Downsizing Your Home? How To Be Sure You Get The Most Out Of Your Old Furniture

When you have made the major decision to downsize your home and live a life that is more economical and more eco-friendly, you may find yourself wondering what you can and should do with your old furniture that will take up too much space in your new, smaller home. Before you make plans to have a garage sale or post ads on a site like Craigslist, get to know how you can be sure that you get the most out of your used furniture. [Read More]

How To Decorate A Contemporary Bedroom

If you have decided to create a contemporary mood in your bedroom, here are some ideas that might help you to plan something very special. Remember that there's a difference between modern decorating and contemporary decorating. In a nutshell, modern means anything from the 1920s to the 1950s, or from the twentieth century. Contemporary means that the look is current, though it also borrows from other styles and eras. Part of what makes decorating a contemporary bedroom so much fun is that your room can have an eclectic feeling, which means that you choose anything you love to incorporate into the room. [Read More]

Considering A Toddler Bed? Why You Should Skip The Little Bed Set

When your toddler is transitioning from a crib to a bed, and you aren't sure what to buy, make sure that you do some research and make the smartest financial investment. You can easily spend hundreds of dollars on a mattress--or even more than that on a bed frame--so you should buy something that never has to be replaced. Here are some things to think about. Buy One Size Don't spend money on a toddler mattress and a toddler bed--or even a twin bed--if you know you are going to get them a queen or something larger when they get older and have the space. [Read More]

Choosing A Mattress: Memory Foam Vs. Traditional Pillow Top

The mattress you sleep on can have a profound effect not only on how well you sleep throughout the night, but also your joints, neck, shoulders, and back. A worn out mattress can cause a wide variety of extra aches and pains that can easily be relieved if you have a good, quality mattress. Today's mattress market has changed with the addition of new options like memory foam, and even mattresses that let you set different positions with a press of a button. [Read More]