6 Signs of Healthy Sleep

Although the average sleep time for adults vary, most should strive for seven to nine hours of slumber each evening.  Multiple studies have shown that healthy sleep has profound effects on your mental, physical, and emotional health and well-being.  But how do you know that …

BATTLESHIP ALIVE

The Azalea Festival is not the only event happening in the Wilmington area this weekend. There’s also the 50th Anniversary of Battleship Alive. Saturday from 8am – 5pm, you can watch and interact with World War II living history interpreters as they bring the Ship …

FESTIVAL TIME

After what seems like an incredibly long winter, we’re overjoyed that one of our favorite springtime events is finally here. It’s the 64th Annual Azalea Festival, happening now through Sunday. It truly is the best party in the south. One whole weekend that celebrates Wilmington’s …

NATIONAL PILLOW FIGHT DAY? REALLY!

Everyone knows about Labor Day, St. Patrick’s Day and Presidents’ Day, but did you realize there’s a designated day to celebrate Pillow Fighting? Believe it or not, it exists – and it’s Saturday, April 2nd. So, what exactly is National Pillow Fight Day? We were …

MAXIMIZE YOUR MATTRESS

You’ve just bought a new mattress – congratulations! Now, how do you maximize the life of your new purchase? Here are a few things that will help. Activate your warranty. After set-up, get rid of the plastic packaging and allow your mattress to breathe. Just …

FLIP & ROTATE

One of the most asked questions we receive is “When Should I Rotate and Flip My Mattress?” That’s a great question and one that requires a little knowledge of the mattress you purchased. If you bought a one-sided pillow-top, NO flipping is required, simply rotate …

SPRING FORWARD

Though it usually takes people only a few days to adjust, Daylight Savings Time can throw your sleeping habits into a tailspin. If you have small kids, it might be helpful to wake them a little later than usual. Then, gradually begin to get them …

TOSSING AND TURNING

So, what’s keeping you up at night? Quite a few things according to a newly released survey. In fact, nearly three quarters of Americans say they’re losing sleep every night. Financial issues have 1 out of every 2 Americans tossing and turning. Other sleep loss …

MILITARY APPRECIATION WEEK

Being based in Wilmington, we’re very much aware of everything the US Military does for our community and country. This week is National Military Appreciation Week and we’d like to salute the many men and women that have – and continue to – put their …

BEDTIME STORIES

Getting ourselves prepared for bed can be difficult some nights. Of course, when it comes to kids, it can be a real chore. So, what can help? Believe it or not, a simple bedtime story may be the perfect remedy! Even at a young age, …