Holidays and Special Events

We’re always looking for a reason to celebrate and holidays and special events are usually the perfect excuse. Whether we’re talking about delicious eats for the long weekend or holiday honey-do lists, you’ll find it all here.



Dont Spoil Thanksgiving! How to Keep Leftovers

Thanksgiving is full of family, fun and, of course, food! Let the feast live long, with safe leftovers storage for your freezer, refrigerator, and pantry. We’ve covered turkey, homemade gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing, potatoes and yams, casserole, pies, wines, and breads! Keep this food storage guide handy, so you don’t spoil Thanksgiving!


Top Small Appliances Of 2012

We love all things appliance related so we thought we’d take a look at what small appliances had the best reviews in 2012. We’ve put together a list of 8 top small appliances so read on to see what made the cut and why they are the best choices.


Holiday Stain Guide Infographic

Your infographic guide to removing any and all holiday stains, like cranberry sauce and turkey fat.


10 Tips for Shopping Safely and Securely Online

While shopping online can be a great way to score a deal and avoid the crowds, there are still a lot of dishonest sites on the web. To have the best shopping experience, you should make sure that the website you are buying from is reputable and that your personal information is secure. If you’re not sure what to look for when trying to discern if a website is safe to shop, we’ve put together a list of ten things to keep in mind when buying online.


Make a House, Haunted - DIY Style

Halloween is right around the corner, which means it’s time to embrace the spirit of this spooky holiday. Is there a better way than with a haunted house? Here we share some of the best tips, tricks and eerie ideas for creating a do-it-yourself haunted house. Prepare to be scared!


DIY: The Next Generation

We believe inspiring creativity and fostering a sense independence is good stuff parents should do all year round, but to celebrate National Keep Kids Creative week, wed highlight some terrifically creative families and a few cool kids who are teaching the next generation of DIY’ers.


Top 10 Strange Games for the Fourth of July Celebrations

Weve scoured the Internet to find some of strangest outdoor games we could in an effort to bring a little extra fun to our Fourth of July celebrations this year. Instead of bean bags, horseshoes and washer toss, well be playing Dorka, Bucket Ball and Dodgeball 2.0 this year and you can too! Here are our top 10 new and improved games for the July 4th long weekend.


Father’s Day Craft Ideas

Buying gifts for Dad on Father’s Day can be a difficult task, especially if he’s the kind of man who has everything he needs. Instead of heading out to the store this year, why not try repuposing an existing item into something new and unique. We can guarantee it’ll get his attention and you’ll have a lot of fun in the process too.


Mothers Day Around the World

How is Mothers Day celebrated across the world? Learn about the different traditions that exist in honor of the special women in our lives.


Top 10 Vintage Christmas Appliance Ads

This Christmas, we decided to pay homage to appliances by putting together a list of some of our favorite vintage, holiday appliance ads.


Black Friday Appliance Survival Guide

The busiest shopping day of the year is just around the corner and the anticipation is getting hard to handle. One of the most important things to remember during the retail holiday is that good prices don’t always equal good value. Follow our Appliance Surivival Guide to get the best bang for your buck this Black Friday.


To Cook a Turkey: Figuring Out Your Thanksgiving Holiday Meal

This guide helps you pick a turkey, stuffing, and cooking method for your Thanksgiving holiday supper. Options from tasty such as a BBQ turkey to ridiculous like White Castle stuffing!


PartSelect's Very "Appliancey" Halloween

It's no secret that we have a passion for do-it-yourself appliance repair or that we’re almost always looking for ways to help you save a few bucks! This Halloween we decided to combine our two favorite interests to bring you some awesome thrifty costumes that are sure to make you the hit of the party.


DIY Lawn Games for the Labor Day Weekend

Whether you’ll be the one having the party or the one attending, lawn games are a must for an ultimate end of summer celebration. Don’t worry, we’re not suggesting you run out and buy all the Bocce Ball’s and beanbags you can find. There’s no need to spend more than a few dollars when you can make so many awesome outdoor games all on your own.


This 4th of July, remember the history behind the burgers, beers, and fireworks!

The 4th of July often leads to some of the biggest celebrations of the year but we often forget why exactly were celebrating! Take a few minutes to remember the history behind Independence Day and the reason for all the hype.


Tackle Dad’s Honey-Do list this Father’s Day

Do something extra special for Dad this Father’s Day by taking some time to knock a few things off his honey-do list.


Appliance Art Revival 2011

ReUse Works in Northern Washington Hosts the Third Annual Appliance Art Revival Event.


The Ultimate A - Z Guide to BBQ’s: Memorial Day Edition

We at PartSelect.com have put together the ultimate A - Z guide to BBQ essentials, to keep your grills hot and your bellies satisfied this year. Whether it’s recipes you’re looking for, maintenance tips and tricks, or just a few fun facts about BBQ’s, you’ll find them all here.


Make Moms Life A Little Easier This Mothers Day

To show how much you really appreciate everything mom does, we have some unique ideas that will not only make an unforgettable Mother’s Day, but will keep on giving the rest of the year!


Find Good Recipes For Holidays

Whether it’s a family recipe or a secret ingredient, holiday food has to be great. Once you have delicious recipes, everything else will fall into place.


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