September 9, 2009

Sleeping on a Cloud

new mattress set on the old bed
Our new mattress and box springs were delivered last Saturday. Hooray! Here is a picture before the bed was dressed. We got a Simmons Beautyrest mattress with a plush top and a 5” box springs. This combination is now 1” shorter than our old mattress and a whole lot more comfortable! I am still adjusting to the plush top because it is harder for me to change positions during the night without waking myself up, LOL. However, I am sleeping much better now and my leg with the knee replacement is much happier too!

Our new bed will arrive in another week. It will be a Shaker style, rather than a colonial style. It will also be about 5” closer to the floor. I am really looking forward to not requiring a footrest to get in and out of bed!

Hey, does anyone want to buy our old bed? It's a honey - just too tall for short people!

13 comments:

  1. Your new mattress and pillow top look so much like mine! Actually, the bedroom suite looks like mine also; I bought it in 1961 when we first married. I hope when you get closer to the floor, it'll be better for you!

    I love my bed so much; that's why I don't sleep around. MUWHAHAHAAAAAA

    Have a great evening Ms Donna!! ((hugs))

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  2. I love my mattress...it's tall with a pillow top and I have to buy fitted sheets with deep pockets...looks just like yours! Mine is tall..and I have a bad knee this week so I've been having to get in bed backwards...if that makes sense...lol. I have a footrest nearby...just in case. The dog fell off the bed last week....I thought she broke her leg but she was alright!

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  3. I hope you have lots of wonderful dreams on your new mattress. I sure love the heck outta mine!

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  4. That bed looks comfy!
    I have just gotten a Pillow top bed too!
    It took some getting used to but loving it now!

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  5. It's amazing the difference a good mattress can make. We have a Simmons Beauty Rest too. And we love it!!!
    Sweet Dreams my friend.
    Kim

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  6. I've always wanted a tall bed that I had to use a step to get into....wish we lived closer!!! Your new set is wonderful! Jan

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  7. I would love to buy your bed....why do I live here!!!! Can you bring it over when you come??? xxxRobby

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  8. That looks comfy! We need a new mattress too so I may look in to a Simmons Beautyrest.

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  9. If I had the money, honey-I'd buy your bed! Still looking for a frame for my bed...and you know me & mom are hunting down all the junk shops.

    Glad you and your DH got a new bed, sweet dreams to you my dear! :)

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  10. We had to get a new mattress and box springs this year, too. Oh, boy, is it wonderful! Finding mattress covers and sheets for those deep mattresses is interesting, though. Enjoy your new bed!

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  11. That mattress looks heavenly! We need a new one. I'll be checking out the Beauty Rests!

    So glad to read that your knee replacement is getting better.

    Blessings!
    Nita Jo

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  12. What a difference a new mattress makes! Glad you are getting some relief with it!

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