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A Frugal Fellow Fills Freezers

I just discovered something all over again. It’s a tidbit I was confident about already but in my preparations for Hurricane Sandy it became abundantly clear once more: A full freezer stays cold longer and conserves energy.

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Sandy Claws

Here on the East Coast we just got a taste of something extraordinary: a open-handed slap from mother nature. It’s hard to prepare yourself for something worse than this, but I’m afraid we all have to.

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Another Summer, Another Storm

The drama of preparing for a hurricane is something that most people experience indirectly; it’s presented by someone in a suit sitting behind a desk and followed up by sports highlights. Living in an area where the preparation is ocurring is a different matter entirely.

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