Summer Savings: Get Ready for Summer

Even though it’s still cool here, I know summer is just around the corner. It’s time to relax and have some fun, but summer can also be an expensive time of year. There are vacations, activities for the kids, lawn care, and air conditioning bills. It’s time to get ready and start thinking about ways to lower some of those summer expenses. Here are some ideas to get you started:

Get your A/C tuned up: For around $100, you can have a professional come out and check your air conditioner. They will clean it, top off the coolant if it needs it and suggest any repairs that need to be made. This will not only extend the life of your unit, it will keep it operating at maximum effici


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3 Responses to Summer Savings: Get Ready for Summer

  1. Mary says:

    Preparing ahead of time is the best way to save money for any occasion! I love your ideas on how to prepare for summer. Now is also a great time to get ready for next winter because winter clothes, vacations, activities, etc are practically being given away!

  2. Gail says:

    Not neccesarily as a cost saving measure, I bought flower seeds this year and planted them in portable greenhouses that I bought at the store. It has been FUN checking several times a day to see how they are doing as some of the seeds have already germinated and have popped out of the peat moss. I’m having surgery in a couple of days and know I’ll be looking forward to seeing their growth when I get home after being away several days. These little plants will save me money on buying bedding plants and at the same time give me an interest at a time that I will need some distractions.

  3. Lisa says:

    I Christmas shop all year long. When I find an item on sale or clearance, that makes me think of someone on my holiday shopping list, I buy it. Not only does this save me money, but it takes the “rush” out of December.

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