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⛄️ How Do You Stay Warm? 🏝 How Do You Stay Cool?

Some of us are experiencing Winter while others like in Sunny Florida, not quite a "real" Winter./lol πŸ€£πŸ˜‚

 

How do you Stay warm or cool without ending up in the poor house? πŸ€”

 

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Nicole πŸ™‚ (Friends & Family Forum) πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦

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β€˜Poor house’ LOL, ain’t heard that since I was a boy many moons agoπŸ™„

For warmth layers.  Under Armor base layer shirt/pants under a set of thermals will do the job.

Buy a wool blanket and sheet set per person and stow for very cold times like when my furnace has been out since 12/23….thick socks over very thin ones will wick sweat and are warm.  Head hands and feet are what matter most for warmth.  When a body gets cold enough it starts transferring heat away from extremities to internal organs and those are what essentially act as a thermostat.  What gets cold first?β€”dress that part warm and you’re a step ahead.  heavy water resistant boots keep snow off docked feet that would get soggy.  


For cool, box fan in the window when possible and always aimed to circulate air in the house.  If a/c is out you can put a big bag of ice in front of a fan on a flat surface.  And stay hydrated.  A surprisingly large percentage of ppl don’t pay attention to water yet every cell in the body contains it.  
I deployed to Saudi in β€˜91 and picked up a cpl things.  You can wear a loose knit shirt and air can get through.  Skull caps are good for dealing with sweat regardless of any style concerns.  If I truly need to wear something the look doesn’t matter, only the utility of it.

 

in all these things it is about function not fashion.  If u want to dress well for the weather it’s probably not going to look gorgeous unless we’re taking hot weather and bikinis.

 

That’s all I have for that one.

Take care & God Bless!

~Sean

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(12/28/22) Now for the Summer I die and DREADING moving back to Florida next year 2023. I am in Virginia.

 

I do not use my air in my cute and energy-efficient Studio Apartment. Lol, I get my air from my 3 neighbors who luv living in a "freezer". πŸ˜‚πŸ€£ I have a townhouse above me. A 2-bedroom garden apartment on one side. And another studio apartment on the other side. I also use a HUGE Walmart floor fan I bought when I moved in here in 2018. My electric bill is HIGHER in Winter. Summer about $15. Winter $20 to $30 depending on how cold it gets.

 

Thanks, Nicole πŸ™‚ (Friends & Family Forum) πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦

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(12/28/22) It is Winter for me here in Cave Springs, Virginia and I use the heat as needed. Lol, grateful for Hot Flashes as it is like my "personal" heater when they kick in! πŸ€£πŸ˜‚ I also dress in THERMAL everything. Bought some thermal curtains at Walmart a few weeks ago. Now to see IF they "lower" my electric bill. Like today, the sun is coming around to the one window in my cute Studio Apartment. I face West. I have my curtain "pulled" back in preparation for it to WARM me up for a few hours before it wishes me goodbye. Oh, I have a ghetto landlord who does not believe in "caulking" or replacing my Front Door which came with building when it was built in the 70's. So I have "tape" on the inside of window and on inside of front door. It is a "pain" and  expensive to do the Front Door as I have to remove tape to get out. Lol, so I tell my neighbors through my window, that unless they have an EMERGENCY - we will be talking through my window until Summer returns. πŸ˜‚πŸ€£

 

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Nicole πŸ™‚ (Friends & Family Forum) πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦

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