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DIY Hanukkah Décor

This year, the first night of Hanukkah falls on November 28th, the same day as Thanksgiving.  This occurrence, referred to as Thanksgivukkah by some, will not happen again for 70,000 years!   Pretty amazing, right?  In honor of the Festival of Lights, here are some DIY crafts you can make with your family & friends. Menorahs […]

Snow Covered Home in Winter Weather

Keeping Your Family Warm While Lowering Your Energy Usage in Fall and Winter

Feeling cozy – it’s what we all want when cold weather arrives.  Staying warm in your “castle” doesn’t have to equate to higher heating bills or large investments into home improvement.  Let’s discuss a few economical ways to be comfortable inside, when Mother Nature is giving you the cold shoulder outside. Thermostats The centerpiece of […]

Winter Storage Tips

Winter Storage Tips

Welcome back to the workweek! It’s almost the end of February which means spring is almost here. To help you stay organized through the remainder of the coldest season, we’ve come up with some fun, fashionable and of course green storage tips. Buying antique trunks and dressers are a great, green way to keep your […]

Keeping Your Home Warm and Green

Keeping Your Home Warm and Green

Happy Hump Day! How is the chilly weather treating you? No doubt this weather makes us want to stay at home where it’s nice and warm. Continuing with green New Year’s resolutions, here are a few ways to keep your house warm and energy efficient! Open curtains and blinds to let the sun in. Replace […]

Direct Energy Buzz – February 3rd edition

Direct Energy Buzz – February 3rd edition

Well the groundhog has predicted that we have six more weeks of winter! Are you excited to stay bundled up or ready to shed the layers and have the sun out? We haven’t experienced too much cold weather here so hopefully we’ll get one last dash to wear our coats. Here’s what you missed this […]

Preparing Your Home for Winter

There’s nothing like needing to rinse your hair and discovering that not only are you out of hot water, but you’ve lost water pressure all together. Now, imagine that happening in the middle of winter. A busted water pipe in the freezing weather is one of those things that can turn the refuge you call […]