So, on the spur of the moment, I just bought the KitchenAid I have been salivating over for the last year! The 5 Qt Artisan in Empire Red! We are doing another round of ebay sales, and so I bought this with our proceeds. I did Buy it Now for $189. I think that is a good price considering amazon sells it for $249. And it is brand new in the box!
The potential good news for my BB friends is that my trusty old 4 1/2 QT white model will be on the auction block at ebay as soon as I get my new one and make sure it works!! Anyway, I'll let y'all know when it is on ebay in case anyone out there wants a KitchenAid. Mine is a great starter model. I was just ready for an upgrade.