Tag: Family & Consumer Sciences

Decoding Dates On Food Packages

By Samantha Kennedy UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Ever wonder what all those codes and dates on food packages mean?  Different dates are put on different types of food products and it can be very confusing for consumers.  Some… Read More

Keep Your Food Safe In Emergency

Keeping Your Food Safe During an Emergency by Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Two of the most pressing concerns during and after an emergency are food and water.  The recent series of hurricanes to affect the United… Read More

Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings

By Samantha Kennedy , UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Wakulla Recycling Update

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension I recently had the opportunity to ask questions of a representative from Waste Pro to clarify some of the “gray” areas concerning recycling in Wakulla County. It was… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Maintaining Family Records

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension   I am not sure what is happening to me right now, but I am really into the organizing mode. It goes further than cleaning out accumulated clutter:… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Blue Zone Study Group Forming

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Before I begin with my chosen topic, I am sorry to report on the informationseeking meetings that I had scheduled with WastePro to discuss some of the gray… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Does College Son Need Renter’s Insurance?

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Here are some of the information requests I received this month and announcements of topics of interest. Phone calls and emails allow me to review topics with Wakulla… Read More

Improve Savings and Health With Minor Changes In Your Home

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III Wakulla County FCS Ready to make a few enhancements to your home to improve its overall performance? Improving the home performance through small increments or changes requires extended periods of time before… Read More

Put Your Smart Phone to Work

Who would have thought twenty years ago that we would have the whole world at our fingertips like we do today? Smart phones have such potential to revolutionize our daily lives but too often they become drains instead…. Read More

Simply Sustainable Cleaning Tips

We all want a clean home, but it comes at a cost. There are several things we can do at home to reduce the impact to our pocketbooks as well as the environment, from using high efficiency laundry… Read More