The dog days of summer have arrived. You’ve got no air conditioning. You’re hot, tired and sweating like a freshman on finals week. But fear not! This easy, homemade tropical breeze cooler will help keep you from melting into that chair. In just a few minutes you can build this simple container that works on the principle of evaporative cooling. And best of all, you probably have everything you need already sitting around the house. Just follow these simple steps and you’ll be on your way from sweltering sands to shady oasis.
This time, I’m not writing to give you the answer. Sometimes I can help people with parenting problems, but I don’t have the key to happiness. However, one guy, a lawyer in Los Angeles, appears to have discovered a piece of it.
For several weeks, I gave up going to a local general store in the evenings. I was in the habit of buying a little something there every single evening, even if it was just a $1 lottery ticket. Those simple $1 or $2 purchases added up to so much “unspent” money that I could cut way back on how much cash I withdrew from my Bank every month.
Do you know the expression “Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll eat for life?” It very much applies to cooking. Because a recipe is, well, just a recipe. And that’s not a bad thing at all, especially when it happens to a recipe you love! But a cooking method is a hundred recipes in one.
For example, there are millions of overweight men and women who would eagerly pop a handful of pills rather than run 5 miles on the treadmill, much less deny themselves the pleasures of chocolate, ice goji cream review and cake.
Congratulations! You’ve done more to create a sensible budget than probably 80% of the population. And I bet it didn’t hurt yet, either! On Day Four things may be a wee bit tough, but maybe not. Let’s see.
Do this over and over, and get more daring as you do. This is a doable, fun blueprint to cover any contingency, goal, or timeframe. If you can choose a new habit for a week, you can make better choices for any other period of time. Sensible budgets start with sensible thinking, and a good dose of self-honesty.