For more than two decades, American Mattress has promoted peaceful slumber in bedchambers throughout the Midwest with their vast selection of mattresses, headboards, and linens. The sleep experts strive to stay abreast of the latest bedding technology: their Serta mattresses are made with gel foam that supports curves, and Tempur-Pedic mattresses repel allergens, mites, and poltergeists looking to spoon. This devotion to a good night’s sleep has helped them earn the title of Best Mattress Store from suburban Chicago’s Daily Herald five years in a row. Additionally, American Mattress doubles down on each of its beds with a 30-day comfort guarantee and a 60-day best-price guarantee.
The official popcorn of Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indianapolis Colts, SKP-Popcorn carries more than 16 flavors of Indiana-grown gourmet popcorn. With unusual, tongue-provoking selections such as banana, blue raspberry, cherry vanilla, and toffee, SKP's colorful popcorn bouquets make a delightful surprise for under-stimulated children and adventure-seeking adults alike. Popcorn comes in three sack sizes ($6–$12), three can sizes ($15–$30), and two-gallon cans stocked with your choice of three flavors ($35). All containers are convenient for direct-to-mouth shoveling, gift giving, and bomb-shelter stocking.
A family-run business since 1974, Godby Home Furnishings stocks its 75,000-square-foot Westfield warehouse with an attractive and functional selection of quality room fillers from more than 40 manufacturers. A new lamp ($49+) illuminates even the darkest of kitchen corn mazes, while an unfurled area rug ($99+) adds texture to humdrum wood flooring as it tactfully conceals the living room sinkhole. Lounge comfortably in a Lane recliner, available in both leather and fabric with myriad color choices ($599+ for two), or snore soundly atop locally manufactured Miralux mattresses, choosing between firm, plush, and pillow-tops ($399+ for a queen). Godby additionally supplies its customers with a multitude of furnishing services, including design advice from knowledgeable sales associates, same day or next day pickup, and mechanical couch potato harvesters.
Since offering its first batch of all edible, no-filler bird feed named Old Bob White back in 1975, Old Bob's has transformed into an eclectic shop for all things outdoors, as well as home decor and furnishings. The wide-ranging inventory includes self-manufactured cottages and storage buildings that resemble old-time cabins. Wild bird supplies, which include woodpecker feeders, entice avian near and far to swoop into customers' yards for a quick snack, filling outdoor spaces with lively chirps and dissuading the giant worm next door from digging into your yard. Not just for birds, the shop's outdoor items also include bat houses, basketball goals, and a large collection of in-stock and special order wallpapers.
When Santa needed a place to greet the children of Danville in 2012, one of his go-to stops was Amen Affordable Bakery. The shop hosted an event for him, during which he jotted down toy requests while the kids decorated cupcakes and cookies. The activity was an apt fit for the bakery, whose culinary team adds an ornamental touch to its homemade cookies and cupcakes, no matter the time of year. Amen's made-to-order treats also include brownies, cherry danishes, pecan pies, and pumpkin muffins, which transform back into regular pumpkins if they aren't eaten before midnight.
Despite its name, Sweet Treats’ menu goes beyond sugary confections. Aside from the freshly baked cinnamon rolls available during breakfast, oatmeal and biscuits and gravy make an appearance early in the day. But after 10:00 a.m., sweets take over—like if US Senators were allowed to join a high-school student council. The menu includes everything from pie and cheesecake to large cookies and fudge by the pound or half-pound. A selection of cupcake flavors changes daily, and scoops of ice cream nestle into waffle cones, sundaes, and banana splits.