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...
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.
While you’re spring cleaning everything this 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.
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.
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...
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.
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!
They’re like decals, except they come with more variety (and portability).
Make it a ho, ho, ho happy holiday for someone special with unique gifts for bakers from P.C. Richard & Son. Look beyond baking trays and silicone hot mitts with our list of 11 sweet and savory gifts for the baker on your list.
KitchenAid Stand Mixer
The KitchenAid Artisan stand mixer is a must-have for any baker. With a five-quart, stainless steel mixing bowl plus attachments for kneading dough, this countertop appliance is a real kitchen workhorse. It even comes in many different colors to complement any kitchen décor theme.
If your favorite baker already has a KitchenAid stand mixer, consider treating her to spiralizer to make the peeling and coring … Read more...
The holidays are filled with a multitude of sweet and savory treats. From roast turkeys to pumpkin pie and cookies for Santa, homes around the world begin to fill with the delicious aromas of holiday foods. However, an oven with uneven heating doesn’t measure up for the passionate baker. P.C. Richard & Son has a put together a list of the best baking ovens for the holidays and for meals throughout the year.
Best Baking Oven: Gas or Electric?
The controversy sometimes rages among bakers, are the best ovens for baking gas or electric? Some bakers state that an electric oven provides a more consistent temperature thereby offering more even baking, while other … Read more...
In addition to being energy efficient, today’s refrigerators come in a wide variety of styles and designs. Choosing a fridge for your kitchen may seem a little overwhelming, so we’ve created this buying guide to help you make the best choice.
Types of Refrigerators
Bringing home the best fridge requires that you consider the various types from which to choose.
This refrigerator type generally has the fridge on the right and the freezer on the left, with both running vertically from top to bottom. This fridge is best for kitchens with limited space. The doors take up less room than other types.
Freezer on top or bottom
These models feature a freezer on the top and fridge on … Read more...
Summer is right around the corner and temperatures are on the rise… Now is the perfect time to assess your cooling needs before the thermometer hits triple digits!
Already have an air conditioner? First, check and clean your air conditioner to ensure it’s running properly. If you haven’t bought a new air conditioner in the past 7 years, upgrading to a more energy-efficient model could save you money on your utility bill.
Need a new one? Whether you’re purchasing a window, portable or split air conditioner, you will find the choices in the market today are much more energy efficient. Before you go to the store, there are two major things you should consider before purchasing: