Category Archives: summer

Summer “Keep Calm” Message and Ways to Beat the Heat

When it’s 98 degrees outside with a heat index between 105 – 112 like it is in Charleston this week, the message above really applies! To learn how to make your own easy, customized “Keep Calm” messages at no cost, … Continue reading

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Dressing for Summer’s Sweltering Days

When the heat index is 110, and the first breath of fresh air in the morning makes you gasp and feel like you stepped into a 400 degree oven — it’s time to pull out all the stops in dressing for … Continue reading

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Do-it-Yourself Cooling Towels for Summer’s Hottest Days

Need a way to cool down while exercising or doing yard work on 90-degree days? My thoughtful Zumba instructor showed me how to make a do-it-yourself cooling towel that feels absolutely heavenly. (And better yet – she provides them during … Continue reading

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What Makes Summer Sweet?

1) The smell of freshly mown grass 2) Wearing pink shoes 3) Legs looking tan and healthy (done instantly with skin bronzer) 4) Colorful flower gardens 5) Walks on the beach 6) Wearing skirts and going barelegged (that cool air … Continue reading

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