The Southshore Blog

Ultimate Checklist For Your Guest Bedroom
Now, if you’re anything like me, I always prefer having a two-bedroom home, the reason being for the simple fact that I can convert that secondary room into an office/guest room, it’s a fabulous combination, and it allows one to explore many options in diversifying a guest room. That being said, we want to make our guests feel welcomed when having a guest room, and this is where an organized checklist comes into play when inviting guests to stay the night.
Tips To Improve Your Nightly Routine

Morning routines and caffeine are often hailed as sure-shot mantras for success, and it can be easy to take the benefits of sleep for granted. The truth is, a good night routine is one of the effortless ways of improving your sleep quality and your overall health.

Even simple things like comfy bedding, fluffy pillows, and soft linens can help you drift off with ease and set you up for the following day.

How to Care For Your Towels

One of the most frequently used items in your home is your towels. Bath towels, hand towels, washcloths, etc. are all used daily for your personal hygiene needs. So when you get up in the morning to shower or end the day with a good face wash, you want to use towels that are cozy, comfortable, and durable. You want soft, luxurious towels. So, you will want to make sure those towels are cared for so they remain soft and cozy. 

 

Breakfast in Bed Recipes
Waking up can sometimes be such a chore, the curtains might be slightly off in the am and that morning sun is peeking through, causing a bit of involuntary sweat, or maybe the temperature of our bedroom wasn't set accordingly, making it for a cold winter night. Regardless, many things can, and most of the time, will go wrong that can set the tone for our morning routine to go sour upon opening our eyes.
Products Needed For A Good Night's Sleep
Nothing is more tiresome than a night of restless sleeping. Whether you had coffee the night before and forgot the caffeine would kick in at random hours of the night, maybe you pulled an all nighter because you thought procrastinating was the better alternative, the list goes on and on with all the different mishaps that can set you back for the following day. All in all, sleep is needed to function for any day-to-day activity; did you know that humans spend 1/3 of their lives sleeping? 
The Perfect Boy Bedroom Ideas
Bedroom styles reflect our tastes and ideas that are put into action and brought to life, showcasing our individualistic method, presenting to guests what our likes are when it comes to decorating, and putting a room together. As adults, there are so many choices, making the process of selecting the right pieces for our bedrooms a tad bit tedious. 
Top Meditation Apps for Better Sleep
Throughout our lives, we are on the go, never really finding a moment to truly unwind and relax, and whether we live in a bustling metropolitan area or a quiet suburban neighborhood there is always a sense of work involved, especially when we have to dedicate a portion of our lives to our jobs. 
How to Create a Stylish Teenage Bedroom
Creating a stylish teenage bedroom may be easier than you think if you consider the things your teenager loves the most. Teenage bedrooms are a way for your child to express their personality and style. Their room is where they can escape and be themselves away from the rest of the household. However, it is also a place that should promote relaxation and give them all the essentials needed to thrive.
Best Bedding Choices for Kids and Teens

Making the best bedding choices for kids and teens can be daunting!

In an ideal world, your kid would pick out the perfect set of sheets for himself. He’d find bedding that fits the budget, matches his unique sleep style, and is easy to launder. Hey, maybe he’d even pay for and wash the sheets himself!

Care for a Down Alternative Comforter

There’s nothing quite as relaxing as curling up under your favorite down alternative comforter at the end of a long, stressful day.

But before you drift off to dreamland, it’s important to consider this question - how do you care for a down alternative comforter?  

Here are some tips for caring for a down alternative comforter - stress-free and with minimal effort!

Top Tips for Hot Sleepers

If you are a hot sleeper, chances are getting comfortable can be a pain. Tossing and turning and trying to get comfortable make for disturbed sleep patterns that may leave you groggy the next day. We’ve compiled some of the best tips for hot sleepers so that you can find peace and comfort in bed nightly.

