The Best Ways to Bond with Dad this Father’s Day

You probably want to give Dad an amazing gift this Father’s Day, and we have a guide to help you do that. But even if you don’t have the perfect new gadget for him, you’ll make his day by spending time with him and engaging in activities you both enjoy. Father’s Day is an opportunity to create new memories, so we’ve come up with some fun things you can do to celebrate the day.

Cook together

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Going to a restaurant is nice, but trying out a new recipe or revisiting an old favorite is always an enjoyable way to spend time with people you love. Put some music on, and have fun messing around in the kitchen while 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...

Appreciating Mothers of All Varieties

We’ve been talking a lot about moms here lately, but we want to make sure we don’t overlook an important category of people this week. If, for whatever reason, you won’t be celebrating Mother’s Day with your mom this weekend (or even if you are), this is a great time to acknowledge the mother figures in your life who have been important to you. Perhaps a grandmother or aunt helped raise you, or your best friend’s mom is practically yours, too. Maybe a teacher acted as a motherly guide and had a profound influence on your life. Maybe your dad played the role of both parents while you were growing up. It could even be the “mom friend” in your … Read more...

6 Ideas for the Best Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day coming up next week, it’s time to get serious about planning the day. If you’re stuck on what to do that will really make Mom smile, take a look at some of these fool-proof ideas for a memorable day.

1. Cook for her. Breakfast in bed is a traditional example, and that’s a great thing to do, but lunch or dinner would be nice, too. For extra points, maker her breakfast in bed, and then take her out for a nice dinner later on.

Keurig22. If she doesn’t already have one, get her a Keurig. If she does, get her some K-Cups. Actually, get her K-Cups either way.

3. Moms love memories. Make her a … Read more...

The Guide to Last Minute Christmas & Holiday Shopping

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By Bernd [CC0 or CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
It’s December 20 and your home is beautifully decorated with all the Christmas presents wrapped and placed under the tree. No? This is not your home? That’s okay, it’s not ours either. Sometimes no matter how hard we try to keep on track, there’s always some last minute shopping to do for the holidays.

P.C. Richard & Son has put together a helpful guide for last minute Christmas shopping including DIY gift ideas and ways to have items shipped quickly.

Power of the List

Don’t underestimate the power of the shopping list. There’s a reason Santa makes a list every year and checks it twice. A list helps you stick to a … Read more...

11 Sweet & Savory Gifts for Bakers

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Photo by Alyssa via: freeforcommercialuse.org

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.

Z_KSM150PSAQKitchenAid 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.

 

Z_KSM1APCKitchenAid Spiralizer

If your favorite baker already has a KitchenAid stand mixer, consider treating her to spiralizer to make the peeling and coring … Read more...

Stuck on What to Get Mom for Christmas? 7 Perfect Gifts for Mom

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By rdesai (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Stuck on What to Get Mom for Christmas? 7 Perfect Gifts for Mom

Mom has been there for you through it all and given you everything. This year it’s time to give back, give her something special she really wants. What should you get mom for Christmas when she keeps saying she doesn’t need anything? Let P.C. Richard & Son help you out. We’ve got seven great Christmas gift ideas for mom she’s certain to love.

Keurig Brewing System

For every mom that loves a hot, brewed cup of coffee, a Keurig Brewing System is the perfect gift. Keurig’s brew a delicious cup of coffee in a fraction of the … Read more...

What to Get Dad for Christmas: Try these 8 Tech Gifts for Dad

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Everyone wants to find the perfect gift for dad this holiday season. Think tech gifts this year with the help of P.C. Richard & Son and stress no more over what to get dad for Christmas. Check out eight tech gifts perfect for any dad.

Z_55EF95001. 4K TV

With the newest 4K televisions, there’s never been a better time to enjoy the best movies, music, games and other entertainment. With a 4K Ultra HD TV set, dad gets about eight million more pixels than with his current 1080p TV, or in simpler terms, the 4K TV provides four times as many pixels as a 1080p TV. Choose from 4K TVs with OLED or LED in a variety of sizes from … Read more...

The Top 10 Christmas Gifts for College Students in 2015

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By JD Hancock from Austin, TX, United States (Merry Christmas 2010) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Surprise your college student with the perfect gift this holiday season. Whether your student is living on-campus in the dorms or off-campus in a rental, P.C. Richard & Son has great Christmas gifts for college students to help make their time away from home easier.

The top ten Christmas gifts for college students include:

AZ1_RM3316B1. Compact Refrigerator

Ideal for any dorm room and even for an apartment bedroom (what college student wants to walk all the way to the kitchen to grab a soda?) a compact refrigerator is a must-have appliance. The compact fridge easily holds cans of soda, bottles of juice, … Read more...

Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Get Dad What He Really Wants!

 

Happy fathers Day

 

Father’s Day is just around the corner and you may be thinking, “what should I get for Dad?” Forget the ties, socks, and coffee mugs… this year, get Dad what he really wants.

 

 

#1 GrillWeber Grill

If your dad is anything like my own, he’ll look for any excuse to BBQ. During the summer months mom usually gets a break from preparing dinners and dad will ‘man’ the grill. If your father’s grill is looking a little worn or just outdated, you can be sure he would appreciate a new one. To show his appreciation we bet he’ll grill you up something tasty!

 

#2 HDTVsamsung-tv

There is always a bigger and better TV out there and … Read more...