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How to Improve Your Mornings

October 28th, 2015
View From the Alegria
Not everybody wakes up each day ready to conquer the world at the first sound of their alarm. If you have ever said to anyone, “I’m not a morning person.” Take a look at some of the suggestions below and give one or some of them a try and let’s see how you begin to feel about your mornings!
1) Down a Tall Glass of Water: You were just asleep but your body was still working, you are most likely dehydrated. Get yourself back on track.
2) Wake up earlier: By setting your alarm 15 minutes earlier, when it goes off, you will not have to get up and rush to get ready. You can take a moment to gather yourself, move at a more comfortable pace and be ready to go before it is time to go!
3) Set 5 Minutes Aside: Give yourself time to just think. Layout your plan for the day, do so with some music on, sitting outside getting some fresh air and take that moment for yourself to center you for the day.
4) Remove Choices From Your Morning: If you want to enjoy all your morning has to offer, make it habitual. By creating a routine, you will make each morning feel smoother, and they will become simple. In addition to that, you should make decisions the night before: what you will wear, plan out your route to work, what you plan to have for breakfast, etc.
5) Remove Screens: Typically now, your smartphone is how you wake up, you have notifications already from your Facebook, Work email, text messages, etc. You are already overwhelmed, and you just opened your eyes. Give yourself time to get through your morning routine before you interact with your phone, tablet or computer

Tips For Falling Back In Time

October 26th, 2015


This Sunday, November 1st, we will all be setting our clocks back an hour. The week following the time change always seemes a little challenging. There are some easy tips you can follow the week before to try to ease into the time change.

  1. Don’s Stay Up Late- “One of the biggest mistakes that people make … is staying up later and thinking that they’re going to get an extra hour of sleep,” Dr. Rosen. Your body is going to want to wake up earlier the next day so do not count on getting an extra hour of sleep.
  2. Set Your Clock Back Early- Set your clock back one hour a week before the change to get a jumpstart on changing your body clock.
  3. Take Your Time- “If you work a non-traditional schedule, or have a little extra time in the morning, it might ease the transition if you go to sleep and wake up 10-15 minutes later each day the week before the time change,” says Dr. Rosen

Organic Natural Latex Mattress

October 25th, 2015

Happy Father'sDay!

Our Organic Mattresses feature premium 100% Natural Talalay latex inside a luxurious organic euro knit cotton quilted to organic wool for a chemical free mattress. Our multi-layer latex cores accommodate the firmness needs of each individual sleeper by allowing each of you to choose your own firmness combinations.

Test out the Select Latex Mattress, which features top to bottom and side to side construction with a 2 layer latex core and a choice of 13 personal firmness variations FOR EACH SLEEPER.

Or there is the Deluxe Latex Mattress, which has an additional core layer of premium Natural Talalay latex. Our 3-layer-core Deluxe provides an extra layer of comfort, with more firmness personalization and flexibility to accommodate a wider range of body types…for bodies x-tra small to x-tra large.

Our most popular option is the vZone Mattress. In addition to the top to bottom & side to side customization of our Select & Deluxe models, the vZone features head to toe adjustable zoning to provide pressure point relief for hips and shoulders as well as additional lumbar support. With the Organic Natural vZone, your mattress is customized and adjustable in every direction!

Try our Mattress Selector to calculate your individual recommendation, or call us to help you find your perfect night’s sleep.

Built on the Mendocino Coast

October 12th, 2015


Many customers call our shop trying to find out where they can try a FloBeds Latex Mattress. Although we must tell them that our only showroom is in the beautiful town of Fort Bragg CA, we do inform customers that 90% of our sales are done online. If you are interested in taking a trip to our amazing coast we would love to see you in person. We have people who come to see us from all over the U.S. However, if you cannot make it up here, do not worry! We will ship you your mattress and you will have 100 nights to test it out. That is even better then just testing it for an hour in our showroom!

3 Ways To Make Your Bedroom Natural

October 12th, 2015

“There are only two ways to live your life.
Here are three easy tips that will get you closer to sleeping in a natural environment:

  1. Sleep on our 100% Natural Latex Mattress. Derived from the hevea brasiliensis, or rubber tree, latex has natural qualities that simply make it the PERFECT MATTRESS MATERIAL. 100% Natural Latex provides the best comfort and support for your individual sleep needs AND consumer peace-of-mind. Good for you…good for the our environment!
  2. Use our 100% Natural Twice Fluffed Latex Pillows
  3. Make sure your mattress is on our foundation. It all starts with a good foundation. Our Euro Slat, Fir Slat and Pine Slat Foundations take the place of a traditional box spring set, but are built like a house. Natural wood, no harmful chemicals.

Tell Us What You Think

October 6th, 2015

Amy D. Yelp Review

“Purchasing our FloBed five years ago has by far been one of the best investments we have ever made. I look forward to coming to bed every night because my side of the bed was customized to me! It is the most comfortable bed I have ever had! Thank you to the Turner family for all of your help!!!!”

-Amy D.

Thanks for the Yelp review Amy. We love seeing your reviews and understanding how our FloBeds have helped you sleep better. Stop by our Yelp page and let us know how your FloBed is doing.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Fun Fact Friday: Going Online

September 29th, 2015


Did you know that back in 1995 we put our new pressure relief mattress on the World Wide Web with the idea of providing hospitals and institutions with information? Virtually no facilities came… but boy did the rest of the world! Soon we were shipping our components around the world. Back when going online was a new concept, FloBeds was smart enough to take advantage of the new technology.

Natural Talalay Latex vs. Blended Talalay Latex

September 29th, 2015

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Many customers ask- what is the difference between Natural and Original Blended Latex? Well look, touch and feel is the same. Natural Latex is made with 100% Natural Talalay and produced using no fillers, petrochemicals. The Natural is made with 100% milk from the rubber tree. We source our Natural Latex from Radium in the Netherlands. FloBeds 100% Natural Latex is biodegradable and Oekotex Certified (Europe’s highest environmental consumer product standard) to be free of harmful substances or chemicals.

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Original Latex is blended 70% synthetic and 30% natural latex. Our Original Latex come for Latex International. All of our latex is naturally hypo-allergenic, anti-microbial (Bacteria, mold and mildew cannot live in latex) and dust mite resistant (tests prove latex is 3 times more resistant to dust mites than a traditional mattress) making it the perfect mattress material for allergy sufferers or anyone interested in breathing fresh, clean air while they sleep.


Fun Fact Friday: Our Natural Latex Mattress is Cradle to Cradle Certified

September 23rd, 2015

Fun Fact Friday: our 100% Natural Latex from Radium is Cradle to Cradle certified.

Let’s remember the world we want for our children.

Bright-Eyed and Bushy-Tailed Students

September 23rd, 2015

Inside the student mattress

It always seemed like my parents had a better mattress than me. Well, FloBed parents do not make the same mistake. Here is some great news: we sell a version of your mattress that is perfect for your kids!

The Student Mattress features two layers of Talalay Latex to make a 6″ mattress. We use our same Euro Stretch knit organic cotton that we use in all our mattresses. For students we quilted needled wool on all sides to provide a cool Tite-Top surface that breathes and wicks away moisture. And since wool is naturally fire resistant, we don’t have to add chemicals or artificial barriers to meet the Federal Flame Resistant Standard. We use blems, minor defects or laminated cores to create the highly affordable Student Mattress. Per special request, we can make a student mattress out of first quality cores for $100 more.

No more excuses. Nothing but bright-eyed and bushy-tailed smiling students every morning. Ok, maybe we won’t guarantee that, but you know we can guarantee the rest you & your students need!