November 27, 2020

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Hot seat

The best part of this extended weekend is that I can have Council Fire so many times. Yes, even in the winter, I have a plan. Have I shown you The Reflector?

Sure, it looks like two pieces of Reflectix duct taped together, because that’s what it is. Laugh if you want, but sitting on my little chair inside that shiny cocoon is delightful! Looking up, you can see the reflected flames.

But when the weather outside is like this:

…… the top of my cocoon is like this!

My hair gets hot. 🙂

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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2 Responses to “Hot seat”

  1. Brad Said on:

    I love it! I like the cozy feeling of a fire when it’s cold outside. Yay for Council Fire!

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  2. Kristi Said on:

    I’d never dream of sitting by a fire when it’s 24.6 degrees outside. With your contraption, it is a real possibility.

    Reply

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November 27, 2020

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Hot seat

Hot seat

The best part of this extended weekend is that I can have Council Fire so many times. Yes, even in the winter, I have a plan. Have I shown you The Reflector? Sure, it looks like two pieces of Reflectix duct taped together, because that’s what it is. Laugh if you want, but sitting on […]

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A sale and a nephew

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Parent-teacher conferences: check

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