What to do When the Electric Bill Goes Over Budget

Diane's Thrifty Cupboard

I woke up this morning, and it was already 85 degrees outside.  Summertime in Texas or anywhere for that matter is gonna be hot!  With the mercury rising, so does the cost of keeping our homes comfortable.  I have come up with some short term and long term ideas to help keep our budgets cool.

hot sun

What I can do now;   I don’t know about you, but I have to have my morning coffee to jump start my brain.  But, a hot cup of coffee doesn’t seem like a good idea when I am already sweltering; so how about yesterday’s coffee that I stored in the fridge and make a frosty ice coffee concoction.  Talk about killing two birds; I am saving on coffee and staying a little cooler.  Also taking a cool shower and dressing in light loose fitting clothing to help my body stay comfortable.   I also let my…

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