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Friday, March 12, 2010

New Duvet Cover Pt. 2

Wow! I received so many compliments on our new duvet cover! Thanks! We really like it, but I must admit once I got home with it I thought "I must be crazy!"

Our former comforter had been around for a while and we had definitely worn it out! It was already starting to show some wear and then SOMEONE pooped on it this summer. Once I laundered the comforter it was really on it's last leg! Little holes, scorch marks on the fabric from the dryer--it was purty!

We've been looking for a while, but have had a really hard time finding something we like. Either we only kind of liked something. Or we loved it but it was super expensive. Or I loved it and Ricky said no.


Actually Ricky and I have similar taste on these kind of things, but for some reason he put his foot down on this one.

Image courtesy of Pottery Barn Kids

But then wandering the aisles of Bed, Bath & Beyond one day I found it. And I LOVED it! And then I got it home and thought "I just bought a predominantly white duvet cover and I have an infant who pooped on my last one and a husband who just walks into the kitchen and ends up with food all over him. SMART!!"

So we have established some duvet ground rules!

  1. We do not use the duvet when we sleep. It is folded back to the foot of the bed where drool, left-over eye make-up, etc. can not get on it.

  2. We do not sit on it. Find somewhere else to put your shoes on, Ricky! The floor looks nice.

  3. Under absolutely no circumstances is Little Ricky allowed on it. He is a messy peeing and pooping machine and I fear for the life of my duvet every time he's even in the same room with it.

So there you have it. Another practical purchase by Lucy!

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