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On reflection

The festivities have taken place and however big or small they’ve been this year, our hearts and tummies feel full as our minds turn to reflect on what the New Year holds. We’re all holding out hope for a better year in 2021 and, at Millbrook Beds, we’ve every reason to feel excited about what...

On the fence

The January sales and New Year offers are starting to pop up with some of the best seasonal furniture offers available in January. But, if you’re undecided whether a new bed should be on your New Year sale shopping list, one way to get off the fence is to take a bed MOT.  Quick, free...

The long and short of it

The shortest day is upon us which means that, today, the sun will reach its most southernly declination, resulting in the fewest hours of sunlight of the whole year.  Astonishingly, the shortest day is actually over eight hours shorter in terms of daylight hours than its longest counterpart in June! But isn’t it funny how...

The nest

As parents, the nests we create are important. We want our homes to be nurturing spaces where our children feel safe, loved and where they can have time off from the pressures of school and friendships. Some of these boundaries have become blurred in 2020. School came home. Friendships happened over screens. But the sense...

First love

Your bedroom is the most special room in your home.  Your personal sanctuary, your bedroom is a private space away from the gaze of the world where you can be yourself - it’s also the place where you restore your physical and emotional strength each night in restful sleep. But, looking at your bedroom, would...

Sleep is served

There’s many things we’ll likely remember when we look back on 2020 in years to come, and one of those memories may well have to do with remembering the year that Britain got back to baking. Literally millions of loaves of bread were home-baked during lockdown. Supermarkets quickly sold out of all types of flour...

Part of the family

This Christmas particularly we’re given to thinking about family; what it means for us to be together and - for some families - what it means for us to have to be apart. Family is an inescapable element of who we are. We might not choose to identify with our parents or grandparents in many...

Breaking the Rules

We don’t need to recount the ways that 2020 has been defined by new rules. They’ve been important rules. But, with so many new rules around the way we live our lives, it feels like we need to find some new freedoms when we can. Today is National Brownie Day, yep... as if we needed...

Snuggle bug

We know that not all children are the biggest fans of bedtime but, for a lot of children, bedtime can become that bit more magical in December. The cold dark nights beckon children to their beds perhaps a little more easily than at other times of the year. And, with advent calendars on the go,...

The perfect 10

Perfection takes work and, here at Millbrook Beds, we know all about the work that goes into crafting something extraordinarily brilliant. For us, our recipe for #perfectsleep involves 10 pairs of hands used to hand make each and every luxury handmade mattress. The first pair of hands cuts the mattress cover fabric of your choice...
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