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Reducing My Family's Carbon Footprint

One day last summer, I got a letter in the mail that blew me away. It was a bill from my power company, and I couldn't believe how much power it said that we had used. I didn't know what to do, but I knew that we had to do something. That day, we made the decision as a family to reduce our carbon footprint by using less power. We started turning off the television when it wasn't in use, switching off lights, and eliminating extra plugged in appliances. It seemed like a big sacrifice at first, but after awhile we started to realize that it was going to make things a lot better. Check out this blog for ideas on how you can use energy more effectively.


3 Ways To Keep Costs Down When Building A Playhouse

23 September 2015
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For children, having a place to allow their imaginations to run wild is often paradise to them. While role playing with toys in the living room is enough for some kids, others would like to have their own place where they can escape. This is where a playhouse comes in handy. The project itself can be expensive, which is why it is a good idea to look for areas that will minimize your costs. Read More …

Cutting Diesel Costs When Driving Your Rig

19 September 2015
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If you are a new trucker, you will quickly find out that the diesel fuel you use to run your rig will be one of the biggest expenses you encounter. If you run your rig independently and do not have the luxury of a boss who pays for your energy cost, you will want to do whatever possible to keep money in your pocket rather than constantly filling your tank. Here are a few ways you can save on the cost of diesel when driving a rig. Read More …

Safe Grilling Tips With A Propane Cylinder

16 September 2015
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If you are using a gas grill for your outdoor barbecues, then you probably use a propane tank as a fuel source. Propane is much easier to use than charcoal or fluid, and it also heats up the grill much faster for better cooking. Unfortunately, grilling-related injuries and burns are common especially during summer and early fall, mainly due to unsafe grilling practices. Taking care of your barbecue propane tank is vital for safe outdoor cooking. Read More …