It's about that time again: when gatherings abound, and traditions, expectations, stressors, memories, and new possibilities and experiences collide.
Decorating one's home can be a long-awaited (and/or dreaded) part of preparing for the winter ... READ MORE
The cavalcade of holidays is upon us once more, along with its social and alimentary conventions.
If the idea of sorting through the sugary spoils of Halloween and preparing menus for Thanksgiving, December holiday parties, and New Year's ... READ MORE
Eating Season is coming.
It’s nearly Halloween, which serves as the terrifying prelude to Eating Season, the time of year from Thanksgiving to early February when every gathering seems to involve large quantities of rich, delicious food. ... READ MORE
The role of the individual often comes to the foreground in social discussions. For example, when learning about wellness, goal-setting, accountability, and success, you have likely encountered the popular ideal of a single person achieving ... READ MORE
In a world in flux, many would like to feel that they can count on certain things. Perhaps these are relationships, living arrangements, or fulfillment derived from hobbies. Maybe it is the simple understanding that, when they take their next ... READ MORE
As the days of summer come and go, the reminders keep popping up that it's that time again. The fall semester is starting soon.
Even before the challenges of this particular era, navigating university life in a different city could be daunting. ... READ MORE
Your friend is back in town and ready for the best visit ever.
The pollen forecast is on your side this time, so you have decided to spend the day enjoying the sunshine and summer weather.
At the park, you dust off your soccer skills, ... READ MORE
The summer solstice has come and gone, leaving in its wake longer days and their joys.
Swimming. Visiting local parks. Reading at the beach. Wowing guests with your grilling abilities, or passing these valuable skills on to someone else.
The ... READ MORE
The idea of people as "creatures of habit" is a familiar one. What can happen when a major source of daily routine and structure is disrupted?
"Coping with Stress during a Job Loss," an Ask IFAS publication from the UF/IFAS Department of ... READ MORE
As Asian Pacific American Heritage Month comes to a close, let’s spotlight some Asian vegetables Florida growers produce. The below fun facts are from the Asian Vegetables Emerging in Florida series, published by the UF/IFAS Horticultural ... READ MORE