The heat is rolling in. Are you an “I love the heat” person or not so much? Wherever you land on your love for the heat, we’ve got some simple ways you can cool down.
DIY Air conditioner – You can pay big bucks for central air or a portable air conditioner or you can check out this DIY alternative.
Popsicles – Keep plenty of popsicles around. Pop over to the store or make some of these healthy alternatives.
- Pineapple-Orange Popsicles
- 7 simple homemade popsicles
- Homemade Popsicles from Fresh Ingredients
- No sugar added Strawberry Rhubarb Creamsicles
Outings – Feeling a bit stuffy in your house? Get out to these locations for a cool down!
- Head over to your local library. Grab a book and relax
- Walk the mall
- Grocery shopping
- Sit at Starbucks
DIY Slip & Slide – Okay, this dad created a pretty epic slip and slide because he was sick of the store bought ones breaking every year. Don’t have kids in the house? No worries – it’s big enough for adults too!
Neck Cooler – I love this idea. You’ll need to know how to sew a bit, but this little neck cooler can keep you cool 5-8 hours!
I have to admit the heat makes my family pretty grumpy. We don’t really do well. If your family is the same, enjoy these ways to cool down and hopefully you’ll enjoy the heat just a bit more.
Do you have any beat the heat ideas? Share with us!