Tag: holidays

Halloween-Safety-Tips

9 Safety Tips to Protect Your Family on Halloween

Like many families around the country, your children will most likely be celebrating Halloween by hitting the pavement in their costumes to gather as much candy as possible. And who doesn’t love candy? Before heading head out to scour the neighborhood for treats (Does anyone REALLY want tricks?), make sure your family stays protected with [&hellip

Eco-Friendly-Labor Day Recipes

Eco-Friendly Labor Day Recipes

How are you celebrating Labor Day? If you’re hosting a get-together, we’ve gathered some recipes that are perfect for reducing your carbon footprint while creating a delicious meal! Before cooking, think about what’s in season and purchasing local produce. Incorporate fruits and veggies like tomatoes, corn, zucchini, peppers and greens into your Labor Day grub—it’s [&hellip

blueberry-month

National Blueberry Month

Did you know July is National Blueberry month? While today is your last chance to celebrate in this month-long celebration, there are blueberry festivals happening across the country throughout August! If you’re a true lover of one of our nation’s favorite fruits, click here for a list of this year’s blueberry celebrations. In honor of [&hellip

Snow

Going Green This Holiday Season

Happy Monday! We hope you had a restful weekend. As we continue through the holiday season we thought we’d remind you that there are various ways to reduce your carbon footprint while still spreading holiday cheer. Here are some eco-friendly tips for green holiday décor. For those who celebrate Christmas, no artificial trees, go all [&hellip

Snow Covered Home in Winter Weather

Welcome Winter With Inexpensive Solutions

While you’re busy preparing for the holidays, we thought we’d lighten your load by providing some inexpensive solutions to help keep your home efficient during the colder months. Plug your home’s leaks. Install weather-stripping or caulk leaky doors and windows and install gaskets behind outlet covers. You could save up to 10 percent on energy [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz: December 16 Edition

Direct Energy Buzz: December 16 Edition

It’s Friday again! With the lure of the holidays hanging over head we hope you’ve been staying sane and getting all your shopping done stress-free. This week we’ve had a lot of holiday-related posts so let’s get right to them! On Monday, we forwarded you the question raised by National Geographic via Twitter. What’s your [&hellip