Happy Halloween

October 31, 2014 by Strawesome

Cole and the kidsAround this time last year, we had an awesome addition to our family. A little black kitten came to our back door and “invited” himself in to live with us. We originally thought he was a “she” and named him Blossom. Once we found out otherwise, he was renamed Cole (pictured to the right with our boys), and he’s been a special part of our family since.

Every Halloween, we hear the stories of black cats being bad luck, Read the rest of this entry »

Plastic Sucks, but You Don’t!

October 24, 2014 by Daedra Surowiec

Whenever I wear this shirt in public I get many questions about why I’m wearing it.  It automatically strikes up a conversation about the overuse of plastics in our society so it’s a great tool to educate more people!

Daedra & Adam

Daedra & Adam in their Plastic Sucks T-shirts  Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrate Being First

October 1, 2014 by Brian Surowiec
Carrying Case for Glass Straws

Caviar To Go Case (glass straw not included)

It’s October 1st and we’ve decided to celebrate our first 25 customers this month in an even bigger way (we do celebrate all of you, always)!

If you are one of the first 25 orders this month ($49.00 or more) we will send you a FREE Caviar To Go Case – which is priceless as you’ll be able to carry and protect your glass straw with you wherever you go (or in your kitchen drawer). You must use promo code HAPPYOCTOBER when checking out and we’ll add the free gift to your order automatically. We cannot add this after the order is placed.

Fine Print: One per customer. Retail online orders only. No cash value. Only valid for first 25 customers in October 2014. Cannot be combined with other promo codes. Orders of $49 or more in the USA and $69 or more in Canada still qualify for Free Shipping.

Meadow Long Straw

August 12, 2014 by Daedra Surowiec

Our newly named Meadow Long Straw has made her long awaited debut on our website. Check it out here!

Meadow Long Straw

Today is the Day!

July 10, 2014 by Strawesome

Everyday is an opportunity to learn something new. That’s the focus of this blog post, and the mission behind winning a $50 gift certificate for Strawesome.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Name That Straw Contest

July 8, 2014 by Daedra Surowiec

This flowery new straw needs a name, can you help us!?

UnNamed Long Straw Read the rest of this entry »

Name That Straw Contest

June 30, 2014 by Daedra Surowiec

We’ve got a cool new smoothie straw for summer! Please help us name it:

UnNamed Smoothie Straw Read the rest of this entry »

Friend Friday – Angelle Batten

June 20, 2014 by Daedra Surowiec

In the world of healthy living, there’s one local friend that I trust more than anyone.  She has a wealth of information and is always helpful, kind and supportive. Today I’m happy that Angelle Batten is our Friend Friday focus! Read the rest of this entry »

Unique Product, Unique Tagline

June 19, 2014 by Daedra Surowiec

Strawesome fans are the BEST! I can hardly believe how lucky I am to have all of you supporting me and sipping through my glass straws! One of my favorite things about my work is when customers send me their comments and messages to share their excitement and enthusiasm for the handmade glass drinking straws I make. Whether it’s by Twitter, an Instagram picture, Facebook, a blog comment, or direct email, you come up with amazing quotes and fun taglines, like this one from @greenandhealthy on Twitter: Read the rest of this entry »

Name That Straw Winner

June 1, 2014 by Daedra Surowiec

The winner of the Name That Straw contest has been chosen!  Click here to see what we chose to name this gorgeous new style!