Christina Lewellen, senior editor of Window & Door
Summertime... and the livin' is easy...
I can't remember the
last time I cooked on my stove since I spend so much time hovering
around my grill and my children constantly smell like sunscreen. It's
definitely summertime. But I'll admit that our family's summertime
doesn't look like it usually does. We need an even heftier babysitting
budget than previous years and our annual trek across country to visit
the in-laws is indefinitely on hold. Blame it on the economy, or
perhaps working long hours as part of a skeleton crew, but our easy
livin' is happening close to home this year.
Are you going
through with your traditional annual plans this summer or do you find
yourself taking things down a notch as well? And I'm interested to know
why—are you just tightening your spending or do you find it tougher to
break away from work? On the flip side, there are plenty of bargains to
be had right now—have you booked a great deal on a vacation or bought a
new lawn mower? Send me an email to tell me what kind of easy livin' you're expecting in the coming months.
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