Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Saying Good Bye to My Favorite Appliance :0(


My blender has been with me for 18 years now. In the past 2 months I've used it almost everyday .... making those wonderful fruit and veggie  smoothies. Since doing the 
smoothies every morning for breakfast and cutting back on junk food and such I have lost 10 pounds. I don't get the cravings for snacks like I used to :0) 
Now back to the real story.... Monday I dropped the blender .....:0( ... I checked it out and it seemed to still work so I was relieved. 
Tuesday I went to make my smoothie and it just barely made it through the process :o( 
I knew it wouldn't make it through another one. So Tuesday night after work I was roaming the aisles at Walmart at 11:30 pm.  Checking out what they had in stock. I must admit the newer blenders and juicers available at Wally World impressed me. 
With budget restrictions in mind I chose a new one that will do a bit more than my recently deceased friend. 


So here is my new friend.....plus the container and blades from my old friend fit the new one!!! 


The new container holds 3 times more than the old one.... so on weeks when I have to be at work at 5 or 6 am , I can make up a big batch and put them in the frig. Ready to grab on my way out the door :0) 


Life is good again :0) 



7 comments:

  1. I know how hard it is to find a new friend that is as good as the old friend, Carol! Looks like you have a winner!:)

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  2. Looks like you found a good one. Your old one looks exactly like one I had once. Mine didn't last as long as yours. It died several years ago. ;(

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  3. I get attached to all kinds of inanimate objects. Looks like your new friend will be a good one, though. And a smoothie sounds really good right now! ;)

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  5. That is so awesome!! Don't expect the new one to last as long, nothing is made as it used to be!! I had one for twenty years, once it died everything after that never lasted very long!! My daughter is the queen of smoothies and she wanted a Ninja for her birthday!!It's awesome except I hate all the blades it has!! Hope you make some green monsters with fresh spinach and fruit! So good!! Congratulations on your natural weight loss!!

    Hugs Giggles

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  6. My hubby insisted we had to buy a Bullet (bullet shaped blender/chopper as seen in the infomercials on TV) that was in the clearance aisle at Wal-mart. I didn't see the need for it and hated to spend money on something useless. But, it turned out to be a fairly good thing to have around. Especially for those slushes my husband likes to make several times a day.

    Good luck with your new toy and congratulations on the weight loss.

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  7. i also have a tv that is more then 10 years old now we have new tv but we still not sold old one also .

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