Drowsiness is routinely blamed on a lack of a good night’s sleep. Often this is a justified hypothesis; especially when you try to go to work the morning after the Bon Jovi concert smelling of beer and roadie sweat. The two hours of shut-eye you got before your alarm went off are not enough to [...]
Half price is a great discount usually reserved for ‘buy one, get the second half off.’ In these circumstances, for the cost of two items you pay 75% of the displayed price. Not bad, but it usually is reserved for products you only need one of; like running shoes. The offer makes you buy more [...]
Family and friends gather during the Christmas holidays to share presents, food and love. It is a time for celebrating the ties that bind us together. We meet with the ones we care about and spend time in their company. Unfortunately, Christmas is also the time of year when bug spread is the most rampant. [...]
Here are some select sleep facts published by the Australian National Sleep Research Project, an initiative designed to collect facts about sleepers in Australia in 2000: -The record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes during a rocking chair marathon. The record holder reported hallucinations, paranoia, blurred vision, slurred [...]
To follow up on our last blog post about Victoria mortgage brokers, what are some of the reasons why you would want to take out a Victoria second mortgage? Reasons for a Victoria Mortgage: Victoria second mortgage Victoria debt consolidation mortgage Victoria mortgage financing Victoria mortgage credit To find out more details [...]
If you own a home in Victoria, BC, look up at the skies above and start counting. You have yourself a little gold mine. Property values in BC have shot through the roof in the last ten years. The Olympics in Vancouver didn’t hurt. Nor did having a first-rate hockey team. And now that [...]
Hurray for CampbellCare Plumbing, Heating and Air! This Delta plumbing company is now celebrating its 30th year in business. It’s been a long road for the family-owned plumbing company, but they’ve been able to establish themselves as the foremost plumbing and heating company in Delta, BC and beyond, with services including Vancouver heating, plumbing in [...]
Mattress shopping might seem a little mysterious. After all, you can’t really see what’s beneath the fluffy or firm exterior. So, how do you know you’re buying the best product at the best price? At Mattress Choice, our sales staff is here to demystify the mattress. Our helpful salespeople know what makes a great mattress, [...]
We messed up! We ordered way too many mattresses and now Mattress Choice is completely overstocked. How do we solve a problem like Maria? We throw a huge Overstock Sale, where Vancouver Island residents can reap the benefits of our mistake. And help us make some room in our warehouse. The Overstock Sale is currently [...]
Did you ever sleep out in the backyard when you were a kid? A little cold, a little damp, but the whole night sky above you. And if it got too chilly, there was always the house and a waiting bed to return to. Now you can relive the experience in style. A Chicago hotel [...]
Scientists across the globe agree that sleep, and dreams, are vital to the survival of humankind. A documentary film on American public broadcasting program NOVA, “What Are Dreams?” looks at what dreams really are and who we have them. NOVA joins leading dream researchers as they embark on a variety of neurological and psychological experiments [...]
New research shows the emerging trend among the young dating set is to slow committed relationships down with “stay-over relationships,” in which both partners hang onto their respective digs while they spend some nights together at one or both places. According to a study from the University of Missouri-Columbia, many couples have chosen an alternative [...]
Heading off into the woods with your family? Here are a few tips to keep your weekend safe.
Mother Nature can’t make up her mind this summer.
To make sure the Canucks are sharp as they travel the road to the Stanley Cup, the team has enlisted the help of a sleep consultant to help players ward off the effects of jet lag. Fatigue Science, a firm that works primarily with businesses in the airline, trucking and rail industries, uses a system [...]
Weed-burning torch causes house fire in Victoria.
At Mattress Choice in Victoria, B.C., you’ll find the highest-quality brand name mattresses.
The royal couple has decided to skip the west coast on their tour of Canada.
Simmons Mattress Gallery has a few things to say about novelty beds.
Sidney Crosby took the Stanley Cup to bed with him.
A full nights sleep can help you lose weight.
Mattress Choice’s Grand Opening Sale is coming to a close. Heed the ticking clock and come take advantage of the huge mattress discounts.
Tis better to dream, then to lie awake on an uncomfortable mattress.