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History of our Logo

Sparetime opened our doors in 1983, but we didn’t have a logo until 1993. Before then we were just known as Sparetime. Mike Griggs Sr was known in this day as Temple; named from the rat in Charlotte’s Web. Through a series of events (that’s whole different story) he went from Temple to Mike the... View Article

New Website!

We are so happy to showcase our new website! We are excited about the new features of the website which will give a better user experience. Here are just a few of the features we’re rolling out. Find a Retailer At the top of our website we have a Find a Retailer function. This will… View Article


Ever wondered what perlite is or where it comes from? Us too! So, we decided to do a bit of research and what we found was awesome! FUN FACT: perlite is not a trade name, but a generic term for naturally occurring siliceous rock. Perlite is a form of volcanic glass; but don’t be fooled,… View Article