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October 2015

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Happy Halloween, from Abt!

  Every year, employees at Abt vie for the coveted top honors in the annual Halloween Costume Contest. At stake are cash prizes and, more importantly, bragging rights.  Today marked another successful contest, with over a hundred employees coming to work decked out in a variety of wild costumes, from superheroes to classic pro wrestlers. This year, we’re asking for the public’s help in choosing our costume winners. Visit the gallery at the…

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Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend. Remember to Fall Back!

This weekend is always a bit of a bummer for anyone who loves long summer nights, because Sunday morning is the end of Daylight Saving Time. That means that it gets dark an hour earlier, which means that winter is on its way! You should change your clocks Saturday night (the switch officially happens at 2:00 AM in your time zone) though most of your devices—like your computers, smartphones, and many appliances—will…

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Halloween is a Real Treat!

We’re whipping up some spooky Halloween treats this year, and they are frightfully delicious.  Abt’s Gourmet Shop can provide you the essential cooking gadgets to help make your party a hit. To get the ideas going, we posted some recipes for you. Try them out, if you dare…   Graveyard cups This spooky treat consists of delicious chocolate mousse, Oreo cookies and bones! A hand mixer will work best for this dessert, making it…

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Abt Halloween Costume Contest

It’s almost time for the annual Abt Halloween Costume Contest, and this year we’ll be doing a little extra something, which will require the help of our customers, and will give entrants a chance to double their prize money. In addition to the store vote, we will be opening up the voting to the public. For three days after the photos are posted to Abt’s Facebook page, we will be asking our fans to vote on…

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10,000 Cupcakes For the Cure

Have you taken part in KitchenAid’s quest for 10,000 Cupcakes? It’s a fun, simple way to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the overall fight against breast cancer. To participate, all you have to do is bake some cupcakes, snap a photo, and share it to Twitter or Instagram with the tags #donate and #10000cupcakes. For every cupcake photo tagged during the month of October, KitchenAid will donate $1 to Susan G Komen.…

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CEDIA 2015: Our Favorite Products

While the Consumer Electronics Show is the most publicly popular expo in the electronics industry, a lesser-known show occurs every fall, where companies show off their wares to a more focused crowd. The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association Expo is a time for industry heavy-hitters and newcomers alike to show off new tech that might seem niche to the general public, but is often the foundation of complicated, custom projects around the…

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Columbus Day Sale

  Check out our site and shop for awesome deals during our Columbus Day Sale. There is still time to save big on HDTVS, computers & tablets, laundry packages, and more.  Also, free shipping on most products! Click here for more details…

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10,000 Cupcakes, One Great Cause

This month, we’re joining KitchenAid as they “Cook for the Cure” in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As part of the campaign, they’re on a quest to get at least 10,000 fans to bake cupcakes and share photos of them on Instagram or Twitter. For every original cupcake photo shared, KitchenAid will donate $1 to Susan G. Komen. Click the link or the photos below to find out more about Cook for…

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