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Organic Natural Wedding Registry

Build a new home with things you truly believe in.  Invest in style, quality, health, and sustainability. Surround yourself with products that strengthen the body, cultivate the mind, and nourish the soul and domestic bliss is sure to follow. Steve and I will celebrate our tenth anniversary next year.  Contemplate on the life we've built together, I can't help looking around our house analyzing what things we truly love and treasure over time.  When we first moved in together into a one bedroom Yaletown condo, he brought his belongings from Victoria on his pickup truck, and mine arrived in a container from Hong...

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SLEEP BETTER THIS SUMMER

Do you find it challenging to sleep during summer? Longer days and shorter nights often mean less rest. The heat, humidity, extra daylight, and noise from your neighbours' backyard BBQ can all contribute to tossing and turning. Improve your sleep this summer by taking our 7 Day Sleep Challenge, and summer proof your bed with our collection of organic and natural bedding.     Lighten things up with our summer weight duvets and you'll instantly feel cooler.  All of our duvets are made of premium natural materials which make them cozy yet breathable. In terms of weight and warmth, our...

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7 Day Sleep Challenge

Having trouble sleeping?  Consider we spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping, poor sleep is a pretty major problem that affects every aspect of our being.  Take charge of your sleep by taking this 7 day sleep challenge.  A challenge is one of the best ways to break old habits and make way for positive changes.  Commit yourself to these good sleep hygiene habits for 7 days and let us know if your sleep improves.   Get up before 7 AM Keep active during the day, avoid taking naps No caffeine after 2 PM and no alcohol after 6 PM Finish...

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World's Best Pillow?

Is there such a thing as the world's best pillow? As the owner of a bedding company and someone who was rear ended in two car accidents, I am super particular about my pillow.  I am particular about its height or loft. It can't be too high or too low. I am particular about its size. Too big it can't provide the contouring, but too small I can easily roll off it in my sleep. I am particular about its firmness. A pillow may look full and fluffy, but can totally compress once your head is on it, providing no...

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Dream On!

2014 marks my 10th anniversary as the owner and creative director of Dream Designs.  10 years ago at this same time of the year, Steve and I drove around Vancouver in search of organic cotton fabrics which would lead me to Dream Designs.   I was studying at UBC towards my MBA degree at the time, and my Entrepreneurship course study group picked organic textile as our main focus.  It was a sunny warm day during my Spring Break and cherry blossoms had just started to bloom in all of the neighborhoods.  Having read about organic cotton in length, I...

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