How to Stay Cool This Summer

 I live in the southern part of Texas and it gets hot around here y’all. Summer means lots of outdoors and plenty of sunshine. We look for ways to keep cool and still enjoy being outside. Check out these great ways to keep chill this summer. When you see something you can’t make it through the heat of summer without, click on the name to find where to purchase.

Sno-Cones taste so good on a hot day. 

Cuisinart SCM-10 Snow Cone Maker

  • Creates real shaved ice for snow cones, slushies’, frozen lemonades or adult drinks
  • Uses regular ice cubes and simple syrups or juices – recipes included
  • Easy to put together and use – just flip a switch to start shaving ice
  • Fast operation, makes enough ice for 4-5 cones in under a minute
  • All parts that come into contact with food are BPA free

How about Ice- Cream or Gelato?

Cuisinart ICE-100 Compressor Ice Cream and Gelato Maker

  • Fully automatic with a commercial quality compressor. 1-1/2-quart ice cream bowl capacity
  • LWH: 16.73 x 12.00 x 9.33,UC LWH: 13.75 x 17.50 x 13.50,MC LWH: 18.00 x 14.25 x 14.25 inches . Weight : 32lbs
  • 2 paddles – a gelato paddle for authentic gelato and an ice cream paddle for creamy ice cream
  • 60-minute countdown timer with touchpad controls and a blue LCD readout.10-minute keep cool feature keeps your ice cream or gelato cool after timer has gone off
  • 1.5 quart capacity
  • BPA Free Features: Fully automatic with a commercial quality compressor|1.5 quart capacity|2 paddles for authentic gelato and for creamy ice cream|60-minute countdown timer with touchpad controls and blue LCD readout|10-minute Keep Cool feature keeps your ice cream or gelato cool after the timer has gone off|BPA Free

 Here is a great system you can hook onto the edge of your umbrella, patio or elsewhere. Turn it on and you will feel so much cooler in seconds.

Leak Proof Copper Misting System

  • High Quality:  precision brass misting nozzle high quality UV treated flexible tubing, resistant to UV up to 3.5 or more, resistant to yellowing,resistant to hydrolysis, resistant to microbial degradation.
  • Easy to Assembly: This patio misting system can be assembled and having you enjoying your backyard in just minutes. It will attach to any standard outdoor faucet(3/4 inch). No special tools are required.
  • Turn Down the Heat: The fantastic outdoor cooling system provides a cool environment from the heat for your favorite outdoor areas, cools the surrounding air temperatures up to 20 degrees.
  • Wide Application: Misting Cooling System widely apply for garden, Trampoline water park, landscaping, greenhouse, humidification, outdoor cooling system, Swimming pool misting fog cooling and so on.

Want a more Portable Mister? How about this one? Works great for camping, picnics, sporting events and more.

Lasko 7050 Misto Outdoor Misting Fan

  • 3 Refreshing Speeds – makes this small but powerful blower fan ideal for the outdoors. The powerful blower provides a cool breeze wherever you need it. Designed with the same concept of large industrial blowers the Misto fan provides high power air in a small frame.
  • Pivoting Head to Direct Air Flow & Circulation – allows you direct high velocity air and mist where you need it. A wide pivot angle lets you aim the air up, down, or anywhere in between making this fan ideal for the patio, porch, picnic or anywhere else outside your home.
  • Reduces Air Temperature Up to 25 Degrees – with a powerful blower and 3 misters, the Misto is the ultimate portable personal cooler. Combine the cooling breeze from the fan’s blower with the gentle water mist and you’ll experience cooler temperatures even on the hottest days.
  • Weather, UV, Rust Resistant – means that this fan will last. With no exposed metal components and specially designed plastics the Misto is built to withstand the weather. Thanks to UV resistant materials the Misto will resist fading and cracking from the sun.
  • In-line GFCI Cord for Outdoor Use – complete with a ground-fault circuit interrupter built into the cord, you can rest assured you’re safe using your Misto in damp environments. The fast-acting circuit interrupter is designed to shut off electric power to the fan in the event of a ground-fault. 
  • Cord length: 72 inches

How about something the kids can enjoy while you water the yard?

iBaseToy Sprinkler Ball

  •  Double air nozzle can achieve rapid inflation and deflation. The special design of the weighted water base can strengthen the ball’s stability by increasing the weight of the bottom after water filling, which is safer for both kids and adults.
  •  This splash ball is made of eco-friendly 0.22mm, Nontoxic PVC material, which has passed SGS testing, ICIT, GSV, DISNEY, 6P environmental standards, no harm to kid’s health. The thick material ensures the beach ball sprinkler is strong enough to withstand the repeated extrusion and won’t be burst while playing.
  • The sprinkler ball toy features vivid rainbow stripes, which are brightly colored. It has 3 spray holes with hard water pipes to guarantee continuous and even water spraying for enjoyable outdoor watering fun this summer.
  • Vibrant and fun packed, this ball can be used on the grass, pool or beach for hours of fun for boys and girls. Perfect for kids aged from 4 to 10 years old. Equipped with a repair patch, this Garden Backyard Spray Ball will last through many summers of rough use.

If you would rather immerse yourself in water, go ahead and get a small pool.

Sable Inflatable Pool

This 118″ X 72″ X 20″ sized pool is perfect for the kiddies to get some exercise. Have some relaxing time with friends if you would rather enjoy a chilled beverage in outdoor comfort.

  • Family-size pool: recommend up to 2 adults plus 4 kids to a enjoy splashing pool party in the backyard.
  • Safe & durable: Made with Phthalate and lead free, which is 50% thicker than most in the market, reducing the risk of punctures and ensuring a long service life
  • Long waiting be gone: inflate in 3-4 minute by electric pump (not included), 2 water valves double the drainage speed
  • Strong and stable structure: 3 individual air chambers can withstand extra weight while preventing air leakage so the pool is always ready for fun

Want to go bigger? Check out this 24 x 12 ft model that is 52″deep. It is available in other sizes as well. 

Intex Ultra XTR Rectangular Pool Set

  • Uniquely designed frame combines high quality galvanized Steel with Precision engineered locking system, enhancing the overall quality, durability and stability of the pools
  • Rust resistance: encapsulating inner and outer powder coating ensures the ultimate resistance to rust
  • 2-year manufacturer’s Warranty
  • Includes 110-120V sand filter pump with pump flow Rate of 2, 100 gallons per hour, pool ladder, ground cloth and pool cover.Recommended for ages 6 and up
  • Ready for water in 60 minutes. Water capacity (90%): 8, 403 gallons

Let Your Kids Be the envy of the neighborhood with this great way to stay cool.

Little Tikes Rocky Mountain River Race Inflatable Slide Bouncer

  • Fun outside inflatable water bouncer includes climbing wall, two slides, and splash pool
  • Maximum number of kids is 4 and the maximum combined weight limit is 350 lbs.
  • Internal Box Size: 15.75”L x 28.75”W x 16.25”H (all dimensions are in inches )
  • A surprise dump bucket pours water on kids climbing up the center inflatable rock wall
  • Product Size 161.00L x 169.00 W x 103.00 H

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