Deseret Food Store's stock of prepared meals ensures folks are equipped to survive desperate times, such as economic hardship, a natural disaster, or a family camping trip. The company fills homes with vitamin-fortified, mylar-wrapped gourmet entrees that can hibernate in shelves for up to 25 years before preparation. The MSG-free foodstuffs, including pasta alfredo, blueberry pancakes, and white-bean chili, are packed with flavor and transform into satisfying meals by simply adding water. Customers can stock up for a weekend excursion into nature with a 72-hour supply or order a one-year supply for hunkering down and watching every single episode of the news.
On a sunny afternoon, kids climb to the top of a giant inflatable slide, kick their feet out, and ride the yellow decline into a ball pit. The merrymakers behind Sumo Party Planners enliven children's parties in just this fashion by renting out inflatable play structures such as bounce houses, obstacle courses, and life-size replicas of The Pentagon. Further amusements range from popcorn machines to face-painting stations. Sumo Party Planners can also combine rentals and services into party packages, with special pricing for schools, churches, charities, and the military.
In 2003, Get Some Guns and Ammo started in what Owner Stuart Wallin describes as a "hole in the wall" storefront. The business has certainly grown since those early days. To wit, Get Some Guns and Ammo now has sprawling locations in Murray, Layton, and Orem—not to mention an online store with more than 55,000 products making up the total inventory. In addition to firearms and firearm accessories, the stock includes archery supplies and hunting gear.
Because they're extremely valuable tools and toys, tablets require proper protection and care. That's why Monster Tablets focuses on tablet accessories, such as cases, screen protectors, and chargers. The store's stock includes accouterments for most brand-name tablets, including the Samsung Galaxy, the Kindle Fire, and the iPad. For Apple products, Monster Tablets even showcases new Gizmobies, a stylish, slimmer alternative to bulkier iPhone cases.
With spring spreading like a bag of spilled gravy, now is the ideal time to throw open the windows and get home-care projects underway. Pick up a Stanley six-piece screwdriver set for $6.99, a VPT rip hammer for $8.49, and a whole bunch of screws, anchors, and bolts (prices vary), and you'll be ready to finally mount every buffalo nickel and steel penny in your coin collection. Illuminate the newfound décor with a 12-pack of Ace light bulbs ($21.48), the better to see by as you make use of a Purdy four-piece premium paint-tray kit ($19.99). If you need to match paint to a favorite coverlet or choose a hue that complements a pleather recliner, each store offers a paint-matching service free of charge. Get keys made for $1.99 a pop, or clean a barnacle-encrusted carpet with the help of a carpet-cleaning machine ($30 a day to rent).