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A Good Night's Sleep

I love to sleep! That moment of getting into bed after a long day is quite possibly one of the best feelings out there. Please tell me I'm not the only one that feels this pressure release as soon as you lay down!! When Gary and I decided that we were going to move, the first item we wanted to purchase was a new bed - so putting it right out there, this is not a sponsored post! We had gone to a few mattress stores to test out some beds, but they were really expensive, even with the promotions and deals that stores were offering, so I set out to find the new-ish trend if you will, of boxed mattresses that I had seen on a few other blogs! 


I came across Tuft & Needle, watched a youtube video - read about a two dozen reviews and decided this was the one that we were going to get. We did price comparisons as well and while it wasn't the cheapest, it was certainly not the most expensive either. A few people asked how we could buy a mattress without even testing it out, but they have a great return policy (100 night sleep trial), free shipping and a 10 year warranty- so it was a no-brainer. For me personally, buying a boxed mattress made the move extremely easy!! We ordered it on a Sunday night and by Tuesday it was already delivered - a very heavy delivery- but delivered nonetheless! 
If you follow me on snapchat (@blovedboston) then you saw the unboxing and unrolling of the mattress which was incredibly easy!! It comes in two separate vacuum sealed bags - after cutting the first layer, unrolling it to fit the bed you cut the second layer and it immediately starts to expand. In a matter of 4-5 minutes you have a new mattress on your bed! 
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So now that I've talked about the ease of purchasing and set up, let's talk about sleep! I'm not exaggerating when I say that I have slept like a rock for the last 3 weeks! I'm talking fall asleep in one position and wake up in the morning in the same position! That my friends, never happens!! When Gary shifts in the middle of the night, or vice versa, neither one of us can feel the other person! Sure if one of us were to dive into bed and TRY our hardest to move then yes of course you would feel the movement, but those slight middle of the night movements are not felt at all! I'm not a mattress expert, so I don't want to get into that detail, but I will say that it's the perfect mix of firm and soft - it's like 50/50 on the scale of what you want it to be, or at least what we were looking for! 
Now a great mattress absolutely goes a long way to getting a good night's sleep, but I've also made some changes in terms of my nightly routine and I think that's also helping with feeling well rested! 
||I said "bye bye" to the television in our bedroom. Gary was all for this, but I wasn't sure how I would feel. It's been nice getting into bed and having 15 - 20 to catch up on reading, actually talk to Gary about life things & disconnect from the screen...well with the exception of my iPad that I read on, but that makes me sleepy so it's fine! 
|| This one is recent, since the update to iOS 10 on the new iPhone. I set a bedtime on my phone. Basically the new feature allows you to tell your phone how many hours a night of sleep you want to get (for me it's 7.5) and your phone will create an alert letting you know that it's time to get ready for bed if you hope to get X amount of hours for the optimal amount of sleep!
|| Sometimes sleep just wont come because my brain simply wont shut off, on those nights I take gummy melatonin. It's also great when I travel to different time zones and need to adjust quicker without the jet lag! 

Overall thoughts ||

We could not be happier with our purchase! The first few nights we slept on it we attributed the great sleep to being truly exhausted from the move, but we're 3 weeks in and that great sleep feeling has not subsided. It's also amazing what a great mattress will do for your back - mine was a little out of whack after sleeping on our last mattress for 7 years, but wouldn't you know - lower back pain is gone! So if you're still wondering whether I'm happy with the Tuft & Needle mattress - the answer is YES and I would 100% order it again tomorrow! 
It's crazy to me how as kids we didn't want to go to sleep, we didn't want to nap but as adults one of the main things on my mind is when I can get back into bed for sleep!! Would you ever order a mattress online? What are some of your sleep tricks?!

61 comments

  1. Gummy melatonin I needed it last night!! My Mr. has been on a trip and I never sleep well when he's gone. We a,so have been pondering a new mattress. I'll have to keep this in mind! Here's to sleep, lord knows I need my beauty rest and that robe, lol.

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  2. I can definitely get behind the boxed mattress trend. When I move (whenever that is), I definitely plan on utilizing that! So glad you hear you are still sleeping well and are so happy with your purchase! Lately I have been trying to read a physical book before I go to bed - that way I am not looking at a screen. I think that's been helpful!

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  3. I had wondered how you ended up liking the mattress. So glad to hear that it turned out so well!! Was it expensive?

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  4. Getting into bed is the best feeling ever!! Glad you're liking your new mattress so much, it sounds awesome. And I need to update to iOS10, I love the idea of that feature!

    Amanda Kids and Cabernet

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  5. I have never heard of this brand, but it sounds amazing! I can't wait to go check it out after reading your review. I love the ease of purchasing and delivering.
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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  6. A great mattress makes all the difference!! I'm so glad yours worked out for you! I am all about splurging on things related to my bed--mattress, sheets--because I know that if I don't sleep good, then that will affect my day! Love your new bedtime routine, too!
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

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  7. Sleep is very important to me. That mattress sounds intriguing and I need to check out that setting on my phone!

