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.
Story Time For Me beams interactive picture books directly into toddlers and elementary school children via the magical Internet. Widened eyes can read at their own pace while illustrations come to life with animation, music, and sound effects—sharpening reading and cognitive skills into sharp number two brain pencils. Each story is enhanced with narration read by professional actors who infuse grade-A excitement and drama into wholesome stories containing socially relevant themes that range from taking care of pets to saving the environment. Children follow along as words are highlighted on screen. Clicking on difficult words will cause the narrator to repeat that word again. Each story concludes with discussion questions that inspire conversation and spark imagination candles inside human jack-o-lanterns. Story Time For Me always adds more stories so that kids can stay up on the latest adventures of characters such as Fern the Fox, Ben the Mouse, and Flame the Dragon without subscribing to their inane Twitter feeds.
If you ask them for a job description, the guides at Gulf Coast Charters aren't likely to mince words. "We catch fish" is the company motto here, and that remains the mission day after day as their 22-foot Offshore boat heads out in search of speckled trout, flounder, redfish, and other species. Gulf Coast Charters' customized charters come with everything necessary to pull a prize catch from the water, including rods, bait, and fishing licenses.
It's easy to see how fresh the meat is at South Alabama Custom Meats, since owner Tony Brooks cuts them right when you order. Brooks and his son continue the company's 30-year legacy of providing both exotic cuts of meat and processing hunters' venison. They package meats in family-size packs fit for any number of people, including cuts of ribs, pork chops, and their house-smoked sausages.
The hand-arranged flowers at Two Sisters Florist help people celebrate occasions of all kinds, from birthdays to anniversaries and everything in between. New blooms take center stage with the arrival of each season; in autumn, hand-painted ceramic pumpkins hold orange gerberas, huckleberry, chrysanthemums, and oak leaves. Year-round, red, yellow, lavender, and white roses make the perfect gift for a loved one, and exotic flowers are available for those wanting something a little different. Two Sisters Florist also offers delivery, ensuring bouquets arrive fresh and promptly.
Balloons-A-Plenty cobbles colorful mylar and latex balloons into festive bouquets for a variety of occasions. Customers can order a standard balloon bouquet ($19.99) with two 18-inch Mylar and three 12-inch latex balloons, before tying them down with the provided weight or an obliging sumo wrestler. Unique balloon-stuffing services ($10) can wrap gifts and treats into a large, see-through balloon and bow, and a heart-shaped Valentine's gift basket ($15.99) showcases a teddy bear, flower, and candy. The store can deliver items within a 20-mile radius ($10), sparing customers from having to grease the wheels on their horse-drawn chariots.