Mattress Direct culls a variety of mattresses in textures ranging from firm to plush from brands such as Tempur-Pedic and Serta. Serta's iComfort, for example, evenly distributes support across the body with microsupport gel capsules nestled in its memory foam; a specialized material prevents overheating and the resulting unpleasant lava-chase nightmares. Mattress Direct's stock of bed frames, bed linens, and pillows allow patrons to assemble complete bedroom sets in one trip, and an express delivery service prevents the hassle of renting a moving truck or outfitting each leg of a new bed with a rollerblade.
The professionals at Pineapple Gallery specialize in conservation framing and only use acid-free materials when framing prized family photos and valuable artwork. For added protection, the framers finish jobs with museum-quality glass. Patrons also can look for new wall decorations in Pineapple Gallery’s collection of paintings and prints from various artists.
The friendly design experts at Hestia Luxury in Linens bestow fashionable, name-brand linens onto undressed bedrooms and bathrooms. Spruce up water closets with plush towels and rugs from Abyss and Habidecor, or embellish uncovered countertops with candles and sweet-smelling soaps. A set of soft sheets can blanket beds or double as a hammock between field-goal posts ($59+), while duvet covers cloak ordinary comforters in stylish envelopes ($125+). Snag a down-alternative pillow ($60+) and allow it to be embraced in a multihued sham for its ecological affability ($39+). A complimentary in-home consultation evaluates a room's lighting, space, and sock to floor ratio in order to determine the most dapper, customizable abode arrangements.
Exhausted stilt-walkers can topple dramatically onto their choice of soft surface at My Sofa Store, with hundreds of sofas, chairs, sectionals, chaises, and fabrics to select from. Replace your real family with attractively named housemates including Hoyt, Pippin, Mandy, Renata, and little Leo. The store's knowledgeable staff stands at the ready, answering questions and offering assistance with in-home design and room planning. And visit My Sofa Store’s website to take advantage of its online room planner, which lets you audition products before assigning them starring roles in living-room theater productions.
Since equipping the world with its first wood-slat recliner in 1928, La-Z-Boy has branded itself as a well-known producer of high-quality furniture, including their signature recliner, loveseats, ottomans, upholstered sofas, accent tables, and much more. The Urbana oval end table ($249 and up) is genetically engineered to keep junk mail off the ground and blocks the couch's attempts to stretch out into the hall. A host of recliners, sofas, sectionals, the demi stationary chair and sleepers are also waiting to invade homes with their tasteful presence.
Pelican Market Cafe satisfies serious hungers with a full menu bursting at the seams with paninis, wraps, salads, and breakfast served all day. Welcome the onset of day with the ham-and-cheese quiche ($5.95), cheesy omelette ($7.50–$7.95), or towering bundle of bananas foster pancakes ($6.95). Diners can launch face first into lunch or dinner with the Covington panini on sourdough, a medley of fresh spinach, avocado, havarti cheese, and horseradish mayonnaise ($7.95). Much like the emblematic reward for a good SAT score, Pelican Market Cafe awards all its sandwiches and wraps with a side of sour-cream potato salad. Lettuce lunatics can fall into a leafy affair with 11 salads, including the spinach and walnut ($8.95), the chicken cobb ($9.95), and the sweet juiciness of the summer fruit ($8.95). Café connoisseurs can nosh in the casual, kid-friendly atmosphere and leave wondering why more restaurants don't feature slip 'n' slides and cascading kool-aid fountains.