Beyond the 110-year-old Victorian house's rustic green awning, mountains of eclectic home decor and gifts include unique furniture pieces. In addition to goods from renowned brands including Minky Couture, Stonewall Kitchen, Caldrea, Sprout Watches, and Voluspa, the shop boasts sundry locally made wares. A homey feel pervades the shop, as old-fashioned clocks adorn the walls and a cozy kitchen showcases Vietri tableware. Racks of handbags and scarves dangle over accent-furniture pieces and home décor, and glass display cases safeguard Trollbead gold and silver jewelry and glass beads. Teeming with books, games, and stuffed animals, the vibrant kiddie corner distracts child shoppers from playing keep away with decorative lamps.
The photographers of fortune at Kiddie Kandids Portrait Studio are seasoned kid-wranglers, and will prove their prowess at capturing high-spirited younglings in their oft-rumored but rarely seen "still" state—capturing smiles at their finest. To avoid the stiff, artificial poses that so often result from preserving offspring in carbonite, Kiddie Kandids Portrait Studio's shutterbugs get the wee ones relaxed and comfortable so that the special spark of their personality shines through naturally. After the session, (session fee normally $14.99), the best poses will be reassembled into striking 10"x13" and 16"x20" wall portraits ($19.99 and $59.99, respectively) complete with your choice of portrait enhancements ($9.99 each) such as black and white, sepia tone, or Robocop-vision.
The friendly fashionistas at PurPle Pogo flatter figures with a brightly hued and tastefully embellished assortment of chic clothing, purses and jewelry. A collection of eclectic items lines the walls and display tables, offering a never-ending catalog of potential outfits for a casual night out or a stylish date with a discerning laundry hamper. Sun-smooched shoulders steal the spotlight in a Nikibiki tank ($12.50), and legs shed their wintry denim and khaki cocoons with a butterfly dress ($13+). Colorful, vintage-inspired jewelry armors wrists, ears, and collarbones with sterling silver and handcrafted glass beads ($5+), much like how flip-flops protect feet from bottle caps and prostrate echidnas trying to relax beside pools ($5). Slather arid epidermises with Grumpy Girl Grumpy Buttah, which rehydrates skin in sniff-spawning scents with saucy titles such as Girly Girl and Deceptions and Lies ($7.50).
Ogden Blue offers up an array of printing and design services, whipping up custom greeting cards, invitations, calendars, and promotional materials for thoughtful gift givers and business-minded professionals. Available in color or black and white, greeting cards printed with images of loved ones, favorite pets, or memorable cloud formations never fail to elicit smiles ($150 for 100 cards with one side of color). Standard business cards printed on 12-point stock come with front-side UV coating and randomized job titles ($20 for 100 with one side of color). Eye-catching add-ons, available for an additional price, include silk lamination. Ogden Blue also boasts speedy duplication services for black-and-white ($0.08/sheet for 8.5"x11") and color copying ($0.29/sheet for 8.5"x11"). For a list of printing services, prices, and customizing options, check out Ogden Blue’s product pricing booklet.
The florists at Ogden City Floral and Gift meticulously craft efflorescent bouquets and colorful arrangements using healthy, vivacious plants and flowers. Bask in the aromatic ambience of the Graceful Wonder bouquet, a burst of pink and white roses matched with Peruvian lilies embracing the reflective romance of a glass vase ($40.69). The Lighthearted Moments mini rose plant, nestled in a woven basket, is a dramatic way to greet the warm weather ($19.99), second only to burning away the legs of all your pants with a magnifying glass and a blowtorch.
Since Joe Gold opened his first fitness center more than 45 years ago, his namesake gym franchise has grown to more than 600 locations worldwide. The four locations near Ogden house workout floors furnished with loads of exercise equipment as well as studios for group classes such as cycling, yoga, and TRX training. Most Gold’s locations also feature Les Mills fitness classes such as Body Pump, Body Combat, and Body Attack, which keep things fresh by switching up their choreography and music every three months.