Sometimes I think we are the only couple left in America who share a queen sized bed.

We’ve talked about if we should upgrade to a king size in the past few years. When I’m asleep I like my space. And whenever we find ourselves in a king size bed at a hotel we cannot believe how much space there is. GLORY!

So it was time for us to get a new mattress and we had to make The Big Decision. King or Queen.

What do you think we did?

We stayed with the Queen.

Long live the Queen and other cheers!

We were kind of worried that if we put a king sized bed in our little bedroom it would feel more like a trampoline park than an actual room with a floor. I admit, I was the one trying to convince Chad to upgrade but, when I thought about starting over with sheets and even the bed, it made me so tired that I wanted to take a nap– in our queen bed.

bed in a box

We are on our third mattress of our marriage. The first one we had for ten years–it was used when we got it and I think someone left it in the house we rented. We bought the second one ten years ago at Sam’s Club–just give us your least expensive new mattress please.

Back then there were no trial periods. You did your best to lay on a plastic-wrapped mattress in the store and act like you don’t see people giving you funny looks and imagine if you’d like sleeping on it. Then you bought it, tied it to the top of your car, drove home slowly and hoped it worked. Then you kept it for 10 years whether you loved it or not because TROUBLE.

mattress on a car

This is how it worked in the olden days.

These days, we are so spoiled. Because if a company is smart, they’ll let you try out a mattress and if it isn’t right for you, you can send it back. WHAT?!

We’ve been sort of on the lookout for a mattress for the past two years and I’ve actually been offered a few different mattresses (as a blogger this happens sometime) but it wasn’t until the Leesa Company came along that they caught my attention.




Y’all this mattress is gorgeous. No more weird faded bouquets of flowers–amiright? The lovely cover is made right here in North Carolina, the entire mattress is made in the USA.


And the truth is, none of us really know if we are going to like a mattress for real until we sleep on it for a while. We can pull every stunt and position in the store–but it’s not until you get it home that you really know–I actually feel the same way about jeans and bathing suits too.


So with our new mattress we get 100 nights (that’s over 3 months!) to try it out and make sure we like it, and if not, guess what–they’ll come pick it up. And there’s not slowly driving home with a mattress tied to the top of the car–this one comes in a little box, delivered to your doorstep.

I could tell you that this mattress is really beautiful, has the perfect amount of give, softness and bounce, and is comfy for a back and stomach sleeper, but the truth is, unless you sleep on a mattress, you’ll never know if it’s right for you. And now that’s exactly what you can do.

Why you might want to try Leesa:

  • Leesa is like the TOMS Shoes for mattresses. For every 10 mattresses they sell, they will donate one to a shelter!

  • You order completely online with free shipping to your doorstep, compressed in a box the size of a mini-fridge.


Sleep tight friends, and tell me, are you kings or queens?

This post sponsored by Leesa