It’s been a rough few days for the Washington region as weekend storms have left many without power — in addition to bracing for sweltering heat.

L-R, Melissa Garay, Mark Garay, Ellen Garay relax on the couch with candles while Aaron Garay toys with an electric lantern in the basement of their Arlington home.

If you’re harried, but making do, tell us how. Share your tips for getting by in the comments section below.


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