It's easy to see how fresh the meat is at South Alabama Custom Meats, since owner Tony Brooks cuts them right when you order. Brooks and his son continue the company's 30-year legacy of providing both exotic cuts of meat and processing hunters' venison. They package meats in family-size packs fit for any number of people, including cuts of ribs, pork chops, and their house-smoked sausages.
Purchases made at TNT Fireworks Warehouse benefits partner non-profit organizations, strengthening programs in local communities. The company also has a commitment to both safety and customer satisfaction. Many of TNT's higher-charged products include a Glo-Fuze, which guides revelers safely to the fuse in poorly lit conditions, such as nighttime or a lesser reveler's fireworks show, and a No Dud Guarantee ensures that non-functional fireworks can be refunded with ease.
The locally owned and operated Freckles offers unique gift items and apparel in a cozy boutique setting. Hand-picked by owners Heather and Brian Lucas, the impressive selection includes items for all treasured family, friends, and kickball teammates. Browse women’s fashions from Tracy Negoshian and Pink Herron ($15-$82), or piles of men’s polos from Yellowhammer ($19.50-$68). Wicked Needle provides precious children’s clothing that can be embroidered with a little one’s name, monogram, or serial number. Get a leg up on holiday shopping with Bauble LuLu customizable jewelry and Crimson Elephant frames made from reclaimed wood ($38-$125). House wares such as cake plates, stemware, and dishes get personalized with vinyl lettering and adornments in a variety of colors. Should the abundant inventory prove overwhelming, friendly and knowledgeable staff members will gladly help you find just the thing to keep for yourself, give to a loved one, or bait an impoverished old-timey baseball player.
Mattress Direct and America's Mattress give somnambulant snoozers a place to rest weary heads with comfortable, supportive mattresses and sturdy box springs. Drift off on a Serta Perfect Sleeper, a mattress coaxing numbered lambs into soothing slumber for more than 75 years. Each mattress features an ultra-soft top and back-friendly firm springs below (twin mattresses start at $414, box springs start at $135). Couture catnappers can snag a Vera Wang mattress for a fashionable 40 winks, with the choice of traditional innerspring or all-foam models, all crafted with careful attention to detail and style (mattresses start at $689, box springs start at $160). Customers can catch Z’s on a luxurious iComfort mattress, a dream-deliverer constructed of memory foam and supportive gel to whisk heat and tension away from reposing bodies. Because the shop is offering a special on select twin mattresses ($79–$99 each), this Groupon can assist mattress misers in hoarding up to four beds-to-be or cushiony improvised sleds. All Serta mattresses also include a doze-defending warranty.
The staff of Laci-May’s Monograms and More personalize keepsakes with custom monograms and appliqués using an arsenal of more than 800 fonts and a wide selection of appliqué designs. Their customizations add a special touch to baby blankets, make wedding gifts more personal, and keep home decor from ending up in the pound. Customers can bring in their own items, but the staff also keeps the shop stocked with items ready to be monogrammed, as well as jewelry, consignment items, and gifts.