Published in “February 2015”


Dress for the Light

[caption id="attachment_15778" align="alignright" width="500"] #TheDress[/caption] AGHHHHGHGHGH!!! That’s what you’ve been saying since last night if you’ve seen the now-infamous “Blue and Black” / “White and Gold” #TheDress kerfuffle.. I never feel th [...]

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5 Tips for Weather-Ready Emergency Planning

With winter weather hammering the Northeast, and tornado season quickly approaching in the South and Midwest, now is a great time to begin thinking about disaster preparedness. Specifically, let's discuss some DIY ways to stare down the fury of Mother Nature. First thing [...]

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6 Tips for Creating an Energy Efficient Home Office

Many folks are more aware of their home energy usage, especially when it comes to maintaining home offices. Save money by making your home work space more energy efficient - especially in a place you'll be using every day with high-usage products. The problem comes from [...]

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Introducing the Better Know Your Electricity History Series: Part One – Contentious Inventors

Amid all the wind turbines and electronic gadgets surrounding us now, we often forget that electrical service is only about 85 years old. In spite of Thomas Edison’s invention of a long-lasting (and marketable) incandescent light bulb in 1879, it took nearly 50 years to br [...]

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Fall in Love with These Pins for Valentine’s Day

Are you prepped and ready for Valentine’s Day this Saturday? No matter if you’re spending the day with your family, your significant other, or your friends, it’s a day to have fun, share love with others, and maybe even eat some yummy treats. We’ve put together a� [...]

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Romance is Cheap! 7 Money-Saving Tips for Your Valentine’s Day

“Do not come with me to zee Casbah. We shall make beautiful musics toogezhere right here. Ah, zee amour! Ah, zee tojour!” —Pepé Le Pew, For Scent-imental Reasons (1949) Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, many couples will have the whole day t [...]

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Don’t Spend It All! 5 Tips for a Romantic Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Valentine’s Day is great because it’s a special day dedicated to spending time with the one you love or the friends you adore. The only problem with the day is the timing. While the holidays are over, it is still close enough to where people are trying to recuperate from [...]

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Should We Believe Phil’s Hype? The Spring 2015 Weather Outlook

Punxsutawney Phil has done it again. Yanked out of his burrow, the wee beastie was forced to blurt out his prognostic finding by his handlers amid national TV coverage. While Phil (and other groundhogs) is renowned for his skill (watch the 1959 Merrie Melodies classic, Unnat [...]

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Celebrate American Heart Month with 4 Heart-Healthy Entrée Ideas

Though February is a short month, it’s isn’t short in events. Between the Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, President's Day, and Black History Month, there is a lot going on during these 28 days. But what doesn’t get as much attention as those events is the fact that Feb [...]

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Be Social! Help Us Support The Ronald McDonald House

Bounce Energy is thrilled to support worthy and impactful organizations through our monthly charity donations! This February, we’re excited to give our resources to the Ronald McDonald House of Greater Houston. With our donation of $2,500, we’re providing support for the [...]

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