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Who cares if it doesn't match my kitchen

My old, white Kitchen Aid mixer that I've used and abused for fourteen years has been losing its mojo and I've needed a replacement for several months. From the first time I saw this lovely turquoise Kitchen Aid stand mixer, I knew it was the one for me. It didn't make sense though. Black would. Silver would. White would, but not this one. It didn't matter though, because I {IMPRINTED} with it. For months I tried to deny that I was in love. Every time I walked past it in the department stores, we were drawn together instinctively. I'm certain that my aquamarine steel machine felt the same about me. We were meant to be. My new love joined me yesterday for a future filled with whipping up hours of good, tasty fun. Oh yes, I am happy.

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Happy The Man said…
You're funny! I'm right there with you. I hate appliance compliance, I like to be different. I love your new machine! We have the white one but maybe someday when it loses its mojo we can get a fire engine red one or a bright yellow one (I mean they should give us those options don't you think?)
jennie w. said…
I have two things to say:
1) It matches your blog, and,really, isn't that the important thing?

2) Sounds like you need a kitchen re-do! That's what your heart is telling you.
Megs said…
I love it. I would seriously love one in every color. The orange one has kind of caught my eye. Great choice!!
Lisa said…
I think it's awesome! Match the kitchen smitchen. It's too cute not to own!
Sierra said…
How fun! I love it, I wish I had gone for a color instead of plain white.
~ Tina said…
Either from the end of New Moon, some part of Eclipse... I get it!!!
I'm with you - that is a fab color, and you will love it forever. It was destiny!
Julie said…
Your post cracked up! I can see why you are in love though, that color is beautiful!!! Makes my silver one look pretty boring.
Callisto said…
Eugh, yes. I did catch the Twilight reference. You're so hopeless! The mixer is beautiful, by the way. Love the color!
Holly said…
LOVED the post! You totally made me laugh! I especially loved the "imprinting" part! I wish I could be there to enjoy some of those tasty, yummy treats that you'll be whipping up. :) Happy baking. Nate bought me one of these for Valentines and I was SOOO thrilled, I'd wanted one since we got married. He was a little more traditional with black. I love your torquise one though and it totally suits you. :)
Holly said…
I mean "aquamarine"! :)
ninnies said…
haha cute. I like the comparisson between you and "imprinting" from Twilight. =]
I think it's pretty although it doesn't match our kitchen, it's kind of a nice little splash of color.
Cassie said…
Oh that is so cute! I wish I had bought a color one instead of just white. I figured it would last through the kitchen changes, but now I want a fun one!
Kirks said…
Oh wow, I am in love with it too. That is a beautiful color. I think you should just re-decorate your kitchen to match it. That is a super cute post and congrats on your new mixer, it puts our white one to shame!!
Heidi said…
Oh that is sooo cute. maybe you can just remodel your whole kitchen around it. he he j/k. I think it looks great in it's surroundings.
turquoise is a neutral. it matches everything!! i love it. i think it would be a great addition to your kitchen. maybe having a cute color like that would get me to bake more!
Maryanne said…
Okay, that is fabulous!
Bobbi said…
Loved the imprinting reference, clever girl! And the machine is v. cute--whatever makes our work more enjoyable, right?
AimBarb said…
Last year, I was on a business trip and Jim called me and I was worried becuse of the urgency in his voice. He explained that he saw a Macy's ad for haf off select colors of Kitchen Aid food processors and went over to the mall to check it out. There was only a few left and would I mind it much if it was electric blue. I don't think I have ANY blue in my house at all but half price was the right price! I use it a lot and don't know what I did without it. I also love my kitchen Aid mixer but sadly it is grey.
Julie V. said…
Wow, how ironic your story is. I have been in a Kitchen Aid mixer delimna for several months now. Mine still has lots of mojo, even after 21 years, but it is a bit small for my brood of 5. So I bought the mac daddy steel grey 14 cup capacity thing thinking it could kneed my dough and whip my cream. Well it's dough kneeding has a bit to be desired and doesnt quite measure up to my Bosch, so I want to go back to the smaller size. But I don't want to go as small as my old one, so I need a new one. So this is the ironic part: Connie, our darling cousin told me a couple years ago she got a purple one. I knew I had to have a purple one one day but I have never seen one. When I went out to her house last month and saw hers... I imprinted!! I thought to myself, I CAN DO PURPLE! I can do it! It makes no difference if it doesn't match a thing in my kitchen, it matches everything in my bedroom! Thanks for sharing your joy.
Oh man, who cares if it matches - its not your oven... I LOVE IT! I only whish i wouldnt have gotten a normal color now!!

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