Monthly Archives: August 2012

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What Are Wicking Sheets?

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It seems like everyday you turn on the TV or flip through a magazine, there’s some new form of technology coming out to improve our lives in some way or another. I recently found out about “Wicking Sheets” which are designed to cool you down at night. While it may seem like a strange concept, keeping cool at night is one of the best ways to get a great night of sleep. I was interested to learn more about these so called cooling sheets and found out some really cool things about them.

The Most Common Sleep Disorders

While we’ve all seen too many TV specials on strange sleep disorders that seem completely and totally outrageous, have you ever wondered what the most common sleep disorders among adults are these days? The answer to this question may surprise you, since you were probably unaware that some of the issues are considered disorders.

The Best Air Mattress to Buy When You’re Away

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Going on vacation, visiting a friend or just escaping everyday life can be full of fun and adventures. One thing you probably won’t be looking forward to when you’re away is sleeping on an uncomfortable mattress. While nothing can beat the comfort of your talalay mattress at home, there are alternative air mattresses that will help you sleep peacefully through the night. Let’s look at the best choices when it comes to buying an air mattress for your next trip away from home.

Pillow Pets for Kids – The Latest Craze

With all the different accessories that seem to accompany bed time these days, it’s hard to keep track of them all. If you’ve turned on the TV at all in the past year, then you’ve probably heard of “Pillow Pets“. The unbelievably catchy slogan: “It’s a pillow, it’s a pet, it’s a pillow pet” gets stuck in your head very easily. These fuzzy little pillows are winning over the hearts of millions of  kids around the world, it’s time to figure out why.

How to Care for Your Mattress

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Buying a new mattress can be exciting. After scouring through dozens of mattress stores and searching for the perfect mattress, you’ve finally found it, the mattress you simply cannot live without. Hopefully, you’ve found a comfortable all natural latex mattress to build dreams upon. When you bring your mattress home, you of course want to dress it up with fancy bedding and care for it so it lasts for many years to come but do you really know how to do that? Below are some great tips and pointers that every mattress owner should know, on how to care for your mattress, courtesy of Raymour & Flanigan.

How to Get Your Best Night of Sleep When You’re Stressed

Sleeping stress free

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We’ve all been there before: you have a big day ahead of you tomorrow and you’ve been up most of the night stressing about it. When you finally crash into your all natural mattress, your nerves are shot and you’re past exhaustion but for some reason when you try closing your eyes, you can’t fall asleep. I’m not sure about you but when I can’t sleep and have a big day ahead of me, I get even more stressed about the fact that I’m not sleeping. There are some ways to stifle stress when you’re trying to fall asleep at night, let’s go over the best ways on how to get your best night of sleep when you’re stressed.

Loving Latex: The Latex Mattress That Will Change the Way You Sleep

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There are so many different mattress choices out there, sometimes it can be hard to find the perfect one. Between all of the different mattress stores, brands and types, it can be quite a chore to make this decision that seems like a fairly easy one on the outside. You have a lot of choices but let’s go over one choice that we are big fans of here at Plushbeds, the latex mattress option.

Rambunctious Roommate? Learn How to Sleep Despite Them!

Roommates

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It’s late August and that means summer’s winding down and college is gearing up. For most of you or your college-aged kids, this is the time for fun, learning and a totally new and independent experience. One factor that can turn this seemingly positive time in a person’s life into a negative one is dealing with a noisy or obnoxious roommate. While living with a nuisance can be hard enough, what we’re going to talk about today is sleeping while they are causing a ruckus in your room. The first key to sleeping well in a dorm room is a comfortable, all natural mattress, but the second key is figuring out how to live with a loud roommate.

Sleeping with a New Ear Piercing: Dealing with the Pain

Ear piercing

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We’ve all been there before: you went to the mall in search of the perfect heels and somehow came home with a pair of new studs in your ears. While it may have been an impulse decision, you probably didn’t think about how uncomfortable it would be to sleep with a new ear piercing. A cartilage piercing on the tip of your ear can be especially uncomfortable to sleep on. While a new piercing can be fun and exciting, the pain can take away from the fashion of it all. Let’s go over some do’s and dont’s when it comes to dealing with a painful piercing while sleeping.

Details on Dehumidifiers: How They Can Help You Get Your Best Sleep Yet

Dehumidifier

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Have you ever wondered what the deal is with dehumidifiers? It seems like some people are really into them while others couldn’t care either way. I never really understood the purpose of them or how they really work, but the advocates tell me that once you sleep with a dehumidifier on at night, it will change your life. I did a little research of my own to find out what the real deal is on these vapor machines and found out some interesting information.