It’s summertime and the familiar words from your kids of “I’m bored!” ring through your head. Now what? Never fear, there are many activities for kids to do during the summer. All it takes is a little creativity and cooperation from your children.
Attend summer camp – depending on where you live, summer camp is an awesome activity for kids, since it usually happens all summer long. Kids can foster new friendships, learn new and exciting things, enjoy the great outdoors, and…never be bored.
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Join a sport’s team – get your kid on a city soccer, baseball, or other outdoor league. Not only will this teach them the value of being on a team, but help them develop new skills. Plus, they will meet new friends and learn valuable leadership skills, as well. (more…)
The average homeowner spends approximately 40 hours annually mowing the lawn, and Americans spend $8.5 billion each year on lawn care equipment and products. Lawns are one of the biggest aspects of property care. Keeping a lawn in top shape, particularly during the heat of the summer, can be a daunting job. It is important to break the task down into manageable components and to stay on top of each one so that the job never gets overwhelming. The following tips will teach you how to keep your lawn green this summer.
How to Keep Your Lawn Green this Summer: 5 Simple Tips
Fertilizer. Most lawns only require fertilization a couple times a year, typically once in the spring and once in the middle of the summer. Choose a fertilizer with a blend intended for lawns (more…)
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With the blistering summer months rolling in quickly, it’s important to stay at a healthy, and comfortable temperature while enjoying your fun in the sun, no matter where you are. It is especially imperative to keep your home well ventilated, and not too warm for your liking. Here are some tips to keep your home cool this summer.
Air Conditioning- Tried and true, AC units are the most popular and most effective tool to combat the heat during hot summer days. Air conditioning units that are stationed upon windows, or central cooling units help regulate the air in your house, much like it does in your car, or refrigerator, siphoning in air, and reducing it’s temperature with what is usually freon, a cooling agent which keeps wherever you are nice and chilly. However, this is possibly the most expensive option of all, due to the fact that it can conjure up quite a significant energy bill if used constantly. (more…)
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