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    Simple, cheap, DIY tips for weatherizing your home as the summer months approach.

    • Mi'Chelle Lipscomb

      Use the most popular fruit of the season – the mango in these interesting, healthy ways. Mango milkshakes work as a great recipe for a refreshing and filling breakfast or just a way to cool off. So, try out these mango milkshake ideas this week.*Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

    • D Shelby

      A man survives hot weather by cooling himself with a fan. (Photo: monkeybusinessimages/

    • Payless Power

      Why is your #summer #electric bill so high? #energy #savings #tips

    • Carbon Smart Living

      Simple, cheap, DIY tips for weatherizing your home as the summer months approach.

    • Alicia Christensen

      10 things that will cheer you up. LOVE the last one :)

    • Linda Stoner

      4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

    • Elicia Dusbabek

      10 things that naturally cheer you up |

    • Enmer Sami

      Tips to cool your room without air conditioning

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