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Direct Energy Buzz for December 2014

It’s time for the December 2014 edition of Direct Energy Buzz! Over the past month, we’ve shared tips on staying healthy during the holidays, a guide to surviving Black Friday and various DIY decorating ideas for Thanksgiving as well as other helpful posts. So here’s our monthly recap of all Direct Energy news. The holidays […]

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6 Tips to Help Reduce Stress During the Holidays

While ‘tis the season to be jolly’ might apply to some people, planning for the holidays can leave many of us feeling impatient, irritable, and blue. When the realities of our daily lives conflict with our efforts to make a Martha Stewart-like holiday, stress kicks in. Thankfully, we’ve collected a few ways to help you reduce stress so […]

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Travel

While traveling for the holidays to visit family and friends can be fun and memorable, it’s often easy to forget all the little things to get your home ready before you go. After all, you’re concentrating on what you want to pack for yourself and your family, when and where to board the pets, and […]

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7 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time full of fun, festivities, and holiday cheer. Unfortunately, they also fall right in the middle of cold and flu season. With the cold weather, kids in school, and immune systems down from being stressed or overtired, sickness seems to spread like wildfire when we’re wanting to have fun the […]

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8 Historical Hot Beverages for Fall & Winter

Many of us drink hot apple cider, hot chocolate, and hot tea (or…ahem…pumpkin spice lattes!) during autumn and winter. When I used to live in Houston, I would go to Holiday on 19th Street every December (watch for details here). Many of the little shops would stay open late, and we would have a great time Christmas […]