This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Kenmore.
We just got home from spending the Thanksgiving Holiday in Twin Falls, Idaho. That's where Chup grew up. That's where Chup's parents still live.
That's where Chup's parents have a really lame refrigerator. The ice dispenser doesn't work. It makes ice fine, you just have to open the freezer, slide out the tray and...grab some. The water dispenser only works if you perform a cross between a voodoo ritual and a Mexican hat dance and hit the button 27 times.
But it leaks.
And the thing is, it's almost new.
No, I'm not going to tell you the brand. (hint: it's not a kenmore...)
Chup's parents recently built their semi-retirement dream home on a beautiful vista overlooking the Snake River Canyon and the I.B. Perrine bridge. Scrimped, saved and schemed for years to build this house. One of the best parts for Chup's mom was picking out the new appliances.
And now because of some shady business with a contractor, the warranty is expired and Chup's mom is stuck with a wonky fridge and a healthy dose of jealousy over ours.
Which brings me to this:
There are many reasons we were glad to return home. Personal space, favorite restaurants, children sleeping (almost) through the night because they're back in their own beds.
AND. Our refrigerator.
Of all of the useful, clever, techy, what-will-they-think-of-next features of our new refrigerator, I'm just so glad it works.
After dealing with Chup's parent's appliance for six days, (and the nightmare of our previous fridge) it was SO nice to return ours. There was a tangible feeling of satisfaction? Contentment? Thankfullness...when we opened the doors to the soft LED lighting and found our milk the same temperature as we left it. There were no icy flakes on things in the freezer from it warming and re-freezing. The LCD panel was even locked. (Betsy's family had come over to watch the game while we were gone.)
I don't need my grandma to lecture me on the days of inconvenience. No heat, no water, no 'lectricity...
I've got a 27.6 cubic inch, stainless steel, LCD paneled, LED lit, wonder of refrigeration excellence.
And I love every last ice cube.*
*totally NOT crescent shaped so they fit in your glass better. they don't make that little dam so you can actually drink your drink. awesome.
**You're not too late to win a fridge of your own, you know. Go here to enter!
And remember this little hottie?
***You can still enter to win that as well. Talk about a Merry Christmas...go here!