Green in the City: 5 Tips for Urban Gardening

Green in the City: 5 Tips for Urban Gardening

Urban gardening: two huge buzz words, and for good reason. Folks want to live greener and eat healthier, and urban gardening helps you do both. It also teaches you a few things about patience and creativity along the way. Here are a few items to consider before getting your hands dirty. 1)      What can you manage? […]

5 Recipes Using Spring Fruits and Veggies

5 Recipes Using Spring Fruits and Veggies

When the trees begin to bud and color returns to the landscape, you know spring is here. Many fruits and vegetables are at their prime during spring, producing some of the most exciting flavors of the entire year. It’s always best to buy what is in season to get the freshest, and often most affordable, […]

Get Lucky with These St. Patty’s Day Pins

Get Lucky with These St. Patty’s Day Pins

With this season’s long winter coming to a close, we’re looking for a reason to celebrate here at Direct Energy. We’ve seen hints of spring throughout the country, and are just days away from the official First Day of Spring. Thankfully, St. Patrick’s Day has come to the rescue, giving us reasons to celebrate, get […]

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The DE Buzz – March 2015

This month with much of country still bound up in snow, ice, and general icky winter weather, we turn our attention to the energy innovations soon to hit the sunny-plashed highways of California. We’ll also leaf through developments in artificial photosynthesis, and lastly see how frozen fish and wind power can provide cheap, trouble-free energy. […]

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Life Hacks: What Not to Buy in March

People enjoy life hacks for several reasons, but we especially like ones that help us save money. As it turns out, websites like DealNews and Lifehacker provide great money-saving life hacks and tips on a regular basis. In particular, they’ve created a yearly timeline listing out the best times to purchase certain items. While that […]

5 Tasty & Timely Recipes for Spring Break Snacking

5 Tasty Recipes for Spring Break Snacking

When kids are off from school for any period of time, it seems like they can empty out a pantry faster than you could even think possible. It’s important to have quick and easy snack recipes in your arsenal to keep those tummies full. Here are five tasty recipes for Spring Break snacking. 1) Deep Dish Pizza Cupcakes  […]