Author: Jen C.

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Us!

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Us!

As a business that specializes in one-of-a-kind, handmade merchandise, we don’t typically offer site-wide promotions. Shop ’til you drop deals, such as those advertised on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, are not part of our DNA. (Though that doesn’t mean we don’t offer goods on sale!) But what is stored […]

Bloggers Who Believe It’s Better to Give

Bloggers Who Believe It’s Better to Give

Thanksgiving Day is less than one month away, which means that we are officially entering the eye of the holiday season! (Cue “Eye of the Tiger.”) Between between hours of travel, days of holiday dinner prep, and months of coordinating reunions with loved ones, it can be hard to take […]

Better to Give: NOLA Pay It Forward Fund

Better to Give: NOLA Pay It Forward Fund

Here at UncommonGoods, it’s our policy to use business as a force for good. Through our Better to Give program, it’s important to us that we connect our customers with organizations that impact the world in a positive way. In the wake of the historic floods that have devastated southeast […]

Uncommon Impact: Counting Beads, Caramel, and the IRC

Uncommon Impact: Counting Beads, Caramel, and the IRC

As a certified B Corporation, UncommonGoods is excited about sustainability. That means more to us than just being “green”-we strive to offer products that reflect the environmental and social best-interests of everyone. So, when our makers are as concerned with sustainability as we are, we’re always eager to learn more […]

Instagram Challenge: GARDENING

Instagram Challenge: GARDENING

The Uncommon Life May 18, 2016 The next Instagram Challenge theme is GARDENING. We’re one month away from the official start of summer, which means your plants are ripe to be as bright and sunny as the weather. Whether it’s re-potting your succulents, or growing your own backyard veggies, we […]

Instagram Challenge: MOTHER’S DAY

Instagram Challenge: MOTHER’S DAY

The Uncommon Life May 4, 2016 The next Instagram Challenge theme is MOTHER’S DAY. Over the past few weeks, we’ve collected your favorite #Momisms, rounded up creative finds for every mode of mom, and even whipped up a DIY project that will show mom that you’re not too old to […]

Instagram Challenge: EARTH DAY

Instagram Challenge: EARTH DAY

Image courtesy of Meera Lee Patel’s beautiful Watercolor World Map. Our planet has been called the “Goldilocks planet.” Just like in the story of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” conditions on Earth have been considered “just right” for living things to exist (at least compared to other planets). As we […]

#Momisms: Share Your Favorite Quotes From Mom

#Momisms: Share Your Favorite Quotes From Mom

The Uncommon Life April 18, 2016 My Grandma Hannah was the first person to introduce me to palindromes, words that read the same backward and forward. Her name, with its impeccable symmetry and simple syllables, still wins as my favorite palindrome. “Mom” is another favorite, though for different reasons. Sure, […]

Instagram Challenge: WANDERLUST

Instagram Challenge: WANDERLUST

The Uncommon Life April 7, 2016 The next Instagram Challenge theme is Wanderlust. For some of us, Instagram might fuel our foodie fire, or it might challenge us to master an unshakable crow pose. But for those who have a chronic itch to experience the world, Instagram presents a whole […]