3 Tips to Keep Your Kitchen Organized

Sleek. Purposeful. Efficient. These are a few of the adjectives we hear most often about Bosch appliances. Yet for many of us, these words are not an accurate description of our kitchens at home. We love our kitchens and the possibilities associated with what we think is the most important room in the home, but the truth is that keeping the space clean and organized is hard work. There must be an easier way to maintain a peaceful, calm, and organized kitchen!

At Bosch, we look to Bauhaus, one of the most influential currents in modern design, to inspire the design of our appliances. Lucky for us (and you!), many of the design principles from this school of thought can … Read more...

When to Replace Your Refrigerator

When you’ve had your refrigerator for a while, it starts to show signs of age. Sometimes it’s worth it to have it repaired, but it might make more sense to just replace the unit. Refrigerators typically last between ten and twenty years, so take into account how long you’ve had it. If it’s over eight years old, problems may be more concerning than they’d be with a newer fridge. Here are some signs it’s time for a replacement:

1. Your food is spoiling quickly

Woman looking at her empty fridge

If your fridge isn’t preserving your food as well as it once did, it’s wasting a lot of energy and costing you extra money. The doors may not be sealing properly, or the temperature may be … Read more...

How To: Get Your Keyboard Actually Clean

If you’re reading this on your computer right now, take a second and look at your keyboard. It probably doesn’t look as nice as it did when you first started using it. Most people like to enjoy coffee and snacks while working at their computers, and as a result, a lot of debris builds up underneath the keys. Dirty keyboards can cause your device to not function as well, and the buildup of germs can lead to health problems, so it’s important to keep everything as clean as possible.

cleaning the keyboard

By far the simplest way to get the grime out is to use Cyber Clean, which molds to any surface and picks up the dirt that gets trapped in everyday … Read more...

Cool Car Audio Upgrades for Hot Summer Days

Summer is here and it’s time to roll down the windows and crank up the music. Whether you like cruising around all night, early morning beach trips, or trekking across the state on a road trip, you’re going to spend a lot of time in the car this season. The audio system you have was fine in January, with the windows up, but now you want the world to hear your new favorite song. So, you roll down the windows, open the sun roof, or drop the convertible top and realize it’s time for an upgrade. You’re not alone!

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Amazing Tech Made with Raspberry Pi

If you haven’t yet heard of Raspberry Pi, prepare to be amazed. It’s a computer the size of a credit card designed to teach kids programming skills, but kids aren’t the only ones appreciating its many uses. People use these devices to program some seriously cool technology. Take a look at some of the incredible things that exist because of Raspberry Pi!

Erica the Rhino

Erica the Rhino

The University of Southampton’s electronics and computer science team created Erica as part of Marwell Wildlife’s Go! Rhinos campaign, which is a public art exhibition in which rhino sculptures are displayed in Southampton this summer. Members of the tech team digitized Erica using the Raspberry Pi, giving her features like lights, sounds, mobility, Wi-Fi, … Read more...

How To: Spice Up Your Laptop or Tablet

We spend a lot of time on our laptops and tablets, and frequently that time is spent working. Whether we’re in class or sending important emails, it’s nice to be surrounded by things we like. Personalizing your work space can make tedious tasks and long classes seem more bearable, and one of our favorite ways to do this is with decals, stickers, and skins! Here are some that are guaranteed to keep you smiling while you’re hard at work:

Go with a beautiful design to cover the outside of your laptop or your keys.

MixedDecal on Etsy
MixedDecal on Etsy
SkinLee on Etsy
SkinLee on Etsy
THEWOODWE on Etsy
THEWOODWE on Etsy
Keyshorts on Etsy
Keyshorts on Etsy

Give yourself some inspiration.

ThinkNoir on Etsy
ThinkNoir on Etsy

Or a bit of cuteness to … Read more...

The 5 Best Apps to Stay Organized

There’s a common belief that your tablet, phone, or iPod causes distractions and hinders daily productivity, but there is a plethora of apps available to help organize your life. This is particularly useful for students who have difficulty balancing their homework, work, and social schedules. Try some of these apps to help with time management and organization, and you may find that your mobile device is actually an asset to your success.

Things iOS

Things

Things is a daily task app that allows you to track your to-do list and categorize projects into sections. Keyboard shortcuts and tags make everything convenient to use and easy to navigate.

If you have an Android device, try Google Keep instead.

Evernote iOS Android

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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...

Coupons Available for Drag Racing at Raceway Park

P.C. Richard and Son is a proud sponsor of 2016 drag racing at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ. Discount coupons are available in all of our 66 superstores, so visit your local store and pick one up!

Join us on Wednesday, July 20th for the Night of Thrills, which will feature drag racing, jet cars, wheelstanders, monster trucks, and more. Then on September 9 – 11, see the P.C. Richard & Son drag cars at the Division One Points Meet.

This is an awesome way to have fun with the whole family, so grab your coupon and spend a memorable evening at Raceway Park!

Raceway Park July

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The Healthiest Ice Cream You Will Ever Eat

The summer has been really heating up, so we’re coming up with creative ways to keep cool. One of our favorite things to make with our NutriBullet is “nice cream,” which is ice cream made using frozen bananas. This snack is super easy and quick to make, and it’s an alternative to ice cream that tastes great and is actually healthy. There are infinite recipes you can try, but this is my favorite for days you want to indulge while still eating clean.

Nice Cream Square 7

Chocolate Peanut Butter Nice Cream

You’ll need:

  • Frozen bananas (two is usually a good serving for one)
  • Cocoa or cacao powder
  • Peanut butter
  • Vanilla soy milk (optional)

Nice Cream

Put the frozen bananas in your NutriBullet, and add … Read more...