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Lisa Fravel
Knocker-Uppers: The Human Alarm Clocks of Yesteryear

Knocker-Uppers: The Human Alarm Clocks of Yesteryear

Knocker-Uppers: The Human Alarm Clocks of Yesteryear Does the sound of your phone’s alarm jolt you out of bed every morning? Do you long for a simpler time? Perhaps you should consider employing a knocker-upper! Way back when personal timepieces were neither affordable nor reliable, knocker-uppers or “knocker-ups” operated as human alarms, moving from house to house tapping on windows to wake sleeping workers for their shifts. The profession, which originated in 19th century Britain, rose out of the Industrial Revolution. With more dock and factory workers needing to report for duty at odd hours, communities employed knocker-uppers to help...

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Drew Zandonella-Stannard
How to elevate your short-term rental for the vacation rebound

How to elevate your short-term rental for the vacation rebound

FIVE EASY & ESSENTIAL UPGRADES FOR 5-STAR REVIEWS How to elevate your short-term rental for the vacation rebound  Are you ready for the travel surge? In a recent interview with CNBC, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky issued a call to hosts everywhere when he stated, “we think there’s going to be a travel rebound coming that’s unlike anything we’ve ever seen.” With families staying closer to home and booking longer stays, consumers are eager to spend more on flexcations that promise exceptional hospitality and relaxation. Read on for our list of easy tips for updating your Airbnb, VRBO, or short-term rental for the vacation...

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Drew Zandonella-Stannard
Can’t Sleep? Blame it On The Moonlight

Can’t Sleep? Blame it On The Moonlight

Of all the reasons that many of us are struggling with sleep right now (stress, doomscrolling, and a pandemic all come to mind) an additional culprit could be looming right above us: the moon. 

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Why White Sheets? 5 Reasons to Love White Bedding

Why White Sheets? 5 Reasons to Love White Bedding

Take a moment to imagine peacefully drifting off to sleep on a soft, fluffy cloud. While we respect everyone’s aesthetic choices, we bet that your cloud isn’t stained, pilled, and forest green, right? Like the perfect cloud, there’s something about white bedding that exudes cleanliness, quality, and comfort. Fresh white linens can brighten up any room and complement any decor. But looks aren’t everything! Read on for our complete list of reasons why white linens work every time for every bed. The Luxury Halo Blame hotels. The hospitality industry has trained us to associate white linens with cleanliness. Spotless white...

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