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Kinetic Sand: Sculpt it, Spread it, Move it

Kinetic Sand: Sculpt it, Spread it, Move it

Kinetic Sand looks like regular sand, moves like liquid, and can be molded like putty. Here's what happened when we introduced some unsuspecting members of our team and artist family to this workable, sandy substance.
“My Favorite Gift” – Childhood Memories of UG Team Members

“My Favorite Gift” – Childhood Memories of UG Team Members

We read each and every comment that our customers leave on our site, and we are often moved by the stories you tell about giving and receiving gifts from UncommonGoods. In recent weeks, we've shipped out many, many gifts, and it got us thinking about the gifts you never forget. So last week, asked a random handful of our fellow team members, "What was your favorite gift that you received when you were a child?" Here are their answers, in their own words. No job titles, because this is about play, not work! Jonathan Acevedo I was fourteen. We had…
Goldilocks & the Three Bears: An Uncommon Story

Goldilocks & the Three Bears: An Uncommon Story

There once was a beautiful collection of handmade children's accessories by Jen List and Stacy Waddington. The story began with The Three Little Pigs, but those little pink piggies aren't the only adorable animals in Storybook Land. Before we get to the part where everyone lives happily ever after, we'd like to introduce you to some more cuddly creatures, the stars of chapter two of our uncommon fairy tale, The Three Bears. (And their friend, Goldilocks, of course!)
The Three Little Pigs: An Uncommon Story

The Three Little Pigs: An Uncommon Story

Once upon a time our buyers discovered a collection of whimsical children's accessories from Jen List and Stacey Waddington. The short version is that we fell head over heels in love with these handmade upcycled fabric pieces and lived happily ever after. Of course, as in every fairy tale, there's a little more to the story. So without further ado, the first chapter of our Storybook Collection, The Three Little Pigs.
Holiday Gifts Your Teen Will Love

Holiday Gifts Your Teen Will Love

The holiday season is is in full swing, and we're pouring through our assortment selecting great gifts for everyone on your shopping list! Many of our picks are inspired by our Twitter contest winner, Jodie. She won a $500 UncommonGoods shopping spree earlier this year, and we've had a ton of fun helping her choose the perfect gifts for her favorite people. Although Jodie doesn't have a teen on her shopping list, many parents, aunts and uncles, and grandparents (to name just a few) do. With this in mind, we picked a few of our favorite gifts for teens...
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