Energy Technological Advancements

 When I was young, The Jetsons was one of my favorite cartoons to watch on Saturday mornings.  The Jetson family lived in a futuristic time with the latest technological appliances, which included their robot maid, Rosie.  The Jetsons’ home had Continue reading


Looking for Bluebonnets? Try Ennis’s Bluebonnet Trails and Festival.

Every year in April, for the whole month, the town of Ennis turns into Bluebonnet heaven.  The garden club produces a map that has various routes around the area to see the best bluebonnets.   One weekend is designated as the Continue reading


Kite Flying is a Breeze: How & Where to Fly in North Texas

Delta, dragon, diamond, box, acrobatic and parafoil—those are just a few of the terms my 6-year-old and I discovered as we researched her latest obsession: kites. We’ve also been reading kite flying tips, learning about kite safety and looking up the Continue reading

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  The hashtag (#) has blown up in the last couple years due to social media. On Instagram, Facebook, and Twiter, everyone (including myself) adds # before a word or phrase to “tag” their post. Usually they’re run of the Continue reading

Pellet Stove ~ Energy Efficient Alternative To Electric Heat

If you are cringing this year, dreading your electric bill, I may have a solution for you: a wood pellet stone.  Several years ago, we were looking for an alternative heat source to help with the high cost of electric Continue reading

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