Inside Rest. A Traquility Spa's treatment rooms, soft, translucent drapes filter sunlight trickling between the padded massage beds. This soothing ambiance sets a relaxing tone that's appropriate for each of the team's hot-stone, Swedish, and fascial-release massages. To further rejuvenate their clients, they combine these massages with a menu of refreshing facials.
The licensed-and-insured team from Sky Blue Window Services leaves a sparkling trail of commercial and residential windows in its wake. Company president Patrick Roane started the business in Illinois, where he grew up, but recently Sky Blue has begun expanding into Northern California. Attention to detail and professionalism aren’t the only values prized by Roane and company—a sense of community influences Sky Blue’s efforts, and the team feels strongly about supporting other local businesses. In addition to cleaning windows, the technicians clean and repair screens, clear shooting stars out of gutters, refinish wood decks, and perform basic home maintenance and carpentry.
Ever since she was a little girl, Frances Reyes loved watching her mother apply her makeup and would marvel at the skill her mother displayed while blending various eye shadow colors. When she got older, she began doing her friends' makeup for special occasions, such as dances and Taco Tuesdays in the lunchroom, and eventually, Frances decided to go to beauty school.
Frances?now works at Royale Artistry, where she beautifies everyone from models to musicians to brides. Regardless of whom she is working with, Frances loves to accent their best features. She starts with top-notch products from Unite, Kenra, and Motives. Frances then meticulously applies makeup, snips stylish haircuts, and crafts vibrant,?face-framing highlights.
Guests stopping in for lunch at Petite Baguette sometimes have to pinch themselves to remember that they're not in Paris. The bakery and bistro captures all that is lovely about the French capital, from the charming atmosphere to the fragrant coffee and pastries. Blueberry-lemon crepes offer an irresistible excuse to make a meal out of dessert, but the menu here also includes savory sandwiches and healthy salads. Bring along the kids, who will surely be entranced by the rainbow of candies peeking out from an old-fashioned dispenser, or by the hypnotist peeking out from behind that dispenser.
At Holder's Country Inn, pancakes for dinner is always an option?and the pancakes come in a variety of styles, too, from chocolate-infused to blueberry-topped. The restaurant serves its breakfast plates all day, a selection that also includes omelets, golden waffles, and corned-beef hash. For lunch and dinner, though, diners can choose from traditional options as well, including new york steak, pasta, and sandwiches such as the turkey avocado melt.
Ten-year teaching veteran and PGA professional Chris Bradford analyzes his students’ strengths, weaknesses, and styles of play in order to craft individualized plans for golf-game improvement. His lessons center around three core tenets of instruction: personal strengths, which help golfers make the right on-course decisions; swing knowledge, which helps them understand their own mechanics; and quality practice, which teaches players to train effectively and abstain from combining golf and foxtrot practice. V1 Pro video software captures in-lesson swings, allowing for frame-by-frame analysis and side-by-side comparisons.