Tag Archives: Christmas

Direct Your Dining: One-Skillet Beef Tenderloin for Holiday Dinner

Direct Your Dining: One-Skillet Beef Tenderloin for Holiday Dinner

Welcome to Direct Your Dining! This cooking series will introduce you to energy efficient recipes full of tips to keep your meals delicious without using every appliance in the kitchen. Preparing recipes with energy efficiency in mind at least once a week will make cooking a little easier, and may even help reduce your monthly electricity bill. Check in every week for a new recipe full of flavor and creativity that will surely impress your friends and family. READ MORE

Direct Your Dining: Holiday Kettle Corn Snack Mix

Direct Your Dining: Holiday Kettle Corn Snack Mix

Welcome to Direct Your Dining! This cooking series will introduce you to energy efficient recipes full of tips to keep your meals delicious without using every appliance in the kitchen. Preparing recipes with energy efficiency in mind at least once a week will make cooking a little easier, and may even help reduce your monthly electricity bill. Check in every week for a new recipe full of flavor and creativity that will surely impress your friends and family. READ MORE

Protect Your Home with Our Holiday Travel Checklist

Protect Your Home While You Travel for the Holidays: A Checklist

You might be looking forward to traveling over the river and through the woods this Thanksgiving, but are you secretly dreading how high your energy bills could go while you’re away? And what about your home’s security? It might be less nerve-wracking to worry about what the kids are packing but these details are important to your trip. READ MORE

4 Fun Activities for Kids Over Winter Break

Christmas is over….now what? If you’re anything like me, you want to make the most of the winter break. We cram in all of our plans before Christmas – shopping, cooking, wrapping gifts, preparing for out-of-town guests, and visiting with family and friends. By December 26th, I’m spent. At this point, I think everyone should spend the entire day in pajamas and do nothing but watch movies, read, and doze off. But it’s only a matter of time before I hear the dreaded words: “I’m bored!” READ MORE