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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

Limiting Screen Time

  Next week is Spring Break for many. It is tempting to allow children to spend more time in front of a screen. Experts recommend that children shouldn’t be allowed more than two hours of screen time a… 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 to… Read More

Free Personal Finance Apps

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Would you like to track your spending? Review your choices to see which best meets your needs. Click Here For More…..

January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month

               Photo Credit: University of Missouri Extension   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… Read More

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

It’s Turkey Time: Safely Prepare Your Holiday Meal

     Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS Extension University of Florida By Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Whether you are a seasoned chef or a novice preparing your first holiday meal, make sure you know the safest ways to… Read More

Green Scene

Reducing Waste at Home By Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family & Consumer Science Program Aide Daily people throw waste in the trash, from banana peels to soda cans, from cardboard boxes to milk jugs, these things are… Read More