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Happy Ugly Sweater Day!

Today is National Ugly Sweater Day, and plenty of these gaudy garments have found their way to Abt. It gave us the chance to relax and have a little fun during the most stressful time of the year. Check out the pics below and tell us which one is your favorite!    …

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines

As it seems to do every year, the season has rushed by, with Hanukkah underway and Christmas just around the corner. If you’re still looking for the perfect gift, you’ve got some time. But Abt’s holiday shipping deadlines are rapidly approaching, so you’ll have to act soon. See the chart below for shipping deadlines in order to receive your gifts by December 24th. Of course, local customers are welcome to shop in-store, or…

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Abt-solutely Delicious: Peppermint Brownies

Celebrate the Holidays and National Brownie Day with these gooey, minty Peppermint Brownies As the cold begins to set in, it’s important for us to remember that December is all about eating as many decadent treats as possible. Between weekend holiday gatherings and the bounties of your baking-enthusiast co-workers, it’s nearly impossible to avoid the excess of sweets. So save the smoothies and quinoa for January, and enjoy your desserts. This month,…

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Holiday Gift Guide: The Beer Aficionado

Craft beer is bigger than ever. People around the world are enjoying—or making it themselves—in record numbers. Like many interests, it also opens up a whole avenue of gift ideas. So if there’s someone on your list who’s a big fan of the brew, here are a few of our picks for great beer gift ideas. YETI Tarpon Beverage Entry Tool Three tools in one, the YETI Tarpon (pictured, right) can be…

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Abt-Solutely Delicious: DIY Mason Jar Cookie Kits

Homemade cookies are one of the classic components of celebrating the holidays. From marathon baking sessions with the family to enjoying the spoils of your hard work, fresh-baked cookies are something that everyone loves. But some of us just aren’t cut out for the baking game, whether it’s from lack of time or a tendency to burn everything we cook. If that’s you, but you still want to be able to give…

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Addison Osta-Smith Returns for Holiday

One of our most popular guests is returning next weekend for an encore presentation that could make you the star of your holiday cookie exchange. Addison Osta-Smith, BlueStar Cooking chef and winner of MasterChef Junior, will be back at Abt to bake some of her favorite cookies for the holidays. Come by to learn the recipe, ask Addison for some baking pointers, and get a taste of the finished product. Guests of…

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Abt Cyber Monday Sale is On!

The Abt Cyber Monday Sale is here! If you didn’t score the deals you’d hoped on Black Friday, this is your chance to get all the gadgets on your shopping list. Look for special savings on some of our hottest products, like $100 off the SONOS Playbar or Playbase, or $25 off the new SONOS One. Or, prep for a productive new year with $230 savings on a Microsoft Surface Pro and…

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Abt-solutely Delicious: Thanksgiving in a Blanket

The only food tradition surer than turkey on Thanksgiving is having Thanksgiving leftovers for lunch or dinner the following day—or longer. Instead of revisiting T-Day dinner between two slices of cold bread or in a soggy microwaved mess on a plate, try this simple Thanksgiving in a Blanket. In fact, it’s so easy it’s not really even a “recipe,” and the only additional ingredient you’ll need is a tube of your favorite…

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Holiday Dinner Dishwasher Tips

For many of us, the Holiday season is a mixed bag of fun and stress. There’s the joyous celebrations with friends and family, the sights and sounds of the decorations, and all of the food. But then there’s also the stress of planning parties, the feeling of having one too many pieces of pie, and, finally, the dreaded cleanup. A party for a dozen or so people can create a mess that feels…

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Abt-solutely Delicious: Slow Cooker Cider

Outside our windows, it’s currently cold, cloudy, and raining; basically a typical November afternoon. It’s also the perfect situation for a warm drink, like this spiced apple cider. Made in a slow cooker, it uses fresh, seasonal ingredients, doesn’t take much work, and is a great pick-me-up for days like today. And, with the addition of your favorite rum or whiskey, it’s a great cocktail for your upcoming holiday party. Plus, it…

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