My parents informed me last night that I'm getting a KitchenAid stand mixer for Christmas, and apparently I need to decide what I want RIGHTNOW! because I think they're going to take advantage of some Black Friday sales. I haven't thought about it too much, and now I'm left scrambling to figure out what I actually want/need.
Here's the scoop: I bake, but not too often (mostly breads, but also a fair amount of cookies and cakes), and I don't think I want something huge. I'm thinking the Artisan, and we also looked at the Classic. I also saw this Ultra Power model show up in a search. What would you pick? What do you recommend? Is there a particular model you'd stay away from?