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glitter pinecones

Glitter Pine Cones

Written by contributor Melissa Allen of Green Owl Art Crafting and holidays seem to go hand and hand in our house. I am always looking for something that is appealing to both my five and two-year old and more importantly that each can easily do and enjoy doing. We made glitter pine cones to welcome the […]

POSTED BY ON December 17, 2012         |           Comments { 1 } giveaway

Giveaway: The ultimate one-stop-shop with

Have you ever gone to your favorite store that starts with a “T” and ends with a “t” as you shop through the aisles with your restless and antsy child? And maybe you spend a little more money than you should because they have a way of sidetracking you from your shopping list. I promise […]

POSTED BY ON December 14, 2012         |           Comments are closed
31 Bits

Giveaway: 31 Bits

I took an art class in college where we turned pieces of paper into beautiful things. We made intricate paper airplanes, two-story houses and 3-d objects— all from paper. Yet never once did I come up with something as beautiful as these necklaces made from paper beads. These Ugandan women are incredible artists. I am a huge fan of 31 Bits— not only […]

POSTED BY ON December 13, 2012         |           Comments are closed
soap nuts

Giveaway: Laundry Tree Soapnuts

What in the world are soapnuts? I asked myself this question last June when I stumbled upon Laundry Tree while looking for a homemade laundry detergent recipe. Turns out this 100% all natural Himilayan dried fruit (it’s actually not a nut) is an excellent alternative to traditional laundry detergents. And after six months of using soapnuts, I totally agree– they do work […]

POSTED BY ON December 12, 2012         |           Comments are closed
Land of Nod giveaway

Giveaway: Land of Nod

Looking for unique gift ideas for your kids that will make you smile and want to do the happy dance? Then make your life easier by visiting The Land of Nod’s gift guides categorized by ages, themes, gift sets, and Nod’s exclusives and top picks! When shopping for kids of all ages, The Land of Nod […]

POSTED BY ON December 11, 2012         |           Comments are closed
the honest company

Giveaway: The Honest Company

I remember the first time I stumbled upon The Honest Company — I immediately embraced their mission and impressive line of eco-friendly products. Making the world a better place is always high on my to-do list, and I love how The Honest Company did all the research so that I can feel good about buying their household […]

POSTED BY ON December 10, 2012         |           Comments are closed
kiwi crate

Giveaway: Kiwi Crate

Let the creativity flow with Kiwi Crate and their monthly box of crafts and activities. Our kids were all giddy when the bright green box showed up on the door. And I was truly blown away with all the high quality supplies and super creative activities inside each box— especially the heavy water color paper […]

POSTED BY ON December 7, 2012         |           Comments are closed

Giveaway: Yes To Carrots

We are big fans of Yes To and their organic fruit and veggie packed products. After finding them at Target last year, I have been hooked on their shampoo, conditioner, lip gloss and facial SPF. Now is your chance to fall in love with them too! We are giving away $100 worth of Yes To products, […]

POSTED BY ON December 6, 2012         |           Comments are closed
sugarSnap Car-Go Organizer

Giveaway: sugarSnap Car-Go Organizer

If you have kids, and a car that looks like a toy box just exploded, then The sugarSnap Car-Go Organizer is seriously your number one solution for organizing the chaos. We are super excited that we get to give one awesome family a beautifully designed Car-Go organizer of their own! My mom says that if […]

POSTED BY ON December 5, 2012         |           Comments are closed
cuppow mason jar lid

Giveaway: Cuppow mason jar travel lid

Ready to win these adorable mason jar travel lids from Cuppow? I first saw them at a farmer’s market and instantly thought: “Genius!” They fit perfectly on a mason jar, look awesome and are great when hitting the road with your coffee in hand. The canning jar already makes an awesome platform for a travel mug: […]

POSTED BY ON December 4, 2012         |           Comments are closed

Giveaway: Elf on the Shelf

Do you want a little Christmas magic for the holiday season? Make the Elf on the Shelf a part of your own Christmas traditions year after year. Family Sponge is giving away an Elf on the Shelf set to one awesome family! Each Elf on the Shelf box comes with its very own scout elf (available in both […]

POSTED BY ON December 3, 2012         |           Comments are closed

Christmas Tree made from Books

We have a slight obsession for books and old book stores (happened after we said adios to the TV). So this year we decided to bring our love of books to a whole new level by making a Christmas tree from them. I saw the idea on Facebook, and knew it was perfect for our […]

POSTED BY ON December 1, 2012         |           Comments { 28 }

10 Days of Awesome Giveaways!

Are you ready to win some amazing products that we have raved about all year?! We are super excited to announce our second annual holiday giveaway blitz. We have partnered with ten rockstar companies this year and are just jumping with joy. From eco-friendly to creative crafts— we have you covered. Make sure you are subscribed […]

POSTED BY ON November 30, 2012         |           Comments { 1 }
eco-friendly gifts that give for men

Gifts that Give Back : Men

Calling all conscious shoppers who are surrounded by men who rock! At Family Sponge, we believe in sustainable and socially responsible gift giving for eco-loving families. We are always on the hunt for awesome world changing companies that make gifts that give back to charities and causes we believe in. And we think our exclusive […]

POSTED BY ON November 29, 2012         |           Comments { 1 }
eco-friendly gifts that give for women

Gifts that Give Back : Women

Make a positive change in our world with gifts that give back! At Family Sponge, we believe in sustainable and socially responsible gift giving. Be a world changer with our exclusive holiday gift giving guide. Make us your one-stop-resource when shopping for world changing families in your life. If you are looking for the best eco-friendly […]

POSTED BY ON November 27, 2012         |           Comments { 5 }