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Cracking the Laundry Care Code


January 29, 2020

I recently bought some new shirts and last night, before washing them for the first time, I took a peek at their care instructions. I always do this prior to laundering anything new so I do not do anything that can harm my new duds. Proper laundry ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Care Symbols, Clothing, Clothing Care, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Laundry, Laundry Care

3 Creative Ways to Use Leftover Wrapping Paper


December 10, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Christmas morning can be a time of joy and excitement for many of us as we spend time with family and friends, exchange gifts, share a meal, watch Christmas ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Environment, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Garbage, Holidays, Life Hacks, Recycling, Reducing Waste, Trash, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension, Waste, Waste Reduction, Wrapping Paper

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

Pumpkins are the Stars of Autumn


October 23, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Now that it is finally starting to feel like autumn here in north Florida, I have begun to see more and more fall-themed decorations. While the leaves may ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Autumn, Fall, Fall Decoration, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Home, Nutrition, Pumpkins, Wakulla

Ancient Grains Explained


October 9, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences There are always a number of nutritional trends out there, with a new one emerging nearly every day. Some of the more recent trends include the increased consumption ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Ancient Grains, Diet, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Food, Grains, Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension

Eating Healthy on the Go


September 16, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Too Busy to Eat Healthy? Nonsense! The key to eating healthy on the go is planning ahead. With proper planning, it is easy to incorporate healthy food choices ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Food, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Meals, Healthy Snacks, Nutrition, Wakulla, Wellness

Prepping Pets for an Emergency


September 6, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Create an Emergency Pet Supply Kit There are still three months left in hurricane season, and now that Hurricane Dorian has come and gone from Florida, it is ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Pet Safety, Pets, Safety, Wakulla, Wakullaextension

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