Did you know that Shepherd’s Dream has a points program? It’s a great way to maximize your purchases with us, whether you’re outfitting every bedroom in your home all at once or upgrading your bedroom one piece at a time.
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Consider giving your space a fresh eye. Finding new ways to use, reuse, upcycle, reclaim, and revive your current possessions can go a long way toward reinvigorating your home, not to mention helping ease the burden on our planet. And all without spending a dime! Let’s get inspired.
We don’t know how the weather’s feeling where you are, but here at Shepherd’s Dream headquarters around the 42nd parallel, the days are growing shorter, the mornings have a chilly edge to them, and the leaves are beginning to fade out from the height of their summer green. You know what that means—it’s cozy time!
Here we are at the threshold of Fall 2023, and the energy in the marketplace is a bit…chaotic. On the one hand, we’ve been emerging from the haze of the global pandemic and refocusing on home and our wellbeing, and on the other, the economy is wonky and news is dire about our planet’s ecological health. What’s a bedding company to do?
With travel season in full gear, bed bugs are in the news again. Their favorite hangouts are typically Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia, but recently it was reported that seven Las Vegas strip hotels have had bed bug outbreaks in the last year and a half. With a little bit of education, you can increase your odds of preventing them from coming home with you.
It’s that time of year…new students are heading to campus and moving into dorm rooms and college apartments. Even though they may be leaving the nest, it doesn’t mean they have to sleep on the usual college bedding. Many of our items are perfect for dorm life or those formative college apartments.
Feathers are a natural material that is also environmentally sustainable. So for those who prefer natural bedding, how do wool toppers and featherbeds compare? We’re glad you asked! Let’s look into it.
Let’s be honest—our beds are where the magic (mostly) happens. In contrast to spending 30% of our lives sleeping, we spend a lot less time having sex, about .45% of our lives. That amounts to four months of a total average lifespan. While this may not be a lot of time, sex is still an important part of a healthy and vibrant life.
Weaving is an ancient art, and one that many cultures developed independently across the planet. The earliest possible evidence of weaving was discovered in the southern part of the modern-day Czech Republic and was dated to approximately 27,000 years ago. In the Americas
It’s officially March! And while several parts of the country are experiencing some epic winter weather (us included!), the days are growing longer, plants are stirring beneath the soil, and buds are beginning to pop out on the ends of the bare tree branches. So even if you’re not quite feeling or seeing it yet, the promise of it is there. Soon!
It’s 2023, and sleep is a hot topic. Most of us don’t get enough of it, and that can really do a number on our daily lives. Some of us have trouble getting to sleep, while others have trouble staying asleep through the night. And a whole bunch of us wake up everyday with aches and pains we wish we didn’t have.
We all know good posture is important, and we might have memories of our mom or teacher reminding us to “sit up straight.” But did you know that your sleep posture is incredibly important for how you feel in your body on a day-to-day basis?
All too often, natural and organic qualities don’t necessarily equal a superior product. As conscious consumers, we usually have to choose between a product that is the overall healthier choice and a product that feels better, performs better, or even looks better....