Catch-Up

Feeling hot, hot, hot! The original by Arrow, not the Buster Poindexter crappy version. I know it's almost June but damn! If it's this hot now, we are going to be sweltering again this summer. Most people in the BC Lower Mainland do not have central air. It was never really hot for more than a couple weeks a year, so why add it to the home building cost. Between these cold, snowy winters & hot summers, I might as well have stayed back east.ūüėí¬†So, here are some tips that¬†have helped me beat the heat.

Ways that I stay cool.

1. Keep the shades drawn. Not seeing the sun and being able to look at the blue sky sucks but so does sweating, while wearing short-shorts and a tank top.

2. Keep the ceiling fans running. The hydro bill has only been a few dollars more for the past few years.

3. Open the windows to let the cool morning/night air in. If you have a portable fan, move that to the window to suck in the cool air, during those times.

4. When it starts to warm up, close the windows. Don't wait too long. If the room/house gets hot, it will be hard to cool it back down.

5. Use rice/bean packs. Instead of heating them, place them in the freezer. (Thanks for the tip A!) Then place them around your neck, or on your wrists. It actually works!

6. I have plenty of ice on hand, along with my freezer mug, which keeps my cold drinks nice & icy. This also helps to keep me drinking water or herbal tea throughout the day. Although I'm not a fan of drinking hot beverages when it's 90 degrees outside. Sweating all day to stay cool does not appeal to me. I detest sticky skin.

What are you doing to stay cool? Especially if you don't have central air or an air conditioner.

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It's 2/4 weekend/Victoria Day long weekend in Canada. It's a statutory¬†holiday across the country except in Quebec, Nova Scotia & Nunavut. Learn more here, if you wish.ūüėä

The day is still early but I doubt that I'm going anywhere & I'm okay with that. Some time on the balcony is good enough for me. Did or are you doing anything this weekend? Do you have to work? I'd love to hear what you're up to.

Do you have any holidays in other parts of the world today? Let me know in the comment section along with what you do for the day off?

No podcast this week. I'm really trying to work with my podcast plugin but it's still not working so I'm looking into other options. I'm hoping I don't have to re-upload the previous episodes but I'll see.

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You can also follow me on:
https://www.instagram.com/nadiadonella/
https://twitter.com/NadiaDonella
https://www.facebook.com/NadiaDonella/
https://www.pinterest.com/nadiadonella
iTunes: http://apple.co/2jmR88L
stitcher.com
https://vid.me/NadiaDW
My cooking channel, Nadia's Kitchen Creations: https://goo.gl/n6RcP9
My DIY & other channel, Nadia Creates: https://goo.gl/5AXxGr

(This post is not sponsored.)

Till next time,

Nadia‚úĆ