We're home from vacation, after a week of sleeping in a rental house with my kids just across the room, and I cannot tell you how happy I was to fall into my own bed the other night. I take my bed for granted when we're home -- it's just a bed, after all -- but when I've been away, I'm always glad to be back between my own sheets. My own 250-thread-count cotton sheets, in fact. Go figure.
I spent a long time unpacking on Sunday, which always leads to cleaning out my closet, which is odd, I know. But my bedroom is a kind of safe space for me, away from the stress of the day; we don't have a television or a phone in our bedroom, because I read years ago that people with insomnia (hello, that would be me!) should ban those things from their sleeping space. I have a big pile of magazines and books next to my side of the bed, and an old-school alarm clock without a snooze button, and some delicious hand lotion that smells like chocolate. Ahh. It's good to be home.
In the last installment of BlogHer's Putting it All Together video series, Rhoda from Southern Hospitality and Sabrina of Slice of Lemon sit down with Ree to talk about decorating the bed and bath. Their photos of the Lodge at Ree's ranch are stunning, of course. Take a peek, at their pictures and the video.
You can also catch up with the other Putting it All Together contributors, who are thinking about their bathrooms. Sheila confesses that her towels are 13 years old (and still going strong,) and Holly updates us on the Bathroom of Doom.
Your turn: share your tips for making your bed and bath feel like home.
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