Staying Cool with Low Cost Cooling

I hate this kind of weather. A friend of mine believes it’s because I was born in the fall. Apparently, people tend to favor the time of year they were born in. I honestlyjust think she’s nuts, because what is there to like about the summer?It’s hot and it’s humid. There’s also this giant yellow ball of fire in the sky that is intent on burning my pasty skin. Everything smells like sunscreen and sweat, and the whole world feels like it’s fit to melt.Then there are the AC costs. Becau...
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Insect Screens Not Bitten Screams!

So it Begins…Has anyone else had any mosquito bites yet? Because I have! Admittedly, they absolutely adore me. No really, I am like your human mosquito detector. If they are there, I will know about it. And to make matters worse, I’m allergic to their bites.So it goes without saying that I’ve heard pretty much every theory on why they...ahem…”love” me so much. Apparently my blood is too sweet, or my skin is too thin, and I clearly don’t eat enough garlic. But I don’t eat sugar, I can’...
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Labor Day Green Egg (Grills) and Ham

Grilling - Green Egg
It’s that time of year again! Labor Day is fast approaching, and with it, an opportunity to grill in less scorching temps. So what better time to invite friends and family over to crack open a few beers and feast on some amazing food on a Green Egg Grill?But I have to admit to being something of heretic here in the modern American grilling scene: I do not like food cooked on propane grills. I mean sure, it tastes okay, I guess. But it’s certainly nothing special, and I like specialThis ...
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Natural Ways To Keep Your Home Cooler For Less!

It’s that time of year again. Temperatures rise and electricity bills rise with them as we all try to keep our homes cool and comfortable. But what if I were to tell you that it doesn’t have to be that way? That there are other ways of keeping your home cool that yes, do require some initial investment on your part, but will make all the difference when those A/C bills come in. Close Your Curtains! Closing your curtains or blinds may seem counterintuitive on a stiflingly hot day but the unfort...
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