Santa Claus is probably still curled up in his summer hibernation like the great snowy northern bear I imagine him to be in the warm months, yet the 125 days left before the holidays hit is but a tiny blip in time for retailers. Which means of course it’s time to start rolling out those winter-time deals lest shoppers think there are none to be had. Or will be none to be had? In any case, it’s deal time already, folks. [More]
the heat is on
Canada’s got some pretty fancy new money — $100 and $50 polymer bills that last longer and aren’t damaged as easily as paper notes. But as the saying does not go, “All that is plastic might melt at some point, so, sorry your money shriveled.” In some cases, the money has been said to curl up like bacon in a frying pan. Yum.
If some alchemy of floor plan design, insulation and ventilation makes one room in your home colder than all the others, you can even things out by installing a supplemental heating system. A quick home improvement project can make the room more livable.