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Fun Recipes and Cooking Tips for National Eating Healthy Day

Happy National Eating Healthy Day! For those of you who don’t know, Wednesday, November 6th is the American Heart Association’s National Eating Healthy Day. It’s a day designated to encourage American’s to make healthier food choices to start living a healthier life. According to the American Heart Association’s website, “[s]tatistics show that one in two [&hellip

Reduce Your Use in the Kitchen

Reduce Your Use in the Kitchen

Happy Monday! We hope you had a fun, energy efficient weekend. Now, who’s hungry? Today we’re looking at ways to keep your family full without consuming a ton of energy. That’s why when trying to reduce your use, the kitchen is a great place to start. Turn down the heat! Lightly boiling water has the [&hellip

“Green” Food for St. Patrick’s Day

“Green” Food for St. Patrick’s Day

This Saturday, March 17, marks the celebration or shall we say the feast day of St. Patrick. For years the Irish would partake in this day with traditional Irish food and drink. In the 19th century, the color green became a symbol of Ireland and it has made its presence in the form of a [&hellip

It’s Time to Start Thinking About Your Spring Garden!

It’s Time to Start Thinking About Your Spring Garden!

So… you have a green thumb and you love to garden, but are you a “green” gardener? In continuing our “Love Your Environment Month” series we wanted to show you how you can enjoy your favorite pastime in an environmentally friendly way.  Lawns and grass turfs comprise approximately 40 million acres of the 48 contiguous [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz – February 24 Edition

Direct Energy Buzz – February 24 Edition

Another week, another Friday! Any big plans for the upcoming weekend? We can’t believe how fast we are flying through February…good thing we get that extra day this year! We shared a bunch of fun stuff this week on Facebook and Twitter, so check out what you missed if you haven’t had a chance to [&hellip

Recycle Your Cooking Oil

Recycle Your Cooking Oil

Valentine’s Day may be over, but we are still very focused on loving our environment. Cooking a meal for someone is often a way to express your love, but improperly disposing of cooking oil shows no love to the environment. In addition, leftover cooking oil can cause serious plumbing problems when it is poured down the [&hellip