Growing up in a household that didn’t have a lot of extra money, I was raised with the mentality that cheaper is always better. But as an adult, I realized that some purchases just shouldn’t be budget purchases. Shoes, skincare and, above all else, a comfortable mattress, are always worth spending a little more.
Luckily, getting a great night’s sleep doesn’t have to cost a fortune, as I learned when I had the chance to review the Novosbed mattress. I used a memory foam mattress for the first time about fifteen years ago and loved it for many years. When I moved in with my fiance, I switched to his traditional spring mattress with a pillow top. It was comfortable, but I missed the way the foam had perfectly contoured to my body. So when I had the chance to review the queen-sized Novosbed mattress with Medium firmness, I leaped at the chance.
Novosbed prides itself on offering the ultimate bed-in-a-box experience and seeing how compactly it’s packaged really is impressive. The mattress arrived at the door in a box that was heavy, but no higher than about three feet. My fiance and I carried it upstairs together without a problem and then opened the box and cut the plastic off the mattress. Immediately it started to expand and within about four hours, it was a full-sized plush mattress. I couldn’t wait to sleep on it that night and see how I liked it. [Read more…]