This Mothers Day: Do Something Different!

My mother was my first idol. One of my favorite memories of my mother is of her as a ballerina. I remember going to watch her at one of her recitals at our local theater. She and her partner danced to Richard Marx “Right Here Waiting.” I sat in my seat at 4 or 5 years old watching…

Futons: Savvy Space Savers

Chances are, you’ve owned one or at least slept on one at some point in your life, but have you ever wondered where futons actually came from? The word “futon” comes from the Japanese word “shikibuton.” A shikubuton is a thin cotton mattress that would be placed on a Tatami mat directly on the ground.…

Innovative Sleep Solutions for Guests

I’m sure we’ve all seen the horrifying episodes of Hoarders where piles and piles of clothes, books, or 10 years of rubbish are stacked throughout the bedroom making it impossible to move, sleep or even BREATHE! Although this lifestyle completely fascinates us, it seems as if we are moving towards a trend of simplicity. Less…