Introducing the Down Duvet

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Oct 19, 2018

It’s happening. You ignore your tires squealing through the parking lot as you race home. All along your street, your neighbors’ doors brandish wreaths of sunflowers and wheat.

Introducing Jersey Sheets

by T&N Team | Oct 17, 2018

Before you even open your eyes, you know the temperature dropped quite a bit overnight—gone are the long, harsh days of summer.

T&N's Guide to Gilbert

by T&N Team | Oct 15, 2018

Downtown Gilbert is full of a wide variety of restaurants and bars to choose from—all of which are delicious!

What is Exploding Head Syndrome?

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Oct 3, 2018

It’s an eye-catching name for something, that’s for sure, but exploding head syndrome, or EHS, is a real parasomnia that people experience either as they fall asleep or wake up. Parasomnias are disorders characterized by abnormal and hard to explain nervous system phenomena.

What Should You Know About Mattress Safety Certifications?

by Rachel May | Oct 1, 2018

Product certifications are proof that a product, whether finished or component, has been put through some sort of testing standard and met certain quality or safety requirements. Essentially, product certifications are a manufacturer or retailer’s way to assure their customers that their products go above and beyond what’s required in terms of quality and safety.

Percale vs. Sateen Sheets

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 26, 2018

Of all the ways to weave a sheet, percale and sateen weaves are often the most likely to be interchanged even though they are actually quite different in feel and construction.

What is Seasonal Light Disorder and Does it Affect Sleep?

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 24, 2018

You don’t notice it right away. It sneaks up on you, washing everything in a soft, golden glow. The light starts shifting away from a bright, clean white in the early fall and as the weather cools down, the light warms up—but how does this impact your day-to-day?

What is Sleep Apnea?

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 21, 2018

Sleep apnea is a relatively common condition in the US. There are three types of apneas that can have a major impact on the quality of your sleep, if you suspect you might be showing signs of having sleep apnea, always contact your doctor for more information.

Are You Too Afraid of the Dark?

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 19, 2018

As the sun dips below the horizon, most of us embrace the night and start getting ready for bed without a second thought. We wind down and cuddle into soft pajamas and fluffy bedding, grateful for another long day’s end and looking forward to a night of deep sleep

Hormones That Help You Sleep

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 17, 2018

There’s always a lot going on at any given moment in your body, but the timeline of hormone production at night is a fascinating look into everything your body does to get you the best sleep possible.

How Does Drinking Impact Sleep?

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 12, 2018

It’s late, you’ve been working all night, and you can’t seem to get comfortable. Maybe a quick night cap will send you off into the slumber you’re after.

Can Picking Apples Help You Sleep?

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 10, 2018

That’s right, folks, while you’ve been ooing and ahhing over orange goo in your coffee, the blushing apple waits quietly in a shadowy orchard, ready to be mulled into a cider or drowned in a red wine sangria, not realizing it’s a star in its own right.

How Does Anti-Diuretic Hormone Help You Sleep?

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 7, 2018

Hormones aren’t always the sexiest topic (Okay, pretty much never the sexiest topic.) but they are pretty darn important in your day-to-day life and you might be surprised what they do in your body.

How to Shop for a Bed Frame

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 5, 2018

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.

Foods That Help (And Harm!) Your Sleep

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Sep 4, 2018

A lot of digestion happens overnight, so eating foods that are easy on your body and have ingredients that support sleep could totally turn your night around. Cutting out certain food and adding in some new ones can help get you on the right track for better sleep.

3 Bedding Myths You Need to Know

by Shelly Weaver-Cather | Aug 29, 2018

Shopping for bedding can be tricky—you have to think about your comfort, your budget, and your needs without getting a whole of information as to why you should choose one option over another. There's also plenty of misconceptions about what you *should* buy that seem to stem from the industry itself, not actual knowledge.

T&N's Guide to Kansas City

by T&N Team | Aug 27, 2018

As a theatre actor, the vibrant arts and culture of KC drew me. I plan on cultivating some of my own theatre works in my time here, and I truly feel Kansas City is the place to do it. We have such a strong community of artists and art fans, and that is what I love the most about it here. I also love the friendly midwest culture, the food, and the fitness communities I belong to.