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When Kitchen Dreams Come True. . .

Once upon a time in a land not so far away, a young (okay, not so young) woman and a man wed. Like most newly married couples they couldn’t wait to start their life together. They received lots of fabulous gifts from friends and family.

They began with their “starter” home and gratefully accepted hand-me-down appliances to get them started. Several years passed and their family grew.

And thus was born a small little freezer cooking website as a hobby to help other busy moms out.

The blog grew, and so did the once a month cooking expeditions in this tiny little “starter” home kitchen.


The refrigerator started to groan in protest over its heavy loads. Leaking water throughout meant a makeshift catch bowl was needed internally to keep ice pools from forming. There was no working ice maker, so they filled tray upon tray daily.

The oven was functional but a tad bit off temperature. And the dishwasher sounded like it was competing with the toddlers for attention.

And so the happy couple, drunk on their love and their small family of four, pined for a time when they might be able to have “big people” appliances. And the hobbiest blogger turned small business woman struggled through massive dishes to bring good treats to all that wished to indulge.

Until one day, the appliance fairy godmother called with some exciting news! With the wave of a wand and a click of a url; this bloggers dreams were going to come true.

Bright, shiny, new, state-of-the art appliances as only she had seen in far off places before.

All hers. Well, theirs.

And even though this blogger is about to enter into kitchen paradise, rest assured that this story is not yet over. As time carries on you will see, hear and maybe even touch these beauties. You will get to see what happily ever after looks like.

Disclosure: I was provided with appliance courtesy of KitchenAid. All the opinions are mine. All the opinions in this post are mine, want to know more about how I facilitate reviews, view my full disclosure policy!

21 Responses to “When Kitchen Dreams Come True. . .”

  1. Amanda says:

    Aww! Yay for you!

  2. Katie says:

    Congratulations on your new appliances! I figured that’s what you were doing in the pictures, I had the joy of the appliance giant visit my house shortly after we moved in, and found random toys and food bits under the broken stove from 1973. Enjoy!

  3. Christy Long says:

    Very exciting indeed! cute post too:)

  4. Andrea says:

    What an amazing blessing!! So happy for you and maybe even a wee bit jealous, I so want to review things for KA, I love them :) Enjoy and I can’t wait to see your new super kitchen!!!

  5. Tracie Sheldon says:

    woo hoo!!! We so need to redo our kitchen too!! Congratulations, for all you do you so deserve it!!

  6. Tiffany says:

    You are going to love having new appliances! I still remember the blessed feeling of replacing our gold refrigerator. Yes, it was gold. And old. Enjoy the new, shiny kitchen things!

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  8. Angelia says:

    Well great!! Hope they are all you hoped

  9. Jackie Brown says:

    Blessing others always receives blessings as well. Congrats on your new appliances, great fun story!

  10. Jealousy here! I wish! :)

    • Tricia says:

      Believe me, I have been in the jealousy shoes. It is kind of weird to “brag” about it telling others but I am so excited I can’t help myself.

  11. Susan Brown says:

    I loved our Skinny Monkey cookies and they fit well into the low glycemic eating plan I recommend on my health and fitness blog. May I reprint your recipe and the picture if I give you credit and list your Web site? Found you on Pinterest, by the way. Thanks!
    Susan Jordan Brown

  12. Jackie says:

    CONGRATS! I can’t wait for my someday of Nice new appliances! I got my first KitchenAid Mixer this year and LOVE it.. :)

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