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  8. You are so right, the feeling of laying down in bed after a long day is unmatched!! haha I have heard so much about these mattresses and I'm so glad to hear you've had a great experience! I was always skeptical about a mattress in a box, but that's awesome you've loved it so far!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde's Moment

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  9. Nothing beats a great nights sleep! I love how easy the delivery process of that mattress sounds. Even better is their return policy--that's awesome!

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  10. Thanks for doing a review of this after you've been using it, that is so helpful! I don't know if I could ever get rid of the TV in our room - even though I put it on and fall asleep 5 minutes later, LOL

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  11. I wish I had heard of this brand when we purchased our mattress! It sounds awesome! AND I'm OBSESSED with your bedroom/decor! Too adorable!

    www.rosyoutlookblog.com

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  12. YAY! So glad to hear you've been happy with your purchase. I get nervous about ordering a bed (or couch) online without testing it. And yes to removing the tv from your bedroom! SO smart! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  13. This sounds amazing, and love how happy you guys are with it! What an amazing return policy too - my kinda company <3
    Green Fashionista

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  14. Glad you like the new bed!! I was curious about these boxed beds--they certainly are appealing with ease of shipping!! And I love the bedding and head board! So lovely! XOXO, R

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  15. I got a new mattress in July and it was the best purchase. I sleep so well. I had no idea about that feature on the new update. Looks like I need to set that ASAP! Jess at Just Jess

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  16. We just bought a new mattress online too! Like you, we read reviews. It turned out so well and was so easy!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  17. That's so awesome how easy it was to set up the mattress!! When I moved into my apartment last year, it was such a pain to just get my mattress through the door, let alone set it up! Thanks for sharing!!

    http://thecourtneydiaries.com

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  18. This is a great review! And so nice to know that you can trust the online reviews :) I've read a lot about this mattress so I will be looking into when mine is up for replacement!

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  19. i'm going to totally need a new mattress in a few years and this is a great review! i love this new boxed mattress trend and especially if it's got comfort and longevity written all over it. i removed my tv from my bedroom a couple years ago and haven't looked back. great decision!

    xoxo cheshire kat

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  20. I'm glad to hear you like this mattress! I'm thinking of getting a new one and have heard great things about this one! Such great sleep-easy tips too!

    Zelle
    Southern Style

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  21. Wow, it's already been 3 weeks since you've guys moved, omg, time is seriously going too fast! The mattress sounds amazing! It's so important to get one that you feel comfortable in and of course, can truly enter a deep REM sleep! Thanks so much for sharing, beauty, and I hope you're having a great day so far!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    www.thestylecontour.com

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  22. I love the idea of a mattress this way! They are so overpriced in stores and never feel the way they did when you try them and you can't exchange or return! This is genius!

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  23. Oh how I miss sleep, ha! We never set our TV up in our bedroom when we moved a couple of years ago and I still think it was the best decision ever! It's nice to have time to focus on each other at night, not the screen!

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  24. I think my favorite part of the day is when I lay my head down to relax before bed! This is such a neat idea for a mattress - glad you guys love it!

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  25. So glad you're enjoying your new mattress. I love my Tuft & Needle and can't see myself ever buying another brand. It's so good I really notice the difference in just spending a night or two at David's versus my place. Happy sleeping!

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  26. I'm so intrigued by these types of mattresses - sounds like you're loving yours! And, we've never had a TV in our bedroom and I totally think it helps with our sleeping habits. Glad it's working for you, too!

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  27. We have been looking at the boxed mattresses as well because they are much more affordable than what you get in the store. I think Chris is most interested in the Ghost bed but I don't think we have looked at this brand. I will have to check it out too before we pull the trigger on one. We have a queen and we HAVE to upgrade to a king ASAP for both our sakes haha.

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  28. oh we totally almost went with one of these - i know a few people who have them and love them. right before we went to order one, we went to like a furniture wholesale place and they had a mattress even cheaper and it was a good brand so we thought why not! i don't actually remember the brand now, but we read reviews while we were there lol. anyway, KC and I are way more on the firm side of things, we both hate soft beds. our bed is ridiculously firm. but we love it. nothing better than a good night's sleep! not having a tv in my room is huge. i had one as a teenager/young adult, and would stay up and watch movies all the time. i had no idea you could do the bedtime thing, i need to find out how to do that! that's brilliant!

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  29. Its shameful to think how old our mattresses are... & how GROSS that really is.
    I need to work on more restful sleep. With dogs that need on & off the bed a half dozen times a night, its difficult

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  30. Sleep is definitely most important to me. I won't do any chores around the house unless I've had enough of it and my boyfriend hates it. It's a must though lol. Sounds like a great mattress!

    http://www.thebeautybeau.com

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  31. I have heard so many things about these mattresses and all of them have been positive! B and I will be due for a new mattress in a couple more years, so I'll have to look into these!

