The Absolute Best Tech Gifts for Teens this Holiday Season

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Teens want the newest tech gadgets and devices. This holiday season is the perfect time to shop P.C. Richard & Son for the best tech gifts for teens and even tweens. Consider the latest in laptops, audio accessories and gaming tech when shopping for gifts for teens.

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Beats by Dr. Dre are one of the hottest audio accessories of the season. These popular headphones are lightweight and offer quality sound for whatever type of music your teen is into at the moment. They’re available in several different colors including pink, red, blue, silver, black and white. Headphones are ideal for listening to music when riding the bus to school, at home in their room … 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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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.

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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.

 

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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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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...

Know Your Ovens: Our Best Baking Ovens for the Holidays

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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...

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...

The Best TVs of 2015 vs 2014 TVs: Latest Innovations

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Over the last few years, technology seen in televisions has continued to advance at an incredible rate. Improved picture quality in LED and smart tech that allows you to use your television to access email, social media, and streaming services are just a few innovations that we now take for granted. For the best deals and breakdown of innovative features, P.C. Richard & Son has compiled a “best of” list to help you in your search for determining which TV will best fit your entertainment dreams.

Television Features

When shopping for a new television, consider the following:

  • Your budget
  • Type of display preferred: LCD, LED or OLED
  • Contrast ratio or the difference between the set’s whitest white and darkest black
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Parent’s Guide to a Safe & Fun Halloween

 

From costSafe Halloween Blogumes to candy, Halloween is jam-packed with fun and treats! As parents we want our little ones to enjoy trick-or-treating, but we also want them to be safe.  Here are some great safety tips that will ensure a happy and safe Halloween:

Trick-or-Treating in Your Neighborhood: Safety Tips

  • Plan ahead. Plan your route before heading out. Map out a direct route that has sidewalks or safe pathways to walk and the fewest street crossings.
  • Young children should never be out alone without adult supervision, especially during the night. If you can’t go trick-or-treating with your children, make sure they’re going with a group and an adult who can. If you have older children that are mature
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Home for the Holidays: Cozy Guest Room Ideas & Essentials

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The invitation has been extended and accepted. Now it’s time to prepare the room for your holiday guests. Let P.C. Richard & Son help you prepare for visitors with guest room ideas for family and friends.

Reclaim the Space as a Bedroom

If you’ve been using the spare room as a workout space, office, craft room or a dumping ground for the stuff your family accumulates, now is the time to reclaim the space as an actual bedroom. Clear out any personal items and thoroughly clean the room from top to bottom, including carpet and window treatment cleaning. If possible, relocate any exercise equipment as it will make the room and your guests feel cramped for space during their visit.… Read more...