4 Reasons You Should Make Your Bed Everyday

Did you make your bed this morning? If not, you’re not alone… According to a survey conducted by hunch.com; 59% of people admit that they don’t regularly make their beds, 27% of people do make their bed on a regular basis, and 12% of people pay a housekeeper to do the task for them. While making your bed is a task that is often looked over, there are many reasons why you should set aside a few minutes to do it. Keep reading to find out why completing this simple task each morning can improve your health and overall well-being.

Easy Ways to Create a Cozy Meditation Space in Your Home
As the world becomes more chaotic and stressful the number of people turning to meditation has increased exponentially. According to Good Body since 2012, the number of people practicing meditation has tripled! It is now believed that globally, 200-500 million people practice the art of meditation. Meditation can be practiced anywhere, but you may want to consider carving out a tranquil sanctuary to pause and enjoy a quiet meditative space in your home. Whether you have an entire room to dedicate or just a cozy corner nook, we put together these simple tips that will take your zen space to the next level.
10 Easy Ways to Create a Beautiful Backyard Oasis on a Budget
It’s beginning to warm up and the weather outside is gorgeous! Now is the perfect time to give your backyard an upgrade. Although taking on such a project can seem overwhelming, creating your very own backyard oasis doesn’t have to be difficult and costly. The best part of designing your backyard is that it’s completely up to you to create a space that is as original and unique as you are. We put together these simple tips and ideas to get you inspired to create your very own outdoor paradise.
Rest and Relaxation: The Best Mother's Day Gifts

Mom’s work tirelessly around the clock all year long to ensure that their families and children are happy and well taken care of. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to give back to the Mothers in your life. What better way to celebrate these special women than with the gift of rest and relaxation! Luckily, we have you covered with everything you need to spoil the moms in your life this Mother’s Day.

Sleep Cool Tonight: 4 Tips For Hot Sleepers
If you or someone in your home is a hot sleeper then you understand how frustrating and unpleasant it can be. Tossing and turning in a bed that is uncomfortably warm can wreak havoc on your sleep quality. Anyone can be a hot sleeper and there are several different causes. Your bedroom environment, lifestyle, and even health conditions and medications can cause you to feel uncomfortably warm and sweaty. Luckily, there are solutions that can help to keep you cool, dry, and comfy all night long.
8 Amazing Easter Brunch Recipes That Are Sure To Please
Spring is here, the sun is shining and we all know what that means. It’s time to celebrate a favorite spring holiday, Easter! One of the most beloved ways to celebrate the holiday is by sharing an elegant Easter brunch with friends and family. We’ve rounded up 8 of the best brunch recipes to inspire your very own festive Easter feast.
Spring Cleaning Bedroom Checklist
Spring is almost here!  Finally, the mornings are getting lighter and the days are getting longer.  It is the perfect time to clean and reimagine your space.  Our spring-cleaning checklist will help breathe new life into your bedroom leaving it feeling fresh and clean.
Towel Buying Guide
Most people put little to no thought into towel buying and which type of towels they should bring home.  Sure, you want your towels to look nice, but there are a few other things like material, weight, size, and care you should consider.  Finding the perfect towel has never been easier.  Our helpful towel guide has everything you need to know.
Percale Cotton 101: The Ultimate Guide
Have you been searching for the perfect bedding, only to end up confused and overwhelmed? The textile industry is full of technical terms and jargon that are sure to make the average consumers head spin. Percale cotton is extremely popular and for good reason but how do you know if it’s the right bedding for you? Luckily, our team at SouthShore Fine Linens has you covered. Read on to learn everything you need to know before taking the plunge and investing in Percale bedding. 
Top Home Decor Trends for 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has profoundly changed how most of us view our living spaces.  Before the pandemic much of our time was spent at the office, commuting, socializing with friends, and going out to eat. Many of us spent more time away from home.  During the course of 2020 we found ourselves at home and indoors, our homes were transformed into multifunctional spaces focusing on work, education, exercising, and entertainment.  Moving forward, it’s not surprising that the emerging 2021 home trends are all about comfort and practicality.  We’ve rounded up the top trends that we are most excited about.