Red’s Boot Barn’s friendly staff outfits men, women, and cow-kids with stylish and durable western-style attire, work apparel, and boots. In the spacious, colorful store, customers browse footwear by Lucchese, Stetson, Black Jack, Dan Post, Justin, Ariat, and Old Gringo, which are crafted without spurs due to a recent truce between cowboys and horses. Boots are constructed from a variety of sources, with hippo, alligator, rattlesnake, and caiman belly to name a few. Ariat Fatbaby boots ($99.99) confer cowgirl attitude without sacrificing durability, and Lucchese’s MadDog goat boots ($299.99) comfortably cradle feet in urban vaquera style. The 100%-cotton men’s Carhartt jacket J141 ($129.99) keeps workers warm with a sherpa lining and rib-knit storm cuffs, and the coat's two interior pockets, two exterior pockets, and a left-chest pocket leave plenty of storage space for transporting baby kangaroos during "Bring Your Baby Kangaroo to Work Day."
Mark's Hallmark hosts unique gifts and Hallmark greeting cards that creatively accent any holiday or special occasion. In the absence of sufficient stashes of construction paper for homemade coupon books, offspring can bestow a Mommy & Me or Grandma & Me keepsake journal upon hard-working matriarchs, both of which include a recording feature where gifters can personalize a message with their own dulcet tones ($24.99 each). Decorative keepsakes such as the Willow Tree Angel of the Heart figurine gift set bequeath knick-knack lovers with a heavenly mantelpiece accent ($14.99), and a trio of candles from Yankee Candle Company greets Mother's Day with aromas of sun and sand, pineapple and cilantro, and lilac blossom ($19.99). New mothers can outfit fresh progeny in a Mud Pie baby outfit ($27.99+).
Purely American specializes in organically blended mixes for soups, salt-free slow-cooker kits, all-natural sauces and marinades, and gourmet handcrafted Virginia peanuts. Customers looking to stock their pantries for the winter can peruse the hearty organic selections from the Farmstand Soup Co., with a variety of chilis, stews, and bean soups ($6.25 each), or find chowders and pork-chop blends among Slow Cooker Gourmet ($5.50 each). For artisanal-recipe leanings, douse taste buds with Peter's Sauces ($7–$7.50) or grab a trunk full of Gourmet Virginia Peanuts ($7–$8), with flavors such as lightly salted, spicy crabbin', texas mesquite, and moon landing.
Serving fresh and speedy pizza across America since 1959, Little Caesar's has grown into a huge, international carryout phenomenon. The menu features pizzas with dough built from scratch that are made to order ($5.99 for a large one-topping). Toppings range from classic pepperoni and sausage to Canadian bacon and pineapple. Return as the conquering hero of your family and save your twins the trouble of hunting down bipedal mastodons by picking up one of Little Caesar's Hot-n-Ready pies ($5.99). Hot-n-Ready pizzas are available in pepperoni or cheese, and can be picked up any time without the need to order ahead. Fans of three-dimensional eats can try the Italian cheese bread combo ($4.99 including sauce) or chicken wings ($4.99) with a variety of sauces.