Published in “October 2015”


Bounce Your Way Into a Scary Halloween on Pinterest

Sometimes the scariest thing about Halloween is waking up and realizing you’re not ready for the holiday! With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time for last minute planning, decorations, costumes, and tasty treats. Luckily, Pinterest is coming to your rescue with [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Leftover Halloween Candy Mug Cakes

Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will he [...]

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Healthy Alternatives to Traditional Halloween Candy – They Exist!

Let’s cut to the chase: it’s a wildly unpopular concept to supplant the time-honored tradition of handing out candy at Halloween. But when you consider the ballooning rates of childhood obesity and a greater awareness of food allergies, it might just be time for a cha [...]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts: Part 4 – Solar Energy

Welcome to our new series - Fun with Less Kilowatts. Each week, we’ll provide a different fun and educational activity for kids to teach them about energy. Each exercise is easy, entertaining, fun, and educational. We hope this series helps gets kids interested in energy s [...]

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Beyond the Puree: 5 Tips for Introducing Baby to Solid Foods

Your baby is in the full swing of eating solid foods with your homemade purees, and is having a ball in the process. She is sitting up with her head held high, and might even be reaching for foods on your plate. Are you ready to take her eating into more adventurous waters a [...]

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My Power is Out Because of This Storm! Who Do I Call?

No one wants to be without electricity in the home – especially when a bad storm like Hurricane Patricia brings wind and rain. If this happens to you, you should immediately contact your local utility company for assistance. Also known as the Transmission and Distribution [...]

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How Will Hurricane Patricia Affect Me in Texas?

Hey there, Texas! Ready for Hurricane Patricia? If you haven’t heard yet, the strongest hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere is about to hit the western coast of Mexico, is scheduled to make landfall on the western coast of Mexico, A Category 5 storm, Weather.com [...]

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Put the Fun in Energy Efficiency with a Glow-in-the-Dark Birthday Party

If you’re hosting a birthday party for your tot, chances are good it will be a high energy day – both in terms of the kids’ energy and how much your home uses. And when you factor in the cost of invitations, decorations, favors, cake, and candles to that high electric [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Jack-O-Lantern Italian Pasta Salad

Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will he [...]

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Illuminate Your Little One’s Room with 3 Great Night Light Recommendations

Whether your child is afraid of the dark or you're afraid of tripping over toys when you look in on your kid in the middle of the night, a good night light is a necessity. We've collected three fantastic night lights to help you light up your little one's room with class [...]

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