The Uncommon Life

Checking in with City Harvest

Checking in with City Harvest

We've been supporting City Harvest – the world's first and New York City's only food rescue organization – since 2011 and we're happy to report that your Better to Give votes have been put to great use!
Take It with You

Take It with You

My name is Bella and I’m a personal style blogger. But I’m not just about fashion. What I am interested in is expressing myself in my dress and doing it in an original and sustainable way. I prefer to “shop secondhand first,” and haven’t met a yard sale I didn’t like. I avoid “fast fashion” and anything that comes out of a sweatshop. Recently someone asked if that limited me, but I don’t think shopping sustainably limits my style; I think it helps me explore it.
Warm Spring Salad with Potatoes and Green Beans

Warm Spring Salad with Potatoes and Green Beans

There are some things, like sandwiches and salads, that you think you should be able to create without a recipe. But then something so great happens that you need to share it with the world, and next thing you know, you're passing a salad recipe out to everyone who will listen to you.
Can Diana F+ Come Out and Play? by Alli of Kisses & Chaos

Can Diana F+ Come Out and Play? by Alli of Kisses & Chaos

I have recently had the pleasure of partnering with Uncommon Goods…purveyors of all things quirky and awesome. If they don’t have it then you don’t need it…there's a little something for everyone. They have amazing gift ideas for women. Have a hard to shop for man in your life? They’ve got you covered with great gifts for him too…but I'm getting away from the point and my point is a good one…
UG Team: Meet Jackie and Philomena

UG Team: Meet Jackie and Philomena

The UncommonGoods team is just as quirky, fun and uncommon as the products we sell. With a current total of 113 awesome UGooders, our diverse team is expanding with over a dozen new positions open in various departments. So who have we recently welcomed among the many new faces in the Brooklyn Army Terminal?