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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

Recycle Your Blue Jeans

  By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Give old denim new purpose by recycling. The journey from cotton to denim insulation is a new initiative to transform an old favorite… Read More

January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Research has found that inactive children are much more likely to be inactive adults than active children. In a longitudinal study examining physical activity… Read More

Its National Oatmeal Month

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension This cold weather makes me want Oatmeal and I learned that it is to be celebrated this month. I love it in the mornings… Read More

Soups On!

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Soups On…. What eight words go together when you think of soup? I think of cold weather, economic meal, preparation ease and slow cooker…. Read More

Wakulla County Extension Encourages “Dine In” Day

RECIPE FOR SUCCESS MEALTIME MADE EASY   *Make a commitment to eating together *Minimize the distractions at dinner     (television, phones, computers) *Serve appetizing foods *Enjoy easy conversations   For mealtime ideas, visit: https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1195      

Bread Baking and Jam Making Workshop

REDISCOVER BREAD BAKING AND JAM MAKING DECEMBER 8, 2015 TWO CLASSES OFFERED: 11:00 a.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. Join Shelley Swenson, Family and Consumer Sciences agent, at the Wakulla County Extension Office, 84 Cedar Avenue, Crawfordville, FL… Read More