What is your Comfort Zone?

After a long day there is nothing better than getting cozy in a space that you love. At the Northwest, we believe having a comfort zone in your home to relax, decompress, and de-stress is essential. However, not all comfort zones are alike. The Northwest has launched a campaign called #createyourcomfortzone and we want you…

How to Make the Most of Online Learning This Semester

Most colleges across the country have moved to an online platform this semester or a hybrid plan. We know studying from home can be a drag, but here are some tips for how you can make the most of it and feel as immersed in the college experience as possible!  Surround Yourself with School Pride…

All About The Seattle Kraken

Meet the NHL’s 32nd team! The Seattle Kraken is a brand-new NHL team, and we are here to share all the facts you need to know! History of Hockey in Seattle Residents of the Emerald City have long awaited this team. It has been nearly 100 years since the Seattle Metropolitans folded—the first US-based team…

How to Watch the MCU in Chronological Order

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is expansive. Over ten years, the writers and producers at Marvel managed to create a vast, interwoven narrative that most people adore-- whether they read the original comics or not. The Coronavirus postponed the release of Black Widow, the launch of phase four, to November 2020. As disappointing as that…

NBA at Disney: How the Season is Different

Since the suspension of the NBA due to COVID-19, we have longed for its return. Beginning July 30th, at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, the NBA is back. This sports complex has three arenas for games and hotels to accommodate the players and their families. This will limit outside exposure…

A Look Back at 6 Great Moments in Sports History

Sports have a special way to connect people together. The anticipation while watching your screen and the pure joy that follows when your favorite team wins. However, the moments we cherish are the time when history is made. These are the moments that create impact beyond the stadium. Let's take a look back at a few of the greatest moments in sports history!

Tailgating: How to Recreate the Experience at Home!

Bring the excitement of tailgating to you! When it was announced that MLS, NHL, and NBA would resume this summer, many exhaled a sigh of relief knowing that their favorite teams are back in action. Even though sports fans around America are ecstatic about the news, it’s bittersweet. There are many traditions that sports fans…

5 Tips For Better Sleep

Here at the Northwest, we are all about comfort. We make sure our products are made with the best materials and that our blankets are as soft and warm as possible. However, even with the best pillows, blankets, comforters, and mattresses, America has an ever-growing sleep epidemic: sleep deprivation. I know it may sound silly…

Back to School Dorm Décor Guide

Whether you are in boarding school or college, those dorm rooms with white cinderblock walls and bulky wooden furniture are super dull. The Northwest is here to share some tips and tricks to help you infuse your personal style and school spirit into your new living space! See how you can use pillows, blankets, accessories,…

Iconic Movie Scenes and Characters to Recreate with Your Dog

Are you bored? Do you have a dog? If you answered yes to those two questions, we have a fun way for you to relieve some stress: dress up your dog in costumes or objects from around your home. It will put an instant smile on your face, and you will wonder why you haven't…

8 Great Movies for Your Next Family Night In

Spending the weekend at home with your family? Check out some of our recommendations on the best movies to watch that will be sure to grab you and your family's attention! Harry Potter After eight movies, you are bound to have fallen in love with the Harry Potter movies-- leading to even more family movie…

July 4th: Social Distancing Style

Due to the Coronavirus, Independence Day looks a little different this year, so let’s dive into how we can celebrate while maintaining social distancing. How to set up your backyard for a social distancing barbecue 1. The Guest ListJuly 4th is a great opportunity to get together with friends and family. Due to the circumstances…

5 Ways to Improve Your Work-From-Home Space

What do classrooms, offices, and libraries all have in common? They are all dedicated workspaces. They create an environment of focus. With work-from-home measures still in place for many, and a new normal for some, there is no better time like the present to spruce up that space. Here are five tips to make your…