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Category: Work & Life

Grade Your Kitchen’s Cleanliness

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences If you are anything like me, kitchen cleanliness is very important. Everything is tidy and in its place, there is no expired food in… Read More

Sunscreen Made Simple

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The sun is already scorching here in Wakulla County and it is not even officially summer yet. It is a constant and relentless companion… Read More

Borrowing for College? Read This First!

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Interest Rates Have Dropped Interest rates in federal student loans are decreasing an average of 0.5 percent for the 2019-2020 academic year. This may… Read More

Six Common Falling Hazards in the Home

As we get older, our risk of falling increases. In fact, falling once doubles the chances of falling again. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of five falls causes… Read More

Keeping Cast Iron as Good as New

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of my absolute favorite kitchen tools is my cast iron skillet. Actually, I have three cast iron skillets of different sizes, one to… Read More

Make Grocery Shopping Sustainable

Written by: Heidi Copeland, UF/IFAS Extension Leon County Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Sustainability should not just be a buzzword during Earth Month.  The fact that everybody either shops for or eats groceries means the… Read More

Demystifying Pressure Cooking

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Pressure cooking is a terrific way to cook delicious meals in half the time (or less!). Increasing the pressure inside the cooker increases the… Read More

Checking Your Annual Credit Report

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the best resources available for checking credit history is the credit report.  A credit report is a summary of a consumer’s financial… Read More