Introducing the Dreamie -- It's like a Snuggie that you sleep in

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
Say hello to the spawn of Snuggie: The Dreamie. This person-pocket sleeping bag is the latest branch in a family tree of products that cost virtually nothing to make and depend heavily on adjectives and money-back guarantees to sell.

The Dreamie is essentially what we used to call a sleep sack when we spent nights in youth hostels. Take two small sheets, sew the sides and bottom together, fold over the top of one sheet a pillow's length and sew it on both side to form a pocket, and you have a Dreamie. The unspecified fabric is described as silky, which I'd guess is ad-speak for polyester. (There's also the option to upgrade to fleece.)
The finished product, in a "free Dreamie carrying case" (a bag) sells for $19.99, plus $6.99 shipping and handling. But wait, there's more; the company will double the order for an additional shipping and handling fee of $6.99. It comes in white, red, and brown ( in ad-speak, natural ivory, rich espresso and ruby red.)

The Dreamie ad targets couch sleepers, a population that must be so money-unsavvy that they end up living on some poor schmuck's couch because they blew all their money on as-seen-on-TV items such as the Dreamie.

If ever there was an item you could make for yourself, a Dreamie is it. Five minutes, a couple of sheets, a tube of seam glue and you're set. Now all you need is a friend's couch.
Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners