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DIY Hanukkah Décor

This year, the first night of Hanukkah falls on November 28th, the same day as Thanksgiving.  This occurrence, referred to as Thanksgivukkah by some, will not happen again for 70,000 years!   Pretty amazing, right?  In honor of the Festival of Lights, here are some DIY crafts you can make with your family & friends. Menorahs [&hellip


DIY Halloween Costumes

Halloween is right around the corner! We’re big fans of this holiday here at Direct Energy, mostly because we like the chance to have a good time while dressing up in fun costumes. If you are still brainstorming Halloween costume ideas for you or your kids, there’s still plenty of time to create an exciting [&hellip


Direct Energy Buzz October 4 Edition

What’s your favorite thing about Friday? We love that it’s the day before Saturday! How are you spending your weekend? Here are a few ideas from this week’s blog—upgrade your home for fall, download our new mobile app, or take on a fall decorative project! On Monday, we shared a few simple energy-efficiency upgrades from [&hellip


8 Great Ideas for DIY Fall Decorations

Feeling extra crafty? Well, since it’s officially fall, we thought you might be interested in creating some autumn decorations for your home, especially ones that don’t require you to spend too much money on seasonal gewgaws. And even if it doesn’t feel like fall has arrived in certain parts of North America, this is the [&hellip


Direct Energy Buzz August 23 Edition

This week has come and gone in a flash! The kids are getting ready to head back to school and summer is coming to a close. We took some time to share some of our favorite back-to-school tips this week from school supplies to healthy (and green) lunches. Do you have any eco-friendly back-to-school tips? [&hellip


National Stress Awareness Month

It’s National Stress Awareness Month. Did you know that 77 percent of people in the United States experience physical symptoms caused by stress? Stress can largely impact your health and quality of life. Here are a few ways to minimize stress in a completely eco-friendly way! Start a garden! Gardening is a relaxing activity that’ll [&hellip