If you like smootihes or making your own baby food, then this is a must have item! Today on Amazon you can get a Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender With Whisk & Chopper Attachments (HB-154PC) for just $35.25 shipped- down from $99! I find these to be very handy in mashing up food for my little ones, making soups and making drinks. This one also comes with a chopper and whisk attachment.
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