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GhostPillow Review *

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Hey my loves! I am so happy that it’s finally starting to warm up a little bit in Massachusetts. It’s making it a little easier to get out of bed in the morning, but I can’t only credit the Spring weather. I’ve been trying out this new pillow from GhostBed and it’s really made a difference in my sleep.

First Impressions

When you open up the box, you’ll be surprised at how well a pillow can be packaged! It was wrapped in branded tissue paper and had a nice dust (I suppose that’s what you’d call it?) cover to it. I like that their logo is embroidered into the pillow but I was worried that it was going to interfere with my sleeping, but you won’t even notice that it’s there. I’m a sucker for packaging, so it needs to wow me.

Sleep is so important!

It’s even more important to wake up feeling well rested and refreshed! I like a pillow that’s not too soft but not too hard, something that isn’t bulky or too petite. I’ve always been a fan of memory foam pillows but noticed that some of them would make my neck hurt in the morning because they were too bulky. I tried ones that were thinner but I still woke up with a sore neck. I haven’t experienced any of that since swapping pillows so I’m super pleased.

Cooling Technology in a Pillow

I’m thankful that GhostBed sent me their pillow to try out because it’s seriously perfect! It has cooling technology in it which is so neat and not something I realized I needed. Who knew that you needed a pillow to keep you cool? The pillow is also engineered to keep your head supported without overextending your neck. No need to fluff your pillow to get a good nights rest! I will definitely be purchasing one of these for my boyfriend since he and I have been fighting over it – that’s how good it is! I would also like to point out that they have a 101-Night Sleep Trial which is an awesome perk! The pillow also comes with a 5-year warranty, even better.GhostBed also has mattresses, bedding and accessories. Definitely check them out if you’re in the market for any of those! I highly recommend them. With every purchase you get free shipping, AND a warranty on your product. It’s a win-win.

If you’re in the market for a new pillow that you won’t recommend, I definitely recommend the GhostPillow!

I hope you enjoyed the post and that you’ll check out GhostBed!

Thanks so much for reading, as always <3

Disclaimer: Yes, these products were sent to me to review on behalf of GhostBed and this post is sponsored. Sponsorships/items sent to me do not alter my opinion in any way. I’m here to help you (my readers) to find new products that you may have never heard about. I am all for giving 100% honest reviews, whether I’m paid for the review, the item was sent to me, or I purchase if myself. Just something to keep in mind for my past/future reviews.

March 27, 2019
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5 Things to Add to Your Holiday Wishlist

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I can’t believe that it’s already December! It’s crazy how quickly this year has flown by. I’m sure that by now someone has asked you what you want for Christmas (or whichever holiday you celebrate) and you might not know what to give them for an idea. I never know what to ask for Christmas, especially because I’m the kind of person that if I want it – I’ll buy it myself. However, if you need some ideas of some “different” things to put on your list, keep on reading!

Glasses from Warby Parker

You might be thinking, “Rae, what?”, but hear me out! If you need a prescription for glasses, you know how expensive they can be and how hard it is to find a great looking pair for a great price. I spent maybe an hour trying to find the right pair of glasses for me the last time I had an eye exam, I’m pretty sure the guy waiting on me was getting a bit irritated since I was taking so long. Warby Parker offers a FREE Home Try-On option so you can try multiple frames out in the comfort of your own home. You can take all the time you need, just ship them back after 5 days and if you’re not pleased with the ones you selected, you can always grab more the next time. Not only does Warby Parker offer quality frames & lenses for a great price, they also have awesome travel cases, cleaning kits and cases to hold one pair of frames. They also have gift cards which is the bomb, you really can’t lose.

Photos provided by Warby Parker

WeatherTech Car Liners

I don’t know about you, but I hate cleaning my car. I feel like no matter how many times I clean it, it doesn’t look clean. The floor mats that I currently have in my car aren’t the perfect fit and so much of the car floor is exposed because of that. WeatherTech car liners are literally perfect to solve all my problems. Since these are a bit on the pricey side, that’s why I’m deciding to put them on my Christmas list! They’re practical and safer (since my floor mats constantly shift). I think it’s really cool that these are specifically made to fit your car perfectly and cover more area than normal floor mats. I think they’re definitely worth the investment.

Smart Home Technology from Nest

I’m not sure how many of my readers are living on their own yet, but I think that having some smart home technology is a great idea. I know that some people are super iffy about this kind of stuff, however, I think it’s awesome. From thermostats that you can control from your phone while you’re away to smart locks and doorbells, they’ve got you covered. Especially around this time of year with package snatchers, it’s always a good idea to have a bit of extra protection for your home.

Weighted Blanket

I’m sure you’ve seen weighted blankets around. They’re a pretty hot topic right now and for good reason. Weighted blankets are good to help reduce stress (there’s science behind it). They are good for individuals who have anxiety or sensory issues but I feel like pretty much anyone would be able to benefit from one. I always have a blanket on me, regardless of the temperature. I just like the feeling of having something on me (that sounds so weird), it’s comforting. I bet you’d get such a good nights sleep with this blanket!

A Voucher for a Class

I don’t know about you, but I love learning and I love making things with my hands. I think that getting a voucher for an art class would be a great gift. You could do a Paint Nite class and leave with a canvas painted by you, or you could do a glass blowing class – there’s so many options. I think this would be awesome to receive and you could even use the class to make something for someone else or yourself. I definitely want to take a glass blowing class in the future or maybe a ceramics class, where you would work on the wheel.

I hope you enjoyed the post. What’s something on your wishlist? Let me know! 🙂

Thanks so much for reading, as always <3

FTC: This post is not sponsored but may contain affiliate links.

December 3, 2018
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Supporting Yourself Through College

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Getting into college is a major achievement, however, many people will struggle to pay for it whilst they’re there. In addition to the cost of tuition, there are also living costs to consider, which can make college a difficult time financially for many. Fortunately, there are ways that you can support yourself through college to make sure you don’t have to sacrifice your degree for financial reasons.

Choose a college that’s closer to home

If living costs seem like they’re going to be unmanageable during your time at college, then one of the options you have is to live at home while you study. This will save you a lot of money and means you won’t have to move far away from your family to go to college. While you might be concerned about missing out on dorm life, it’s easier than you think to make going to college while living at home work.

Consider distance learning

There are different ways to earn your degree, and you might find that distance learning is more appealing if you need to financially support yourself while you learn. Distance learning can be particularly beneficial for completing further education, such as pursuing a masters degree after getting your undergrad. Some options include online master degrees in social work, or psychology, and you can take the time to study around work. Distance learning enables you to enjoy a more flexible education, which might be a better fit for your financial circumstances.

Work while you learn

Having a job whilst at college is more common than you think. Many students find it necessary to pick up some part-time work to help cover tuition or living costs. Whether you pick up an on-campus job or you work online doing something creative, there are different options available to you to help you support yourself. Make sure to balance studying, work and your social life to ensure you have a well-rounded college experience.

Look for scholarships

Scholarships can be a great way to help make it through college, and unlike student loans, they don’t need to be paid back. The Department of Education has some excellent guidance for finding and applying for scholarships, and you can also research local initiatives that you might qualify for. While a scholarship can provide your finances a boost, it’s worth bearing in mind that it might not cover your full college funding.

College can be a good opportunity to develop better financial awareness and start learning more about the value of money. By learning to take care of your financial health, you can set yourself up for a positive future and appreciate the value of working hard for the things you want in life. Anything is possible if you’re willing to succeed, so make sure you explore all of the ways you can support yourself through college.

I hope you enjoyed the post!

Thanks so much for reading, as always <3

October 18, 2018
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