Tag: helpful tips

Pool safety

Safe Summer Fun Around the Pool

We’re quickly coming up on ideal pool weather! As is summertime tradition, as the weather gets warm and the winter tensions ease, inhibitions are loosened and mishaps happen, so let’s take a few minutes to talk about safety in and around the pool. Electronics and water don’t mix. If something requires a plug, keep it a […]

Dive Into an Eco-Friendly Pool (Part 1)

Dive Into an Eco-Friendly Pool (Part 1)

Few things say summertime like a warm evening spent with good friends around a pool; there’s just something about it that brings back the best of memories! As someone who likes to live life on the greener side, I have to resign myself to the fact that pools are a guilty pleasure as they fall […]

Direct Energy Prepares for Easter on Pinterest!

Direct Energy Prepares for Easter on Pinterest!

We can’t believe it’s time for Easter already! We know the Easter Bunny is ready to visit each home this year, but are you ready for the holiday? Here’s a few ways you can get a little festive in your home: Have this front door bunny decoration made before your kids get home! They’ll love […]

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, […]

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  […]

EnergyStar appliances

Shopping and Saving with Energy Star Appliances for Your Home

After reading plenty of articles with headlines like “Energy Star Homes Pay for Themselves,” I learned that many of them (like this one) forget to tell you exactly how that happens. Instead, you get some info-fluff making empty claims about a mere $7 in yearly energy savings from using an EnergyStar computer monitor – which is barely enough to buy […]