NocJournal - The Art of Sleeping

Luxury Bedding and Other Design Choices Get More from a Small Bedroom

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/26/14 2:52 PM

Whether you live in the suburbs or the city, there are precious few of us that have the space to kick off our shoes at the end of a long day without worrying that we’ll put a hole in the drywall. And even a few pieces of furniture or knick-knacks out of place can clutter things up and make your home feel less restful.

But once you take the time to better organize and de-clutter your bedroom, your mind will feel clearer, and it will be easier to find the peace you need at the end of a hard day.

By introducing smart storage solutions here or luxury bedding collections there, you'll soon be on your way to a more spacious and restful room.

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Topics: Bedding Care, bedding, good night sleep, bedroom

Down May Not Be Your First Choice for Summer Bedding. It Should Be

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/24/14 9:30 AM

Nothing says a good night's sleep on a muggy summer night better than nice, cool bedding. Studies have shown that people sleep better in cool rooms. And while it's easy to keep your bedroom cool-- you can turn down the thermostat and keep the air circulating with a fan-- it's a little bit harder to make sure your bed stays cool when you're already overheated. 

But the right bedding can make a difference.

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Topics: down, good night sleep, summer bedding, sleep habits

Plan a School Year Getaway

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/22/14 2:22 PM

Whether you're anticipating or dreading the peace and quiet of an empty nest, you deserve some time to celebrate this new season of your life. Why not take an adults-only vacation this year after your kids head off to college? Start planning a school year getaway (by yourself, with your spouse or with your girlfriends) where you can look forward to enjoying comfortable, luxurious hotel bedding and a truly restful vacation.

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Topics: back to school, hotel bedding, dorm bedding, personal retreat

Maximize Your Outdoor Space with a Personal Retreat

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/19/14 10:00 AM

What do you see when you look at your lawn? If a sea of dandelions or patches of bare dirt catch the eye, your landscaping needs some TLC. Sprucing up your lawn can successfully turn your outdoor space into a relaxing personal retreat.

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Topics: summer bedding, personal retreat

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/17/14 8:30 AM

Summer has finally arrived. Can't you just smell the salt water, hear the campfire and taste the ice cream cones? These experiences and more can be yours this summer if you incorporate five steps into your summertime routine.

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Topics: sleep tips, Sleep Well, summer bedding, bad sleeping habits

Finding the Right Headboard to Complement Your Luxury Bedding

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/15/14 8:30 AM

Two things that most often catch the eye when you step into a bedroom are the headboard and the bedding.

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Topics: Down Bedding, bedding, Sleep Well, bedroom

Get the " Down"-Low on the Best Graduation Gift for Your Teen

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/12/14 12:18 PM

It's the age-old graduation dilemma: What to get the teen who has everything?

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Topics: back to school, Bedding Sizes, dorm bedding, dorm shopping

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This: Setting Up a Gracious Guest Room

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/10/14 12:30 PM

A spare room isn’t just a place for overnight visitors to lay their heads— it’s a home away from home for weary travelers. From a bedside outlet for charging electronics to luxury bedding collections, stocking a room with everyday essentials as well as elegant extras not only promotes a good night sleep, but also enhances your reputation as "the hostess with the most-ess."

Read on to learn some simple yet meaningful ways to set up your guest bedroom.

Begin with the Basics

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Topics: bed pillow, Down Bedding, bedding, pillow case, pillow

The Secret to Finding More Time for Rest and Relaxation

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/8/14 10:28 AM

There's an old saying that if you teach a man to fish, he will eat for a lifetime. The idea is that when you help someone learn a skill, they'll be able to do that on their own for the rest of their life. The same holds true for children-- you teach them to do things so they don't always need your help.

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Topics: bedroom, personal retreat, cleaning

Stop Your Kids from Developing Bad Sleeping Habits at College

Posted by Stefan Hunter

7/5/14 7:30 PM

Whether one or all of your kids are headed to college this fall, your job as mom doesn't end. You still think about your kids every day, wonder how they're balancing all their college requirements and worry about their well-being.

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Topics: bad sleeping habits

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