Cloud-capped mountains provide a majestic backdrop for DeWitt Stables, a full-service boarding and riding stable nestled along the Salt River. There, visitors may feel as though they’ve been transplanted into a Western movie, surrounded by high-stacked bails of hay, empty wagons resting unhinged, and roosters chugging energy drinks after a 4 a.m. call time. Horses bear riders along scenic trails during lessons or romantic dates and lead seasonal wagon rides through winter and autumn, when DeWitt Stables also opens its annual pumpkin patch. When they aren’t busy riding in parades or celebrating the changing seasons on the stables, staffers also host horse, mule, and wagon auctions and make birthdays extra special with petting-zoo parties.
The expert purifiers from Pretty in Pink Cleaning Services show up on doorsteps equipped with home-sanitizing tools that abolish domestic dirt and dust during in-depth scrubbing sessions. All grime-eliminating plans are customized to meet a client’s domicile-dusting goals, regardless of the home’s size or number of boarding raccoons. Brooms dance up stairways and sponges skate across bathroom surfaces. Cleaners whirl through houses and apartments like gleam-leaving dervishes, taking out trash, vacuuming, and washing windows. If clients are dissatisfied, a tidying brigade will return to re-scour surfaces at no additional charge.
In more ways than one, Upper Crust is the best of two worlds. Though the menu was inspired by Brooklyn pizza parlors—evidenced by stromboli and thin-crust specialty pies—there are also slightly more upscale dishes, such as stuffed mushrooms and crème brûlée. Beyond the all-ages dining room, a separate wine bar for guests 21 and over features Old World and New World varietals, as well as a rotating selection of craft beers. Throughout the space, the red-and-white checkered tablecloths feel familiar, but plasma TVs and corrugated metal panels over brick walls introduce modern touches.
The knowledgeable staff at Today's Swim & Patio has been equipping backyard havens and poolside decks with a blend of stylish, comfortable, and durable outdoor furniture for more than 20 years. The dark cast aluminum of the Molise swivel club chair cradles bright cushions above its bendable base ($549), allowing people to turn naturally with conversation or comfortably imitate a weathervane, and the matching Molise sofa ($1,149) plushly invites an extended stay in exterior comfort. Prevent lovebirds from awkwardly trying to stand and snuggle by offering them a spot on the Albany love seat ($899), which makes for a more romantic respite when paired with the Albany ottoman ($299). Or trade in sweetheart-appropriate sitting for the sleek silhouette of the Albany spring club chair ($699), whose deep cushions encourage prolonged solo lounging and secure time capsule burial.
Most Popular Service: Therapeutic massage
Brands Used: Doterra Essential Oils
Minimum Age Requirement: 1
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Pro Tip: On your first visit, please arrive 10 minutes early to fill out our health and history form.
Sometimes the little things make all the difference. Do you bake any supplementary services into your main services?
We add complimentary aromatherapy essential oils to your massage.
People go to spas to forget about the outside world. How does your decor help create an atmosphere where visitors can unwind?
[We] have a very relaxing atmosphere. When the client is lying down on their back, they are looking up at clouds.
How did you get started in the industry? Did you have an "ah-ha" moment in life?
I've been in the health and wellness field for 13 years. I knew the benefits of therapeutic massage for all of the athletes and patients that I worked with in sports medicine/the physical-therapy field. I felt it was time to branch off and open my own business addressing those needs.
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