Ice Packs- instead of investing in reusable ice packs, I use an ordinary sponge. Wet it, plop it in a zip-top bag, and pop it in the freezer. I like this option because it’s cheaper than the blue reusables, isn’t made up of mystery chemicals, and it also works to clean the dishes!
Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!!