We’re Now Well Into the Holiday Season!

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:

December 13th by Noon EST – last day for UPS ground shipping to receive by December 24.
December 21st by Noon EST – last day for 3 day shipping
December 22nd by Noon EST – last day for 2 day shipping
December 23rd by Noon EST – last day for overnight shipping

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

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

  • Thaw turkey
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Appliance Halloween Costumes

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:

Washing Machine

Couples idea: If you and your significant other are going to a Halloween party, why not dress up as a laundry pair? Washers and dryers come in a variety of colors and styles and you even can go as a designer pair. Or, if you want to be both yourself, what about going as a washer/dryer combo?

Ovens

“Running”

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10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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 … Read more...

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate with Some Delicious Taco Casserole

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!

Taco Casserole: Serves 4-6

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground beef chuck, browned and drained
  • 1 15-ounce can chili-hot beans, undrained
  • 1 9-1/4 ounce bag corn chips
  • 1 1.5-ounce package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 14.75-ounce can creamed corn
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Preparation:

  1. Mix ground beef, taco seasoning,
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Today is Administrative Assistant’s Day!

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, we’d like to offer a coupon for 10% off any purchase of $50 or more at http://www.pcrichard.com with coupon code TYADMIN – This coupon is good until midnight tonight. Thank you, administrative professionals!

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