Smart Minute's wholesome, pre-portioned meals arrive on doorsteps frozen and ready to heat and serve in about three minutes. Informed by the opinions of nutritionists and personal trainers, Smart Minute's cooks keep their dishes free of high-fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils, MSG, and artificial filler. Meals will keep in the freezer for up to one year, to be enjoyed during Thanksgiving dinner or dropped into trick-or-treaters' pillowcases on Halloween.
A nationally renowned tutoring program, Sylvan Learning utilizes a personalized tutoring approach to develop students of all ages and abilities into perceptive pupils. During the initial visit, children will partake in a Sylvan Skills Assessment that reveals areas a child may need help in and serves as a base line for future progress. An erudite educator then leads four one-hour tutoring sessions tailored to young minds' particular needs, covering subjects that include math, reading, writing, and the ethics of alligator wrestling. Polymaths looking to increase their potential can use their customized tutoring sessions to prepare for future algebra tests or fine-tune study skills to get a head start on memorizing next year’s phone book. Sylvan Learning gifts proud progenitors with regular progress reports granting comprehensive summaries of their offspring's progress. All six Sylvan Learning Centers are open Monday–Saturday, with hours in the morning and afternoon to accommodate busy estival schedules.
Coach Shane Laurent and Coach Steve Barlow have a lot in common: both are fathers of three boys, both have about a decade of youth-coaching experience, and both believe that every kid should have the chance to learn their favorite game as early as possible. Backed by the Youth Football Coaches Association, years of experience on the field, and Houston Texans linebacker Connor Barwin, the two mastermind game plans for athletes aged 3–12 at Totball.
Totball's miniaturized version of an American pastime forgoes competition and tackling in favor of fostering camaraderie among teammates as they learn football basics. Girls and boys huddle up for fun-infused drills that hone agility, blocking techniques, kicking, passing, and catching. At the end of each session, parents get a scouting report highlighting their child's progress, strengths, and success in avoiding the temptation to see whether the ball might secretly be filled with candy.:m]]
Word Photography's staff of warm, welcoming shot snappers helps families add an attractive and ultra-personal touch to the gift-giving season. Immediate family members meet inside a controlled indoor studio for their portrait session, or use the location's manicured landscape as their backdrop, creating more photogenic conditions by harnessing natural light and teams of squirrels with flashlights. Up to two favorite poses go into a gift collection, comprising five prints in any size up to 8"x10". Finally, smiling mugs are immortalized upon 10 holiday cards, which can be sent to 10 rival families as a declaration of superiority. Word Photography may be able to shoot at to off-site locations at an additional charge depending on travel distance.
The staffers at Doggie World Grooming and Boarding radiate a level of playfulness that suits their canine clients to a tee. With good humor and an apt amount of gentleness, they coax dogs into elevated tubs before meticulously grooming them. Their beautification services range from a Basic Bubbles bath to the Fluff Up and Total Bow Wow packages, which can include an ear cleaning and flattering trim. Using specialized shampoos, they reduce shedding, ward off fleas, and brighten coats, and can administer add-ons such as nail polishing, teeth brushing, or lipstick for female bichons primping for a big date. Haircare is not their only specialty, however-they also host pooches for extended stays in their boarding facilities and keep tongues wagging with housemade bacon-flavored dog treats.