Start Off the New Year Fresh: How to Clean Your Mattress

Cleaning Your Mattress: A step by step guide (with video!)

Happy 2018, folks! Are you feeling the energy of a fresh year, or are you still crawling out of the laze of the holidays? I’ve finally started to put all our Christmas decorations away which is making the transition feel more natural. All this organizing and putting away of things is propelling me towards some deep cleaning goals that I’ve always wanted to attempt. There’s a long list of tasks I want to tackle, but priority number one was cleaning my mattress. Continue Reading

Ayla’s Big Girl Room: In Progress

Ayla little girl room

Last month, Bruno wrote a post about the glittery pink school desk he made over for Ayla’s B.G.R. (Big Girl Room). We had hoped to have her whole room re-done and put together this month, but with the holidays and so much going on with Curbly, it sort of got away from us. But we did manage to get a few things done, and I just wanted to give you a peek at where we’re at so far. Continue Reading

Three Quick Fixes for Your Old Mattress

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Before I got up this morning, I was scanning the list of basic furniture problems we live with day in and day out so I could share a trick with readers. Duh! I wasn’t even out of bed, what could have been more obvious?

Our mattress has lost it’s verve. Buying a new Queen or, even upgrading to a King, is not an option right now. There are a few things you can do to stretch it out a bit longer. Continue Reading

How to pick out the perfect mattress.

In furnishing a home, there might not be anything more frustrating than shopping of a new mattress. Just because it feels marvelous for the ten to fifteen minutes you stretched out upon it in the store doesn’t mean it’s going to feel marvelous for eight hours. And if you’re planning on sharing your bed with another human, your frustration can easily double. Maybe even triple. To help alleviate the stress of choosing a new mattress, you may want to check out The Better Sleep Council’s E.A.S.E. Continue Reading