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Beat the Summer Heat with our Sunscreen Guide

Beat the Summer Heat with our Sunscreen Guide

Summer time is here, and whether you’re splashing in the ocean waves, playing in the backyard or having a margarita al fresco, you’re going to be exposed to lots of sun. And that means you’re applying lots of sunscreen. With this basic sunscreen guide, we hope to take the mystery out of sunscreen so that you can [&hellip

3 Inexpensive Summertime Activities to Entertain Your Children

3 Inexpensive Summertime Activities to Entertain Your Children

With summer upon us, parents may find themselves falling back to the same old summer activities to entertain their children: Play-Doh, parks, sidewalk chalk, swimming, sprinklers, and eating popsicles. We’re going to explore 3 popular summertime activities that will not only be fun & exciting for the kids, but also easy on your wallet! 1) UNBREAKABLE BUBBLES [&hellip

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Understanding the Predictions for the 2014 Hurricane Season

The dire hurricane predictions for an active 2013 hurricane season overshot the actual number of storms that occurred: thirteen named storms and only two hurricanes. In spite of warm waters off the west coast of Africa that make a nursery for powerful cyclones, most tropical systems dissipated before organizing into storms. This was due to unexpectedly [&hellip

11 Sizzling Grilling Tips for Summer

11 Sizzling Grilling Tips for Summer

Memorial Day officially fires up the summer grilling season. Yet, there’s a number of failed backyard grillardins (grill chefs) who are shaking their tongs at their fire pits, tormented by the inedible slabs of carbonized leather they produce for their family and friends. Fear not, frustrated ones. After consulting — at no small personal expense [&hellip

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Direct Energy Buzz for May 2014

Welcome to the Direct Energy Buzz for May 2014. This month, we’ll be looking at some milestones and developments in Texas energy, taking solar power to the streets, and how Direct Energy will be helping nonprofits become more energy efficient. Texas Wind Reaches New Heights. Texas wind energy set a new record on March 28, 2014, producing [&hellip