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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 2 min read

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 min read 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's the Best Thread Count for Bed Sheets?

What's the Best Thread Count for Bed Sheets?

by Jimmy MacDonald September 05, 2017 3 min read 11 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 2 min read 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 2 min read 23 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 2 min read

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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5 Tips to Relax Before Bed

5 Tips to Relax Before Bed

by Jimmy MacDonald March 27, 2016 2 min read 3 Comments

We all want to get a great night's sleep and wake up feeling refreshed, right? Well a great night's sleep begins with relaxing, and decompressing before you get in bed. Here are 5 tips to relax before you hit the hay. 

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Manufacturer Series: Who wants a set of premium linens sewn in America?

Manufacturer Series: Who wants a set of premium linens sewn in America?

by Jimmy MacDonald January 28, 2016 2 min read 6 Comments

Sure, you could spend $300+ at a fancy retail chain, and get a set of linens (of imported fabric) or you can get it directly from us, entirely Made in America for a fraction of that!

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Thread-Count: Why Everything You’ve Heard is a Lie!

Thread-Count: Why Everything You’ve Heard is a Lie!

by Jimmy MacDonald January 16, 2016 2 min read 21 Comments

Is thread-count important? When looking for the perfect set of bed sheets we’ve all been sold the thread-count myth: The higher the thread count, the better the sheets. 600, 800, 1000, thread counts must be better right??

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Are Percale or Sateen Sheets Better?

Are Percale or Sateen Sheets Better?

by Jimmy MacDonald December 30, 2015 2 min read 11 Comments

Percale and Sateen are weaves that contribute to how a set of sheets sleeps and feels.When choosing what type of sheets to purchase, keep in mind not only their look and feel, but also their durability and construction.

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Manufacturer Series: Weaving the finest Percale fabric in America

Manufacturer Series: Weaving the finest Percale fabric in America

by Jimmy MacDonald December 15, 2015 2 min read 3 Comments

The nearly 100 year old mill that weaves our fabric has been in business since the 1920’s and is, to this day, a family-owned operation in America.

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Manufacturer Series - Spinning fine yarns for great sheets

Manufacturer Series - Spinning fine yarns for great sheets

by Jimmy MacDonald November 20, 2015 2 min read 2 Comments

Are you looking for a luxurious set of sheets? Are you looking to invest your money in a set of sheets that not only feel soft and cozy, but are built to last, wash after wash? 

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