Don’t Let Old Batteries Destroy Your Electronic Devices

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AA BatteryIf you’re like me, you are probably on a fixed budget which means you need to do all that you can to save money whenever possible. Today I would like to tell you about an unfortunate experience that my husband just had. My hope is that by sharing this with you, it will save some of you a little bit of money by not having your expensive electronic devices destroyed.

My husband is a little bit of an amateur photography buff. Over the years, he has acquired a little bit of photography equipment here and there whenever we had a some extra money. As a matter of fact, he actually sold his favorite saddle several years ago so that he could buy his first high quality digital camera.
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How to Use Your Vehicle to Save on Electricity

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If you’ve been reading my blog for very long, you know that I am all about finding ways to save electricity. In this day and age, many of the electronic devices that we use are battery-powered. Well, let me restate that, they use rechargeable batteries and I always recommend using rechargeable batteries whenever possible. They’re better for the environment because they can be recharged over and over which prevents consumers from filling up our landfills with disposable alkaline batteries.

While I love rechargeable batteries, their chargers do use electricity to recharge them. Today I’m going to be giving you a very simple tip on how you can save a little bit of electricity when you charge these devices up.
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It’s Time To Perform Your Annual Snowblower Maintenance

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Time to get ready for winter and perform your annual snowblower maintenance!Well, it’s mid October which means that it’s time to start thinking about Winter. Before you know it, the snow will be falling! Come to think about it, we just had a snow storm on a nearby mountain pass which was at 5,000 feet elevation. That’s pretty close to our elevation which really inspired my husband to kick it into gear and perform his annual snowblower maintenance procedures. He also spent some time making sure our snow plow was ready for whatever Mother Nature throws at us this season.

Watching him go through his routine made me think that it would be a good idea to pop in here and write a quick article to remind you all to do the same. Fortunately, Jeff did this when he did because as it turned out, he forgot to put our snowblower up for the summer properly and when he was doing his pre-season tune up, he found out that it wasn’t running very well at all. Actually, we didn’t have enough snow for him to even use it last year so it had been sitting for two years with stale gas in it. He somehow forgot to put fuel stabilizer in the gas the last time he put it away and the carburetor needed to be thoroughly cleaned in order to get it running right.
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