Our mattress is officially dead. We’ve been looking for natural mattresses, but can’t seem to find anything in our price range… So instead, we’ll get rid of our mattress and box spring, and sleep on a shikibuton. It’s A) much cheaper than your average “natural” mattress, B) isn’t loaded with toxic crap, and C) portable. So… Win, win, win.
Side note: My great grandparents slept on shikibutons in Turkey back in the day. Fun stuff.