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You’re Invited: Pillow Talk With Peggy McCormick of The Pillow Bar, Wed, April 22nd from 10-3!

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We are so excited to welcome Peggy McCormick of the The Pillow Bar, nationally-recognized maker of customized, down-only pillows, back to the store (all the way from Dallas, TX)! Come learn how to get the best sleep of your life with an all-natural, down-only pillow personalized for your sleep style, frame size, and age.
- Makes a perfect Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Graduation gift
- Jet setter pillows perfect for spring and summer travel
- Side sleeper pillows available
- Not just pillows! The Pillow Bar offers beautiful sheets, towels, duvet inserts and more
How It Works
The Pillow Bar concept is that a pillow should be custom-designed with a fill that is soft enough yet supportive enough to allow the head to fall naturally in line with the spine. Pillows are filled with clean, fine, white European down and come in “soft,” “medium,” or “firm”; each pillow is then covered in all-natural cotton. Custom embroidery is offered at no extra charge. Each pillow protector includes a French lavender sachet, providing an aromatic “sleep trigger” which promotes healthy sleep habits. Customers can place orders at Bedfellows and the personalized pillows ship within 48 hours.
One-Day-Only Specials
Save on Pillow Bar sleeping pillows: 10% off 1, 20% off 2, and 30% off 3
Receive a free Pillow Bar duvet cover with the purchase of a Pillow Bar sheet set
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About The Pillow Bar
Based in Dallas, TX, The Pillow Bar was founded by Merrimac Dillon after a years-long search for “the perfect pillow.” The company has since gained national recognition as the country’s leading manufacturer of luxury pillows, garnering such devotees as Whoopi Goldberg and Marie Claire magazine’s Nina Garcia. The Pillow Bar has been featured in numerous publications and TV shows, including The Wall Street Journal, The View, NBC Today, and Fox News.
Check out our interview with Peggy to learn more about The Pillow Bar’s unique process of creating customized, down-only pillows, plus her tips on how to get better sleep!

Interview With An Artist: Meet Suzanne Conner

A few weeks ago, we hosted an art show at the store featuring the work of local artists. We stole a few minutes with painter Suzanne Conner, a longtime Tallahasseean, to talk about her work, her process, and what inspires her:

How long have you been painting?

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I’ve been painting about three years. I started painting for grief therapy; it’s been part of a healing process for me. I teach classes on creativity, I go to a lot of art shows, and I do a lot of commission work. I love every minute of it.

What media do you work in?

Acrylic, usually on board. I use all kinds of finishes and gels to enhance and add texture. I paint angels, mermaids, nature, things like that.

Where do you paint?

I bought my mom’s house, and the room that I paint in is my old childhood room.

What inspires you?

I teach Sunday School to 2- and 3-year-olds and I am always inspired by the children. I’m also inspired by creation and being outside. Lately I’ve been learning a lot about trust; I quit my job in November and am now a full-time artist. At some point we just need to give it all to God and know that He is in control. And I have to give God the glory for it all.

To learn more about Suzanne and her work, visit suzanneconnerart.com or fireflyevenings.com.  To see some of her paintings in person, stop by Bedfellows, 1495 Market Street, Tallahassee, FL. 

We Have Your Tailgate Table Covered!

ENJOY THE BIG GAME – LEAVE THE STYLING TO US!

Bedfellows is your local retailer for TABLEVOGUE so your Tailgate Party has never looked so good or been so easy. Stop by today and let’s choose your team and your team colors in the right size for your tables! This fall, we’re making a statement with stylish entertaining, simply!

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  • The only table cover designed to provide a secure, tailored fit for your folding tailgate tables!
  • Finished, stitched edges provide clean, sophisticated lines
  • To-the-floor coverage hides unsightly table legs
  • Patented soil release feature
  • Machine washable — won’t fade, shrink or pill

Introducing the only collegiate licensed table cover designed to provide a tailored, secure, full-length fit for folding tables. This new tailgate must-have from TEAM Tablevogue is a superior alternative to table skirting, and an incredibly easy way to get your tables dressed forth big game, created with a custom team logo and neatly disguising table legs. Simply slip TEAM Tablevogue over the table, and when the tailgate’s over, just toss in the wash.

Constructed with 100-percent polyester finished with a patented softouch technology so it feels like cotton, but performs like polyester – this table cover has a patented soil-release feature, is machine-washable, and won’t fade, shrink or pill after laundering. Attractive, affordable, and durable, you will enjoy the ability use your tablevogue over and over again to entertain in and off season. Enjoy the non-logo side for celebratory occasions year-round: holidays, birthdays, outdoor entertaining, extra guest seating and more.

———————–Here’s a delicious slider recipe to kick off this season’s festivities:——————–

Sausage and Pimiento Cheese Sliders   

Ingredients 13 oz reduced-fat smoked sausage Nonstick aluminum foil 1 (12-oz) pack Deli mini-sub rolls 3/4 cup pimiento cheese spread 1/4 cup sweet pepper bruschetta topping 2 teaspoons chipotle pepper sauce 3/4 cup crispy fried onions
Prep and Cook: 25 minutes  (Makes 12)
Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Split sausage in half lengthwise; then cook following package instructions. Cut sausage into 3-inch-long pieces.
  2. Place one sheet of foil on baking sheet. Spread cheese evenly over bottom halves of rolls and place on foil. Arrange sausage on top of cheese, then top with: bruschetta topping, pepper sauce, and other halves of rolls.
  3. Top sliders with second foil sheet; double-fold all edges to seal pouch. Bake 6-7 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove tops of rolls and sprinkle with crispy onions. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/12 recipe) 320kcal; FAT 15g; CHOL 55mg; SODIUM 630mg; CARB 35g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 11g; VIT A 4%; VIT C 10%; CALC 8%; IRON 10% APRONS

TEAMS

Here at Bedfellows, we also stock a wide selection of serving pieces, team napkins, cookbooks & more.

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New Bedding for Anna Grace’s Room

We all know that a promise is a promise and no matter how busy life gets, we certainly keep our promises to our children. Gina is no different, and she promised her daughter Anna Grace that her bedroom would be painted by the time school started – and Gina delivered the goods!

Creating a perfectly restful environment, these cool colors are right on trend and so right for a good night’s sleep!  Now the freshly painted room is just waiting for the new Pine Cone Hill bedding and we need your help to make the perfect selection for AG.

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Gina has narrowed down her selection to three adorable options, but we’d like to know which one you think would be the best in AG’s room. Because there are so many cute patterns and accessories, pillows, dust ruffles and panels, choosing bedding can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. Our talented staff offers the best in customer service and can help you make your personal selections. See for yourself HERE what Pine Cone Hill has to offer!

Vote

CHOICE #1
Tweetie – is our sunny, graphic, full-of-fun floral duvet in lemon, lime, aqua, and periwinkle. Knife edge; hidden-button closure.

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CHOICE #2
Louisa (white) – A dressed-up version of a cotton duvet cover, with appliqued strips and embroidered detailing at the hem. 3″ ruffle on 3 sides, hidden-button closure.

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CHOICE #3
Ume Pink – We’re head over heels for this dreamy, romantic botanical design on a smooth cotton sateen duvet cover. Piped edges.

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Thanks for making this fun! We’ll let you know what the verdict is soon!

Corporate Gifts – we do that!

Do you need unique and innovative gifts for your clients and employees for a special event or holiday? Bedfellows is your local Tallahassee source for corporate gifts! Our assortment appeals to gift recipients of all ages and aesthetics. Whether you want to make a statement or give personalized gifts of appreciation, we can make the process easy. We can get your order placed early – in plenty of time for giving. And as always, it is our pleasure to offer complimentary giftwrap.

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One of our favorite and most versatile lines is Mariposa.  The company began in 1984 after founder Livia Cowan returned from a road trip through Mexico with a truckload of recycled glassware made from old Coke bottles. Livia set up shop in her parent’s garage and Mariposa was born.  Nearly three decades later, the truck and the garage headquarters are gone but the small family-feel of the company remains. Mariposa is currently housed in a renovated, yellow 19th century livery stable called, “The Barn” in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts.

  • Mariposa products are all handmade. No two pieces are ever exactly alike.
  • Mariposa is committed to ecological responsibility. The majority of our products are made from 100% recycled materials.
  • Mariposa Artist in Residence, Shelly Bradbury, has won international praise as an extraordinary sculptor.
  • Michael Updike, son of famous American author, John Updike, is the artist and master sculptor behind the Mariposa signature Brillante collection. Renowned for his elegance and bright whimsy, Updike has done the impossible at Mariposa for decades: turning 100% recycled aluminum into tomorrow’s supplest tableware, inspired by both nature and tradition.
  • Mariposa is one of the strongest brands in the wedding category. (Attendant Gifts)  Traditional brides are drawn to the timeless beauty of String of Pearls, part of the Updike’s Brillante collection. String of Pearls pieces make the perfect wedding gift and are often engraved with the couple’s monogram. More modern brides may favor Bradbury’s Sueño collection.
  • Need the perfect gift for any occasion? Customers continue to turn to Mariposa for unique and innovative hostess, birthday and holiday gifts.
  • Mariposa products come in the signature teal gift boxes and larger pieces include soft, protective flannel sleeves for storage.
  • Mariposa products are not only beautiful, but also easy to care for—they won’t tarnish and can be cleaned with soap and water. As with most metal, items are not dishwasher or microwave-safe.

 

 

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