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Egg-cellent Celebrations: Safeguarding Springtime Traditions with Egg Safety Tips


March 28, 2024

Springtime brings warmer weather and festive occasions like Easter, Passover, and graduations. And what's a spring celebration without eggs? From cooking all the traditional recipes to preparing for the annual egg hunt, it's important to handle ... READ MORE

Category: , Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Easter Eggs, Egg Safety, Food Safety, Foodbourne Illness, Healthy Holiday, Salmonella

Preserving Strawberries: A Guide to Freezing


February 16, 2024

As we relish the flavors of locally grown strawberries, their sweet aroma and vibrant hues evoke the essence of sunshine captured in each bite. In the wake of Valentine's Day, where strawberries often take center stage, let's dive into the art ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Food Preservation, Food Safety, Freezing Fruit, Strawberries
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Managing Stress Over Finances


April 16, 2020

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences In times of crisis, there can be so many additional challenges to our daily lives. Right now, as we all deal with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, some ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Finances, Managing Stress, Stress, Stress Management
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Finding Calm in a Confusing World


March 23, 2020

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences We like to feel as if we are always in control of our lives, especially during a crisis. Being in control provides us with feelings of confidence and strength, ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Anxiety, Coronavirus, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health And Wellness, Mental Health, Reducing Stress, Stress, Wakulla

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, WORK & LIFE
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic
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Deck the Halls Safely this Christmas


December 2, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the most iconic symbols of the holidays here in Wakulla County and around the world is the Christmas tree. Each year, millions of people set up and ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Christmas, Christmas Tree Safety, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Personal Safety, Safety, Trees, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension
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5 Ways to Give Thanks this Thanksgiving


November 20, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner and along with the food, family, and football, it is a time to give thanks for the things we are grateful for. While ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Giving Thanks, Gratitude, Thanks, Thanksgiving, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension
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Make SMARTer Resolutions This Year


January 14, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Every year, millions of us make New Year’s resolutions in the hopes of implementing a few changes in our lives. We resolve to lose weight, eat healthier, ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Goal Setting, Goals, New Year's Resolutions, Resolutions, Wakulla Extension

De-Stress Your Holidays with these Smart Spending Tips


November 27, 2018

It's the Holiday Season! The holidays are once again upon us. And that means holiday spending! For many people, it can be a time of stress, frustration, and financial uncertainty as they drive themselves past their limits to try to make ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Holiday Spending, Smart Spending, Wakulla Extension
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Extension Service Supporting Operation Paperback


November 26, 2018

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences What Is Operation Paperback? The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program is proud to announce its support for “Operation Paperback,” ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Books, Donations, Family And Consumer Sciences, Military, Military Families, Nonprofit, Operation Paperback, Reading, Wakulla Extension

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