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Tag: Family & Consumer Sciences

Cleaning and Sanitizing Surfaces and Toys

Dangerous germs – like hepatitis A and rotavirus – can live on surfaces for several weeks. Clean and sanitize!!!!! If someone touches those surfaces, germs can get on the person’s hands and then be transferred into the mouth,… Read More

Sun Protection for Your Children

By Suzanna Smith My children were all born during the summer months, and as we gradually spent more and more time outside, I wondered how best to protect them from the hot summer sun. Like all babies, their… Read More

Women and Money

Calling all women!!!! UF/IFAS has just published a series that I believe should be required reading for women of all ages. The series addresses Women and Money—-through a realistic perspective. For the publication series, see http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_series_women_and_money_unique_issues

Family Nutrition in Action: May 2013 Issue

IN THIS ISSUE: ♦   Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦   SuperTracker Tool ♦   Veggie Corner: Sweet Corn ♦   Recipe: Corn and Bean Medley  

Top 5 Tax Refund Tips

This is the week for the submission of taxes.  If you expect a tax refund, now is the time to consider what you will do with the monies.  Don’t let the joy of the moment overshadow good judgment. … Read More

The Green Scene “April 2013”

How to Spot a Green Cleaner Knowing when a claim of being green is actually true and not an advertising ploy can be difficult if you are not armed with the knowledge of how to spot a green… Read More

The Green Scene March 2013

Herb:  Do Yourself – a Flavor Workshop Planned  For the last of our cooking school series, an Herb Workshop will be offered on April 11th at 6 p.m. at the Extension Office.  Trevor Hylton, Wakulla/Leon FAMU Horticulture Agent… Read More

Family Nutrition In Action

IN THIS ISSUE: ♦   Eat Right, Your Way, Everyday! ♦   Go Healthy Ethnic Foods ♦   Veggie Corner: Carrot ♦   Recipe: Honey Rosemary Carrots

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 16

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 16 If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a water-efficient model.       Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve