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Feb21

Keep warm, save energy

February can be hard on energy bills. But cold winter weather is no match for a home that is prepared to fight it. Address these common winter culprits throughout your house: Read More

Feb13

Buying a treadmill? Run through your options

Treadmills make expensive clothes racks. If you’re in the market for one, think long and hard about how you’ll use it before sinking thousands of dollars into something that will collect dust once your resolve to exercise wanes. Read More

Feb06

How to make cookies with kids

Christmas cookie season is behind us, but don’t put away those baking sheets just yet: Making the sweet treats can be one of the most pleasant ways to pass a chilly, indoor afternoon with your children. Read More

Jan30

Invest a little; save a lot

Saving energy at home can be simple and free: Turn off the lights and TV when you’re not using them; lower the thermostat at night. But for a bigger impact on your electric bill, make a little bit more of an effort and invest a few bucks in energy-saving equipment. Read More

Jan16

Empty freezer? Unplug it

If your extra freezer sits empty most of the winter, it’s using more energy than it does during the summer when it’s full of ice cream.  Read More