Seed to Stitch // Our A50 Blog

Pima Cotton vs Cotton? What is Pima Cotton?

Pima Cotton vs Cotton? What is Pima Cotton?

by Amy Ramos June 04, 2018

Pima cotton is a long staple cotton. Due to it’s long fibers, pima cotton has gained a reputation for producing a smooth fabric that is soft to the touch, resistant to fraying, tearing, pilling, wrinkling, and fading.

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How to Spring Clean Your Home

How to Spring Clean Your Home

by Steph MacDonald April 04, 2018 1 Comment

In Part 2 of our Spring Cleaning Blog Series, let’s tackle the rest of the house!

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Top 5 Ways to Spring Clean your Bedroom

Top 5 Ways to Spring Clean your Bedroom

by Steph MacDonald March 28, 2018

It’s officially Spring, and winter is on the way out! With sunny days on the way in, we at A50 want to share our best tips and ideas for getting your house ready for the new season.


It’s time to get rid of winter in your bedroom, so follow these suggestions to freshen up your sleep sanctuary.

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New Year, New You - Fitness for Everybody

New Year, New You - Fitness for Everybody

by Jimmy MacDonald January 26, 2018

In the fourth and final installment of our New Year - New You series, we want to tackle a subject that is usually at the top of most resolution lists: Fitness & Exercise.

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New Year's healthier eating habits

New Year's healthier eating habits

by Steph MacDonald January 14, 2018

For many, “eating healthy” is high up on the New Year’s Resolutions list. However, while millions of us make these commitments each year, only 8% actually stick with it. In Part 2 of our New Year, New You Series, we’d like to you to take part in the 30 day challenge to eating healthy and use our 3-step process to identify your goals.

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Tech Tips and iPhone apps to improve your sleep

Tech Tips and iPhone apps to improve your sleep

by Amy Ramos December 28, 2017

Do you want to fall asleep quickly, sleep soundly throughout the night and wake up feeling refreshed? We all do!

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Why Sleep is so Important for your Health

Why Sleep is so Important for your Health

by Steph MacDonald December 05, 2017

In our modern day society, so many of us are sleep-deprived and constantly tired, on a daily basis. We get up, go to work, attend meetings, dinners, events, go to the gym, take care of kids and family, and then at the very end of the day, squeeze in a few hours of sleep. But then we get sick, have a lack of focus and energy during the day, and don’t feel productive or motivated at work. We don’t prioritize sleep as important, and push it to the very end of the to-do list for the day.

 

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How to Prep Your Home for a Weekend Guest

How to Prep Your Home for a Weekend Guest

by Amy Ramos October 17, 2017 2 Comments

Hosting a guest should be fun, not stressful. Here’s some tips to decrease your stress and increase your enjoyment!

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What is the best thread count for bed sheets

What is the best thread count for bed sheets

by Jimmy MacDonald September 05, 2017 7 Comments

Bedding companies are always shoving thread-count down our throats. As if it’s the true indicator of quality. Nothing could be further from the truth. What is the best thread count for sheets?

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What bed sheets for my Tuft & Needle, Saatva, Purple, Casper or Leesa Mattress

What bed sheets for my Tuft & Needle, Saatva, Purple, Casper or Leesa Mattress

by Jimmy MacDonald May 13, 2017 8 Comments

The good news is that most any sheets will fit these new mattresses. The bad news is that not all sheets are created equal. Why spend money on a great mattress and then skimp on the sheets which are, after all, what your body is touching in bed.

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What is important when buying Bed Sheets? The 7 Common Bedding Myths.

What is important when buying Bed Sheets? The 7 Common Bedding Myths.

by Jimmy MacDonald September 01, 2016 21 Comments

Bedding companies have used false marketing gimmicks for years. Here's the scoop on thread-count, Egyptian cotton 'quality' and 7 common bedding myths.

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5 tips to sleep cool and reduce your AC-bill

5 tips to sleep cool and reduce your AC-bill

by Jimmy MacDonald July 27, 2016

It's another record-breaking summer this year. Heat waves have been hitting us all in full force. Here's a few obvious, and not so obvious, tips to help you cool down, get a restful night's sleep and reduce those AC bills.

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