Angel Malone—the owner and artist behind Photography by Angel—specializes in capturing creative images of families, children, and beloved pets. Malone can set up in-studio or on-location portrait shoots and outfit kids with a variety props that are worth a thousand words, such as fairy wings, electric guitars, or copies of War and Peace. She also travels to document weddings, and helps guests celebrate other occasions with Pizazz portrait parties that include dance music and a DVD slideshow with popcorn and refreshments.
Dr. Amjad Safvi has spent more than 15 years in the medical field focusing on vascular issues, particularly varicose and spider veins. He now oversees Advanced Vein Treatment & Cosmetic Center, where he and his caring staff treat patients to complimentary consultations before administering laser, radio-frequency, and sclerotherapy vein treatments along with a host of other aesthetic treatments. The facility’s laser collection, the high-tech cherry on its med-spa sundae, allows the staff to showcase hair-removal, anti-aging, and facial-rejuvenation treatments that round out a crowded roster that includes SkinMedica chemical peels, Botox injections, and fillers that can last up to five years.
Target Zero's techs clean out ducts and vents to keep residential air free of pollutants, allergens, and irritants. With the same thoroughness, they steam-clean carpets and remove household mold and mildew problems. They also maintain HVAC systems and tackle plumbing and sewage repairs.
The fully insured technicians of P.K. Window Cleaning Co. draw on seven years of experience to keep homes looking their best. They clean interior and exterior windows, removing grime from screens along the way. They can also tackle tasks such as polishing chandeliers, clearing debris from gutters, or hanging holiday lights.
Back to Bed is a trusted source for sound sleep, growing from a single store in 2000 to a mattress empire with more than 45 locations across the Chicagoland area. Tempur-Pedic, Stearns & Foster, and Simmons Beautyrest mattresses await rigorous testing at each of their show rooms, where sleep-savvy employees can help shoppers determine if they're more suited to a firm or soft mattress or to creamy or chunky peanut butter. Back to Bed also induces relaxation in a nonhorizontal form with a selection of plush massage recliners and Human Touch's Perfect Chair, which cradles bodies in a muscularly neutral position.
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