Easy Appliance Cleaning!

While you’re cleaning everything this holiday season, don’t neglect your appliances! It’s sometimes easy to forget these things need to be cleaned periodically in order to continue to function optimally and keep the air in your home fresh. While this is important, not everyone has time to deep clean every item in their house. So here are some quick, easy ways to get your appliances sparkling without losing the whole day.

Dishwasher

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Wipe down the sides with an all-purpose cleaner or white vinegar. Then remove the bottom rack, and pour a cup of vinegar on the bottom of the machine. If you’re feeling frisky, sprinkle a 1/4 cup of baking soda on there.

Oven

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Appliance Halloween Costumes

If you or your children are still struggling to figure out what you want to be for Halloween this year, what about being a refrigerator, oven, or other home appliance? They’re inexpensive to make and most of the materials can already be found around your home. Here are some great appliance costumes we found on the web:

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Couples idea: If you and your significant other are going to a Halloween party, why not dress up as a laundry pair? Washers and dryers come in a variety of colors and styles and you even can go as a designer pair. Or, if you want to be both yourself, what about going as a washer/dryer combo?

Ovens

“Running” Refrigerator

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Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow cookers are valuable appliances because there’s so much you can do with them, and they’re so easy to use! To give you an idea of their diversity, here are three different recipes you can make that require very little work.

Spaghetti Squash

By andreakrieger on allrecipes.com
By andreakrieger on allrecipes.com

Ingredients

1 whole spaghetti squash, washed

1 1/2 cups water

Directions

Prick the outside of the squash 10 to 15 times. Place in a slow cooker crock, and pour in water. Cook on low for 4 to 6 hours. Remove squash and leave to cool for 15 to 30 minutes. Halve it lengthwise, then scoop out the seeds and discard them. Shred the flesh from the skin with a fork to make strands.… Read more...

Fun and Gorgeous Ways to Personalize Your KitchenAid Mixer

KitchenAid mixers are pretty attractive already. They come in a variety of colors, and they look great on a counter. But KitchenAid fans have discovered ways to make them even more fun, and we want to share with you some of the creative ways people are transforming their mixers. Decals alone go a long way!

These keep it cute and classy.

By iinky on Etsy
By iinky on Etsy

Love a bit of Disney in the kitchen.

By GulfCoastVinyls on Etsy
By GulfCoastVinyls on Etsy

How cute are these pig decals?

By InGoodCompanyLtd on Etsy
By InGoodCompanyLtd on Etsy

Love it when our appliances represent our fandoms.

VickiesVinyl on Etsy
VickiesVinyl on Etsy

This is my personal favorite:

By RoarkiesGifts on Etsy
By RoarkiesGifts on Etsy

Some decals are chic and beautiful.

By MKBMplayground on Etsy
By MKBMplayground on Etsy

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Amazing Advances in Appliances to Make Your Life Easier

As the world gets smarter, so do our appliances! Brands like Samsung, Whirlpool, and Beko have come up with some innovative advances to make our daily responsibilities more convenient. Here are some of the coolest ones that are setting new standards for home appliances!

Samsung Family Hub

Samsung Family Hub

This is everything you never knew you needed in a refrigerator. It takes a picture of the inside of your fridge every time the door closes, so you can check the contents on your smart phone while you’re out shopping. Download apps to order groceries, look up recipes, leave notes for the family, share photos, play music, search the internet, and even mirror whatever you’re watching on your Smart TV!

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All the Gear You Need for Your First Dorm Room

We’re about a month away from the time of year when college students head to campus for the semester, and if it’s your first time living in a dorm room, you may not know how to prepare for the change. Whether you’re living in a single, double, triple, suite, or even an apartment, the difference between your college living situation and the one you’re used to at home is pretty significant. This is an exciting time to practice your independence and get the hang of living on your own!

A huge part of living in a dorm is how you choose to decorate it, but before we get to that, there are some essentials you need to make sure you … Read more...

8 Things People Forget to Add to Their Wedding Registries

It will officially be summer in just a couple weeks, which means wedding season is upon us! According to The Knot, 35% of weddings occur in the summer, with the highest number in June. Whether you’re planning to attend friends’ events or have your own, you’re probably thinking a lot about the best wedding gifts. To help you put together your registry, we’ve compiled a list of things couples really appreciate receiving on their wedding.

1. Coffee Maker/Espresso Machine

Keurig3A cup of coffee in the morning is the perfect way to start the day, and it’s a staple to offer guests who come to visit. Every home needs at least a basic coffee maker, and if you want … Read more...

DIY Cupcake Ovens!

In the spirit of Appliance Employee Pricing, we made little ovens for our cupcakes! After printing templates from madebymarzipan.com, we got to work making tiny appliance homes for our cupcakes.

You’re better off printing the template directly on the paper you’re using, but we didn’t have paper in the right size, so we traced it instead.

Cupcake

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After about a half hour of folding (and regretting not tracing the lines more carefully), our ovens were nearly complete!

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Mine came out a little wonky, but I appreciate its personality!

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Now for the cupcakes! They’re super easy to make with a mini cupcake maker.

Cupcakes!

Cupcakes!!

If you make your own cupcake ovens, we’d love to see pics! Send them our way … Read more...

How to Spend All the Money You’ll Save with Appliance Employee Pricing

We’re offering some of our best deals right now with employee pricing on appliances, so it’s a great time to save big on the things you need. Let’s say, for example, you need a new refrigerator. So you go to our website and find one you like. How about this one? Stainless steel. Classy. Good choice.

With employee pricing, you’ll save $600 when you purchase this fridge. That’s like getting a fridge and an opportunity at the same time! Here are some things you can do with $600:

1. You can get a nonstop, roundtrip flight from New York to Orlando for $179.71. That leaves extra money to put toward hotel and theme park costs! Spend a few days … Read more...

Five Ways to Take Your Laundry Room to the Next Level

It’s time to get excited about your laundry room! With prices slashed on washers and dryers, now is the perfect time to revamp this part of your home that is so frequently overlooked. Here are some solid ways you can seriously up your laundry game.

1. Decals.

This is a super inexpensive way to make your space a thousand times more fun. They’re easy to apply, look awesome, and frequently contain puns!

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DecalFrenzy on Etsy
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vgwalldecals on Etsy
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HouseHoldWords on Etsy
HouseHoldWords on Etsy

2. Signs

They’re like decals, except they come with more variety (and portability).

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3. Add some color!

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