Published in “December 2015”


Cooking with Less Kilowatts: New Year’s Eve Party Drinks

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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Experience the Best of Winter in Texas with 3 Fun Road Trips

Since kids have two weeks off from school during their winter break, parents may be in search of something to do to keep everyone entertained. If your schedule allows, grab the family and take a road trip to somewhere in Texas. Compared to folks up north, Texas winters are r [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Christmas Cookie Milkshake for Santa Claus

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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Create a Texas Winter Wonderland (Without the Snow)

With this recent warm holiday weather, the chance of seeing snow in Texas this December is about as likely as spotting a flying pig. Rather than packing up the family to head for the snow, save the hassle and money by bringing winter to you! Try these fun and creative way [...]

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Celebrate Your Baby’s First Christmas with 6 Memorable Traditions

The holiday season is filled with magic on its own, but the presence of a new baby in your family adds even more beauty and wonder during this special time of year. The first Christmas you spend with your baby will be one of the standout memories from her entire first ye [...]

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Festivus for the Rest of Us: 5 Nondenominational Holiday Decorations

One of the great things about living in the United States is our freedom to believe whatever we choose. With such a wide variety of religions practiced throughout the country, the holidays can be a bit tricky to celebrate. If you are looking to celebrate the holidays in a no [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Southwestern Fajita Scramble

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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Decorate Outside the Box with 5 Unconventional Holiday Wreathes

I'm regularly in awe of crafty people. They can turn yesterday’s trash into something quite treasured. And through avenues like Pinterest and YouTube, they help us less crafty folks learn how to create brag-worthy items, too. Since the holidays are a perfect time to [...]

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Spice Up Your Holiday Party with Some Texas Trivia

You’re sitting around the Christmas tree or at the dinner table this holiday season, enjoying delicious food, warm drinks, and good conversation with your best friends and family. Why not kick things up a notch with a fun little game of Texas Trivia? We’ve assembled som [...]

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Simple, Easy, and Natural Baby Products – Part 3: DIY Moisturizers

When it comes to taking care of your baby, you naturally want the very best for her. As increasing pollution and environmental factors threaten the health and development of our children, it’s no wonder that what we put on our body has become as important as what goes in [...]

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