Sears has a hot deal on if you are looking for a high-quality blender. The Breville Hemisphere control blender is now only $135.99, with a regular price of $269.99, which amounts to 49% off.
Now, the specs. This blender is intuitive powerhouse. It has five speeds, but it also has pre-programmed smoothie and ice crush settings, so you don't have to guess. It has 750 watts and an LCD timer. The motor, jar and blades are all very high-quality, so you know that this blender is an investment that will passed on down to your children.
I have quite an old blender and I've been saying for a while that I need a new one. I make smoothies on a regular basis and I'd like to do more with my blender, like crush ice for drinks. Right now, I have to blend a bit, stir with spoon, blend again, stir again, repeat, repeat, repeat. It is a bit tedious for those healthy smoothies I make. I like all the features of this blender and I think it looks sleek enough to keep out on my counter.
I found one review on the Breville site, which was very promising:
This blender delivers consistent results and takes on difficult challenges with the ease of much more expensive machines. The "smoothie" function does a great job or breaking down hard ingredients like frozen fruit and whole almonds.
Shipping is free on orders over $99, so besides the deal, you'll get this to your home with no additional cost.
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