If you’ve been reading this blog for a while then you may remember my post “Taking Cold Showers to Save $45 a Month” which was about my turning off my natural gas last summer to save money. I’m doing the same thing this year and it will be easier this time around. I’m staying with my mom during the week since my internship is in a town three hours away from Kansas City so I don’t have to worry about needing gas for hot showers then. When I’m back in Kansas City I usually spend the night at my girlfriend’s place so hot showers aren’t a problem. If for some reason that option wasn’t available I could take a shower at the school gym or just take a cold shower. I need to cut expenses since the internship limits my availability for paid work. I also need to increase my income and I’m working on a few ways to do that.