4 Ways to Reduce Stress During Your Daily Commute

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Picture this: you wake up and get ready for work, sit in traffic while commuting to your job, and then work all day – only to get back into the car and sit in traffic on your commute back home. If this daily routine sounds at all like yours, then chances are you’ve been stressed […]

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Attracting the Migrating Birds in Fall: 3 Tips for Budding Birdwatchers


Birdwatchers all over Texas love the fall migration!  Texas is located in the middle of a high traffic zone as migratory birds all over North America make their long journey South for the winter.  If you live near the Gulf of Mexico, you are likely to see even more species as they fly through or […]

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5 Cool Tailgating Ideas for Football Season

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America’s favorite pastime has finally returned, and that means it’s time for football games and tailgates. Tailgating is great because it gets the crowd energized before the game with food, drinks, and team patriotism. While tailgates are fun, there are some cool ideas that can take your tailgating experience from just OK to super cool. So to […]

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The US Natural Gas Update for Fall 2014

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Last winter’s whirling blob of arctic atmosphere, the Polar Vortex, paid several chilly winter visits to the United States, causing a drastic drain on natural gas supplies. On April 4, 2014, natural gas in storage fell to 826 billion cubic feet (Bcf). Just how low were supplies in storage? For comparison, the lowest amount in a […]

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Updating the 2014 Hurricane Season Predictions

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Hurricane season? What hurricane season? NOAA May Prediction NOAA Revised Prediction Number of named storms (winds 39 mph+) 8-13 7-12 Storms becoming hurricanes (winds 74 mph+) 3-6 3-6 Major hurricanes (Cat. 3, 4 or 5, winds 111 mph+) 1 to 2 0-2 While the eastern Pacific has seen 14 hurricanes, the Atlantic has seen few: […]

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Life Hacks to Save Money: What to Buy in September

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People enjoy life hacks for several reasons, but we like them for their money saving properties. Better yet, websites like DealNews.com and Lifehacker provide lots of money-saving tips on a regular basis, specifically by recommending a yearly timeline of when you should purchase certain items. These websites monitor prices all year to discover big discounts […]

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Join Bounce Energy in Helping PALS Fight Leigh’s Syndrome


This September, we’re taking the opportunity to support an incredible Houston-based organization called PALS, or People Against Leigh’s Syndrome. Leigh’s Syndrome is a progressive and fatal mitochondrial disease that affects the central nervous system in children from the age of a few months to two years old, with rare cases occurring in teenagers and adults. […]

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Nine Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly in College


Most students want to be environmentally responsible, but the trouble with being a college student is that classes, commuting, and studying eat up your time. More often than not, you find yourself relying on convenience rather that what’s good for the environment. Wouldn’t it be really cool if someone wrote up a convenient list of […]

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5 Fun & Inexpensive Recipes for Back-to-School Snacks

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Coming up with snack time ideas is one of the hardest things for me, and I have a feeling I am not alone. Finding that perfect balance of healthy, cheap, and something kids will actually eat is hard to find. So, after some research, I located some great ideas, and I wanted to share them with […]

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Announcing the Brilliant 24 Plan – Complete with a Honeywell Smart Thermostat!


That headline speaks the truth: we have created a brand-new Texas electricity plan, one that combines fixed-rate energy with smart thermostat technology so that you can take charge of your electricity usage in new and improved ways. When you sign up with the Brilliant 24 plan, you will lock in your energy rate for the […]

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