Museum Quality Framing’s staff encases cherished photos, artwork, and three-dimensional objects in materials ranging from polished wood to leather. Ready-made photo frames ($10+) clasp snapshots in a wood-and-glass embrace, protecting them from wrinkles, stains, and the scratchy nuzzles of sentimental lumberjacks. Lackluster walls can find colorful companionship in preframed artwork and a vehicle for deep self-reflection in mirrors ($100+). Ensconce valuables in custom framing packages ($69.99+), which can accommodate sports memorabilia, or preserve fine art with archival mats and backing boards. Handcrafted frames add a Renaissance flair to photos, utilizing materials such as 22-karat gold leaf to create one-of-a-kind frames.
A 65-foot curvilinear orange slide spits out kids into the nearly 210,000-gallon indoor pool with a splash during recreational-swim time. Twenty-five yards in length and separated into eight lanes, the pool also makes for excellent exercise. With water kept between 81 and 83 degrees, the pool also keeps muscles loose for programs, such as Aqua Zumba Fitness and Aquacize, each designed to incinerate calories and boost cardio through fun dancing and aerobic workouts. Committed to safety, the facility is supervised by top-notch lifeguards, and experienced swim instructors equip the water-bound with the skills needed to put a midsize fish in its place. To provide the community with top-notch facilities, renovation was completed in 2007 to include amenities such as changing rooms with lockers, showers, diaper-changing stations, and restrooms. Families are also welcome to relax on the outdoor patio while the little ones patter about in the splash zone.
As a certified nutritionist, personal trainer, and cook, Colleen Ballew presents a triple threat to pudge. But unlike fad diets that restrict calories, Colleen's approach to weight loss springs from striking a balance between proteins, fats, and carbs. When this harmony is achieved, blood sugar stabilizes, and bodies torch fat instead of muscle or '80s love anthems. Through classes, workshops, and private lessons at Colleen's Nutrition Ignition, the wellness guru teaches dieting pupils how to assemble healthy, filling meals without sacrificing flavor. Colleen focuses on completely overhauling lifestyles to avoid reverting back to harmful habits, such as bingeing on sugary foods or sleeping in piles of cheese curls. She bolsters classroom instruction with online tools including exercise tips, diet journals, and menus. To augment healthy living, Colleen also offers private and small-group Pilates sessions.