For more than two decades, the staff at Beads Etc. has been supplying locals with the knowledge, materials, and accessories to design and create their own jewelry. Along the walls, ropes of sparkling beads and crystals hang in a rainbow of colors and textures, while nylon thread is available in a variety of hues for stringing beads into necklaces, bracelets, or the latest in fashion?doggie anklets. During classes, instructors teach pupils tips and tricks for designing and bringing their custom ideas to fruition.
At Rosebud Beauty Products, head honcho Penny Cannon enthusiastically answers inquiries over the phone about the age-defying night cream she began using in place of pricier counterparts. Packed with seven anti-aging skincare therapies and ingredients such as vitamins and antioxidants, Penny’s night cream aims to tighten façades, diminish wrinkles and lines, and imbue faces with a youthful glow previously only attained in playoff games of hopscotch. Penny and her team at Rosebud also support the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, donating portions of their proceeds each year to breast-cancer research.
Powered by positive buzz percolating on the pages of the Wall Street Journal, Ski magazine, and sporty blogs, Ski Butlers's staff of deliverymen and service techs takes the hassle out of outdoor recreation with delivery and pick-up service of ski and snowboard rentals. Starting early in the morning, drivers head to hotels, lodges, and igloos around ski slopes to outfit sportsmen of all ages with high-quality skis, snowboards, and supplies from brands such as Rossignol, Atomic, Elan, Fischer, and Völkl. Butlers carry an assortment of boots and poles to ensure that riders secure a well-fitting rental. After fittings, which can take as long as an hour, butlers slip renters the digits to their help line. In the event of an equipment issue, butlers meet skiers on the mountain to resolve the problem with the minimum possible delay and hassle. The company has grown to service 30 of North America's top ski destinations, including Whistler, Salt Lake City, Telluride, Lake Tahoe, and Thomas Jefferson's cowlicks on Mount Rushmore.
Over the last 25 years, countless changes in outdoor sporting equipment's design, material, and style have occurred, but the folks at Shoreline of Tahoe have remained in step with every trend. Always stocking the latest gear, they offer both rentals and sales of skis, snowboards, snowshoes, and even bikes in warmer months. The shop also provides accessories, repair services, and guided tours through the best surrounding areas.