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Home Update: Master Bedroom Revamp with Lull Mattress


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MATTRESS: Lull  //  HEADBOARD: Wayfair  // BED FRAME: Wayfair //  THROW PILLOWS: Target + Target  // NIGHTSTANDS: Target // RUG: Overstock

We’re slowing but surely making updates throughout our 1950s rambler. Our latest project: the master bedroom. When we moved in 2 years ago we were delighted to find enough room in the master to fit a king bed. But, at the time we had a relatively new mattress + headboard and couldn’t justify the cost. This month, we decided to make the leap in an effort to make our master more complete, and reuse our existing furniture to spruce up our guest bedroom.

Let’s start with the mattress. We were delighted when Lull reached out, as we’ve heard such wonderful things about their mattresses. As expected, Lull made the upgrade to a luxurious foam king bed pretty painless. I was skeptical how this “bed in a box” concept would pan out, but delivery was quick, setup was simple, and the mattress is so comfortable it feels like we’re staying at a high-end hotel.

What’s more? Lull comes with free shipping, free returns, and a 100 night risk free trial.

Contrast this with our first-ever mattress buying excursion, and it’s a night + day difference. Last time, we had the standard “strip mall mattress store experience” that resulted in forking over a much larger percentage of my paycheck than expected. I think I also left with a headache, from all the corny jokes and amateur sales tactics. Well, at least I had a mattress, right? (My old one was ruined when the roof of my rented condo leaked while I was on vacation. Yuck.). Talk about a terrible experience all around!

The Lull bed literally shows up in a box on your doorstep, so there’s no need to awkwardly test out mattress after mattress under the watch of a sales associate. If you’re in the market for a new mattress, check out Lull. Twins start at $550, while our King came in at only $950. They even offer a 100 day trial period, so if you don’t like the mattress you can return it. JCR readers can get $50 off your Lull with my discount: www.lull.com/sale.

**Thank you, Lull, for sponsoring this post! Opinions are our own.

P.S. I’m pretty camera shy but… here’s a peek at how simple (and dare I say fun?) setting up your Lull mattress can be!

Gift Ideas – Nordstrom & Nordstrom.com

I went to Nordstrom last weekend (to try on bridesmaid dresses for my friend Carrie’s wedding — we ♥ the Jenny Yoo ‘Annabelle’ Convertible Tulle Column Dress BTW!) and it confirmed what I thought to be true — stay out of Nordstrom ‘til next year. There’s no time for fussing and fighting, my friends. Instead, shop Nordstrom.com in the comfort of your own home.

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I’ve spent WAY to much time on their site today sorting through potential gift picks, so I figured I’d share my top picks (and potentially save you some time!).

This year, they have gift picks sorted by recipient and price, making it easier to dig through their 1,000s of items. Choose from: Gifts for Women / Gifts for Men / Gifts for Juniors / Gifts for Kids / Gifts for Home.

I’ve successfully gotten through ‘Gifts for Women,’ and pulled out some of my favorites:


What’s at the top of your holiday shopping list this year?

Target Black Friday Deals – 2014 Preview

It’s been a tradition of ours to roll into Target during the wee hours of the morning on Black Friday.

Not necessarily because we need anything, but because:
A. Target is the best
B. We enjoy watching people in their pajamas ransacking towers of $2 DVDs

This year, Target is offering Black Friday Deals online all day Thursday, which is perfect, because I’m flying to Seattle for Thanksgiving and will have to forgo my typical 2:00am Target Run.

Whether you plan to hit your nearest Target store, or stay home in your yoga pants, the Black Friday preview on target.com provides all the info you need to pre-plan your shopping:

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You can even create a ‘Quick List’ tagging items to come back to on Black Friday. If any apparel catches your eye, add it to your Quick List, because it will be 40% off!

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Our Women’s Apparel picks include:

And the very best deal of all…
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10% off Target Gift Cards in-store and online from 6:00am – noon Friday only.

Did we mention there’s FREE SHIPPING on every order, too?

Fancy Favorites: Stuff We Fancy

Do you use the Fancy App? I don’t log in frequently, but when I do I‘m consistently inspired by the product innovations!

Some favorites of late…

It’s the Babushka Pepper Mill you’ve been dreaming of!

Ok, so I’m not a child nor do a live with a childbut I would totally use this!
Genius!

I don’t have a dog. But like, now I want one.

Also, genius!

More genius.

Geek Chic Champagne Glasses. “The Chemistry of Love” – Oh, fer cute!

It’s not a water bottle. It’s so much more than a water bottle. It’s a hydration vessel!

Current Sales We Fancy:

Gorjana & Griffin30% off site-wide for mom! Use code: LOVEMOM

GiGi New York – Receive a FREE goatskin leather wallet with purchase of $100 or more

Coastal – First pair FREE (Just pay shipping / handling / insurance – $15)

C. Wonder – WOW MOM! ENJOY 30-40% OFF FULL-PRICE ITEMS! SHOP NOW