How To Have A Spare Bed With No Spare Room

  Forget having two cars on your driveway, an Amazon Echo’s in every room, a south facing lawn or a job that lets you work from home a couple of days a week – the most underrated-slash-overlooked luxury of modern times is having a spare bed. Fact.   There’s just nothing more belly-warming than being able to accommodate guests for a night or three, whether that’s because you:   Have old university friends looking to break up their road trip from somewhere up North to Cornwall. Have your granddaughter coming over to stay because if mum and dad don’t get
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Could A Herb Pillow Be The Secret To A Good Night’s Sleep?

  A couple of weeks back (which could mean yesterday or it could mean 2008 – we have no idea), while stood in the cue at Asda trying desperately to find a good conversation to eavesdrop on, we stumbled across a couple of ladies chinwagging about herbal sleep pillows and how they had transformed their lives. Admittedly, we had never heard of a herbal sleep pillow before, but given the high praise thrown their way we couldn’t resist getting all Magnum P.I. and finding out more.   As it turns out, people have been stuffing herbs inside their pillows for
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How To Sleep With A Super-Snorer, Duvet Thief Or Nighttime Gymnast

  If at the time of reading this, you have a spouse, partner or significant lover, then we have some really great news. If you haven’t got one, though, well, we’re probably not going to be the first to tell you this (given it’s probably how your mum starts every phone conversation and why your grandma doesn’t speak to you during Christmas dinner), but you really need to get yourself that special someone. This is because science has proved sharing a bed with someone comes with an array of positives:   The chance to whisper in private. Somewhere to share
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Your Bedroom, But Designed For Better Sleep

Your bedroom is your sanctuary. Sure, it may have succumbed to the very modern pressure of needing to be a multifunctional-room with an office in one corner and a library in the other, while the space at the end of your bed has become a part-time laundry room, but it is still your sanctuary for sleep, and there is no escaping that fact. It’s why you need to treat your boudoir with a certain level of je ne sais quoi.   You need to accept this personal space of yours wants to be the most luxurious room in your entire
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The 5 Foldaway Beds That Will Solve All Your Problems

The J Bed   Forget sliced bread. Forget the wheel. Forget about fire, the written word, the printing press and the fact Elon Musk’s car is currently floating around space. The greatest invention of modern times is the foldaway bed. It’s genius. It’s solved the modern day problem of having guests come for an overnight stay by making it a totally hassle-free experience and, let’s be honest, that’s what we’ve been crying out for (more so than a 3-in-1 avocado peeler).   Simply fold it up, store it in the back of your wardrobe until the day you’re expecting company,
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Did You Know You Can Bend Yourself To Sleep?

    If there’s one thing we’ve come to realise, it’s nothing kick-starts a blog better than an unhealthy dollop of alarming news, and that’s exactly what we’re about to do…   BREAKING NEWS: Sleep deprivation has become an epidemic on this great isle of ours.   The reason we’re telling you this in such a blunt-force trauma type way isn’t because we like being all click-baity and whatnot. It’s because we think everyone needs to understand just how bad the situation has got. Not only is 37% of the population not getting enough shuteye, us Brits are now the
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6 Little Tips To Get Your Little Ones To Sleep

Snoozing children   As an adult, there is nothing more satisfying than an extra nine minutes in bed, which is why we press the snooze button an average of 32 times every morning before finally dragging ourselves up and out and into the dreaded “real world”.   Kids, however, see this whole sleep thing slightly differently, in that they fight it with every fibre of their body. You get: Toddler’s begging for “just one more story” even though you’ve just read the Julia Donaldson equivalent of the Bible. Small-schoolers struggling to settle because they’re scared of having bad dreams again.
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Mattress Depth: Deep Pan Or Thin Crust

Mmmmmm   If you thought choosing a main course from your favourite restaurant was hard, then you’ve clearly never been mattress shopping. Oh my giddy-aunt (whatever that means?!). Trying to pick a mattress is about as far as you can possibly get from a piece of cake, which is because there is so much that goes into making a mattress and thus so much to think about. So-so much.   There’s the size thing, whether you prefer pocket springs or the magic that is memory foam, how it will work in your space and let’s not forget about firmness. It’s
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6 DIY Sleep Solutions Everyone Needs To Know About

Lotions & potions   There is only one thing worse than suffering from another night of tossing and turning, and that’s not being able to find anything to solve your (lack of) sleep issues.   Maybe you have a terrible time trying to drift off, maybe you always wake up at 3am on the dot and then can’t get back to sleep, or maybe your visits to slumberville are frustratingly sporadic; a half-hour here and 45-minutes there – it doesn’t matter. What matters is that you’ve been into every shop and tried everything on every shelf that claims it will
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Bedtime Snacks To Help You Beat Insomnia

Dinner in bed   There are so many ways you can be a terrible sleeper. It sucks. You could be someone that struggles to get to sleep, a tosser-and-turner, one of those that always wakes up before dawn’s crack or even a pseudo-sleeper that only manages to catch zzzzz’s in super-short bursts. Whatever the case may be, one thing’s for certain: it only takes a couple of rough night’s to go from bouncing around life feeling fifty shades of spritely to ambling about your home like you’re an extra in The Walking Dead. Of course, you know this already. It’s
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