“So you traded your bed for hammock — how do you make it?”

Have you ever thought about trading in your bed for a hammock and enjoying the benefits a hammock brings? Well, Nathan and Chrissy Wainwright did as a married couple and even shared a hammock for their bed. The couple hails from Arkansas and enjoy spending time outside. Nathan had previously slept in a hammock and decided it could work for two with his own unique setup. (more…)

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What’s the Best Hammock for My Backyard?

With so many options for hammocks, which one do you choose? Each hammock has its own personality, much like us. But which deserves a spot in your backyard? (more…)

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What Materials Should Your Next Hammock Have?

Have you every been caught in a rainstorm without the proper equipment or wrapped up in a less than magnificent blanket while trying to snuggle up indoors? Well, similar situations can happen while hanging out in your hammock. (more…)

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How Many Can Hang? What Hammock Sizes Really Mean

If you’re in the market for a hammock, you may be wondering which size you should buy. A common misconception among novice hammock consumers is that the size of the hammock refers to the number of people that can hang. While certain hammocks can be shared, the reality is that larger hammocks generally allow more comfort to the individual user. The wider the hammock, the easier it is for the user to stretch into that perfect diagonal lying position. Let’s look at what what hammock sizes really mean.  (more…)

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How to Stack Hammocks and How to Climb into a Hammock Upside Down

A new trend has emerged in the world of hammocks. As the travel hammock became more popular, people started experimenting with how to hang them. One way that emerged from this was stacking the hammocks so that there would be multiple hammocks hanging in a column from two trees. Setting up these hammocks isn’t nearly as hard as it looks. (more…)

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The JOKI Receives National Recognition and Award

La Siesta is making history in NYC these days. Right on 5th avenue, the Guggenheim Museum has featured the JOKI hammock in their Spring window display. This kid’s hammock chair is known for being a comfortable spot for any child to play and daydream. In the spirit of Spring, the Guggenheim’s display shows off all of the fun colors that pop up with the season. (more…)

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DIY: Hammock Outdoor Movie Night

If you’re looking for a unique way to use your backyard, you may consider hosting an outdoor movie night. You can plan the event with your family, friends, or for a fun birthday. Backyards offer a neat opportunity to set up your own experiences while spending time outdoors right outside of your home. For a fun movie night, add a hammock into the mix to watch the movie in comfort with your loved ones or friends. (more…)

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Places Where Sleeping in Hammocks is the Norm

As the hammock has gained popularity, sleeping in them has too. While history may affect some places, others jumped on the trend when they realized the versatility of hammocks and the sleep benefits as the hammock was traded and exported across the world. While napping in a hammock is common everywhere, some places have chosen to forgo what some people may think of as the normal bed and instead use their hammock as a place to sleep. (more…)

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Common Hammock Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making (And How to Fix Them)

 

Relaxing in a hammock sounds pretty straightforward and easy. It brings to mind daydreams of enjoying some downtime under the sun or having a unique indoor spot for you and your friends to hang out. What you may not know it that there are some common mistakes you may be making when using your hammock. Here are a few of them to try and avoid. (more…)

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A Brief Look at Hammocking Culture in South America

Going back 4,000 years, you’ll find the beginning of the hammock and its rich history in South American countries like Brazil, the Caribbean, and Mexico. Over years of evolving, the hammock has come to symbolize the very heart of South American culture. For many in South America, using their hammock is not only a daily routine but central to their culture. You can see South Americans’ love for its hammocks in their craft and design. (more…)

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