Nine Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly in College

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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!

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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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Four Fun & Inexpensive Back-to-School Lunch Recipes

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As a parent, packing school lunches is hard because many kids would rather order pizza, french fries, or some other deep fried item from the school lunch line rather than bring their own healthy lunch. But if parents make lunch a little more fun to eat, there’s a chance that their kids will actually eat […]

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Plan Spotlight: the Nifty 9 is Perfect for College Students

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There’s a lot going on during the college years. Between classes, studying and “extracurricular activities,” it’s no wonder why trying to keep track of your energy bill isn’t high on the priority list. So this year, for those who are living off campus in an apartment, condo, or house, you should know that you have the […]

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Five Fun & Inexpensive Back-to-School Breakfasts

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Breakfast! It’s the most important meal of the day. However, it can be difficult for parents to get their kids to eat it, especially during the school year. On school days, the mornings can be a chaotic balancing act between getting lunches ready, breakfast made, kids dressed, and everyone out the door in enough time not […]

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Life Hacks to Save Money: the August “Back to School” Edition!

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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 on […]

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Help Us Support Teachers at DonorsChoose.org this August

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It’s August, and both teachers and students are gearing up for school all over the country. Because funding in public schools can fall short across departments, many teachers won’t have the supplies, materials, and tools they’ll need to complete projects, lesson plans, and educational activities. That’s why Bounce Energy is excited to support DonorsChoose.org, a […]

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Win a $1,000 Visa Gift Card when You Refer the Most Friends to Bounce Energy in August

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We’re really proud of our Refer-A-Friend program here at Bounce Energy. It’s our way of rewarding customers who love us and want to share the benefits of our company with their family and friends. So, since everyone likes a little competition, we decided to up the stakes a bit: the person who refers the most […]

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Bounce Energy Summer 2014 Pinterest Roundup

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There’s something about summer that’s different from the other seasons, as it often means more time with family and friends. Whether it’s going on road trips, barbecues, celebrations, traveling to new places or trying new things, summer is all about adventure! So, while it’s easy to complain about the heat at the halfway mark of the official summer […]

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