Sun Tan City’s trained tanning consultants help clients get bronzed via UV-free tanning booths and ergonomic tanning beds. Guests can schedule a single visit to touch up an existing tan, purchase a multivisit package to get a discounted rate, or become a member to take advantage of the salon’s 100% guarantee.
Too much money. Too much time. Too much unused food wasted and thrown away. Chef Anna Conrad knows why many people forgo home-cooked meals, and, for that reason, she created Ideal Mealz to make it easier. She transforms her own gourmet dishes into easy-to-follow recipes that fill a 30-day rotating menu. Her customers choose the recipes they’d like to try, and, instantaneously, they receive a printable PDF with instructions as well as a weekly shopping list scaled to the number of people in the family or the number of seagulls that show up for dinner as soon as they smell bread. Most of her meals—which often include low-fat, low-carb, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly, and gluten-free options—cook in 15 minutes or less. And to save more precious minutes, Chef Conrad's multitude of recipes let home cooks prepare a month's worth of meals in a single afternoon—they need only preassemble ingredients and freeze what's left over.
MMIJA's 12,000 square feet of retail space overflows with a rotating collection of fabrics, yarn, patterns, and supplies from such manufacturers as Hoffman, Northcott, and Blank Quilting. Staff members clear off bolt-laden tables throughout the week and host classes for beginners and veterans alike. During Beginning Punch Needle sessions ($10), students can learn the basic punch needle techniques needed to forge pincushions and fabric ornaments in a stress-free setting. BQ Easy Quilt classes ($10) walk attendees through the creation of a geometrically precise quilt using a home-brought sewing machine.
Since 2001, Extreme Snowboard and Ski has populated the slopes of Sugar Mountain Resort with snow sportsters outfitted with rental and retail equipment, as well as apparel from brands such as Neff, Loki, and Grenade. The ski shop’s prime location at the entrance to mountain makes it a convenient stop for downhillers in need of rental skis or snowboards, a new pair of Spy or Smith goggles, or equipment tuning performed by the onsite repair technicians. The tech team treats skis and boards with the help of a Wintersteiger Micro 91, restoring their functionality and refining their bottoms until they can slide over snow with powder-cutting grace.
Since 1985, Arbor Creek Kennels & Pet Lodge has treated pooches and cats to regular playtime and spacious, comfortable quarters with heated floors. Friendly staff take animals on daily walks amid the compound's 30 acres of idyllic countryside, and someone is always on the premises, 24 hours a day, to ensure that pets play nicely and sleep soundly. During their stay, animals can undergo grooming and bathing services to remove tangles and stenches from fur or impress talent agents casting for Homeward Bound: With a Vengeance. The kennel maintains a close relationship with Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, a local no-kill shelter.
Christopher’s Wine & Cheese is located at the corner of Sunset Drive at Main Street in Historic Downtown Blowing Rock, NC - just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. We hand select each wine to reflect the best taste and value of each wine region – locally and around the world.