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Update on appliances

Sunday, August 15, 2010

So many of you commented on my blog yesterday regarding "oiled bronze appliances". At the present time Jennair is the only company that has that color. It came out in 2008 but didn't really catch on. Yesterday we went to an very large appliance center in Raleigh, NC. They had on display a wall oven in that color. However, Jennair is coming out with a "new" oiled bronze this year that is slightly different from the previous. It kind of looks like a wood grain bronze and is a slightly darker color. I am thinking that it might do the trick. AND, GE has a new color called Champagne that I really like. The problem with that is, it only comes in a washer/dryer. I guess they bring it out in w/d because then if people like it, they can bring the color into all of their appliances without wasting money on complete kitchens of appliances if no one likes the color. I would definitely go with the champagne if I could get it in all appliances. I have checked with centers and they say nothing coming in the next year except White, Stainless, and black. I guess I am back where I started.

  
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PINKNFITCARLA 8/15/2010 11:06AM

    Did you like it as much after you actually saw it in person?

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CAROL3SAN 8/15/2010 10:54AM

    At least Jennair is coming out with what you can use soon. GE seems to be more of an uncertain thing. But by the time you are ready,GE may also have what you want. Good luck! emoticon

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APPLIANCES

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Has anyone seen the appliance color "oiled bronze". I know Jennair makes it, but have been having a hard time finding it. It is like the stainless steel color but not "gray", it is a bronze color kind of like copper. We will be replacing appliances in our new house when we move, and I am not that crazy about white, black, or stainless steel.

  
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RONIE11 8/14/2010 9:20PM

    I googled oiled bronze appliances and a lot showed up but there where also alot of fans and handles in the group.. I guess you could be more specific like oiled bronze refrigerators.. theres so much on the net I guess we get everything including the kitchen sink...LOL

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YAFENELRA 8/14/2010 3:42PM

    Never heard of it but it sounds really pretty

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RONIE11 8/14/2010 3:04PM

    well I would really be interested in seeing this.. I'm with you I'm not a fan of stainless steel.. how can they even call it that when its a pain to keep looking nice.. try Sears, Lowes, Homedepot. and maybe any local home improvment stores in your area.. It would really be worth finding and comparing the prices..

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LILBIT-2008 8/14/2010 1:36PM

    You may have to specail order this. I personsally haven't seen it, then again wasn't looking. Sounds nice though. Check on line.

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CAROL3SAN 8/14/2010 9:35AM

    Hi Nancy. Good luck in your search but unfortunately I can't help I have no idea, but congratulations on your new home! emoticon

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Back from Al's

Friday, August 13, 2010

Yesterday, I wrote that we were going to Al's. That is my brother in VA. It was a really quick trip because all we did was take a poker table to him that we aren't moving to our new home. He fixed us a delicious dinner.......seafood boil.....it had sausage, corn, baby potatoes, tiger shrimp, king crab legs, and lobster tails. It was so good. I had a little of all of it, but not too much. He is an excellent cook and loves to do it. We got up early this morning and headed home. WE are both really tires because it was a six hour drive yesterday and then again today. I love my brother, but am glad to be back home. I really like being home and prefer not to travel anywhere.

  
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WINNIEATWELL2 8/13/2010 11:19PM

    emoticon Yum

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So Ironic

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Today our Pound-A-Thon challenge was to do exercises during the commercials as we watched tv. I wrote on the message board that I hardly watch much tv and what I watch, I DVR and skip through the commercials. It is IRONIC what happened today. I was asked to watch a neighborhood toddler that I watch when parents have to run an errand. The one soap I watch came on while I was there. She went down for her nap at the time the show came on, so I watched the show and did the exercises during the commercials. I diidn't know she was having a nap today!! How often would that happen?
It must have been meant to be.
emoticon emoticon emoticon Nancy

  
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HOPE2011 8/12/2010 11:53AM

    How cool is that? I bet you did more exercises than you thought you would, eh? Good for you! emoticon

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VICIOUS421 8/11/2010 11:50PM

    LOL Things have a way of working out despite us sometimes!!!!!

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ALLISAMAZING 8/11/2010 11:18PM

    It's amazing how things work out some times. emoticon

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PINKNFITCARLA 8/11/2010 10:45PM

    That sure worked out well!

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SPARKPIXIE 8/11/2010 9:08PM

    Thats so cool how it worked out! emoticon

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UNSTOPPABLE_ 8/11/2010 7:01PM

    Nancy,
Didn't that turn out great? Sometimes life throws us a freebie. Now I've got to go find some show to watch & exercise.

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WINNIEATWELL2 8/11/2010 6:57PM

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RONIE11 8/11/2010 5:27PM

    That very cool it worked out for you.. We DVR everything too.. I'm going to rid my bike and let someone else work the remote so I can join in with the challenge..

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Declutter

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Yesterday, hubby decided to get rid of a few more things before our actual move in December. I decided to empty out some file cabinets. I cleaned old files from two cabinets. He was nice enough to tear off our names/address and to shred those. Then I went through files looking for some info I need for the accountant to collect money that someone owes us. I did find it and have to get it together for her. I also polished furniture, Larry vacuumed, I mopped the ceramic floors and cleaned 2 bathrooms. Also had done my walk early a.m. 4.10 miles and worked in garden for a little while. I was a busy person; no wonder I was so tired last night. Had a really good night sleep, but I am very fortunate because I always sleep good. Have a great day.

  
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PINKNFITCARLA 8/11/2010 10:46PM

    Can you come here next? emoticon

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ALLISAMAZING 8/11/2010 12:15AM

    Sounds like an awesome day!

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MTNGRL 8/10/2010 4:29PM

    Great job! I am on a mission to declutter too! I ought to lose lots of excess weight doing that! You go getting in that walk. I'm proud of you!!

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RONIE11 8/10/2010 3:09PM

    your a true inspiration.. I'm a thrower... I love to clear the space... LOL sounds like you and your hubby did a great job... its always more fun when you do it together...

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SPARKPIXIE 8/10/2010 2:32PM

    Sounds like you were busy! I like to de-clutter, sometimes I do too much of it lol.

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FIGHT2SURVIVE 8/10/2010 2:23PM

    I love to de-clutter. That leaves me more room for new things. But I never seem to get around to buying them. LOL
Erin

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GAILRUU 8/10/2010 1:22PM

    It is amazing how much "stuff" we accumulate. Hope the move goes well for you.

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