All summer, I had a heavy sheet covering the windows in my living room. I finally took it down a couple of weeks ago and have been enjoying the sunshine. I get a lot of sunlight through those windows, which heats up the house quite a bit. This was not a good thing when it was 100 degrees outside. Now that it is getting cooler outside, the sunlight feels good.
Next summer, I want to find some Cheap Vertical Blinds to put on the windows. I am hoping that they might keep out more of the sun. As much as I loved the way the sheet worked, it looked ridiculous. Whenever I took a picture of the kids inside the house, I always made sure the sheet didn't show.
I spent years living with sheets hanging in doorways during the summer to keep certain rooms cool when we used window air conditioners. When we moved here, I loved that we didn't have to do that anymore because we now have central air conditioning. Then I had to hang the sheet on the window. I don't want to have to do that anymore, either.
I want my house to only have sheets on the beds from now on.