As a nationally renowned tutoring program, Sylvan Learning Center helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in school by utilizing a personalized tutoring approach to develop a learned legion of students of all ages. During the initial visit, your child will partake in a Sylvan skills assessment (a $195 value), which highlights any trouble spots or unflattering stripes and serves as a baseline for future progress.
Experienced professionals dedicated to customer satisfaction staff each In the Bag location. Use today’s Groupon to have your blankets ($18.95), neglected sweaters ($7.32), and thigh-length jackets ($12.35) cleaned just in time for the onslaught of cooler temperatures. Or if your classiest work clothes were sullied during your previous career as an office-gossip excavator, let the scientific magic of dry cleaning restore their dignity and clean out their ears. The skilled grime busters at In the Bag can easily remove dirt from jumpsuits ($13.95), ties ($5.95), and blazers ($7.32); they can even drain ectoplasm that accumulates after too many ghost-buster interviews. Just drop off your dingy duds at the In the Bag location of your choice, or call to arrange times for free pick-up and delivery. You may also use this Groupon's value toward the VIP package and get 25% off regular prices ($10 for lifetime).
The wireless wizards and service providers at AT&T Authorized Retailers equip phones with a wealth of accessories. An iGo green universal wall charger ($49.99) powers up virtually any phone at home (with corresponding cables, sold separately), and doubles as a battery backup to provide power when wall outlets run dry. Screen-protector two-packs for the Impulse 4G andd Xperia Play keep displays smudge and glare free ($15 each). Alternatively, an AGF leather-inlayed rubber case grants Samsung Galaxy S II's the protection of an iron gauntlet ensconced in a stylish velvet glove, and the Body Glove soft-shell case for Impulse 4G phones offers a smooth gel surface that stows easily without attracting pocket lint or belly-button lint masquerading as pocket lint ($30 each). Throw a party to celebrate newly acquired phone accessories with entertainment provided by an iHome mini-stereo speaker system, featuring two amplified speakers and vacuum bass expansion with a protective carrying case ($49.99).
Muscle manipulator Josi Hendricks relaxes bodies wearied by the pressures of living under gravity's crushing weight with the healing warmth of hot-stone massages. During the one-hour session, heated, smooth flat stones touch down on the body to prepare tense parts for deep-reaching strokes from the therapist, who glides the bitsy boulders across the skin to grapple with pesky sore points. The hot-stone style suits people who prefer lighter massages and can bring relief to conditions ranging from back pain to insomnia and arthritis, unlike the less effective method of rubbing against cold marble kitchen countertops at fancy dinner parties.
With more than one million book titles to choose from, Barnes & Noble stocks one of the retail world's largest selections of bound pages, along with a huge assortment of educational toys and games. Keep sprightly scribes from using walls, furniture, and siblings as writing surfaces with the help of LeapFrog’s Scribble & Write ($24.95 online), or indulge kids’ natural passions for outer space and solid detective work with a LEGO Space Police Smash ’n’ Grab set ($19.95 online).