Gift Lab: A Bright, Sun-Powered Puff

Gift Lab: A Bright, Sun-Powered Puff

Product SolarPuff Collapsible Light Research I’m fascinated by solar energy and wish all the electricity I use could be sun-powered. I’m far away from that goal, but when the SolarPuff became part of the UncommonGoods assortment, I immediately wanted one, even before I tried it. Our SolarPuff can fully charge […]

Uncommon Adornments for the Jewelry Lover

Uncommon Adornments for the Jewelry Lover

Since the most ancient of times, humans have found ways to beautify themselves with a bit of extra sparkle. We use jewelry to express our perspectives in unique ways, to speak without words. Our most precious pieces become keepsakes, passed down along generations. Often, what seems like a just a […]

Gift Lab: Fermentation with Friends

Gift Lab: Fermentation with Friends

Research Last summer, I canned for the first time with fellow UGooders and loved sharing and eating the spicy pickles and peach blackberry jam we created. While both received many compliments, I knew I’d be nowhere without our fearless leader Louise’s technical expertise in the kitchen. As for pickled veggies […]

Perfect Presents for the Party Planner

Perfect Presents for the Party Planner

Picking the perfect present for a proud party planner isn’t always, well, a party. They have the food, music, and games covered. Yes,they already have everything their guests need to have a great night down, but that doesn’t mean they won’t love to get one of these special gifts to […]

Creative Gifts for Clever Kids

Creative Gifts for Clever Kids

That phrase “childlike curiosity” is around for a reason. (If you’ve ever been on the answering end of an ongoing series of “Why?-s” you know what we’re talking about.) So much in the world is new and exciting for kids. They’re learning new things every day, their imaginations are limitless, […]

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 […]