Standard Furniture traces its origins back to 1912, when a local family began traveling through Birmingham, peddling fine household furniture out of a wagon. Four generations later, the business has blossomed into 13 retail stores throughout Alabama and Tennessee, and its century-long commitment to quality furniture and customer service won it the Alabama Retail Association’s Silver Award as one of the Retailers of the Year in 2011. Each gallery abounds with bedroom, living-room, and dining-room furniture from top designers such as Lane, along with mattresses in a range of shapes and styles from brands such as Tempur-Pedic, Serta, and Jamison. At each location, a knowledgeable staff awaits to offer design counsel, suggesting pieces that best suit a household’s style or will hold up against a disobedient pet woodchuck.
What began as Anita Gibson's struggling, two-person family business has evolved into Advanced Weight Loss Clinics, an organization with 17 corporately owned clinics and 3 franchise locations spread throughout the southeastern United States. Each center's team of doctors and weight-loss specialists encourages clients to win a similarly daunting battle by creating personalized plans for success. The program incorporates vitamins, supplements, and appetite suppressants with a low-calorie, low-fat meal plan that discourages using soft-serve ice cream as toothpaste.
Clients can regain their health and improve their physiques at Advanced Medical Weight Loss & Wellness Centers. Physician-supervised staffers customize plans according to each individual's lifestyle and weight-loss goals, be it dropping a few excess pounds, lowering their cholesterol, or being able to fit into the fashionable onesies of their youth. They promote weight loss on a variety of fronts, administering metabolism-boosting supplements, creating meal plans, and providing one-on-one counseling.
Shrill giggles and the pitter-patter of tiny, sock-swathed feet echo off the walls of Pump It Up, where Lilliputian guests pinball through a metropolis of inflatable slides and bouncy enclosures. Small groups of ankle-biters tear through the facility during private parties, plummeting down slides, scaling plush ladders, and bounding off of springy floors.
With a fleet of professional pilots and expert photographers wielding high-quality Canon cameras, Bel Aerial Images captures aerial portraits of land-anchored properties for professional and personal use. Snag a vertical shot of your impressively manicured lawn, or gift neighboring canines with soaring photos of their abode ideal for doghouse foyer displays. Flymasters and shutterbugs climb to an array of altitudes for the perfect picture and mount the ensuing snapshots on canvas, value-packed paper, or in digital file form. Aerial photos make excellent housewarming gifts and also serve to settle arguments about just how many frisbees have collected on your rooftop.
Snaggle Foot Dog Walks and Pet Care's owner Karen Gambrell has a long history of adopting homeless critters and pours that same sense of compassion into all of the company's services. Custom house calls keep animal companions comfortable and stress-free in a quiet and familiar environment, unlike kennels located next door to maraca factories. The team of caretakers—all trained in pet CPR and first aid—values belly rubs and squeaky-toy tossing that delight furry friends during visits. As a bonded and insured member of Pet Sitters International, Snaggle Foot enables anxiety-free vacations for pet owners and helps with routine upkeep in households.