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Fall Fun Ideas in Flannel Pajamas

Fall is More Fun in Flannel! Some Things Are Just Better in PJs

Summer has officially come to a close. It won’t be long before pajama season is in full swing. Crisp fall air, brisk mornings, chilly nights, crunchy leaves, and cozy blankets slowly steer us indoors before winter. Fall is a season that is based largely on the sense of smell and soft, warm textures. Just the thought of freshly baked goodies, ‘pumpkin spice’ scented everything, wool sweaters, cashmere scarves, and pillowy down comforters are enough to make you want to crawl back in bed for a long nap.

With our internal clock set to hibernate, it’s no wonder we don’t want to get out of our pajamas until April. Here is a list of our favorite fall activities that are far better when enjoyed in the comfort of our favorite flannel jammies.

Ideas for Fall Family Fun

PJ Salvage Women’s Coffee Time Flannel Pajama Set in Dove

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8 Ways Pajamas Make You Happy!

Happy Friday, friends!

What piece of clothing in your wardrobe is most important to your well being? Well, pajamas, of course! Here are eight ways that pajamas bring on the good spirit…

1. You uniform for relaxation – slip on your PJs at the end of a loooong day, and watch your mood transform and your cares dissolve.

2. Fun prints! – pajamas invite in the free spirit and self expression. Monkeys…Bacon Enthusiasts…Sushi…and the list goes on…

3.  Sleepovers – what’s a sleepover staying up late with your friends without your favorite fun PJs?

4. Family time – pajamas mean fun family time: movie nights, Netflix marathons, lazy breakfasts, holiday mornings…

5. Comfort – has there ever been and will there ever will be more comfortable clothes than pajamas?!

6. Pajama Days – lounging and relaxing ALL day in your jams. H-A-P-P-Y!

7. Fun songs – jammies inspire fun songs like this one!

8. Feeling like a kid again – pajamas have a way of bringing you right back to childhood. Especially our footies!

There you have it… If you think those pink gnome PJs are as cute as we do, click here for all the details!

Now over to you: how do your pajamas make YOU happy?  Tell us below!

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Let’s stay home…& be cozy in our jammies

Baby, it’s cold outside!

We know you may be staying in this weekend, huddled up and warding off the chilly weather. We say get keep those jammies on, get snuggly, and make the most of it!

Here are 6 things you can do to enjoy your cozy time:

1. Roast marshmallows by the fire.

2. Read a new book for the pure pleasure of it!

3. PJ Dance Party, anyone?

4. Comfort Food? Yes, please! We’ve rounded up some options here.

5. Watch a Gilmore Girls marathon on Netflix.

6. Dress your pets up in PJs!

Happy weekend!  And don’t forget…our FREE shipping deal is still on through Sunday.  Spend $40 or more and get free UPS Ground shipping.  Just use HEARTS at checkout.

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Life is Better in Pajamas

Cozy, relaxing, and fun…life is always better in pajamas! And speaking of that, we’re popping in to tell you about our Flash Sale this weekend! We’re making room for new arrivals, so this weekend only our entire Hatley Nature collection is 20% through Sunday, Nov. 9th! Use HATLEY20 at checkout for your savings.

Happy Saturday, pajama friends!


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Pajama Food: Comfort Food

After a long day…maybe a particularly chilly day or a rough day at the office… sometimes all you want to do is get in your PJs and enjoy something really delicious.  Warm, hearty, stick-to-your ribs comfort food has a way of making all your cares fall away.

Here’s our round-up of yummy pajama-worthy recipes we’ll be indulging in this fall…dive in!

Creamy Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons from Damn Delicious

Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese from The Recipe Rebel

Chicken Noodle Soup from Tyler Florence

Pot Pie from The Pioneer Woman

Loaded Shepherd’s Pie from The Midnight Baker

Perfect Macaroni & Cheese from Martha Stewart

Sausage and Lentil Soup from My Baking Addiction

Shrimp and Grits from Bobby Flay

Or what about breakfast for dinner? We’ve got you covered here and here.

What is your go-to comfort food?  Share with us in the comments below!

Photo Credit: Nomadic Lass via Compfight cc

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10 Signs You’re a Homebody!

