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10 Reasons to Travel with an Extra Set of Sheets

woman lounging across bed with extra set of sheets
Travel gurus everywhere swear by their minimalist packing lists and ways to get to sleep away from home. But the one thing missing from these lists of travel tips is an extra set of sheets. Here are our top ten reasons to always travel with one or two flat sheets.

How Weighted Blankets Can Give You More Restful Sleep

little girl sleeping under weighted blankets
If you're a sleep-quality aficionado, you may have heard of weighted blankets before. These 15-25 pound blankets are designed to give users a more relaxing, snug-feeling sleep. If you're a light sleeper or low-level stress makes it hard for you to fall asleep, this might be just the thing to improve your sleep quality.

Tips to Incorporate the 5 Senses Into Your Sleep Routine

cozy couple sleep routine with feet sticking out from covers
If you're like most people, you may not overthink about your bedtime routine until your sleep begins to suffer. If sleep is eluding you, try incorporating all five of your senses into your sleep routine. Here are some tips to get you started.

Revealing the Mystery of Hypoallergenic Bedding

couple fighting allergies in bed needs hypoallergenic bedding
One of the bedding buzzwords you may have heard a lot recently is hypoallergenic. It's an essential feature of bedding but, surprisingly, not many people know what it means. But what, exactly, does it mean for bedding to be hypoallergenic?

The Perfect Formula for Stocking Airbnb Guest Linens

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One of the best things you can do for your guests is to leave them a full set of luxurious linens. Whether you've got a spare bedroom or an entire guest house, your guests will be delighted when they find this treasure trove of silky smooth and exquisitely fluffy linens waiting for them on their night away from home.

16 Innovative Ways to Use Extra Pillowcases

linen closet with extra pillowcases
It's not surprising that if you've lived in your home for a while, you've accumulated more pillowcases than actual pillows. So, what do you do with all those extra pillowcases? Believe it or not, there are numerous ways to use them that don't involve pillows.

The Gift of Great Sleep: 6 Holiday Bedding Gift Ideas

family opening presents holiday bedding gift ideas
There are a surprising number of examples when sheets, blankets, pillows, and PJs make excellent Christmas gifts for friends or family, people you've known forever and people you've just met. Here are some great holiday bedding gift ideas to check off everyone on your gift list.

10 Ways to Recycle an Old Bed Sheet

ways to recycle an old bed sheet in the laundry hamper
Common household items are amazing. The number of things you can do to repurpose them boggles the mind. One of the more useful items in your home is a flat bed sheet. Join us today in getting creative with your bed sheets. Stretch your mind, and enjoy a few more ways to recycle an old bed sheet than you ever imagined.

How to Build the Perfect Year-Round Bedding Set

how to build the perfect year-round bedding set
For most people, the bedding in your home just sort of accumulates. There's the heirloom quilt from your grandmother, the throw blanket you bought for that road trip, and half a dozen other sets of sheets. But almost no one has a perfect year-round bedding set for each bed in their home. And don't you wish you did?

8 Ways to Create a Luxurious Guest Bedroom

create a luxurious guest bedroom with a seating area
An extra room can be turned to almost anything but most homeowners decide to create a luxurious guest bedroom. As a great host, you plan to put together a truly comfortable place for your guests to relax while visiting your home. And to lend a hand, we'll outline the basics of a welcoming and well-designed guest room.

Is Your Dog Sleeping in Bed With You?

dog sleeping in bed with family
Some pet owners adore their furry friends but would never let shedding and claws come into contact with their fine furniture. While others snuggle on the couch together and, more impactfully, allow their pets up into the bed at night. We offer some words of wisdom for the ongoing debate on having pets in your bed.

How to Cool Off and Fall Asleep When Your Partner Overheats

Bare feet and light blankets help you fall asleep when your partner overheats
There is nothing more intimate and comforting than sharing a bed with your special someone and normally, the heat between the sheets is seen as a good thing. But what can you do when your special someone becomes a burning radiator in their sleep? These are the tips you need to fall asleep when your partner overheats.

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