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  32. So glad to hear that you're loving this mattress. And I have TRIED to get the TV out of the bedroom but Ryan won't have it. At least he goes most nights without it now... I have trained him well!

    xo, Kristina

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  33. We are in DIRE need of a new mattress...may have to check this out. I appreciate your candor/honesty too! As for the "alert" on the phone telling me to go to bed? I would probably just tell it "fuhget about it" lol! xoxoxo catchatwithcarenandcody

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  34. I just looooove that quote hahah so true that somedays is all about "when can I go back to sleep". And lovely with the new mattress, it sounded like a smooth process! Xx

    www.thefashionfolks.com

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  35. Hahaha I really need that robe! It's so me!

    XoXo,

    Tamara - LoveofMode.com

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  36. I'm so glad that you're loving it. I remember when you said you bought it I looked into it & was planning on getting one for my next mattress. Now I know I definitely will!

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  37. I can really tell from this post how much you LOVE this mattress!! Nothing better than a good night sleep, am I right!? Thanks for sharing pretty girl <3
    xx Tess | Sequins are the New Black

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  38. 100 day sleep trial is AMAZE! Bookmarking this to show my bf since his back hurts after sleeping! We got a bed from Sleepys which was so comfy in the store but not as much after actually sleeping, but by then it was too late. A trial would be so nice!

    Chelsea
    Chow Down USA
    Instagram

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  39. I have been having trouble sleeping, this mattress sounds like a winner. it will be sleepy pills for me tonight. Your bedroom looks great!

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  40. I laughed out loud at your last paragraph. It is so true! I seriously wish there was a rollover policy for all of the naps I refused as a child. ;) So glad you are loving your new bed!

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  41. Sounds like such a great mattress! I recently started using gummy melatonin too and really like it!

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  42. I love a good night's sleep...it's the best EVER! My husband and I have been looking at the boxed mattresses and I think we are probably going to end up going with one once we move. They just seem easy...and 100 days to test it out...yes!
    I can't take melatonin...it makes me have super vivid and scary dreams.
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

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  43. Super excited to read this! We've been on the hunt for a new mattress so I'll definitely be checking them out!

    Heidi || Wishes & Reality

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  44. Girl I love sleep too!! This mattress sounds amazing! I have heard wonderful things about this brand!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  45. new mattress are always super stressful to pick out and set up, but I did the same last year and am happy with the selection-nothing beats a good night's sleep-ps your robe--too cute!
    Katelyn
    www.theyellowspectales.com

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  46. It sounds like you ended up with a fantastic mattress! I honestly agree with you about getting into bed, it's such a nice feeling!

    Raindrops of Sapphire

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  47. We need to get a new bed! We bought one last year and it totally caves in the middle!!

    xx Leah / www.eatpraywearlove.com

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  48. A good mattress is soooo important! That's awesome that you have slept so well since getting it! And I'm with you on no TV in the bedroom. We've never had it and I've never missed it.

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  49. I have been so curious about these roll out mattresses! Sleep is absolutely my favorite part of the day as well and I'm definitely in the market for a new mattress to replace my husband's old one. I've definitely got to check Tuft & Needle, I'll basically do anything, even order without testing, of a good night of sleep.

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  50. Oh how funny!! I am literally mattress shopping right now and am looking at mattresses similar to that.

    xo,
    Sara Kate Styling

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  51. We just got a new mattress too! I looked at this brand, but decided to go with a Loom & Leaf. Enjoy!!
    ~Samantha
    http://goldcoastgirlblog.com

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  52. Isn't it so crazy how that big mattress fits into that box??!?! I really love the one we got as well. Glad to hear you are loving yours and they were easy to work with!

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  53. I'm totally with you. Getting in bed is the best and I loooove ours so I never want to leave. When we are in need of a new mattress I'll have to check this out. We have had ours for about 5 years now and it's great. I haven't done the bedtime feature yet, gotta try it!

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  54. It was so WILD watching this mattress unfold from its packaging (on Snap)- SO handy for traveling/moving!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  55. No screens an hour before sleep, honey lavender tea, and diffusing lavender in my bedroom!

    Glad you love the new mattress.

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  56. It is seriously the BEST! I can't get over how good our sleep has been.

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  57. I wish this had been around (or I'd heard of it) two years ago during our last move! We had to buy a new mattress and couldn't make it to the store so for the first five days we slept on a terrrrrible fouton. (Good) sleep is the best!

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  58. I loved watching your snaps when you were unfolding (I love watching your snaps regardless haha) I LOVE our bed, not sure where we got it, totally forgot, but its so comfy and sleeping on it is just the best! A good nights rest is so vital for every day functioning!! Last night Lucas only woke up once at 4:30!! Woooohoooooo!

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  59. So glad it's working out so well for you guys- it was so cool to see it unboxed! I love that they let you try it out for so many days & that it's free shipping!

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  60. Yay!! I'm so glad to hear that it worked! I've been thinking we need a new mattress, but yes, so expensive!! I also like the iPhone feature that dims the harsh lights in your phone... though I'm clearly commenting in the middle of the night sooooo there's that.

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  61. I've been waiting to read your review on this. DG and I are in the market for a new mattress, and I like the whole concept of this. I'm glad to hear you still like it! If you have any additional comments/thoughts after a couple more weeks, would you text me? xx, I'm Fixin' To

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