Intimately family owned and operated, Piccolo’s arranges fine flora year-round for romantic gestures, get-well-soons, and special occasions such as Mother’s Day on May 8 or Pretend You Didn’t Forget Day on May 9. Piccolo’s florists pluck perfectly bloomed buds for its beautifully presented bouquets such as the How Sweet It Is, a mélange of orange roses and pink carnations interspersed with matsumoto asters in a curved glass vase ($37.95). Repurpose an Easter basket with the Basket Full of Wishes, a sunny spray certain to answer all your significant others' not-so-subtle hints about the perfect National Maritime Day gift ($42.95), or make up for the fact that you've never remembered your anniversary with the Victorian Romance, a dozen cream-colored roses juxtaposed against lavender waxflower and framed by ivy greens ($69.95).
Billing itself as a “janitorial superstore,” The Cleaning Mart stocks cleaning and household supplies in bulk quantities as well sizes appropriate for the typical homeowner. Its vast selection ranges from push brooms to hand soap to cases of trash bags. Instead of rubbing lavender and pinecones on your walls and floors, you can easily get a room smelling nice with air fresheners.
At James Alan Carpet Cleaning, owner Mike Dannevik uses a detailed nine-step process to ensure carpet vibrancy. The company's insured technicians pair high-powered steam-cleaning technology with pre- and post-treatments to rid shag of deep-down grime. The company will also move furniture.
Using top-flight blooms and plants imported from choice farms all across the world, the seasoned designers at Janousek's Florist have composed herbaceous floral treasures for nearly 100 years. Janousek offers numerous floral arrangements in a variety of sizes, with optional balloons, stuffed animals, or candy for spreading blossomy cheer on birthdays, anniversaries, and celebrations for opening a moist-towelette theme park. Heart-sleeved love-farmers can display their feelings to a significant other with a trio of red roses and a plush bear ($29.99), while friends and relatives can express mutual adoration with a fruit-and-chocolate basket stuffed with Ghirardelli chocolate, apples, kiwis, and other nourishing fruit ($39.99). Janousek's Florist’s hard-working, pedal-savvy staff strives to accommodate customers' specific delivery time requests, including making same-day deliveries.
With Mixbook's photo-book services, you can instantly upload your treasured pictures and customize each with the easy-to-use Mixbook editor. Use the editor to crop photos, add text, and rotate any pictures, allowing you to convince friends you met Adam West while hanging upside-down in his master bedroom. Clients can then choose from several different types of printed books, such as the 8"x6" softcover pocket landscape ($11.99 for 20 pages) or the 14"x11" hardcover coffee-table book ($49.99 for 20 pages), ideal for stirring up jealousy in bookless coffee tables. Mixbook uses archival-quality silk paper to ensure that sentimental snapshots have a glossy look and feel. Capture the moment the bride said "I do" with a professional-quality wedding picture book, or encapsulate baby's first word—"mitochondria"—with a baby memory book.
7 Day Furniture helps shoppers outfit their living rooms, offices, and dining spaces in new and cleanly kept consignment pieces via its expansive showrooms. Among home accessories, table lamps ($24.99+) can help curb a house’s fear of the dark, and stately room dividers ($59.99+) help create neat boundaries for feuding roommates. Home havers can also opt to keep their headwear and coats from cluttering bustling walkways with the help of a hall tree ($19.99+). Shroud floors in lively rugs ($49+), or pick up one of the stores’ vibrant futons or klik klaks ($89.99+) to make sure visiting houseguests and finicky poltergeists have a comfortable place to snooze. Collections of dining-room, living-room, and bedroom pieces help keep all interior spaces fashionably filled in.