In order to stop fighting your mattress for sleep, find the mattress that’s right for you based on your sleeping position, health concerns, and overall comfort.
If you are like me, you fall asleep instantly, on your stomach, with one hand under your pillow, and one leg straight. You toss and turn, steal the blankets, kick, grind your teeth, snore and have issues waking up in the morning while sprawled out across the bed. If you’re like my boyfriend, you take some time to fall asleep, and you fall asleep on your side with knees curled in. You wake up easily, never have the blankets, get kicked, and have issues waking up in the morning while exiled to one foot … Read more...
Take pics of everything! You’re spending time in beautiful nature, and the pictures you take will be wonderful memories. This is also an opportunity for some high quality photography, so if you’re interested in this as an art form, make sure you have some good gear!
Don’t forget these! Light is sparse out in the wilderness, and you’ll want to be able to see. Consider bringing a headlamp along, in addition to a regular flashlight. Pack some extra batteries… Read more...
We all want to relax this summer, but it can be difficult to clear our minds of all the stress from our daily lives for long enough to even enjoy sitting outside with a book. If you need some help de-stressing, remember the age-old proverb: there’s an app for that. You can access some amazing relaxation tools right on your phone or tablet! These are some of our favorites:
Happify uses scientifically proven methods to help improve emotional health and wellbeing. Neuroplasticity allows the brain to change by adopting new thought patterns, and Happify helps build … Read more...
You probably want to give Dad an amazing gift this Father’s Day, and we have a guide to help you do that. But even if you don’t have the perfect new gadget for him, you’ll make his day by spending time with him and engaging in activities you both enjoy. Father’s Day is an opportunity to create new memories, so we’ve come up with some fun things you can do to celebrate the day.
Going to a restaurant is nice, but trying out a new recipe or revisiting an old favorite is always an enjoyable way to spend time with people you love. Put some music on, and have fun messing around in the kitchen while you … Read more...
It will officially be summer in just a couple weeks, which means wedding season is upon us! According to The Knot, 35% of weddings occur in the summer, with the highest number in June. Whether you’re planning to attend friends’ events or have your own, you’re probably thinking a lot about the best wedding gifts. To help you put together your registry, we’ve compiled a list of things couples really appreciate receiving on their wedding.
If you want to measure how much technology has changed our culture, a good place to look is the job market. Occupations that were once necessary have become obsolete due to the progression of technology, and it’s fascinating to see how different the world was before it evolved into what we know now. Here are some weird jobs you’re not about to see listed on indeed.com.
1. Human computer
The term “computer” used to mean ” one who computes.” These people performed mathematical calculations before electronic computers became available.
2. Elevator operator
Back when elevators needed to be operated manually, people were hired to do that job. It eventually progressed to frequently double as a tour guide position. … Read more...
It’s graduation season, which means there’s a group of people graduating college and entering the post-academia world. If you’re one of these people about to embark on adulthood, first of all, congratulations! It’s going to be a fantastic journey. You’re probably feeling a little sad about leaving college, but think about all the adventures that are in store! One of the biggest and most fun is right around the corner: your first apartment. Transitioning from dorm room living to apartment living is a big change, and it’s an exciting opportunity to create a space that’s uniquely yours.
Chances are your apartment won’t be very big (unless you are a person who can afford a large apartment right out of college; … Read more...
May 18th is No Dirty Dishes Day! The point of today is to not have any dishes to clean for the entire day. If you ever wanted to spend a whole day eating in restaurants, today is that day! This is a great excuse to take a break from one of the most tedious daily chores and enjoy work-free dining this one time.
For every other day of the year, you can reduce time spent washing dishes by trying these tips to lighten the task.
1. Load your dishwasher correctly. Make sure your dishes are facing toward the center, where the sprayer is. Put your silverware in with the handle down, and separate each item as much as possible. … Read more...
Since we spend a third of our lives asleep, it seems reasonable to try to understand as much about this thing we do as possible. You probably don’t spend too much time thinking about mattresses or the sleep process, but it turns out there are several interesting things worth knowing. Here are six strange and fun facts!
1. Before color television, most people dreamed in black and white. Now the percentage is much smaller, and it mostly consists of older people.
2. It’s illegal to buy a mattress on Sunday in Washington. Law experts in Washington, please explain.
3. Mattress dominoes is a real thing. It’s a category in the Guinness World Records!
4. The expression “sleep tight” exists because … Read more...
What better way to cool off this summer than with a trip to Splish Splash in Calverton, NY? Stop in to any P.C. Richard & Son Superstore and ask for your coupon toward discounted Splish Splash water park admission! There’s no purchase necessary to receive this coupon.
Here are the amazing deals you’ll get:
From now through June 30, 2016, save $6 on each general admission ticket for up to 6 guests (or up to $36 total).
From 7/1/16 through 9/5/16, save $4 on each general admission ticket for up to 6 guests (or up to $24 total).
These savings are void with any other discount, and you must have our original coupon from the stores in order to qualify. … Read more...