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Why Alpaca?
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
Alpaca fleece was in times past reserved for the royal and wealthy class. Today it is highly sought after for its many superior qualities over other fibers like wool and synthetics. It is hypoallergenic, lightweight ...
Why Are We Having So Many Sleep Issues?
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
American culture has fallen prey to busyness. The push to get ahead has forced wives and mothers into the workforce. Sometimes it's not the push to get ahead but the struggle to keep afloat. Sometimes ...
Bear Hugs or Heavy Blankets for Good Sleep
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
Nice fluffy comforters are warm and cozy. And normal thinking would suggest that we sleep best with lots of room and freedom to move around when we sleep. And the bigger the bed, the better. ...
Layer Your Bed
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
The mood of the bedroom starts with the bed. Your bed is typically the largest piece of furniture in your bedroom and therefore your eye is automatically drawn there first. Here is where your personal ...
Cherished Change Quilts
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
Quilting inspires legacy. Throughout generations this art has undergone many changes, but all create lasting beauty. By hand, quilting began. Although today an overwhelming, yet accessible number of gadgets exist which aid in the complicated ...
What is a Bed Skirt and Why Would You Want One?
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
A sometimes forgotten piece of your bed linen is the bed skirt. While your eye may not be directed immediately to the bottom of your bed, you may eventually notice that there is in place ...
Beds are More Than Meets the Eye
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
Beds are everywhere. Although millions own at least one, very few fully understand the privilege they provide. Beds, like most things, have changed and improved throughout the course of history. So, what did our common, ...
Are You Shopping for Bed Linen -- Here Are a Few Tips
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
Bed linen is that essential part of the bed nobody sees until it's time to crawl under the covers and go to sleep at night and it includes sheets and pillow cases and anything else ...
Tips for Your Child's Happy Bedtime
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
There are many factors contributing to your child's bedtime attitude. So many different personalities, every child is different. Some are geared to stay awake at night longer than others. Some are willing to go to ...
Quilt Making -- A Hot New Pastime
By Shelly Livengood · 2 years ago
A pastime revived in recent years is that of quilting, meaning making your own quilt. If this is something you are interested in, the first thing to do is to find a pattern for your ...
Make My Bed Every Morning, Is There Any Real Benefit At All?
By Shelly Livengood · 3 years ago
Admiral William McRaven was recently interviewed by Charlie Rose. Admiral McRaven had served as a Navy SEAL in the past. In this interview, McRaven told of his morning habit that his mother had instilled into ...
All about Polyester Bedding and New Developed Products from Polyester
By Shelly Livengood · 3 years ago
Most likely everyone knows what polyester is. But what exactly is it other than a type of fabric used for soft and comfortable bedding? Where did it come from, how long has it been around ...
How to Clean a Down Alternative Comforter
By Shelly Livengood · 3 years ago
The first thing you will want to do is check the care instructions label found on the comforter down alternative. There are different fabrics that may require different methods of cleaning. If the label says ...