Daily Archives: November 26, 2013

How to Find the Perfect Engagement Ring

Maryland jewelry stores

Are you ready to pop the big question? Finally take the plunge? Or is worrying about how to find the perfect engagement ring holding you back? Here are a few helpful hints that might make your decision a little easier.

  • Do a Bit of Detective Work. Find a future in-law (or a future-friend-in-law) who can keep a secret, and enlist their help to learn what kind of ring to get. After all, they’ve probably known your beloved longer than you have, and may have a better idea as to what kind of style will really do the trick.
  • Take a Chance (Mostly). If you want the proposal to be a surprise for the whole family as well, you can always try to do your own reconnaissance work and make the decision by yourself. Just be sure to buy from a jeweler who of Continue reading

The Helpful Benefits of Organic Bedding

Organic sheets

Did you know that mattresses and beds have been used for approximately 10,000 years? The earliest types of beds were developed during the Neolithic Period, and they consisted of leaves, grass, straw, and animal skins. Modern box-spring mattresses were introduced in the late 19th century and remained popular for years, but organic mattresses are beginning to gain popularity. Since organic bedding is a more “green” alternative to traditional mattresses, they are beneficial in a variety of ways.

Organic mattresses are healthier than traditional mattresses. In fact, traditional mattresses are typically made with synthetic materials, such as nylon, polyurethane foam, and petroleum-based polyester, while natural beds are made with o Continue reading