Posts Tagged Holidays

We’re Now Well Into the Holiday Season!

Posted by on December 1, 2010 at 10:49 am

Happy first day of December, and happy first day of Hanukkah! We wish our employees and customers a joyful time with family and friends during this Festival of Lights.

We are now 23 days away from our Christmas delivery deadline. You can find a full December calendar with our holiday hours, shipping deadlines and other important information here. Important shipping dates include:


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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Posted by on November 24, 2010 at 12:26 pm

Thanksgiving is a day for the celebration of family, friends and loved ones. While spending time together and feasting, it’s important to stay safe! Here are some simple food safety tips that can keep you and your loved ones healthy so you can take on Black Friday and the rest of the holiday season.

General Safety

  • Wash hands with soap and water before handling food or eating. If you touch raw meat or poultry it is especially important to wash your hands before handing anything else.
  • Do not cross-contaminate cutting boards, bowls or other surfaces. Keep raw meat and poultry separate from produce and have specific surfaces for each.
  • Wash and sanitize food contact surfaces often.

Turkey Safety


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Appliance Halloween Costumes

Posted by on October 21, 2010 at 11:50 am

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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10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Posted by on June 10, 2010 at 16:31 pm

Father’s Day is just around the corner! We are currently having our Dads and Grads sale where we have great deals on air conditioners, BBQ grills, camcorders, GPSs and more. Need more ideas? Check these out:

Projectors
Turn any room in your house into a home theater with a projector! Simply hook up your media player to the device and project it onto a white wall. Think outside the box with this: in addition to hooking up your DVD player, many projectors can view video and images from personal media players, mobile phones, PDAs, cameras and more with ease. It also makes a great environment for gaming! In addition, there are pocket projectors for the dad on the go that can also make use of it at work.


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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate with Some Delicious Taco Casserole

Posted by on May 5, 2010 at 13:10 pm

Happy Cinco de Mayo, readers! This holiday was originally created to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory against the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Today, many people take advantage of the holiday to celebrate Mexican heritage, which usually includes margaritas and excellent Mexican cuisine. Our friends over at GE Appliances have some great recipes, including this Mexican-inspired taco casserole dish. Grab some chips, a chilled drink, and enjoy!


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Happy Earth Day! P.C. Richard & Son Green Initiatives and How You Can Help

Posted by on April 22, 2010 at 09:38 am

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is a celebration of environmental protection and inspires awareness to our planet’s health every April 22. Did you know that P.C. Richard & Son promotes recycling, energy-saving appliances and green initiatives all year round? Here are a few ways we help protect the environment and some suggestions on great green products for your home.

What We Do
We here at P.C. Richard & Son deal with a lot of plastic, cardboard and Styrofoam with product packaging. We break down all cardboard boxes that hold all orders we receive and separate it from any plastic and Styrofoam that is also included in the packaging. The plastic and Styrofoam is collected and cardboard grouped into bails to be sent to a recycling plant where it is reused and repurposed. Our Deer Park Clearance Center alone sees four to five hundred boxes ever week and a half or so, so that’s tens of thousands of pounds of cardboard, plastic and Styrofoam recycled every year from our 60 locations.


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Today is Administrative Assistant’s Day!

Posted by on April 21, 2010 at 09:56 am

We could like to wish all of the administrative professionals out there a very happy Administrative Assistant’s Day! Today, there are more than 4.1 million secretaries and administrative assistants working in the United States and 8.9 million people working in various administrative support roles. Millions more administrative professionals work in offices all over the world.

Please take the time to thank those administrative professionals in your office today. As our way of saying thank you,


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