When contemplating the comfort of your favorite reading spot in the house, the pillow factor looms large. You probably have a favorite place that is marked by your special pillow that you’ve punched, squeezed and pummeled until it feels just right. People often talk about getting cozy with a favorite book and pillow to pass time or relax, and there is no shortage of references to laying one’s head on a pillow for any number of reasons. And this holiday season, you can bet many a Santa will sport a fluffy pillow under his suit as he makes his way to the Christmas tree.
When it comes to giving a gift this holiday season, a lovely pillow might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but a decorative pillow may be just the thing to fill out the last blanks next to the names on your shopping list. And one of the best ways to do that is by using a Groupon to discount your purchase. Right now you can get a great deal, and save as much as 80% on memory foam, cool gel, soft, firm, hotel quality, bamboo and other designer pillows.
You can even save 70% on customized and personalized pillows with a photo on them. Now that would make a great gift. Pillow talk without a pillow just wouldn’t be the same. The use of pillows goes back to the earliest civilizations around 7,000 BC when the wealthy used them and often collected them to symbolize wealth. Their use has evolved from stone headrests used to prevent bugs and insects from crawling into the ears, mouth, nose and hair, to pillows made of wood. In Europe, the soft pillow was created and stuffed with reeds, feathers and straw to make the upper classes more comfortable. We’ve come a long way, and so have our pillows.
Over time there have been travel pillows, body pillows, rice or bean filled pillows you can warm in the microwave and wrap around your neck, or blow-up pillows you can use while relaxing in the hot tub. Pillows have carried the rings in a wedding ceremony, been torn apart in fights with our siblings, and monogramed for baby’s first gift. If you think about it, there’s a pillow that will delight anyone one your list. And with Groupon you can get it for less.