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Stay Cool – Save Cash

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Summer is definitely here! And staying cool can be costly. Here are some alternatives to bumping up the air conditioning constantly.

For your body:

  1. Neck: Place something cold on the back of your neck. If you choose something frozen, such as an ice pack, wrap it in a thin towel and move it around often, to avoid one place getting too cold. (This can be damaging to the nerves.)

  2. Feet: Sit with your feet in cold water. Cooling your feet can help your entire body feel cooler. (Note: If you choose to add ice, use sparingly – and listen to your body. Don’t go so long or so cold that your feet turn blue or numb.)

  3. Whole body: Take a cool shower, turning it progressively colder over a matter of several minutes. This will bring your body temperature down slightly. You can also extend the relief by wearing your swimsuit in the shower. When you get out, pat dry just enough so you’re not dripping. Leave on your suit. The cold water still in your swimsuit will keep you cooler longer. Add some air flow, such as a fan, and you have your own personal air conditioning!

Around the house:

  1. Make furniture feel cooler: Cover furniture with lightweight, light colored, cotton bed sheets. Cotton stays cooler than the heavy fabric of upholstery. Plus it can help protect your furniture if you are sweaty or sticky from the heat. Elastic edged fitted sheets work nicely and stay in place.

  2. Pull up cooler air: If you have a basement, use a fan to pull cooler air into the rest of the house.

  3. Push hot air out: At night, close all the doors to a room. Open one window. Place a fan in one side of the window, facing out. Leave the other side of the window unobstructed. The fan will blow the hot air out of the room, and cooler air from outside will come in to replace it.

The best couponers save hundreds of dollars every month at the grocery store. However, extreme couponers can end up living very extreme lifestyles to get those savings. For over five years, has equalized the playing field – giving extreme savings to busy families who don’t have the time or ability to be an extreme couponer. Each week,’s over 70 angels combine over 2,000 products on sale at local grocery and drug stores with an enormous database of over 2000 different manufacturer coupons. These combinations result in our members getting access to over 300 products each week for 50% off or better. Simply log in, choose the deals you want, print or clip only the coupons you need, and save hundreds of dollars a month at regional and national stores. Our angels will personally work with you to craft a plan that will help you buy healthier food at lower prices – helping you keep $200 to $400 in savings each month.

Josh Elledge is the Chief Executive “Angel” of SavingsAngel, Inc. – launched from his home in January 2007. A husband and father of three, he now appears each week on television, in eight newspapers, and a number of radio stations across the country teaching families how to cut their grocery bill in half using the Internet. Elledge created the technology found on through the need to save his own family’s money. Successfully able to cut his own grocery bill from $600 a month to less than $300 a month, his message has reached hundreds of thousands of families. is now growing rapidly throughout the country. You can watch a short video at that will explain more information about how to cut your own grocery bill in half with the help of!

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