Thursday, December 16, 2010

A Record Year

for appliance deaths.

August -- microwave
September -- washing machine
October -- bread maker
Today -- my oven

How if only my coffee maker would go! It's twenty something years old and on carafe number 6 at least, but hey, it still makes good coffee.

Good thing a new kitchen is part of our addition/renovation. I've become used to not having a microwave or bread maker, but I'm not sure what I am going to do without an oven for the next 2-4 months. I wasn't even done my Christmas baking.....

8 comments:

  1. Wow, that's a lot of appliance death. I am sort of hoping that my dishwasher will die soon. "Sort of" because, while I'd love to have a good dishwasher, I'm not looking forward to the "paying for it" part.

    May your new appliances live long, happy lives, and may your coffee maker, when it does go, die a quick and painless death. :-)

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  2. Yikes! That's a lot of grief to work through! Hang in there...the coffee pot is next, for sure.
    I will have to agree that there may be a mutiny in your family if you just serve TV dinners warmed in the microwave for the next four months....probably will not go over well, at all! Of course I am assuming you replaced the microwave...If not, how are you at building camp fires?
    I can see a new home school curriculum in the making...pioneer living 101!
    ~a

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  3. Oh no!!!! Why does it seem like something is ALWAYS breaking? If it were my oven I think I would be torn between sadness and GLEEEEEEEE! haha At least you have coffee to help you through it.

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  4. Oh no!

    Not the time of year to be BBQing. Hot plate? George Foreman grill? Electric skillet?

    No... it's crock pot season :D

    Julie

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  5. Electric frying pan, microwave and hot plate? Crock pot is good too. We used those things quite a bit when we were waiting for our stuff to be hooked up--but only about a week. Hope it goes okay--it's not nice to be without with kids. I think renos must be so easy without kids!

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  6. Sounds like soon you will be all set with new kitchen maids! :)

    Our dishwasher is not working, so we are back to washing dishes by hand. :)

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  7. Oh my! I can relate, only ours is currently vehicle issues. We still have two repairs that need to be done.

    BTW - didn't your oven cook hot? May you be blessed with one that cooks perfectly! (Mine cooks hot and ruined the Irish soda bread the boys helped me make today. *sigh*)

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  8. major bummer!
    praying that the Lord will fix it tonight!

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