More Than Words is a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers youth who are in the foster care system, court involved, homeless, or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. We are also a fabulous used book store and we proudly brew Starbucks coffee!
In more than 1,112 stores worldwide, Edible Arrangements' expert fruit florists arrange pieces of premium fruit in stunning displays for all occasions. Customers can customize their order to suit any occasion, receiving chocolate-dipped fruit such as pineapples, granny-smith apples, grapes, and juicy Albion strawberries that, unlike the sodas found in most mummies' crypts, don't contain any preservatives. Staffers can dip fruit in gourmet semisweet chocolate, white chocolate, or their own special peanut-butter-and-chocolate blend. For birthdays and anniversaries, chocolate wielders can personalize gift baskets with gifts such as plush teddy bears and mylar balloons.
Commended by Boston magazine in 2008 for wedding-gown preservation, Dependable Cleaners offers a basketful of laundering and dry-cleaning services. Turn last night's unfortunate ketchup incident into tonight's food-free canvas with same-day service. Items dropped off before 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday can typically be picked up by 5 p.m. that same day, depending on the location. Though prices vary by location, all stores offer the same reliable de-staining services for dusty dresses ($14.04–$15.34), slovenly shirts ($2.54–$2.88), and pigpennish pants ($7.08–$7.98). Hide a fading summer tan with a freshly depurated jacket ($7.65–$8.52) or sweater ($7.23–$8.73). Dependable Cleaners locations can also handle unconventional vestments such as ballroom gowns, Ugg boots, and antique tri-cornered hats.
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Named a 2011 Best of Weddings pick by The Knot, Cynthia Britt oversees a shimmering surplus of hand-crafted and twinkling trinkets. Doll up lobes with the Britt pearl dangles on carved 14K white gold hoops (hoops $400, dangles $150; pieces sold separately), or make a flirty suggestion with the Britt Kiss silver pendant ($175). Cynthia Britt's assortment of sterling-silver good-luck charms come in styles such as the feather ($45), fan ($60), disk ($60), and jug ($60), which are all the objects needed to stage the Hillbilly Olympics. Cynthia Britt also crafts custom jewelry pieces, sketching designs based on the client’s hand and shaping wax models for trial and fit. Final models are fashioned in any desired metal-set, and feature your choice of gem and side salad.