Archive for the “Family” Category

4 Oven Safety Tips - Cooking with Kids, Part 2 | Bounce Energy Blog

4 Oven Safety Tips for Kids – Cooking with Kids, Part 2

In our first installment of Cooking with Kids, we covered the basic kitchen safety rules that apply across the board for most appliances and methods when it comes to preparing food. As we continue, we will focus on one specific aspect of the kitchen that requires even more [...]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts: Valentine Operation | Bounce Energy Blog

Fun with Less Kilowatts: Valentine Operation

Welcome to Fun with Less Kilowatts! We believe that science experiments at home can be a creative way to engage kids in learning while having fun. They can be educational AND great activities to keep your kids busy and away from the television. Each month, we’ll feature a [...]

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12 Kitchen Safety Tips - Cooking With Kids, Part 1 | Bounce Energy Blog

12 Kitchen Safety Tips – Cooking With Kids, Part 1

Welcome to Cooking with Kids from Bounce Energy! Think of the kitchen as a science lab or a living classroom. It contains so many elements that can provide hands-on learning opportunities for your kids - measuring, learning temperature, time, chemistry, fermentation, and mo [...]

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Lose the Lights! Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 1 | Bounce Energy Blog

Lighting Alternatives – Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 1

Pioneer times were tough, and we would never suggest life without modern plumbing, refrigeration, or electricity! But with the fast pace of modern life, some folks have decided to learn skills from bygone eras. This includes purchasing local products made closer to hom [...]

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How Can I Prepare for a Winter Storm in Texas? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Can I Prepare for a Winter Storm in Texas?

Compared to what northern cities like Minneapolis, MN or Chicago, IL experience, Texas winters are mild. Much of the state usually enjoys winter daytime highs in the 50°F range (or higher!) with night time lows only reaching freezing temperatures on occasion. And that does [...]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts: Build Your Own Electric Motor | Bounce Energy Blog

Build Your Own Electric Motor: Fun with Less Kilowatts

Welcome to Fun with Less Kilowatts! We believe that science experiments at home can be a creative way to engage kids in learning while having fun. They can be educational AND great activities to keep your kids busy and away from the television. Each month, we’ll feature a [...]

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What Can My Family Do Indoors When It’s Cold Outside? | Bounce Energy Blog

What Can My Family Do Indoors When It’s Cold Outside?

When the cooler temperatures of winter arrive - even in Texas - you're guaranteed a few days trapped indoors with your kids. But cabin fever isn't a bad thing! Seize the opportunity with your family and make the most of your concentrated time together. Check out these 10 [...]

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How Do I Make My Floors Shine with Green Cleaning Products? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Do I Keep My Floors Clean with Green Cleaning Methods?

Welcome to Green Cleaning Solutions from Bounce Energy! In this series, we will share our best practices, favorite tips, and homegrown cleaning recipes - all designed to keep your home clean using environmentally friendly products and methods. We'll help you skip the gadgets [...]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts: The Egg Experiment

Welcome to Fun with Less Kilowatts! We believe that science experiments at home can be a creative way to engage kids in learning while having fun. They can be educational AND great activities to keep your kids busy and away from the television. Each month, we’ll feature a [...]

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5 Terrific Tips for Safe Pet Travel in Winter | Bounce Energy Blog

5 Terrific Tips for Safe Pet Travel in Winter

As someone who lives in Texas, I'm used to seeing information concerning pet safety during the hot summer months. Without the proper care and attention, it can take only minutes for the summer heat to be harmful - if not deadly - to animals. [caption id="attachment_22151 [...]

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