How to Make a Ginger Matcha Green Tea Latte

Matcha green tea has a lot of great benefits. It’s high in antioxidants, increases energy levels, helps improve cholesterol, and more. Want in on the matcha green tea craze? We’ll teach you how to make a healthy, easy-to-make stovetop latte. It’s delicious served hot, or you can chill it in the fridge overnight and serve over ice. 

Preparation time: about 10 minutes

Serving size: one large mug 

Ingredients
2 cups of coconut milk 
1 tsp of culinary matcha powder
1 tsp of vanilla extract 
1 tsp of ginger 
1 tbsp of honey

Directions
Heat up the coconut milk in a small pot on your range until it’s warm. You could also use regular milk, almond milk, or … Read more...

P.C. Richard & Son Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 Sweepstakes 2018 Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1.) Eligibility: P.C. Richard & Son Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents within the 48 contiguous United States who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of P.C. Richard & Son Long Island Corporation (“Sponsor”), its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, and promotion agencies, and website providers/web masters, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parents, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related to such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void … Read more...

Perks of P.C. Richard & Son: It’s All About Work Well Done

P.C. Richard & Son is an incredible place to work! Each and every one of our employees play a role in what P.C. Richard & Son is today, a team of over 2,700 dedicated and talented workers. We have five generations of Honesty, Integrity, and Reliability to inspire us. The truest reward is the sunshine in our hearts and loving what we do. Let’s take a look at some of the greatest parts of working here:

Our Rich History

We’ve got an incredible history! Our company persevered through World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II, and we’ve been family-owned and operated for five generations. The tradition of Honesty, Integrity, and Reliability was started by Pieter Christian Richard (1st generation), upheld … Read more...

Positive Vibes, Health, & Relaxation: All the Tools for a Great New Year!

If your New Year’s resolution is centered around increasing positive vibes and mindset, focusing on health, or taking the time to relax, we’ve got just the right tools to help you achieve your goals! Making a change for the better can involve even the slightest change. For instance, getting a new pillow can help your goal in getting a better night’s sleep. Or getting a slow cooker can promote relaxation: you relax while the Crock-Pot does the cooking! Let’s take a look at some ideas that can help you reach your goals this year:

Promoting Positive Vibes & Happiness

 Walt Whitman once said, “Keep your face always to the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” Here’s some tips for maintaining a positive mindset … Read more...

Tips to Make Black Friday Shopping Fun & Simple

Are you ready for the Black Friday craziness? Long lines, door-busters, shopping on Thanksgiving… just kidding!

Your friends at P.C. Richard & Son are here to help keep Black Friday SIMPLE! We’ve got your back with everything from exceptional customer service, installation, and servicing… it’s a VIP experience! We’ve even created some tips to make your shopping experience easy, fun, and enjoyable. With us on your side… you’ll be the ultimate #gifthero this holiday season.

Use Our Store Locator

If you don’t already know where your local P.C. Richard & Son showroom is, you can use our store locator to find the most conveniently located showroom.

Shop with Ideas in Mind

Walk into the store feeling EMPOWERED, because with us … Read more...

How to Rock a 1950s Look Inspired by Vintage Appliance Ads

With the economy booming in the 1950s, consumer goods became available to more people, and an array of home appliances began to surface across America. By 1954, P.C. Richard & Son became completely committed to selling appliances, televisions, and radios. Kitchens filled with trendy pastel and vibrantly colored appliances: pink, turquoise, yellow, avocado, and ruby red. New movements were arising with everything from Elvis and rock ‘n’ roll to Andy Warhol and vivid, energetic pop art. Some of the most vibrant trends of the 1950s were the retro fashion styles with everything from funky cat eye sunglasses and winged eyeliner to soft curls and bold lipstick.

Our magnified and lighted makeup mirrors, along with tips from this blog, will help you master the precision and … Read more...

Born to Sell: The Story of Our Founder, A.J. Richard

With sound judgment for business and love for the company, our founder, Alfred J. Richard (A.J.) (1909-2004), lead the charge in developing P.C. Richard & Son into what it is today. We continue to cherish and implement his key values of Honesty, Integrity, and Reliability that have become such an important part of our past, present, and future.

A.J. was born on October 11, 1909, the same year that his father, Pieter Christian Richard, opened a hardware store in Bensonhurst. It’s often said that A.J. was “born to sell” as he’s always had such a deep passion for customer service. At the age of four, he was already spending time with his dad in the store. “By the time I was seven, I was waiting on customers … Read more...

5 Hacks That Will Make Your Study Sessions Way More Enjoyable

Between multiple classes, studying for exams, and writing essays, college life can be hectic and stressful. But it doesn’t have to be! Study sessions don’t have to involve last-minute cramming and pulling all-nighters. A few positive changes can make all the difference.

1.) Find your ideal study spot

The key to a successful study session is finding a space that works best for you. If you like a quiet, relaxing location, you should seek out a spot in your campus library or maybe even peaceful scenery outside. Pack all you need in your backpack and explore the grounds of your campus. Find somewhere relaxing like near a pond or on the quad. I went to school upstate, so there were … Read more...

5 Must-Have Small Appliances That Will Make You Love Mornings

Not much of a morning person? Neither are your family members? We totally get it… mornings can be tough, especially if you’re helping the kids get ready for school and you have somewhere to be. But a few tweaks can change the way you and your family feel about the early hours. Stop, take a breath, and enjoy your mornings with the help of these small appliances:  

1.) Waffle Maker  

If you want some family time before the kids head off, a waffle maker will help you make a quick and tasty breakfast. Using a waffle maker will help you create fluffy, Belgium-style waffles that are way better than frozen ones. You can even add some fruit on top … Read more...

Decorating Ideas That Will Make You Love Your Dorm

Dorms can be dull, but a few personal touches can transform your room. The semester can get busy between writing essays and taking exams, so you’ll want your space to be a relaxing environment where you can unwind. Express your personality and make it your own! Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • A desk lamp can brighten more than just your work space! There’s a huge selection of styles and colors that can liven up your dorm. A floor lamp can also help. With everything from modern to rustic, you’re bound to find something to fit your aesthetic. 
  • Sleek office furniture can help make your space feel more homey. There are lots of different options for computer desks,
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