josephs will offer intuitive tarot readings, which can show someone’s path of energy, ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — The classic quilt design and hand-sewing technique of English paper piecing will be demonstrated by professional crafter/quilter Deb Hathaway Hunter on Tuesday, January 14 at Serenity by the Sea, 53 Main Avenue. During the 1 to 3 p.m. workshop, participants will join Hunter in ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — For those who feel overwhelmed by the world, Diane Todd will be offering her “Highly Sensitive People” workshop on Friday, January 10 at Serenity by the Sea, 53 Main Avenue. The workshop, to be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., is designed for people who: Are easily ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Serenity by the Sea is welcoming the new year with a wide array of specialty items to re-energize the body, refresh the mind and rekindle the spirit. “Feeling good about yourself begins with surrounding yourself with good energy and positive vibes,” Sarah Taylor Izzo, owner of ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Take a quick break from the hectic holiday season and treat yourself to an angel card reading today, December 21 at Serenity by the Sea in Ocean Grove.  Certified master angel practitioner Cyndi Skola will be offering the readings from noon to 4 p.m. at the shop, located at 53 ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Welcome the rebirth of light during a Winter Solstice Celebration to be held tonight, December 20 at Serenity by the Sea, 53 Main Avenue. "We will discuss the meaning of the solstice, and set our intentions as we welcome the return of the light, and bells will be rung," said ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — A kaleidoscope of natural crystals in all shapes, sizes and dazzling colors will be showcased on Sunday, December 15 and Monday, December 16 at Serenity by the Sea, 53 Main Avenue. The Crystal Sale begins at noon on Sunday at the specialty boutique, to be followed at 4:30 p.m.

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — With the hectic holiday season well under way, it may be time to take a break and energize your mind, spirit and soul at Serenity by the Sea. These special events are on tap through this weekend at the specialty boutique at 53 Main Avenue, where shopping is always a tantalizing ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — It’s free charm Friday today at Serenity by the Sea, where it’s always about creating beautiful things. The specialty boutique at 53 Main Avenue in Ocean Grove is offering one charm from its expansive line of “Just Charming” DIY jewelry with every purchase of $5 or more, giving ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — What are your angels saying? Find out today, November 23 when certified master angel practitioner Cyndi Skola will offer angel card readings from noon to 4 p.m. at Serenity by the Sea, 53 Main Avenue. “Angel card readings are positive, focused on personal growth, healing and ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ — To prepare for the busy holiday season ahead, take some time for yourself this weekend with a visit to Serenity by the Sea, which will feature a variety of “zen-ful” offerings. Professional crafter Deb Hathaway Hunter will offer an English paper piecing session from 11 a.m. to ...

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OCEAN GROVE, NJ —Serenity by the Sea owner Sarah Taylor Izzo is marking her specialty boutique’s one-year anniversary in Ocean Grove by giving back. Through Thanksgiving, November 28, she will be donating 14 percent of her sales to Mary’s Place by the Sea, a respite home for women with cancer also ...

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