It’s a scorcher! Turn off the AC and stay cool with these budget-friendly Reality Checker tips.
My family and I eat a lot of popsicles, sit in the shade, dip our feet in a kiddie pool and wear cold washcloths around our necks. We also spend some time in the local mall, just window-shopping and soaking up the (free!) cool air.
―Melonie Deanne Hunt, 36, Stockton, Calif.