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7 New Year’s Resolutions People Make For Themselves

It’s that time of year again! We’re winding down 2017 and preparing to ring a brand new calendar year. And with any New Year comes New Year’s resolutions. Some of them will end abruptly after few weeks, others might make it to see the summer, and very few will carry their resolutions with them for the next 365 days. In fact, according to U.S. News, approximately 80% of resolutions fail by the second week of February. Most find that setting bigger, drastic goals for themselves only leads to less confidence that they can actually achieve them. To counter this trend, setting smaller, more achievable goals will help you stick to your resolutions. Here are some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions people make for...

6 Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Better

There is nothing in this world that takes away the joys of having a newborn baby. But while the newest addition to the family is a blessing, the difficulties in getting your baby to sleep can be frustrating. Staying up all night making sure your baby is falling asleep can impact your own health. It is extremely important to arm yourself with key infant sleep facts, develop a plan, implement it and stick to it. Before you know it, your baby will be sleeping 11-12 hours at night and taking proper naps throughout the day and you’ll regain your energy and be back to full strength! 1.Understand how a baby sleeps You may think that keeping a baby awake longer will allow them to fall...

6 Reasons Why Bamboo is Better Than Cotton

You may think of bamboo as that cool looking plant that grows largely in parts of Asia. What you may not know about Bamboo is that it offers a wide variety of applications from construction materials and textiles to musical instruments and of course, linen. It seems somewhat counterintuitive that on one hand bamboo can be used as a solid material in the construction of homes but on the other hand can be turned into a soft, silky fabric that you rest your head on at night. Not only does bamboo offer a more comfortable fabric over cotton, there are also significant environmental reasons for favouring bamboo in the making of bed sheets. Let’s explore. Bamboo consumes less water The process of growing bamboo versus…

5 Reasons Why You Should Always Make Your Bed

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If you’re like most, you probably dread the daily chore of making your bed. In your defense, your unwillingness is not without justification. It’s early in the morning, you had a late night preparing for your big presentation, and breakfast is usually a quick bowl of frosted flakes which you devour as quick as possible so you can get on the road and start your day. Making your bed is the last thing you want to waste your time doing. Fine. But know this, there are several benefits to making your bed in the morning which we will look at in more detail. So make sure to give yourself an extra few minutes each morning cause those comfy bamboo sheets won’t make themselves.   It…

Benefits of bamboo sheets

  Bamboo Sheets and All Their Wonders There is no denying the importance of selecting just the right type of bedding for the home. The benefits of bamboo sheets are wide-ranging and markedly distinguish their superiority over even the highest quality linen. Below are some of the select reasons to consider their use. The Sheets Are Ultra Soft Bamboo derivatives are hailed as one of the softest fabrics available in the world. There are soft and ultra soft options, both of which are lightweight. Claims have been made that when properly made, bamboo sheets are even softer than similar silk, cotton, and cashmere options. Their supreme softness means that one can cozy up in bed and indulge daily in the essence of luxury. Distinctly Comfortable…

How to Iron sheets

How to Iron Different Types of Bed Sheets Ironing one’s bed sheets might seem like an activity for people who have a lot of extra time, but there are both aesthetic and health benefits to this practice. Taking down the cover on freshly ironed sheets before going to bed can be a pleasurable experience, but the added health benefit is that the heat from an iron will kill any dust mites that could cause sneezing and a runny nose for the sleeper. Everyone who’s ironed their clothes knows to be careful with different fabrics so the iron doesn’t scorch the cloth. Here’s a list of different fabrics bedsheets are made from and how to most effectively iron them. Cotton When ironing cotton sheets, make sure…

How to Get Stains Out of Sheets

Getting stains out of sheets is a challenging task. Many people try and fail. There is a reason for the battle. Depending on the substance that causes the stain, there are rules to removing those stubborn spots. Stain removal takes a large degree of attention and, in some cases, scrubbing. In this article, we will discuss the proper way to remove those stains that so easily agitate us. So if that sounds like you then this article is for you. Go make a cup of coffee and check it out. Cotton Nature has given us cotton as a soft, cool, and comfortable choice for our sleeping needs. Since the beginning of time, people have used cotton for these very attributes. Not only are these qualities…

What Does Thread Count Mean and Should It Be The Only Thing To Consider

  What Is Thread Count Thread count is simply the number of threads that run vertical and how many threads run horizontal in a square inch. A 300-thread count sheet would have 300 threads across and 300 threads down per square inch of the fabric. What To Look for in Sheets Thread count should not be the only thing to look for in sheets, and just because it has 1,000 thread count does not mean it is the best quality. When purchasing any sheets it is important to look for what type of fabric or cotton is in the sheet. Not all cotton is equal. The highest quality cotton sheets are made of Egyptian cotton. Iit is more durable than a regular cotton since it…

Buying Sheets: What Makes Sheets High Quality and why it Matters

Several things impact the quality of sheets including thread count, weave, and even where the sheets were made. But does it really matter, considering we’re not even awake for the majority of the time we spend between the sheets? The answer is yes. Knowing what makes sheets high quality can prevent you from spending too much money on marketing gimmicks like thread count alone. Good quality sheets are also more durable, less likely to shrink and lose their shape, and may affect your quality of sleep for the better. What Makes Bed Linen High Quality The Material. As in all things, the ingredients behind a product often determine the quality. In the case of sheets, high-quality materials or fibers may lead to less pilling, shrinkage, and…

5 Factors to Keep in Mind when Buying Sheets

Going the extra mile to make the house a comfortable and beautiful living space may seem like a traditionally feminine task. But when it comes to how well we sleep at night, no one should skimp on quality. Some people can sleep anywhere and through anything, but for most of us, a lot of things come into play that affects our quality of sleep: the temperature, the firmness of the mattress, the quiet or noise in the room, the feel of the sheets. With that in mind, here’s what to look for when buying comfortable sheets. The Season The first thing to consider when buying sheets has nothing to do with the sheets at all. Depending on how hot or cold it is, or how…

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