Make Me Chic's owner first began to dabbled in the shoe industry as a hobby, using her garage as storage for her many pairs of boots, sandals, and high-heeled snowshoes. Her stylish selections soon caught the attention of local retailers, and in 2006 she launched Make Me Chic, a boutique stocked with breezy day dresses, swimsuits, and season-specific shoes. Make Me Chic hand-selects each item, ensuring all available wares are with the current trends and priced lower than at competing retailers.
Juicy tidbits of chocolate-dunked fruit arrive on the doorsteps of family and friends, done up in colorful bouquets and candy boxes by the skilled fruit arrangers at Edible Arrangements' more than 1,100 franchises worldwide. The company's in-house chocolatiers drizzle albion strawberries and daisy pineapples in a trio of chocolate flavors. Once properly chocolated, the workers organize the preservative-free sweets into lush arrangements that resemble flowers in bloom. Customers can choose to plop their bouquets in a variety of vessels, including vases, mugs, and sports- or holiday-themed containers that add a personal touch to the edible gifts. Alternatively, customers can opt to adorn gifts with the cheery, red lids of candy boxes, nestling 12 chocolate-dipped morsels inside to build anticipation and determine if loved ones have x-ray vision as they guess whether fruit will come dusted in shredded coconut or drizzled in white chocolate.
NibNobs Sweet Company employs pastry alchemy to transform unwieldy slices of cake into handheld spherical treats in a variety of shades and flavors. Each succulent cake morsel is swathed in a frosting fit for complementing its core, with additional sugar sprinkles and garnish twirls available to dial up its delicious shell. Gourmet flavors, such as the refreshing key-lime pie ($24.95 per dozen) and complex dark chocolate, orange, and sea salt ($24.95 per dozen), please the palate, and classics, such the rainbow-spotted birthday cake ($19.95 per dozen) and triple chocolate chip ($19.95 per dozen), deliver comfort and flashbacks to childhood cake hunts. Thwart indecision with a variety pack (starting at $19.95 per dozen) proffering prearranged truffle harmonies, and then enjoy the treats one by one, each evoking a new emotion and an all-too-familiar urge to rub the belly cyclically.
SB Fit Personal Training's team of dedicated personal trainers pumps up flimsy physiques with a regimen of varied and unconventional workouts. Intentionally devoid of treadmills and many other traditional units, the intimate studio features uncommon exercise instruments such as tires, ropes, olympic rings, and live bears to spicy up workouts with challenging new activities. Clients enter each session unaware of the upcoming routine to ensure excitement and anticipation for surprise drills during every muscle-molding minute. Exercises and intensity levels are determined based on each client's personal fitness goals, with coaches placing an emphasis on friendly motivation. The positive attitude makes each visit an approachable experience and each one-hour session is conducted with up to four trainees to foster a sense of community as opposed to a potentially radioactive spider sense. Groupon users must redeem all six sessions within three weeks of activation and should call ahead to schedule their first appointment.
EZ Health stocks staggeringly flush coffers of vitamins, supplements, and weight loss products designed to keep folks up and running. Multivitamins fill nutritional gaps, while protein smoothies supply hefty amounts of soy protein for those about to hit the gym. For more routine nutritional backup, the apothecaries keep a panoply of panaceas on hand, ranging from pills to offset the effects of diabetes to potent antioxidants that aim to shut down cancer-causing free-radicals.