How You Live Blog – Page 2 – It's not about furniture. It's about how you live.

How You Live Blog It's not about furniture. It's about how you live.

4 Practical Dining Sets Helping You Conquer the Holidays

A dining room is made up of a large table, a few chairs, a china cabinet, and maybe even a wine cabinet. Aside from adding smaller decor items like a rug or some pictures, this room is rather simple. After all, it mostly serves as a place to eat. Right? Well, we like to think… Read More »

Bad Sleep Advice Hall of Shame: 9 Sleep Tips NEVER to Follow

Everyone has ideas on how to get a good night’s sleep – you safely ignore these ones!    Fake news! When it comes to advising on how to get your best sleep, some of what we’ve read online has us scratching our heads in disbelief. Though perhaps well-intentioned, some advice simply doesn’t pass the tried-and-true… Read More »

Tempur-Pedic ProAdapt Mattress Review

Written by, Mary Duggan Thank you to Wolf Furniture and Tempur-Pedic for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. As promised, I’m back after 30 nights to share my honest opinion of the Tempur-Pedic ProAdapt mattress and adjustable base. But if I’m being completely honest… I didn’t need to wait an entire month to… Read More »

How to Carry Rustic Style Throughout Your Home

Mother Nature is both rugged and breathtaking. It’s no wonder people want to bring the outdoors in. Rustic is a timeless style that has been around for decades with no sign of ever slowing down. Today’s rustic style is a combination of gritty outdoors, cozy farmhouse, and modern touches. Let’s run through a few examples… Read More »

Does Your Mattress Need to be Replaced?

How to convince your partner it’s time for a new mattress, using your powers of persuasion of course… For some people, change is not a welcome concept. You know the ones… They refuse to retire their favorite tattered pair of jeans until they nearly disintegrate. When it comes to mattresses, they seem to love the… Read More »

Shopping for My First Mattress

Written by, Mary Duggan Thank you to Wolf Furniture and Tempur-Pedic for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Last month, I moved into my first post-grad townhouse with roommates! It’s been such a fun transition, and if you follow along with my Instagram stories, it may even seem like I’m having a little… Read More »

3 Ways to Style Your Bedroom Regardless of Room Size

Your bedroom is the center of peace and harmony. Unless of course, you’re binging Orange is the New Black on Netflix, you’re up studying for graduate exams, or you hear your kids jumping on their beds at 2 am because you thought it would be okay to give them a tiny bit of ice cream… Read More »

Back to School, Back to Sleep – Make Sleep a Family Priority This Fall

And a few tips from our sleep experts on how to get the whole family back into a healthy sleep routine As we move from long summer days into the shorter, cooler days of fall, family schedules pivot sharply to accommodate strict school routines, boxed lunches, and homework-before-play rules. Ditching flip-flops and lazy summer days… Read More »

4 Ways You Can Look Younger by Tomorrow

Take back the night – and your youth – with these fixer-up beauty tips!   We’re all getting older. It’s inevitable. There’s nothing we can do about it, short of stopping time. Which is impossible. And while creaky joints and minor aches and pains are annoying, what really cranks our I’m-not-gonna-take-it-anymore engine is waking up… Read More »