1. Your couch bears the permanent indentation of your body.

2. You just binge watched a whole season of House of Cards and you’re just coming back to life.

3. You curiously note that you replace your pajamas much more often than your jeans.

4. You’re on a first name basis with the Thai food delivery guy and you’re pretty sure he’s expecting a Christmas gift.

5. Your idea of the perfect night out is catching the early-bird special so you can come home after and immediately get in your PJs!

6. Books, books, books!  Need we say more?

7. Your friends call you the Imelda Marcos of slippers.

8. Snow day? No problem. Your pantry and fridge are already stocked to feed you for weeks on end!

9. When a friend calls to cancel plans, you’re not mad at all. In fact you feel like you just won the lottery!

10. Your motto: pajamas + wine = happiness.

Photo credit: ashleyg via etsy.

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Five for Friday: Pajama Movie Night

Fall weekends mean cozy nights home with tasty snacks and a great movie!

Salted Caramel Popcorn // Cookies & Cups

Boxercraft Plaid Flannel Blanket // The Pajama Company

Nutella Hot Chocolate with Hazelnut Liqueur // Saveur*

The Greatest 100 Movies of All Time // AMC

PJ Salvage Navy Dot // The Pajama Company

*Photo credit: Credit: Maxime Iattoni

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Our Mission…Your Happiness

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,

but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”

-Thich Nhat Hanh

So you probably know that The Pajama Company was founded because we love to make people happy!  We say it a lot, but we know that life is better when you’re comfy and cozy and wearing your favorite PJs.  It’s our little way to contribute to the world’s happiness.

As Thich Nhat Hanh is eluding to, happiness is circular and contagious. Being happy just naturally causes more joy for yourself and for others, whether you feed off your own good feelings or the simple smile of a stranger you pass on the street.

We love these easy ways to add more happiness to your life and those around you…

8 Easy Ways to Spread Happiness Around You // Tiny Buddha

How to start spreading small seeds of  happiness around you.

Write Your Own Set of Personal Commandments // The Happiness Project

Write your own list of words to live by.

15 Ways to Spread Kindness in Your World Today // Positivity Blog

Spreading kindness on a daily basis, including being kinder to yourself.

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day to Improve Your Life? // Time

Photo Credit: Yelnoc via Compfight cc

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What’s a Life in Pajamas?

by Becky Boyd, The Pajama Company Editor

We say a life in pajamas is your life…only better.

Better because you get be cozy and you get to feel great!

Better because you get to wear your very favorite PJs.  You know, the cozy flannel ones with sock monkeys on them!  Or maybe your cute cat person nightshirt?  It could even be those awesome footies that cover you from head to toe!

You get to be totally comfortable and at ease in your pajamas.  And, you get to do what you want – work, play, lounge around, go out – you name it!

The bottom line is life is better in pajamas because it’s all about you!

A life in pajamas is the good life!  So we say, wear your pajamas and be happy!

What does a life in pajamas mean to you?  Tell us in the comments below!

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Life in Pajamas

By Ellie Badanes

Life in pajamas pretty much says it all.  I admit it, I live and work in pajamas and I have the best excuse of all for this good habit.  My business is pajamas.  Hopefully you have visited my pajama world www.ThePajamaCompany.com filled with fabulous pajamas and other related goodies.  Actually it is wonderful to work in pajamas whatever your work might be.  Of course Entrepreneurs and bloggers are famous for working in pajamas.

I don’t know about you but I have always done my best work in pajamas, even before my pajama business days.  Everything is just a little less stressful in pajamas.  The world in a little happier in pajamas.  Books are more enjoyable, coffee tastes bolder, tea is more piping, diet coke is colder and snappier, magazines are more glossy, sit coms are funnier, couches are more comfy.  Pajamas can just bring out that bit of fun in kids as well as adults.  In pajamas wearing a “Watermelon” or “Pizza” or “Donut”  or “Snowman” print is, well, perfectly acceptable.  Can serious work be accomplished dressed in “Sock Monkey” pajamas one might ask…the answer is “Yes” of course!  So today, I’m celebrating Life in Pajamas.

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