Thanks to the addition of a few stylish cribbage boards to our assortment, we've come down with a bad case of cribbage fever. Unfortunately, no one here knew how to play! Our copywriter Kate learned the rules of the game and played a few rounds. Now she's passing on her knowledge in this how to!
Of course the final decision always comes down to the design and how well the buyers think it will sell at UncommonGoods, but keeping this advice in mind will help you avoid some road blocks that I have seen make or break the final decision.
Getting the opportunity to try uncommon products is one of the great things about working at UncommonGoods. While many of these product-testing experiments become gift labs, every now and then we find a new good with so many uses we can't fit them all in one "report." The Woolfiller Sweater Mending Kit is an example of just such a product, AND, since associate buyer Katie and community moderator Cassie both had their eyes on this winter must-have, we decided to diverge from the traditional gift lab format and see just how many uses we could come up with for this clever kit. Four are outlined below, but Cassie and Katie agree that the fun doesn't have to stop there!
It’s back-to-school time, giving us an excuse to get all pedagogical on you, with tips and ideas about how you and your family can live green this fall. In that spirit, we present to you our ABCs of going back to school, greenishly.
I had a bunch of leftover cooked jasmine rice in the fridge and a new UncommonGoods gadget I wanted to try, the Garlic Rocker. So I did the math and came up with Garlic + Rice = Garlic Rice. Clever, eh?