What is Spooning?

There’s nothing better than hopping into bed and snuggling up with a loved one to stay warm during the cold winter months. But did you know that cuddling has other benefits too? Not only can snuggling bring you and your significant other closer together, but it can also trigger the release of your body’s “feel good” hormone, oxytocin. There are a lot of different ways to cuddle, but the most ...

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How to Prevent Drooling While Sleeping

Most of us don’t like to think about spit, but saliva isn’t all that gross when you get to know it. Not only is our drool mostly made up of water, but it’s also beneficial to our bodies too. Salivating over sweets signals to our stomachs that it’s time to eat, while lingering spit helps protect our gums and teeth. Still, there are times we don’t want to see our bodily fluids, especially when we...

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What Time Should I Wake Up?

Mornings can be tough, especially when we’re not getting the sleep we need. Which is exactly why we’ve created the ultimate guide to building a better sleep schedule to fit your daily routine. But before we get into it, let’s review the basics of sleep biology. Your circadian rhythm Just like the hours of the day, humans run on an internal clock that tells us when we should go to sleep each...

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Twin vs. Full Size Mattresses: What’s the Difference?

We all like a little extra space when we sleep, but sometimes, there just isn’t enough room for a King- or Queen-size mattress. If you’re looking for a new mattress for your growing teen, a college dorm room, or simply trying to maximize space in your new apartment, a smaller size bed might be your best option. With so many mattress sizes to choose from, we’ve created a simple mattress size...

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How to Wash a Down Duvet Comforter

Caring for a down duvet can seem like a lot of maintenance if you haven’t owned one before, but with a few simple tips and tricks, keeping your comforter clean is actually pretty easy.Before you chuck your expensive down duvet into the washer, check the care instructions on the tag. Some duvets require dry cleaning, but feather duvets can often be washed as long as you pay attention and don’t...

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Blood Stain Removal Tips for Sheets

You’ve invested all that money in those cozy, comfy sheets, but accidents happen.The last thing you want to do is trash a set of perfectly good sheets because of a few stains. Removing blood stains from your sheets can be done in quite a few ways, and if one method doesn’t work, another might be the trick.How to get blood out of sheets There are many ways to get blood out of sheets. I...

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How to Wake Up In The Morning & Get Out Of Bed

You can’t keep hitting snooze forever.Eventually, reluctantly, you’ll have to brave the cold light of morning and get out of bed, dragging your feet across the floor and slumping into the bathroom to get ready to face the real world. The day won’t wait on you, and surely you have very important things to do, so you might as well get a move on.Getting up doesn’t have to be a drag—follow th...

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Solutions to All of Your Sleep Problems

You brew chamomile tea at 8:30 p.m., add valerian root, and top it off with melatonin.You turn down the lights and press play on the white-noise compilation you just downloaded; the peaceful baby fast asleep on the cover looks promising. You’re determined to get a good sleep tonight. You have to, for your sanity.Suddenly, it’s 2:00 a.m., you’re wide awake, and the theme song from Full Hou...

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What Should You Know About Mattress Product Certifications?

You’ve probably seen a lot of certifications while shopping for any range of products, but when it comes to mattresses and products you use in your home, it can be overwhelming to understand what matters and what doesn’t.Product certifications show that a product, whether finished or component, has been put through some sort of testing and met certain standards or requirements, such as for qu...

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How to Shop for a Bed Frame

Shopping for a bed frame can be a stressful experience—there are so many styles, materials, and levels of quality to consider. Consider this your ultimate guide in how to buy bed frames.What should you avoid when frame shopping? Most importantly, shopping for a bed frame can start to feel like learning a new language—there are so many options and materials—it can be hard to decipher what real...

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