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Old 10-22-2008, 10:34 AM   #21
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Wow, I'm so glad to read this thread. I never make my bed except when I change the sheets, but I thought it was my dirty little secret and that I was the only one. I do change my sheets a lot because I love fresh sheets and I use nice, tight hospital corners, too.

In the same vein, how many here use a top sheet? I always do for my bed but my kids just use a fitted bottom sheet and a comforter on top. Of course, the comforter has a cover that gets washed regularly. What about ya'll?
I do the same thing no top sheet no blanket. We have down comforters ones for summer and ones for winter. I have two duvets on each of them so my comforters stay pure white since you dont wash down comforters. When I change the sheets and wash duvets I put the comforters out on a line I especially like how they smell when they have been outside on a cold day. It's the best sleeping to me this is how the Germans and Aussies do it.
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Old 10-22-2008, 10:41 AM   #22
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Oh, and no I do not exactly make the bed I do shake comforter straight and straighten pillows. I also got rid of all the extra pillows those are just a waste of time to me.
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Old 10-22-2008, 10:50 AM   #23
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I fit into the "can't get in unless it's made" category. If I leave [for work] before DH, I know it won't get made and it just bugs me all day. I'll make it before we go to bed that night. I think it's the feel of wrinkley sheets on my legs that bothers me ...

We use a top sheet too. In the summer, that's all DH uses. I like the weight of a blanket so I use our quilt too ...
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Old 10-22-2008, 11:20 AM   #24
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As I said, I don't really make mine, but I kind of do (pull everything up, just don't always tuck everything in). I do like everything to be nice and smooth before getting back into bed though, so before I get in, I smooth out the fitted sheet, then I readjust the top sheet and blanket/comforter, putting them back on, so I do understand those who make the bed before getting in for the night.

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Old 10-22-2008, 11:59 AM   #25
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I have to make my bed, out of self defense!

If I don't, the dogs will sneak on it during the day and curl up on the sheets right by my pillow. Then at night I will sneeze, wheeze and scratch! So, I make sure it is totally made and covered with a sheet we remove at night. They are trained (for the most part not to be on the bed when we are in it, but during the day is a totally different story!
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Old 10-22-2008, 12:06 PM   #26
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We have a waterbed...so we need to pull the covers up every morning or it loses it's heat but other than that...only when we have company
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Old 10-22-2008, 12:36 PM   #27
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I have to make my bed every day. I'm not comfortable if I don't. I have a beautifully decorated bedroom and because my house is small it can be seen from the living room. I wait til after I've had my coffee, breakfast and e-mail. Then the first thing I do to start my day is make the bed. I sleep alone so it doesn't get messed up too much.
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Old 10-22-2008, 12:37 PM   #28
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I don't, which drives DW up the wall. I "straighten" it out a bit, but feel the way many others here have said, it's just going to get all jumbled up again. DW is notorious for making the bed, and if I am home always drags me into the picture of making it. Perhaps she is hoping it'll rub off on me, making up the bed. Good luck with that. Not likely.
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Old 10-22-2008, 12:42 PM   #29
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who me????? couldn't be.........it gets made on Thursdays when Ludmilla comes..........she doesn't do dishes or clean the counters (why, I don't know........maybe the the landlady told her not to) so she might as well make the bed.........it's a big king-sized bed and you are in a different country when you roll to the other side...........oh, i have to have a top sheet........drives me nuts in Germany when that all they provide is a comforter to cover with..........
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Old 10-22-2008, 12:48 PM   #30
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oh, I forgot to add that when it gets cold in the winter..........please......invest in some flannel sheets.......you will think that you are stepping into a warm, embracing cocoon.......yes, they are $$$ but get them at the end of the cold season.......only wash them in warm water.......you will Love them........I promise....... and they make great gifts........thought that my in-laws were going to kiss my feet when I gave them a set for Christmas a few years ago..........
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